RESEARCH PAPER: Sprint 5G: The Power To Enable Business Transformation

By Will Townsend, Patrick Moorhead - April 16, 2018
The competitive landscape for mid-market and large enterprises is rapidly intensifying on a global scale. These firms can no longer rely on supply chain efficiencies, outsourcing, or “business as usual” tactics to remain relevant. As markets also become highly commoditized, companies must find ways to deliver innovation and added value to their customers or risk losing them. As a result, executive leadership and other key business stakeholders seek business transformation opportunities that will deliver incremental revenue and profitability. You can download the paper here.

Table of Contents:

  • Executive Summary
  • A Look Back At Past Network Transitions
  • What is 5G?
  • 5G Business Transformation Considerations
  • Why Sprint?
  • Call To Action

Companies Cited:

  • AT&T
  • Apple
  • ARM
  • Dassault Systèmes
  • Dell EMC
  • Ericsson
  • Intel
  • Motorola
  • National Science Foundation Network (NSFNET)
  • Ninatic, Inc.
  • Nokia
  • OneWeb
  • Qualcomm
  • Samsung
  • SoftBank
  • Sprint
  • T-Mobile
  • Uber
  • Verizon
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Will Townsend manages the networking and security practices for Moor Insights & Strategy focused on carrier infrastructure providers, carrier services, enterprise networking and security. He brings over 30 years of technology industry experience in a variety of product, marketing, channel, business development and sales roles to his advisory position.

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Patrick founded the firm based on his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Ten years later, Patrick is ranked #1 among technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (ARInsights)  in “press citations” (Apollo Research). Moorhead is a contributor at Forbes and frequently appears on CNBC. He is a broad-based analyst covering a wide variety of topics including the cloud, enterprise SaaS, collaboration, client computing, and semiconductors. He has 30 years of experience including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies (NCR, AT&T, Compaq, now HP, and AMD) leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments.