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5G - The New Era of Digital Transformation!

5G is not just Mobile Broadband for delivering higher bandwidth per user with lower latency but promises to be much more than that. 5G is expected to usher in the next level of IP growth across all the layers in the network which was started by 4G/LTE. Cloud adoption & virtualization is also disrupting the network construct to deliver newer applications and services. With these developments, 5G also envisages to bring in unimaginable use cases, in addition to supporting the existing ones with improved performance. Proliferation of sensors leads to smart vehicles, smart appliances and many more such smart elements is driving Machine to Machine (M2M) communication and Internet of Things (IoT) across multiple industry verticals. This phenomenon will witness tremendous growth in the next few years and will bring in varied requirements for servicing these use cases. Industry automation, Media, Enterprise communication, 5G aims at creating a larger ecosystem by bringing more industries together which will be serviced by one architecture to support these diverse requirements.

Building on the success of the India’s biggest and best LTE India event series of 8 editions, we are now happy to announce the 1st edition of 5G India 2017 International conference which will once again bring together India’s telecom industry to explore technology solutions and business strategies to cost-effectively upgrade telecom networks. The event focuses on the most challenging issues and obstacles facing operators as they try to manage the cost of unbridled traffic growth and exploit opportunities to capture sufficient revenues and generate a return on their 5G infrastructure investments.

With so much anticipation and hype around 5G, will the fifth-generation telecommunications services revolutionise the Indian data market? What could be the possible challenges to deploy 5G? Will the fifth-generation network help India emerge as a qualitative Internet market, instead of a quantitative one? Come join your peers at Hotel The LaLiT, New Delhi on 12th May 2017 and hear all about the challenges and opportunities for transforming your network to 5G from international & domestic line-up of operators, technology providers and analysts.

Show Highlights for 2017:

• 5G India 2017 is the premium business event specifically focusing on 4G/5G – the future of mobile broadband.
• High-level, operator concentrated audience thanks to our unparalleled database and industry support.
• Meet the decision makers - 400+ high-level attendees expected for 2017 event.
Hear from the leading operators in the region about the future of mobile broadband in a specifically 4G/5G focused environment.
30+ visionary speakers plus 25 display stands!
45% operator attendance in 2016!
• 1 keynote plenary session, 3 technical tracks PLUS innovative show formats including interactive panel and question/answer round.
Exclusive International Case Study Section – get a global perspective of issues surrounding 5G from previous successful launches.
The most comprehensively researched agenda compiled from months of face to face meetings and interviews with key industry experts. Only the latest topics are included!
Product showcases and live device demonstrations from key vendors in this space.

Conference Agenda

0830 - 0930 hrs   Registration
0930 - 1045 hrs   Inaugural Panel Session
  Are we ready for 5G?
Guest of Honour     Shri D.P. De, Sr. DDG, Telecommunication Engineering Centre
Introductory Address & Moderator   Mr. Adrian Scrase, Head of Mobile Competence Centre, 3GPP & CTO, ETSI
Operator Keynote    Mr. Shyam P. Mardikar, CTO (Mobile Networks), Bharti Airtel Limited
Industry Keynote   Mr. Radhey Shyam Sarda, Director – Wireless Solution Sales, Huawei
Distinguished Panelist    Shri D.P. De, Sr. DDG, Telecommunication Engineering Centre
Mr. Shyam P. Mardikar, CTO (Mobile Networks), Bharti Airtel Limited
Mr. Jalaj Choudhri, EVP (Networks), Reliance Communications Limited
Shri Rajan S Mathews, Director General, Cellular Operators Association of India
Mr. Chandan Kumar, Director - Marketing & Public Affairs, Huawei
Mr. Dharma Rajan, Lead NFV Solutions Architect, VMware, USA
1045 - 1100 hrs   Refreshments & Networking Break
1100 - 1345 hrs   Technical Session I
  5G for Digital Transformation
Moderator   Shri Sushil Kumar, ITS, Dy. Director General (IoT), Telecommunication Engineering Centre
Speakers    Mr. Dharma Rajan, Lead NFV Solutions Architect, VMware, USA
Topic: Network Transformation - Role of NFV for 5G
Mr. Rajesh Singh, Advisor – Telco, Red Hat India
Topic:Role of Opensource in 5G
Mr. Sandeep Kapoor, Country Head – Marketing and Business Development, Keysight Technologies
Mr. Pankaj Kitchlu, Service Provider Systems Engineering Leader, India & SAARC, Juniper Networks
Mr. Ramarao Anil, Head – Product Support, Development & Applications, Rohde & Schwarz India
Topic: Demystifying 5G, Massive MIMO and Challenges
Mr. Vic Sharma, Director of Business Operations, TrustInSoft
1345 - 1430 hrs   Networking Lunch
1430 - 1600 hrs   Technical Session II
  Key trends and drivers shaping 5G
Moderator     Mr. Dinesh Chand Sharma, Director - Standardization, Policy & Regulation, Seconded European Standardization Expert in India (SESEI)
Speakers    Mr. Bharat Bhatia, President, ITU-APT Foundation of India
Topic: ITU activities on 5G and 5G for Emergency communications          
Mr. Krishna Sirohi, Founder & President, i2TB Research Foundation
Topic: Emerging Eco-system for the development of indigenous 5G Products and Solutions
Ms. Monika Gupta, Telecom Consultant
Topic: "Massive IoT" - the key driver for 5G
Col. Inderjeet Singh, Director – Smart Cities & Defence, Scanpoint Geomatics Ltd.
Topic: Internet of things – Security Challenges
1600 hrs onwards   Concluding Remarks & Vote of Thanks

