5G Global Launches & Statistics
|5G will account for as many as 1.2 billion connections by 2025|
The Global Rollout of 5G
By 2025, 5G networks are likely to cover one-third of the world’s population. The impact on the mobile industry and its customers will be profound.
5G is more than a new generation of technologies; it denotes a new era in which connectivity will become increasingly fluid and flexible.
5G Networks will adapt to applications and performance will be tailored precisely to the needs of the user.
Working closely with the mobile operators pioneering 5G, the GSMA is engaging with governments, vertical industries including automotive, financial services, healthcare providers, transport operators, utilities and other industry sectors to develop business cases for 5G.
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Monday 25 February, 2019 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
5G is not simply the latest incremental step from 4G – it’s an entirely different proposition altogether. 5G will completely transform the role connectivity plays in our everyday lives, making widespread some extraordinary use cases which were the preserve of a very few who ...
Thursday 10 January, 2019 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
It has become increasingly apparent to the mobile industry in recent months that the networks of base stations which make its work possible are, in one very important way, imbalanced. The infrastructure which allows connected devices to talk to their networks – and to each ...
Thursday 29 November, 2018 | 5G Digest | AR/VR Digest | Digest | Latest News
At Huawei’s 9th Global Broadband Forum held in London we announced the launch of a new industry-wide initiative called The GSMA Cloud AR/VR Forum that is designed to accelerate the delivery and adoption of 5G cloud-based augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) ...
Wednesday 21 November, 2018 | 5G Digest | AR/VR Digest | Digest | Latest News | Press Release | Press Releases
Multiple Operators, Vendors and Content Providers to Collaborate to Accelerate Deployment of Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality Technology London: The GSMA today announced the launch of a new industry-wide initiative called The GSMA Cloud AR/VR Forum that will focus on the ...
Friday 26 October, 2018 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
“Connectivity is at the core of every company’s digital transformation. 5G will have a significant impact on how businesses work and how they engage with their customers” By Mo Katibeh, Chief Marketing Officer, AT&T Fixed Wireless Access (FWA), especially when ...
Thursday 4 October, 2018 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
The United States is betting big on 5G. According to GSMA Intelligence there will be 1.3 billion global 5G connections by 2025 including 203 million in North America and three of four US operators have already announced plans to launch in select cities by the end of 2018. It ...
Wednesday 22 August, 2018 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News | RCS Digest
Each month, we’ll bring you the latest news and insights from Arash Ashouriha, Chairman of the Future Networks Programme. Future Networks Chairman Update #1: China Mobile to Chair Future Networks Cloud X Project By Arash Ashouriha, SVP Group Technology Innovation, ...
Wednesday 15 August, 2018 | 5G Digest | AR/VR Digest | Digest | Latest News
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Friday 13 July, 2018 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
The GSMA’s Future Networks team hosted the 5G Network Slicing Summit at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018, sponsored and co-hosted by China Mobile and Huawei. It included guest speakers from 3GPP, 5GSA, Beckhoff, China Mobile, China Southern Power Grid, Huawei, LetinVR ...
Monday 18 June, 2018 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
Click here to pre-register your place at the 5G Network Slicing Summit at MWC Shanghai 2018. 5G is set to transform the role of telecommunications in everyday life. Its ultrafast mobile broadband will lead to digitisation of countless functions and services: ...
Monday 9 April, 2018 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
As the technical and commercial understanding of 5G matures, the many vertical industries who partner regularly with mobile network operators – and the public at large – are increasingly engaging with this new network technology as something more than just superfast ...
Friday 9 March, 2018 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
This time last year, 5G was a subject shrouded in relative obscurity. The prospect of high speeds, low latency and vastly improved Network Slicing capabilities were understood but had not yet been analysed with rigour or depth by the many industries served by mobile networks.
Monday 12 February, 2018 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News | RCS Digest
This year’s Mobile World Congress is a particularly significant one for the GSMA’s Future Networks Programme. It marks a turning point in the road to commercial reality for two transformative technologies: Rich Communications Services, or RCS, and 5G.
Wednesday 6 December, 2017 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
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Monday 4 December, 2017 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
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Monday 20 November, 2017 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
The GSMA has issued a new report titled ‘An Introduction to Network Slicing’ that provides a comprehensive overview of how 5G network slicing can be used effectively by businesses, enterprises and consumers to benefit their business. 5G promises to usher in an era of ...
Tuesday 17 October, 2017 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News | Press Release | Press Releases
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Monday 9 October, 2017 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News | Press Release | Press Releases
Adoption of Mobile Across Diverse Region Driving Innovative New Services, Generating Employment and Connecting the Unconnected Dubai: The GSMA today published a new report, titled The Mobile Economy: Middle East and North Africa 2017, highlighting that operators in the ...
Monday 9 October, 2017 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
The GSMA has issued a new report titled ‘Smart 5G networks: enabled by network slicing and tailored to customers’ needs’ outlining how businesses can benefit from the ability of mobile operators to ‘slice’ their 5G networks to cater to specific requirements. New 5G networks ...
Wednesday 4 October, 2017 | 5G Digest | Digest | Latest News
Network Slicing Increasingly Central to 5G Vision September 2017 Click here to download the slides from this seminar. Network slicing is likely to prove the single most important step towards making 5G a commercial success. As we look ahead to the realisation ...