- Ericsson-LG held Networked
Society Day 2016 with the theme of “Leading Transformation Through Mobility”
- Introduced the latest
technologies and solutions of 5G, IoT, Cloud and the collaboration cases
between industries enabled by mobility
- Seek for new business opportunities through networking
between the session presenters and the various ICT ecosystem participants from
mobile communication, IT hardware and services, etc.
On October 25th at Sevit Convention,
Ericsson-LG held Networked Society Day 2016 with the theme of “Leading Transformation
Through Mobility.” Every year, Ericsson-LG has invited major domestic customers, partners and
various players in ICT ecosystem to this event for realization of Networked
Society where 50 billion thigns are connected with sustainability. The participants to this year’s event also had an opportunity to learn
about the latest technologies and solutions as well as various global success
stories triggered by ICT.
8 sessions, the first one was presented by Patrick Johansson, Ericsson-LG CEO,
with the topic of “Leading transformation through mobility.” He elaborated on
the future of connectivity which technological developments will bring and the
changes in the life and industries. In addition, the various opportunities that
industries connected through mobility will bring and the cases that Ericsson is
currently implementing with an effort were also shared.
event, the major issues of the ICT industry such as 5G, IoT, and Cloud were
widely covered. The session topics like global standardization plan of 5G that
the pilot service is expected from 2018, the readiness of the ecosystem
participants, the need of global infrastructure for authentic IoT services, the
security container which will be the basis of a digital industrial revolution,
and the latest technologies and solutions related Cloud including advanced NFV,
service platforms for large-scale international sports events, diverse use
cases enabled by collaborations between industries, etc. drew great interests
of the various ecosystem participants.
networking time for better and efficient communication between each session
presenter and the participants was also arranged during the event. The
participants showed various interests in the content of the sessions, and it
was meaningful communication to prospect for new business opportunities by
sharing mutual business interests.
Johansson, Ericsson-LG CEO, said, “Networked Society Day is one of the
activities for Ericsson-LG to lead innovations and transformation to be aligned
with rapidly changing Korean market. Every year, we seek for new business
opportunities with the various ICT ecosystem partners in Korea on the major
issues of the industry. We will continue to work together with all members of
Ericsson-LG to accelerate the realization of Networked Society in Korea.”