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Position your Company as a Leader in 5G!

Bharat Exhibitions has an unrivalled reputation for attracting decision making delegates from operator companies from across India & APAC region.

Our extensive database coupled with strong industry support with prestigious industry associations and trade press guarantees an audience of high caliber making the 5G India an unrivalled and must participate opportunity for all 4G/5G/IoT/M2M players.

Raise your company’s profile and demonstrate your expertise before a valuable group of key and potential customers. For more details please get in touch with Siddharth Sharma at / +91 98115 64310.


Shri DP De
Sr. Deputy Director General
Telecommunications Engineering Centre
Shri Anupam Shrivastava
Chairman & Managing Director
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
Mr. Adrian Scrase
Head of Mobile Competence Centre, 3GPP
Shri. Rajan S. Mathews
Director General
Cellular Operators Association of India
Mr. Shyam P. Mardikar
CTO (Mobile Networks)
Bharti Airtel Limited
Mr. Jalaj Choudhri
EVP (Networks)
Reliance Communications
Mr. Rajesh Rampal
Chief Information Officer
Aircel Limited
Mr. Angira Agrawal
Senior VP & Enterprise Head - Delhi
Mr. Avinash Mittal
Sr. Vice President & CIO
Telenor India
Shri Sushil Kumar, ITS
Dy. Director General (IoT)
Telecommunications Engineering Centre
Mr. Chandan Kumar
Director - Marketing & Public Affairs
Mr. Neeraj Arora
Partner and National Leader, Digital Advisory
EY LLP India
Mr. Radhey Shyam Sarda
Director – Wireless Solution Sales
Mr. Dinesh Chand Sharma
Director - Standardization, Policy & Regulation
Seconded European Standardization Expert in India (SESEI)
Mr. Bharat Bhatia
ITU-APT Foundation of India
Mr. Sandeep Kapoor
Country Head – Marketing and Business Development
Keysight Technologies India
Mr. Dharma Rajan
Lead NFV Solutions Architect
VMware, USA
Mr. Vic Sharma
Director of Business Operations
Mr. Pankaj Kitchlu
Service Provider Systems Engineering Leader, India & SAARC
Juniper Networks
Mr. Ramarao Anil
Head – Product Support, Development & Applications
Rohde & Schwarz India
Mr. Rajesh Singh
Advisor - Telco
Red Hat
Mr. Krishna Sirohi
Founder & President
i2TB Research Foundation
Col. Inderjeet Singh
Director – Smart Cities & Defence
Scanpoint Geomatics Ltd.
Ms. Monika Gupta
Telecom Consultant


Venue & Contact us

Hotel The LaLit, New Delhi

The LaLit New Delhi, a 460 room super luxury hotel, stands tall in the heart of city's premier business and commercial district - Connaught Place. Right next to lively shopping centers, office complexes and colourful streets, the hotel is 24 kms from the international airport and just minutes from government offices, cultural centers and international trade fair grounds. It is also within close proximity to historical landmarks like India Gate, Jama Masjid and Red Fort.


The Lalit, Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place
New Delhi - 110 001, India
Tel: +91-11-4444 7777
Fax: +91-11-4444 1234