Connected and Automated Mobility (CAM) services need a network with high reliability, speed, capacity and ultra-low latency, as well as advanced service features like network slicing. Drawing on the White Paper of the 5G PPP Automotive Working Group, Business Feasibility Study for V2X Deployment (Feb 2019), this webinar dives into the ecosystem of stakeholders and their interrelations, investment and revenue models, and cost and profit analysis. The White Paper is given as a webinar hand-out.
· Mikael Fallgren, senior researcher at Ericsson and former Chair of the 5G PPP Automotive WG – Brief introduction to CAM
· Andres Laya, senior researcher at Ericsson ConsumerLab – Business Feasibility Study for V2X Deployment
· Jesus Alonso-Zarate, Division Manager at CTTC and chair of the 5G PPP Automotive WG – Cross-border scenarios in the context of 5G PPP Phase 3 projects
· Stephanie Parker and John Favaro, Trust-IT and Global5G.org – Q&A with panellists
#1 – A myriad of stakeholders. 5G V2X presents new opportunities for a wide range of actors, which the White Paper groups by roles. End-users span drivers, car owners, passengers and pedestrians as we move beyond comfort and infotainment to improved safety through the exchange of core information about positioning and behaviour.
#2 – Cost and profit analysis. In the White Paper, the central focus of the cost and profit analysis is a network deployment centred on the “network operator” as a broadly defined stakeholder group allowing for new combinations of actors in the future.
#3 Deployment-investment revenue. The analysis shows that the ROI is in the long run irrespective of the scenario with the most optimistic case having a break-even at year 3 but 7-8 in more realistic cases.
#4 – State of play versus long road to ROI. CAM deployments and investments will vary depending on specific contexts from country to country and localities within them. Good coverage with 4G means there is no need to start from scratch by building on what is already there.
#5 – Continued collaboration between public and private stakeholders is fundamental to make CAM a reality across Europe. The role of public authorities has become very important to tackle issues around regulatory and spectrum aspects also along transportation paths and ease deployments.
#6 - An important forum for multi-stakeholder dialogue is the EC-led Strategic Deployment Agenda, aimed at coordinating the debate on pressing issues from a shared understanding and the basis for selecting the best options available.
Now is the time to build on the momentum gained thus far by dealing with open questions, such as revenue streams, looking at how localities across Europe can work from pre-existing conditions and putting high on the agenda regulatory and spectrum aspects also along transportation paths and ease deployment.