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Are Small Cells and Network Intelligence at the Edge the Drivers for 5G Market Adoption? The SESAME Case

  • Ioannis NeokosmidisEmail author
  • Theodoros Rokkas
  • Ioannis P. Chochliouros
  • Leonardo Goratti
  • Haralambos Mouratidis
  • Karim M. Nasr
  • Seiamak Vahid
  • Klaus Moessner
  • Antonino Albanese
  • Paolo Secondo Crosta
  • Pietro Paglierani
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 744)

Abstract

Although 5G promises advanced features such as low latency, high data rates and reliability as well as high socio-economic value, the business opportunities of the proposed solutions have not yet been examined. In this paper, the SESAME approach along with spectrum sharing options and indicative use cases are initially described. The incentives for SESAME adoption along with the value proposition and creation are analyzed. Finally, a reference model describing the role and interactions of the involved players as well as the revenue streams is provided.

Keywords

5G networks Business model Cloud Computing NFV SDN Small Cells Telecom market 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The research leading to these results has been supported by the EU funded H2020 5G-PPP project SESAME (grant agreement No. 671596).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ioannis Neokosmidis
    • 1
    Email author
  • Theodoros Rokkas
    • 1
  • Ioannis P. Chochliouros
    • 2
  • Leonardo Goratti
    • 3
  • Haralambos Mouratidis
    • 4
  • Karim M. Nasr
    • 5
  • Seiamak Vahid
    • 5
  • Klaus Moessner
    • 5
  • Antonino Albanese
    • 6
  • Paolo Secondo Crosta
    • 6
  • Pietro Paglierani
    • 6
  1. 1.inCITES Consulting SARLStrassenLuxembourg
  2. 2.Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) S.A.AthensGreece
  3. 3.FBK Create-NetTrentoItaly
  4. 4.University of BrightonBrightonUK
  5. 5.University of SurreyGuildfordUK
  6. 6.ITALTELCastelletto, MilanItaly

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