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Affordable5g at the 24infocom world conference

Affordable5G’s partners held the last project presentations during the first day of the conference (29 November), which took place in Athens.

The presentations were part of the programme of InfoCom’s Science Session‘s research-oriented workshop: “Research Projects for creating the Future and Innovative Telecoms Market”. The first of our partners to take the stage was George Kontopoulos from 8Bells – as part of Session 5 of the workshop, dedicated to “5G Core Technologies for Innovation and Connected Automated Mobility (CAM)”- who introduced Affordable5G’s scope to an audience of over 50 people (in-person and via online stream), expanding then on produced innovations and new Open RAN ecosystem (The presentation is available in the dedicated section of this website).

8Bells’ slot was followed by Ioannis Neokosmidis from partner inCITES, who held a presentation revolving around “Factors affecting the market adoption and evolution of Private 5G Networks: The Affordable5G case”, featuring an extensive investigation to assess the factors that will facilitate the market adoption of the innovations developed within the project.

About InfoCom world conference

InfoCom World 2022 counted an estimated attendance of over 600 people. The event focused on examining how Fiber and 5G are changing the market and offering new opportunities, the investments being made, the operations of the hubs of large companies in Greece, and how the country can attract even more. Additionally, the event touched upon the talent that the ICT field is looking for, the brain drain and the opportunities that are offered. At the same time, digital transformation was a key discussion topic, alongside the innovation ecosystem and the financial tools that have emerged.

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