to Florian Groene, a partner at PWC in New York, and business strategist Hans Geerdes from Nokia Software HQ in San Jose, the new normal offers opportunities for telecom providers to reinvent their relationships with their customers.
From industry shows like Mobile World Congress to global events like the Olympics, there will be plenty of opportunities for vendors to show off 5G.
Rather than simply providing the infrastructure pipeline to transmit communication services to enterprise customers, telcos are entering industry verticals.
Smart city initiatives use communication technologies like monitoring devices, sensors and data collection to enable cities to improve quality of life.
The third step is to define the best technical architecture to implement the use case stories described in the functional view.