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Andrew Palmer

Andrew has more than 30 years of experience in IT, Telecoms and TV and Media, having worked in various roles for IBM, AT&T, Ericsson, Motorola and Arris. Andrew’s present role is to leverage existing CGI capabilities that match the needs of our clients in the Telecoms sector, as well as building new capabilities that will support the emerging and changing needs of our client base. Andrew has proven experience in developing and delivering complex SI and Services solutions that meet both business and technology needs.

Andrew has co-authored “UK Telecoms For Dummies”, an essential guide to the complicated UK Telecoms sector as well as articles for publications such as the Cambridge Wireless Journal including "How do we build the new world of 5G?". He frequently speaks at conferences and provides media commentary on industry topics like 5G, IoT and Smart Cities, as well as being a member of the Cambridge Wireless Virtual Networks Special Interest Group ( SIG)Digital Policy Alliance’s Smart Society Working GrouptechUK Spectrum Policy Forum and the techUK Local Public Services Committee (LPSC).



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CGI Partners with Cambridge Wireless for virtual event on SDN and 5G network virtualisation

06 August 2020 As an active member of Cambridge Wireless (CW), CGI is pleased to be part of  the next CW Virtual Networks Special Interest Group (SIG) online event entitled: ‘A reality check for SDN in progress towards 5G network virtualisation’, taking place on 8 September 2020 from 15:00 to 16:30 (BST). The ...

Huawei Banned from UK 5G Networks: what does this mean in practice?

27 July 2020 The Government has now announced that telecoms providers cannot install any new 5G equipment after the end of 2020 and need to remove all Huawei equipment from 5G networks by the end of 2027. This seems like a long time away, but with the added requirement to “transition away” from buying new Huawei ...

How to set 5G up for success

14 August 2019 5G technology is set to transform communications in the UK, with the government hoping to achieve 100 per cent coverage as soon as 2033. Andrew Palmer explores the considerations for success.