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Private 5G in Airports: Ready for Takeoff


Private 5G in Airports: Ready for Takeoff

Webinar | April 21, 2022 | 2:00-3:00 p.m. (ET)

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Learn why innovative airports like DFW are starting to invest in private wireless networks to improve the passenger journey with streamlined business operations. Seasoned wireless analyst Monica Paolini recently released a comprehensive report that outlines the benefits that this new type of private network now available to US airports can offer airport business and technology leaders as you plan and execute your digitization strategies. Betacom CEO Johan Bjorklund discusses the lessons learned from recent private 5G deployments, and puts the recent controversy over 5G at airports into perspective.

Register for the webinar and get a free copy of the report that includes an interview with Paul Puopolo, EVP of Innovation, DFW.


This webinar is free to AAAE members and $65 for non-members.

Questions? Contact Natalie Fleet.



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Monica Paolini
Monica Paolini, PhD
Founder and Principal
Senza Fili 

Monica Paolini, PhD, is the founder and principal of Senza Fili. She is an expert in wireless technologies and has helped clients worldwide to understand new technologies and customer requirements, create and assess financial models, evaluate business plan opportunities, market their services and products, and estimate the market size and revenue opportunity of new and established wireless technologies.

She frequently gives presentations at conferences, and writes reports, blog entries, and articles on wireless technologies and services, covering end-to-end mobile networks, the operator, enterprise and IoT markets. She has a PhD in cognitive science from the University of California, San Diego (US), an MBA from the University of Oxford (UK), and a BA/MA in philosophy from the University of Bologna (Italy).

Johan Bjorklund
Johan Bjorklund

Johan is a senior executive leader combining rich telecommunications industry experience with a strategic and operational focus on building and growing the business. Having previously held a number of leadership roles in his 18 years at Ericsson, Johan has gained broad international market expertise leading business success in the US, APAC, and EMEA with a record of creating profitable business models in emerging business segments.

His broad functional background includes executive P&L management, business development, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, customer service, vendor management, and integration and business optimizations. Johan took the helm of Betacom as Chief Executive Officer in September of 2019.