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IEEE Global Communications Conference.  10-12 December 2018.  Abu Dhabi UAE.  Keynote Livestream.  #IEEEGLOBECOM18

10-12 December 2018 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

The 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM) videos of keynote addresses is brought you by IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc). IEEE ComSoc members enjoy access free of charge; non-members may purchase access.

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Is the Network the Nexus of New Value Creation (and a New Reality)?
Marcus Weldon, President of Bell Labs and Corporate Chief Technology Officer, Nokia
We are entering an era that will be unlike any other in the history of digital networks, an era that will be as transformative as the first and second industrial revolutions which were driven by the deployment of large-scale physical networks.

A Perspective of Wireless Innovations in the Next Decade
Wen Tong, Huawei Fellow and CTO, Wireless Network, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
As we witness a global roll-out of 5G wireless, it is certain that 5G will unleash a new wave of revolutions in many aspects of our daily life and work. 5G will change the society. Whilst wireless technology will continue to innovate in several fronts, in particular, the radio technology and the networking technology, we need a long term view on the direction of future wireless

Why Would We Need 6G?
Gerhard P. Fettweis, Vodafone Chair Professor at TU Dresden
Cellular has made many big leaps forward. 1st generation (1G) was about telephony, but only 2nd generation (2G) made it happen for everyone. 3G was to enable video telephony and wireless internet, however 4G made it happen.

Internet Infrastructure Transformation with Open Source and Disaggregation
Guru Parulkar, Executive Director of Open Networking Foundation (ONF), Stanford Platform Lab, and Consulting Professor of EE at Stanford University
The Internet infrastructure has been undergoing a major transformation over the past several years. This transformation can be best described in terms of three major trends: network device disaggregation, software-defined networking, and open source.

Leveraging Adjacencies
Ibrahim Gedeon, Chief Technology Officer, TELUS
The telecommunication industry has evolved from enabling bytes per minute into delivering an array of entertainment options within seconds. The underlying research spans across multiple science and engineering disciplines.

Evolution of NFV/SDN for New 5G Network Platforms and Use Cases
Udayan Mukherjee, Intel Fellow, Network Platforms Group and Chief Technologist, Network Infrastructure
As wireless mobile traffic explodes creating an unprecedented demands on networks, service providers are looking for equipment that delivers greater agility and economics to address constantly changing market requirements.