Episode 81

Published on:

28th Mar 2022

This Week: The Future of the Mobile Core with Erlend Prestgard of Working Group Two

Analysts Don Kellogg and Roger Entner discuss the latest news in telecom, media, and technology with this week’s guest - Erlend Prestgard, the CEO and Co-Founder of Working Group Two. Working Group Two is working toward making connectivity more valuable and useful.

0:57: Erlend shares the core goals of WGTwo’s programmable mobile core.

1:49: How WGTwo’s offerings are different from others.

4:10: There has to be trust because they are at the heart of the network.

5:40: Examples using AWS.

6:56: They are deployed on several MVNOs already - what the real-world differences are.

9:19: Why cloud-native cores aren’t a goal in their business.

10:59: Innovation’s bright side and dark side.

13:59: What Twilio is showing the industry.

15:02: How WGTwo is transforming the industry and why that’s a good thing.

Tags: telecom, telecommunications, business, wireless, cellular phone, cellular service, Don Kellogg, Roger Entner, Erlend Prestgard, WGTwo, AWS, mobile core, cloud, SaaS, Telenor, Amazon, Vimla, trust, network, MVNO, 5G, innovation, 6G, Twilio, 

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About the Podcast

The Week with Roger
An Analysts Perspective on Telecom
Each week, join Roger Entner and the Recon Analytics team for an analysts perspective on the world of telecom.