commercial implications of 5g

5G Leadership in the us

commercial implications of 5g

who is leading in 5g technology?

The global Race to 5G is on!

As of September 2019, there were 34 commercial networks launched worldwide that adhered to 3GPP standardized 5G technology, according to research firm TeleGeography. That number is anticipated to grow to about 50 commercial 5G networks worldwide by the end of 2019.

Join 5G Americas in a powerful discussion around who is leading 5G in the United States and what our role is in establishing 5G standards around the world.

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

11:00 A.M. – 1:45 P.M.

10:30 AM   Registration
11:00 AM   Program

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Oriental Ballroom A
1330 Maryland Avenue SW
Washington, D.C. 20024

“The US plays a key role in shaping how 5G affects the world.”

- Chris pearson, 5G Americas


The honorable brendan carr

Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr shares his viewpoints on the state of 5G in America and its role in shaping the industry’s wireless future. 


Neville Ray, Executive VP and CTO, T-Mobile US talks to Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas on deployment leadership in the US.

Chris Pearson

President, 5G Americas

Neville Ray

Chairman, 5G Americas
Executive VP & CTO, T-Mobile US

5g vendor roundtable

embracing the ecosystem for the 5g era

Three leading industry executives discuss how the wireless industry ecosystem is impacting how 5G is deployed in the US. What challenges and opportunities await for network equipment manufacturers and operators?

Michael Murphy

Head of Technology for Global 5G

Jason Boswell

Head of Security

Ozge Koymen

Senior Director of Technology


11:00 am         Welcome Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas
11:05 am         Keynote Speech The Honorable Brendan Carr, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
11:30 am         Chairman’s Address Neville Ray, Chairman of 5G Americas Board of Governors, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, T-Mobile 
11:55 am         5G Fireside Chat
                                        Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas, Moderator
                                        Neville Ray, T-Mobile USA, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

12:15 am         Q&A
12:25 pm         Lunch Break
12:35 pm         5G Vendor Roundtable: Embracing the Ecosystem for the 5G Era
                                        Tricia Paoletta, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis, Moderator
                              The Global Progress of 5G
                                         Michael Murphy, Nokia, Head of Technology for Global 5G
                              5G Security Considerations
                                        Jason Boswell, Ericsson, Head of Security
                              The New World of 5G
                                        Ozge Koymen, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., Senior Director of Technology
1:30 pm         5G Vendor Panel Q&A
                                        Ericsson, Nokia and Qualcomm
1:45 pm         Adjourn