CCA ANNUAL CONVENTION 2019

16 – 18 September 2019 Providence, Rhode Island

Join Mavenir at CCA’s Annual Convention in Providence, Rhode Island to discuss the latest mobile innovations, smart strategies, and business opportunities for CSPs.

5G will only accelerate the variety and volume of data traffic further shattering legacy service delivery models and impacting the network economics.  Mobile operators face the technical test of squeezing more data into a much faster and more efficient, yet less expensive, pipe.

The new and forming OpenRAN ecosystem provides a solid foundation for new network economics. A key component for such a future-proof network is the Virtualized RAN (vRAN) – with architecture and interfaces that are already fully specified and open.

Mavenir’s innovative vRAN solution is designed to address the requirements of pre-5G networks with design and programming capabilities that enable simple and inexpensive upgrades to 5G – providing investment protection and deployment flexibility.

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    John Baker
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    John Baker
    SVP, Business Development

    John Baker is the Senior Vice President of Business Development at Mavenir. A veteran of the mobile industry, board member for 5G Americas, and sought-after industry speaker, John Baker leads the 5G team at Mavenir, intent on disrupting the market by transforming operator network economics.

    A visionary and driving force behind Mavenir’s business strategy, John is at the forefront of the company’s drive to change operator views on wireless infrastructure deployment—promoting a software-focused approach to innovation, with no ties to supporting legacy hardware.

    Prior to joining Mavenir, John held senior positions with leading wireless companies, including:

    • GM Mobility Infrastructure at Spirent Communications
    • VP & GM Network Solutions at CommScope
    • VP & GM Base Stations at Nokia
    • VP of Technology and Chief Technology Officer at Pacific Bell Mobile Services

    John also contributed significantly to the development of the GSM standards. He graduated with an Honors Degree in Electrical Electronic Engineering from Loughborough University in Leicestershire, UK. John is frequently quoted in major wireless industry publications including Wireless Week, Fierce Wireless, Light Reading, SDX Central, RCR Wireless and Mobile World Live.

    SESSIONS
    Moving to the 5G RAN World
    17 December 19 at 14:00
    • Why/How OpenRAN
    • Moving the network to the edge
    • Essential ingredients of a successful 5G business case