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Telstra’s 5G B2B ‘sweet spot’

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  • Published by Arti Mehta on 15 Nov 2019
  • Last modified 21 Nov 2019
Telstra’s journey top 5G has been ensuing for four years within Australia. The company launched its 5G network across 10 cities in May this year and Channa Seneviratne, Executive – Network and Infrastructure Engineering, Telstra, explained in his keynote speech this week at Digital Transformation Asia in Kuala Lumpur, that the company will expand that coverage five-fold over the next 12 months.

He went on to explain the company’s direction in terms of monetizing 5G:

“The consumer use case is interesting, and Telstra will certainly play in terms of, you know, in the area of gaming and immersive entertainment, but really for us in a world where we see single digit revenue growth, the sweet spot for us is around B2B and the enterprise use cases.”

Watch the full video to find out more about how Telstra plans to take full advantage of the 5G opportunity including its partnerships with players such as Ericsson, and the technology, such as edge computing, it plans to utilize.

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