5G automation: How to do it?

Watch or listen to the Sparring Partners

Watch or listen to the Sparring Partners

5G networks are complex. Is automation an option or a necessity to manage 5G complexity? Automation is not easy, and we are all learning how to automate networks. In this Sparring Partners, Mark Mortensen, Chris Nicoll and Monica Paolini sparred on what they see happening on automation in 5G networks.

Topics discussed

  • What can or should we automate in 5G networks?
  • What are the benefits and challenges of automation?
  • Is there a single best way to automate?
  • What can go wrong? And what can we learn from that?
  • How important is AI to automation? And how important is automation to AI?


Mark Mortensen. Principal Analyst, ACG Research


Mark Mortensen
Principal Analyst
ACG Research

Chris Nicoll, Omdia

Chris Nicoll

Senior Principal Analyst

Monica Paolini, Principal, Senza Fili


Monica Paolini
Senza Fili


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