Dimitris Mavrakis

Research Focus

Dimitris Mavrakis, Senior Research Director, manages ABI Research’s telco network coverage, including telco cloud platforms, digital transformation, and mobile network infrastructure. Research topics include Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies, telco software and applications, network operating systems, Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Long Term Evolution (LTE) diversity, and 5G.

Past Experience

Prior to joining ABI Research, Dimitris was a Principal Analyst with Ovum, covering telco network infrastructure and leading research in SDN and NFV. At Ovum, Dimitris was involved in thought leadership regarding the future of networks and led more than 50 projects on behalf of Tier One operators and vendors. Prior to Ovum, Dimitris was a Senior and Principal Analyst for Informa Telecoms & Media, after having led and performed road tests on behalf of Tier One network operators around the world.


Dimitris holds a PhD in Mobile Communications and an MSc in Satellite Communications, both from the University of Surrey.

Dimitris Mavrakis in the News



Follow Dimitris


Topics Covered

Telco Cloud Platforms, Mobile Network Infrastructure, Network Operating Systems, SDN, NFV, LTE, 5G

Contributes To

5G Core & Edge Networks

5G Markets

5G & Mobile Network Infrastructure

AI & Machine Learning

Distributed & Edge Computing

Sustainable Technologies