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The Ultimate 3G Shutdown Survival Guide

About this event

Join Paul Caples and Matt McLay from Spark IoT along with industry expert Anthony Petts from M2M One as they discuss the 3G shutdown and how businesses can prepare for this.

In this webinar, our expert speakers from Spark IoT and M2M One will guide you through essential strategies and actionable insights to safeguard your business during the shutdown of 3G, plus Anthony Petts will share customer learnings from previous migrations.

They will cover the following topics:

  • Understanding the 3G Shutdown: Gain clarity on why the 3G network is being phased out in New Zealand and the implications it has for your business.
  • Assessing Your Current Infrastructure: Learn how to assess your existing 3G-dependent devices and systems to identify potential vulnerabilities and areas that require immediate attention.
  • Migration Planning: Discover the steps involved in migrating to more advanced network technologies, such as 4G LTE and beyond, and how this can future proof your business.
  • Device and Module Upgrades: Explore the options available for upgrading your devices and modules to ensure they are compatible with the new network standards.
  • Risk Mitigation Strategies: Gain insights into effective risk mitigation strategies to ensure minimal disruption during the 3G sunset, including contingency plans and fallback solutions.
  • Success Stories: Hear real-world examples of businesses that have successfully navigated the 3G shutdown and the benefits they've realised from their strategic preparations.

Don't miss this opportunity to equip your business with the knowledge and tools needed to thrive in the ever-changing telecommunications landscape. Join us for our webinar to ensure your organisation is well-prepared for the upcoming 3G shutdown.

About the speakers:

Anthony Petts is the Sales Director for M2M Connectivity in Australia, (part of the Semtech Group of Companies). Anthony has been in Telecommunication industry since 1992 starting in the Two-Way Radio industry with Motorola and moving into the Cellular space in 2000 with Ericsson, a leader in the Cellular infrastructure industry. In 2008 Anthony changed tack and moved into the handset space working for HTC, Motorola, Telstra and Samsung until 2019. At this time, Anthony joined M2M Connectivity to take his industry learnings and apply this to the IoT/M2M market. Anthony has also been instrumental at driving the awareness in 3G Shutdown in Australia helping and guiding many organisations migrating their solution from 3G to 4G/5G

Date: Tuesday 24th October

Time: 11am – midday

Location: Online

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Matt McLay IoT Sales Lead @ Spark NZ

  • Guest speaker
    Paul Caples Head of IoT Platforms @ Spark NZ

  • Guest speaker
    Anthony Petts Sales Director @ M2M One

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