Date and Location

Wednesday May 30th, 2018

Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Co. Dublin


Registration: 8.30
Technology Seminar: 9.00
Lunch: 12.30
Solutions Seminar 13.00
Finish 15.00



Carol Glynn
Data Edge Ltd
T: 01 2866777


Alan Way is a Senior Manager, Methodology & Platform at Spirent. With more than twenty years experience in the industry, Alan has both deployed and lectured on a wide variety of Network Technologies


Ron Mai is a Senior Systems Engineer. Before joining Spirent, he worked for 12 years for Nortel in Canada. Ron has extensive practical experience of all things Telco and IP.


Data Edge would like to invite you to a 5G, New Radio (NR) and IoT Seminar, co-hosted by Spirent, at the Citywest Hotel, Naas Rd, Dublin.

5G and IoT have been talked about for a long time and like all technology, there are lots of new concepts and even more jargon.

Alan Way has been a regular speaker at Data Edge Technology Seminars. He has the rare ability to cut through jargon and make his topic interesting, understandable, fun and acronym free! Alan talks about concepts – his colleague Ronald Mai will talk about industry direction and Spirent solutions.

Our Technology Seminars have become very popular (see feedback below), with a number of bookings already made. They tend to fill up quickly so if you or a colleague would like to attend – don’t wait, click the Registration button or contact Carol Glynn as soon as possible to reserve your place.

Seminar Objectives:

  • The Seminar will give you an introduction to the amazing potential of 5G – 1000 times faster than 4G – 1ms Latency, which is a fraction of 4G Latency, New Radio, higher frequences and massive MIMO. In short, it will  it will give you an insight into the future world of 5G.
  • For IoT we will have a wide choice of technologies to link devices – LTE-M/NBIoT/Sigfox and LoRa will be covered.
  • We will cover some of the exciting new applications that become practical with 5G such as Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, IoT, Real Time Translation and Driverless Vehicles.

Technology Covered:

  • New Radio, FD-MIMO, Massive MIMO.
  • New Radio  – mm wavelength opportunities & limitations.
  • Mobile-Central Office Re-architecture as a Datacenter (M-CORD).
  • Network Slicing.
  • Wi-Fi, NB-IoT, Sigfox, LoRa.
  • Virtualization of the eNodeB & EPC, Virtualization Technology.

What Attendees say about our Seminars:

‘Very good presentation. Very clearly presented. Topics up to date – Relevant to our business. Excellent’  John Murray, BT
‘Alan displayed an expert level of  knowledge. He was easy to understand with good real world examples’  Aidan Whelan, BT
Excellent. Very informative, easy to follow, covered the basics. Philip Hickey, eir
‘Alan is very knowledgeable and approachable’  TSSG

Running Order
Registration: 8.30
Start: 09.00
Technology Seminar
Coffee: 10.00-10.15
Technology Seminar
Lunch 12.00-12.30
Technology Seminar
Coffee: 13.30-13.40
Solutions Seminar
Q&A 15.00
Ends 15.30


Data Edge is the leading Irish company specialising in Network and Application Test and Performance, Synchronisation, Timing, GPS, RF and Aviation Systems. For more information please see