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There is growing industry consensus that the enterprise segment offers the biggest incremental revenue opportunity for operators in the 5G era – $700bn by 2030 (Ericsson).

With 5G network rolling out, the leading operators have started to deploy the enterprise use cases on live networks and are benefiting from unique characteristics such as fast mobile broadband, ultra-reliable network and network slicing.  The following case studies will demonstrate what the use cases are and how operators deploy the services on the 5G network.

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GSMA Convenes Industry to Discuss Future of LTE

The GSMA held a high-level meeting with over twenty representatives from mobile operators, regulatory bodies and equipment and chip vendors to discuss the future of the LTE industry. Participants exchanged views about the challenges facing operators as commercial 5G ...

Cloud XR to Bring New Commercial Avenues to Mobile Industry through 5G

Among the biggest opportunities of the 5G era is XR, or extended reality – the spectrum of technologies incorporating virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and simulated reality. VR, in particular, has felt like the ‘technology of tomorrow’ for some time, but ...

5G Takes Centre Stage at the MWC’s Innovation City

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 ...

From DAS to Next Generation Indoor Systems: the Vital Shift for 5G-Readiness

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 ...

GSMA Launches New Forum to Support 5G Cloud-Based AR/VR

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) ...

GSMA LAUNCHES NEW INDUSTRY-WIDE INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF OPERATOR EDGE CLOUD AR/VR

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 ...

Leading the Way in 5G Fixed Wireless Access

“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 ...

US Industry Talks up 5G Impact at Mobile World Congress Americas

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 ...

Future Networks Chairman Update #1

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, ...

Operators to Play Key Role in Delivery of Next Generation Virtual Reality through 5G

Among the most hotly anticipated developments of the digital age has been virtual reality, and its close relative augmented reality – known collectively as AR/VR.  These transformative technologies are set to revolutionise the ways in which consumers interact with ...

5G Network Slicing Summit at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018

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 ...

5G’s Imminent Delivery to the Mass Market to be Outlined at MWC Shanghai 2018

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: ...

5G is Arriving, and the World is Taking Note

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 ...

Multiple Industries’ Rallying Call for 5G to Herald a New Era of Automation

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.

RCS and 5G Take Centre Stage at Mobile World Congress 2018

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.

Huawei Mobile Broadband Forum: Future Networks Showcases the Potential of the 5G Era

Last month, the GSMA Future Networks Programme attended the 8th Annual Huawei Global Mobile Broadband Forum at the ExCel Centre in London. The two day exhibition featured keynotes, seminars and demonstrations aimed towards more than 1,400 of the industry’s most influential ...

[Partner Blog – Gemalto] Network Slicing: How 5G Can Transform Mobile Security Across Industry by Leveraging Chains of Trust

5G is one of the most hotly anticipated network technologies in decades. The GSMA, working with mobile network operators and the wider ecosystem, is accelerating its deployment by helping the industry overcome technical barriers and developing a variety of businesses cases ...

GSMA Publishes New Report on 5G Network Slicing & Business Opportunities

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 ...

GSMA STUDY: 5G TO ACCOUNT FOR A THIRD OF EUROPE’S MOBILE MARKET BY 2025

GSMA Calls For Fresh Regulatory Approach to Deliver Europe’s Gigabit Society Brussels: More than 30 per cent of Europe’s mobile connections will be running on 5G networks by 2025, according to a new GSMA study. The 2017 Europe edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy series, ...

MIDDLE EAST MOBILE OPERATORS WILL BE 5G EARLY ADOPTERS, ACCORDING TO NEW GSMA REPORT

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 ...