Developing private network technologies for demanding use cases: Finding the right path forward

by Alexandra Rehak and Dr Derek Long | Oct 31, 2023

Private networks can be game changers in enabling productivity, flexibility and differentiation for enterprises with complex or highly demanding needs. And yet, private network adoption has been slower than expected.

But it appears a shift is on the horizon as emerging economic, geopolitical, and technological trends converge, highlighting the relevance of private wireless networks like never before.

In this CC Innovation Briefing, our multidisciplinary team explores the key drivers that are advancing the case for private network adoption for demanding use cases and what vendors and enterprises should consider when developing a business case and technologies for this transformative opportunity.

The paper focuses on three take aways:

  • Private networks are a key part of an enterprise’s technology platform, and are vital to meet the evolving demands from productivity, resilience and sustainability
  • Enterprises can benefit most from private networks when use case needs go beyond what Wi-Fi can support, meeting exceptionally demanding and unique requirements
  • Vertically integrated technology stacks provide an opportunity for private networks to match exact communication needs, providing enterprises full control of their performance, security and environmental impact of their platform

When exploring the potential of private network technologies for demanding use cases, there is much to consider, but the benefits stretch far into the future. You can start to navigate the immense opportunities by downloading our report.

Developing private network technologies for demanding use cases: Finding the right path forward<br />

Expert authors

Head of Energy and Utilities | View profile

Alexandra has nearly 30 years of experience consulting on business, technology and innovation strategy. At CC, Alexandra is Head of the Energy + Utilities market sector, bringing her extensive experience in intelligent digital services, IoT and telecommunications to the challenges of the energy transition.

Director of Telecommunications | View profile

Derek leads our collaboration within the telecoms and mobile sector, helping create breakthrough innovations that transforms the delivery of high-performance communication - for mobile carriers and ISPs to vendors and component manufacturers.

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