On November 21st 2019, Disruptive Analysis' Dean Bubley & Viatec's Peter Curnow-Ford will run our 2nd workshop (our 1st event in July ’19 was a great success) in London covering one of the most interesting topics in telecoms technology and mobile business models: Neutral Hosts Networks (NHNs) with an updated agenda reflecting new developments, greater discussion around MNOs and verticals.
NHNs are open-access 4G or 5G mobile networks, using their own infrastructure - and increasingly their own spectrum - as a wholesale platform for national operators, or new niche/MVNO providers. NHN models are evolving everywhere where coverage, siting or economics pose challenges for national MNOs - indoor, rural, metro, verticals including road/rail.
The workshop will cover: The key uses for NHN deployment are:
- Technology, including 5G, small cells, network-slicing and Cloud-RAN
- Business models, spanning in-building, city-wide & rural markets and verticals
- MNOs – how revenues can be shared, amortisation, tariffing
- Property companies – funding as part of property, investment bank criteria
- Regulatory and economic aspects such as spectrum, wholesale and planning
- Metropolitan centres needing 4G/5G densification with small cells
- In-building, especially for large sites offices, stadiums, hotels and hospitals
- Road and rail coverage (in-vehicle)
- Industrial sites and transport hubs
- Temporary sites and events (eg festivals, major construction projects)
- Some classes of residential and SME commercial venue