Thursday, 14 December 2017

How infrastructure is evolving to deliver the Gigabit Society

Connected Europe 2017
Monday 25 September 17

Ahead of Connected Europe 2017, we caught up with keynote speaker Enrique Blanco Nadales, Global CTO of Telefónica to discuss how the European Electronic Communications Code is driving Telefónica's network strategy and to talk about the road to 5G deployment in Europe. Can you outline how Telefónica is working towards the European Commission’s vision for the Gigabit Society? From the point of view of network and systems, Telefónica is working towards the Gigabit Society by evolving its infrastructure in order to give support to the next generation of services while preparing for the future 5G networks. This means being ready to face the challenges presented by the evolution of the network: traffic growth, new traffic patterns, an ever growing number of connected devices, simplified and automated operations and spectrum management. In this way, Telefónica is working fitting together all the pieces in Fixed Access Networks…

Ahead of Connected Europe 2017, we caught up with keynote speaker Enrique Blanco Nadales, Global CTO of Telefónica to discuss how the European Electronic Communications Code is driving Telefónica's network strategy and to talk about the road to 5G deployment in Europe. Can you outline how Telefónica is working towards the European Commission’s vision for the Gigabit Society? From the point of view of network and systems, Telefónica is working towards the Gigabit Society by evolving its infrastructure in order to give support to the next generation of services while preparing for the future 5G networks. This means being ready to face the challenges presented by the evolution of the network: traffic growth, new traffic patterns, an ever growing number of connected devices, simplified and automated operations and spectrum management. In this way, Telefónica is working fitting together all the pieces in Fixed Access Networks…

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