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Could 5G unlock IoT’s true potential?

IoT Slam 2015 Virtual Internet of Things Conference Stephen Douglas
19 Aug 2021
10:45 - 11:30
Keynote Room

Could 5G unlock IoT’s true potential?


Spirent logo5G has promised to change the world we live in by enabling ubiquitous coverage to connect everything with high speed and low latency communications. But can 5G live up to the hype and does connectivity convergence rather than co-existence or competition offer the true potential of an “IoTised” world?


Stephen works for Spirent’s strategy organization heading the 5G practice, helping to define technical direction, new innovative solutions and market leading disruptive technologies. With over 20 years’ experience in telecommunications, Stephen has been at the cutting edge of next generation technologies and has worked across the industry with service providers, start-ups and network equipment manufacturers, helping them drive innovation and transformation. Stephen is an ardent believer in connected technology and strives to challenge, blur and break down the silos that prevent innovation and business success.