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Webinar on “Overview of 5GIA”

December 13, 2018

TSDSI is proud to announce the 14th Knowledge sharing webinar under the aegis of India EU Partnership Project on “Overview of 5GIA”.


The 5G Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) is the 5G collaborative research program that is organized as part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program – The European Union Program for Research and Innovation. It is aimed at fostering industry-driven research, monitored by business-related, technological performance and societal KPIs. The 5G PPP will deliver solutions, architectures, technologies and standards for ubiquitous next-generation communication infrastructure over the coming decade.

In the 5G PPP, the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G-IA) represents the private side and the European Commission the public side. The 5G-IA is committed to the advancement of 5G in Europe and to building global consensus on 5G. To this aim, the Association brings together a global industry community of telecoms & digital actors, such as operators, manufacturers, research institutes, universities, verticals and SMEs. The 5G-IA carries out a wide range of activities in strategic areas including standardization, frequency spectrum, R&D projects, technology skills, collaboration with key vertical industry sectors, notably for the development of trials, and international cooperation.

TSDSI and 5GIA signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2017 to collaborate in development of 5G technologies and to promote 5G related R&D initiatives based on mutually aligned opportunities identified by both parties.


Objective of this webinar is to introduce 5GIA and give an overview of its activities.

Speaker:  Jean-Pierre Bienaimé, Secretary General of The 5G Infrastructure Association (5G-IA)

Jean-Pierre Bienaimé has been Secretary General of the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G-IA), representing the digital & telecommunications industry (operators, manufacturers, research and academic institutes, verticals, SMEs) in the Public-Private Partnership (5G PPP) with the European Commission, since September 2016. He is also Chairman of the 5G PPP

Initiative Steering Board.

Joining France Telecom (FT) in 1979, Bienaimé has had responsibilities including Director Planning Department at FT, Advisor to the General Director of Moroccan Telecommunications in Rabat, Director of Marketing and Product Development for International Business Networks & Services at FT, Chief Executive Officer of Nexus International, and Vice-President International Mobile Support for Orange Group. From 2009 until 2016, Jean-Pierre has been Senior Vice-President Wholesale Strategy,  Communications and Community at Orange. Jean-Pierre has been Chairman of mobile industry association The UMTS Forum from 2003 until 2016, with a mission to promote a common vision of the development of 3G UMTS and 4G LTE and evolutions, and to ensure their worldwide commercial success.

Jean-Pierre is the chairman of IREST (Economic and Social Research Institute on

Telecommunications), a think tank of influence based in Paris. Jean-Pierre is graduated

from ESSEC Business School, from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, from Ecole

Nationale Supérieure des Postes & Télécommunications – Paris, and from INSEAD.


Schedule: December 13, 2018 14:30 – 15:30 PM IST

Participation: Participation in the Webinar is by registration. Please register here.

Venue: Webinar



December 13, 2018