New network technologies promise to dramatically advance mobile connectivity and propel the Fourth Industrial Revolution forward. Many barriers will, however, need to be removed before widespread deployment of these future networks becomes a global reality. The Global Future Council on New Network Technologies will focus on the opportunities that could be created by developing new cooperative models for infrastructure investment, efficiency improvement and cost savings; engaging anchor tenants developing the future use cases and creating regulatory stability.
Laxmi Akkaraju, Chief Strategy Officer, GSMA
Atul Mehta, Senior Director, Global Head, Telecom Media Technology, Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
· Rodrigo Arias, Content Lead, Technology, Media & Digital Industry, Rodrigo.Arias@weforum.org