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Successful MNOs will partner with new 5G players, not try to block them

One of the big dilemmas for mobile operators in the 5G era will be how to approach industrial network opportunities. Many enterprises are looking to assert control over their mobile connectivity by relying on private networks in shared or private spectrum, which can support their own specific requirements. The MNO must make difficult strategic decisions: whether to support private networks itself, alone or with partners such as vertical market integrators whether to treat private 5G as a chance to diversify the revenue streams, or as a harmful distraction which will fragment precious spectrum whether to try to outdo alternative mobile service providers by developing fully sliceable networks, which can harness greater economies of scale than private networks. While such discussions…

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