Thomas Riedel heads up Samsung Networks business in Europe. The scope of responsibility includes 4G and 5G market development, as well as seeking new business opportunities across the European region with the focus on FWA potentials, and other new 5G use cases and vertical markets. Recent activities include 5G FWA trials with Orange Romania and Telefónica Germany.
Thomas joined Samsung in 2011 when Samsung kicked off its operations in Europe.Since then he was mainly driving new business development with Deutsche Telekom,and took over European wide responsibility in 2016.
Thomas is Austrian native, born in 1966 in Vienna/Austria. He is living closeMunich, and is married with a six years old son. During his free time Thomasenjoys sports and outdoor activities such as skiing, mountain biking,windsurfing and triathlon.
Samsung Networks Business
Samsung Networks Business offers a pathway tomeeting the ever-growing demand for data in an increasingly connected world.The company’s advanced networking and wireless solutions – including SmallCell, 4G LTE and 5G technologies – are expected to drive the next wave ofmobile application development and Internet of Things, connecting billions ofdevices and accelerating low latency gigabit speeds for richer experiences.
Samsung holds a host of essential patents related to 4G LTEand new 5G standards. Additionally, Samsung acquired World's first governmentregulatory certificate from the US FCC for 5G End-to-End solutions, consistingof 5G Radio (Access unit), Next Generation Core, 5G Home and Outdoor Routers inthe 1st half of 2018.