IWPC Workshop: CBRS and Private Networks

IWPC - The International Wireless Industry Consortium

Workshop: CBRS and Private Networks

Considering indoor CBRS deployments, utility companies use of private networks, how will 5G network slicing enable private networks, wireless carriers utilization of CBRS PAL licenses and more.

When: Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 12:50 pm EDT / 18:50 CEST
Location: Virtual Workshop Platform, hosted by Crown Castle
System Perspectives:

  1. Neutral Hosting / Private Wireless Use-Case with O-RAN / Virtualized RAN (learnings from real world deployment): Remus Tan, Director – RSP Product Line Management (5G/Mobility Solutions & Standards), Ciena
  2. Private CBRS Networks – What’s the Latest?: Mark Gibson, Director, Business Development & Spectrum Policy, CommScope
  3. Dedicated 5G Networks TBC: Babak Jafarian, Ph.D. 5G Solutions Director, Ericsson
  4. On-Line Learning Use Case , Private Network deployed over a combo of CBRS and Unlicensed Spectrum: Radu Selea, CTO, BLiNQ Networks
Mark Gibson

Mark Gibson
Sr. Director, Business Development & Spectrum Policy

With over 37 years of spectrum management experience, Mark is responsible for developing domestic and international business opportunities for CommScope. In addition to leading technical and business development efforts for numerous wireless and spectrum-related products and services, he has led efforts to address spectrum sharing between Federal government and commercial users. He leads CommScope’s CBRS efforts on the Spectrum Access System/Environmental Sensing Capability. He is a board member of the CBRS Alliance and an officer on the board of the Wireless Innovation Forum. He is a member of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, where he has also co-chaired working groups related to spectrum sharing and data exchange issues. He has a BSEE from the University of MD and has authored several papers on spectrum sharing and relocation and has advised numerous wireless participants in their system design. He is a Life Member of IEEE. He has an amateur radio license and is an instrument-rated commercial pilot.