Technology

From VoLTE to RCS and RCS Business Messaging, all-IP technology is changing the way consumers experience mobile.

Operators, OEMs, network vendors and partners have a valuable opportunity to capitalise on the many benefits of an all-IP world, by adopting, facilitating and supporting its essential technology.

What is Future Networks?

RCS Business Messaging

Consumers will be easily able to text, chat and share media without having to identify and download which apps their contacts are using.

5G

Discover the next generation of mobile networks. 5G will provide higher throughput, lower latency, higher spectrum efficiency and faster speeds than 4G.

5G Resources

Browse our full array of 5G resources

Join the Initiative (5G)

The GSMA welcomes all new entrants to the vibrant and growing 5G ecosystem.

5G Innovation

Set to arrive within the next three years, 5G could account for as many as 1.4 billion connections by 2025. By then, 5G networks are likely to cover one third of the world’s population.

4G Evolution

The GSMA estimates that mobile operators around the world will have invested $1.7 trillion developing their 4G networks between 2010 to 2020.

Intelligent Connectivity

The fusion of 5G, AI and IoT

VoWifi (Voice over Wi-Fi)

Find out about Voice over Wi-Fi, which sees calls seamlessly handed over between LTE and Wi-Fi and vice versa, without the need for a phone signal.

VoLTE (Voice over LTE)

Learn more about Voice over LTE and its power to extend the reach of traditional telecommunications services to new networks.

ViLTE (Video over LTE)

Discover Video over LTE – a person-to-person video service. Enhancing the user experience of communications services.

HD Voice

Understand the significance of the GSMA-supported and universal HD voice logo, which gives consumers confidence about quality of experience.

Roaming

Gain insight into the technology that ensures travelling wireless devices are kept connected to a network, without breaking the connection.

Interconnection

Understand the physical linking of an operator’s IP network with the IP equipment or facilities that belong to another operator’s network.
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