What’s important is that we are building a transformative 5G says Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg. It will have the ultra-wideband that nobody else has with the highest speeds in the world on 5G. Then we are going to have 5G nationwide in the second half.
You have got to have a subscription business model just like Netflix says Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey. Just like Adobe and just like Microsoft. Customers subscribe and we stream innovation.
%%excerpt%% We’ve had 5G here for over a year and not only has it not unveiled anything that caused us concern but as this pandemic has happened it’s actually shown its importance to the nation even more so than before says Peachtree Corners, GA. City Manager Brian Johnson.
The fact is as much as 5G is going to be tremendous, and it’s going to bring an amazing architectural shift to our economy and to our markets and economy, it’s still not here, says Skyworks Solutions CEO Liam Griffin. It is here in certain areas but the rollout has been somewhat delayed due to coronavirus.
5G is going to be a real tailwind for growth in mobile, says Zynga CEO Frank Gibeau. It’s going to enable much higher performance games. They’re going to be able to bring more people into a gaming experience.
“We’re seeing right now continued strength across our business because people are prioritizing digital transformation as a way to gain competitive advantage,” says Equinix CEO Charles Meyers. “The reality is people who are responding well to that are thriving and people that are not are being left behind.”
We’re seeing an increased interest in how people take teams, work with their engineers, build towards these automation and software skill sets, and create the engineer of the future.
What we see is the 5G penetration is rapidly gaining momentum, says Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm. Just over the last two years, it’s been accelerated by more than a year. We see a very drastic acceleration of the demand for 5G. So far it’s primarily driven by North America.
“People are going to really give a hard look at cloud security,” says Darktrace CEO Nicole Eagan. “At the end of the day, it also says when you have something of this scale why not use some artificial intelligence or something that could have spotted this. Actually what was done was pretty blatant.”
“I think we will have (functional phones running on 5G in 50% of the country) by next year,” says Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg. “It is a functionality called DSS, dynamic spectrum sharing, where basically it’s agnostic to what type of phone you have. I think that it’s going to be next year.”