Verizon Business is launching a series of 5G Innovation Sessions in

BASKING RIDGE, NJ, July 26 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verizon Business will showcase the real-world impact of 5G Ultra Wideband and Mobile Edge Compute on the sports and entertainment industry, and beyond, at the award-winning State Farm Arena in Atlanta on July 27. . Leaders from Atlanta Hawks, Ericsson, Verizon Business and other innovative companies will present a host of game-changing scenarios, including an interactive cityscape, accelerated access to sites where customers can choose to use facial recognition, near real-time crowd analytics, self-driving shopping, 5G-accelerated Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) deployments, mission-critical communications, and more. Presentations will include a series of dynamic demos and customer testimonials.

“The 5G Innovations Sessions are an invaluable opportunity for our customers to learn about the wide variety of practical applications of 5G Ultra Wideband and Mobile Edge Compute,” said Massimo Peselli, SVP of Global Enterprise for Verizon. Business. “It’s hard to overstate the benefits of these face-to-face demonstrations. It’s one thing to understand the importance of digital transformation. It’s another to learn specific new ways to further streamline, secure, and connect your business. This series allows our customers to take full advantage of the power of Verizon’s network, ensuring the future of their operations.

The event will take place at State Farm Arena, located at 1 State Farm Drive in downtown Atlanta. The host/moderator for this series of events will be Stephanie Humphrey, author and technology contributor for ABC News and will feature notable executive speakers including Brian Gorney, North America Sports and Entertainment Manager, Verizon Business, Mark Tina, Vice President of Commercial Sales, Eastern Region, Verizon Business, David Everingham, CTO and Chief Technology Officer, Verizon Account, Ericsson North America, Kim Rometo, CIO and CTO, Atlanta Hawks, and Arvin Singh, Chief of 5G and Edge innovation at Verizon Business. A panel moderated by Stephanie will include Blaze Vincent, Technology & Business Development at Ericsson North America, Andrew Saltzman, EVP & CRO, Atlanta Hawks, Danny Johnson, Director of Product Marketing at Verizon Business and other high-level executives.

To register for the State Farm Arena event, use this link.

The next episodes of the series will take place in Houston (August 24), Boston (September 28), Los Angeles (October 19), New York (November 9) and Phoenix (December 7). Upcoming events will cover a range of topics, including managed sites, fixed wireless access, private 5G and mobile edge computing.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was established on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services. Headquartered in New York and operating globally, Verizon generated revenues of $133.6 billion in 2021. The company provides data, video and voice services and solutions across its award-winning networks and platforms, meeting customer demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.

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