Over recent weeks, life as we know it has completely evolved, and we have entered a defining moment that will forever change the shape of our future. We spoke to the newly appointed chair of the West Midlands 5G’s (WM5G) board, Mark Stansfeld about how 5G will play a crucial role as we look at what comes next for businesses and communities.
Please tell us about yourself and how you came to join West Midlands 5G as chair?
I first joined the telecommunications sector three decades ago and have been privileged to help develop and advise some of the UK’s leading mobile network operators.
I was the Commercial Director at O2 for nearly 10 years and I helped co-found and chair Giffgaff.
I have also been fortunate to be involved with a number of Midlands-based partnerships and authority projects including the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership and Worcestershire 5G – the testbed focussing on advanced manufacturing output and new applications and business m...