5G is leading an evolution of the telecom ecosystem and competitive landscape. The adoption of Internet of Things and artificial intelligence is creating new areas for innovation, growth and network efficiency. With a rise in new technology and horizontal platforms, this Hard Talk keynote session will delve deep into the mind-set of our network leaders. What do carriers see as the end goal with 5G? What can 5G deliver that LTE-Advanced cannot? Should networks become software centric and is politics in danger of hindering 5G progress?