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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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Jaguar Land Rover: A journey to remember

As well as smart navigation, security tracking and high-end multimedia, Jaguar Land Rover’s connected car can pay for fuel. In the Innovation City, Jaguar is showcasing its new luxury SUV, the F-Pace, complete with its most advanced infotainment system yet, the InControl ...

Huawei Recognised for Outstanding LTE Evolution at The Glomo Awards

The Glomo awards are the Oscars of the Mobile World Congress – without the communications breakdowns. The Glomo’s recognise the companies and people whose inventiveness has helped drive the mobile industry forward in a constant state of rapid evolution. It takes an ...

5G network slicing enables robot to draw

Researchers from King’s College London (KCL) are demonstrating how 5G network slicing will allow numerous vertical market applications to co-exist on the same band-width. KCL has developed a 5G robotic handwriting arm to demonstrate how a slice can have its own network ...

How The GSMA Innovation Hall Inspired Shell and Jaguar To Fill Up and Go

There is more than just a Connected Car story behind the Jaguar on display at Innovation City in Hall 4. The demonstration model illustrates not just time saving and life enhancing apps, but how companies are collaborating to take full advantage of the speed and connectivity ...

4G connected street furniture can transform city life

Bus shelter offers real time information, interactive services, personalised advertising and better connectivity. The world’s largest outdoor advertising company, JCDecaux, has created a connected bus shelter for MWC that shows both consumers and network operators how city ...

Why Invest in 5G? The Key Industry Debate at Mobile World Congress

Why invest in 5G? This question was considered by our panellists at yesterday’s industry seminar – ‘5G – Beyond Technology into Business Impact’ – where attendees discussed the business challenges involved in rolling out 5G technology at scale. As Adam Koeppe, ...

In the fast lane to safer roads

Silicon Valley and automotive giants are speeding towards a future of connected, autonomous cars. 5G will have a critical role to play in enabling these cars to be smart. Software companies and car manufacturers are not the only stakeholders with an interest in connected ...

New report: The 4G Broadcasting Opportunity

By Michele Zarri, Technical Director, GSMA The LTE Broadcast Opportunity The GSMA has released a new report today called ‘The Broadcast Opportunity’ highlighting how mobile network operators can take advantage of a broadcast technology called ‘Evolved Multicast Broadcast ...

*NEW* GSMA 5G Report now available

5G is more than just a generational step; it represents a fundamental transformation of the role that mobile technology plays in society. As demand for continuous connectivity grows, 5G is an opportunity to create an agile, purpose-built network tailored to the different ...

The 5G Era will bring boundless connectivity and intelligent automation

Henry Calvert, Senior Director  Head of Network 2020 Mobile technology’s effect on society will get dramatically more beneficial if we allow 5G’s abundant connectivity and intelligence to improve the world, argues Henry Calvert, Senior Director, Head of Network 2020, GSMA. ...

Rooplay: Mobile gaming gets a boost with 5G

Cloud games  developer Rooplay is  demonstrating  how 5G  could  enable  a new  generation of mobile gaming by delivering a continuous, consistent high-speed connection with low-latency. As  a  proof-of-concept,  Rooplay  compares  the  experience of  playing  a  Formula  1  ...

University of Surrey: On the road to 5G

University of Surrey’s Professor Rahim Tafazolli argues 5G success depends on cross-industry collaboration The 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) at the University of Surrey has researched how 5G will create multiple options for the automotive industry through its network sliced ...

Verizon: “Expect major 5G advances in 2017”

Expect major 5G advances in 2017 from the US mobile giant, including wireless home broadband Verizon is rolling out fixed wireless broadband pilots in 11 cities in the US and is commercially piloting a range of schemes. The Verizon briefings could prove the best source of ...

SMS reinvents itself with RCS, 5G and 4G connected street furniture to be showcased at the GSMA Innovation City

Mobile networks are undergoing the most fundamental transformation in a generation. Advanced Messaging through RCS and an emerging 5G have the potential to enable services which vastly improve the customer experience and support the rise of new technologies. Significant ...

Next Generation Mobile Networks will be the Centerpiece of Mobile World Congress 2017

For some time, All-IP Communications and 5G have been two of the most widely discussed and anticipated technologies in the mobile industry. Following a year of significant progress in both fields, the industry is now in a position to unveil the latest capabilities and ...

Poll: Why is 5G a Game Changer?

5G will greatly enhance connectivity and has the potential to enable a raft of new technologies and services. In our latest poll, let us know what you think will be greatest impact of  5G. Find out more about 5G in our seminar 5G – Beyond Technology into Business ...

5G is becoming clearer – update from the NGMN conference

By Michele Zarri, Technical Director – Networks, GSMA   GSMA’s Network 2020 programme was invited to speak at the recent NGMN conference on ‘5G: Status of Demand and Delivery’ in Frankfurt. The conference brought the industry together to discuss what 5G is, and to ...

Have your 5G say in the world’s most sought after mobile awards

Mark Smith, Marketing Director, GSMA I’m very excited to highlight the addition of a new award to the 2017 Global Mobile Awards’ ‘Best Mobile Technology’ category; ‘Outstanding Contribution for LTE Evolution to 5G’. This new award is your chance to highlight 5G game changing ...

Five Things You Wanted to Know about 5G, But Never Dared to Ask

David Hutton, Director of Technology, GSMA The web is awash with information about what 5G will deliver: extraordinarily fast broadband, highly responsive connectivity, ultra dense clusters of connections and so on. But amid all the buzz, some key questions are rarely ...

The Next Leap for LTE

Michele Zarri, Technical Director, GSMA How the evolution of 4G will transform the mobile industry With 5G generating so much buzz, it is easy to overlook the groundbreaking services being enabled by the evolution of 4G. Between now and 2020, the year when 5G is scheduled to ...