5G IoT Forum

The 5G IoT Forum is to provide all industry and wider ecosystem stakeholders with market representation to accelerate the wide-spread adoption of 3GPP-standard 5G technologies including Mobile IoT (LPWA), LTE-M and NB-IoT technologies and evolve to Massive IoT. In the Forum we will discuss issues facing the IoT Industry and make proposals to the 5G IoT Strategy Group. Members are encouraged to participate in the Action Groups. The work of the Action groups will be disseminated to the Forum and members encouraged to adopt the work. Members can also agree to work on Concepts together for the GSMA Foundry.

The Forum #3 meeting is taking place on the 13th September 2023, 12:30 – 13:30.

The meeting is exclusive to members and can be accessed from IC2.

For more information contact 5GIoTForum@gsma.com.

Objectives of the 5G IoT Forum

  • Encourage information sharing that will lead to growth of cellular based IoT
  • Promote 5G IoT technologies through a pool of centralised industry resources
  • Enable new contributors the ability to join the 5G IoT Action groups
  • Adopt the work of the 5G IoT Action groups in your organisation
  • Create a PoC in GSMA Foundry

Criteria to Join

All GSMA members are welcome to join the Forum. Contact 5GIoTForum@gsma.com for details.

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5G IoT Forum Members



China Mobile

China Unicom


Cubic Telecom

Deutsche Telekom

EchoStar Mobile Ltd





GSMA Industry Member

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is a global security technology group headquartered in Munich. As a partner to organizations with highest demands, G+D engineers trust and secures essential values with its solutions. The company's innovative technology protects physical and digital payments, the connectivity of people and machines, the identity of people and objects, as well as digital infrastructures and confidential data. G+D was founded in 1852. In the fiscal year 2020, the company generated a turnover of 2.31 billion euros while ensuring customer proximity worldwide with its 11,500 employees.

In the Connectivity field G+D serves mobile network operators, automotive manufacturers, tech companies like chip and module makers as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. We offer our customers innovative services and solutions for the secure, digital connectivity of people and machines in the Internet of Things. With a wealth of experience, we are a trusted partner and pioneer for all challenges posed by the IoT. Our portfolio ranges from pluggable SIM and eSIM over secure smartcard operating systems, high-performance Lifecycle Management systems to global connectivity services for enterprise IoT and Private Networks.



Jersey Telecom

GSMA Operator Member

KDDI Corporation

GSMA Operator Member






Sierra Wireless

Silknet JSC



Technology Evolution in Mobility

Telecom Argentina

Telecom Italia


Telenor IoT



GSMA Industry Member

Telit (AIM: TCM), is a global leader in Internet of Things (IoT) enablement, with an extensive portfolio of wireless connectivity modules, software platforms and global IoT connectivity services, empowering hundreds of millions of connected ‘things’ to date, and trusted by thousands of direct and indirect customers, globally. With over two decades of IoT innovation experience, Telit continues to redefine the boundaries of digital business, by delivering secure, integrated end-to-end IoT solutions for many of the world’s largest brands, including enterprises, OEMs, system integrators and service providers across all industries, enabling them to simplify, connect and manage IoT at any scale.

Three UK






5G IoT Summit at MWC Barcelona 2022


Saturday 19 Mar 2022 | 5G | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology | Resources |

Reinventing the World with IoT in the 5G Era The Internet of Things technologies have enabled connections between technology and people. With Massive IoT fully embracing the benefits of 5G and Licensed LPWA ...

Talk to 5G IoT Experts – Dima Feldman, VP Product Management & Marketing, Sony Semiconductors Il


Friday 13 May 2022 | Both Technologies | Resources |

Improving Energy Efficiency for Mobile IoT Dima Feldman, VP Product Management & Marketing of Sony Semiconductors shares the reasons for improving energy efficiency for IoT devices and how Sony Semiconductors is doing to ...

Talk to 5G IoT Experts – Carsten Ahrens, CEO, Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security


Thursday 7 Apr 2022 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology | Resources |

Creating confidence for successful IoT deployments leveraging 5G Carsten Ahrens, CEO of Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security shares his insights about: the importance of cybersecurity in IoT device ...

Talk to 5G IoT Experts – Vincent Korstanje, CEO, Kigen


Tuesday 5 Apr 2022 | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology | Resources |

Pushing the envelope with 5G IoT with cellular growth Vincent Korstanje, CEO of Kigen shares his insights about: the role of eSIM/iSIM in IoT device ...

IoT in the 5G Era – Opportunities and Benefits for Enterprises and Consumers


Friday 15 Nov 2019 | 5G | Both Technologies | MIoT Technology | Resources |

The 5G mobile cellular networks being deployed today are evolving from existing 4G networks, which will continue to serve many use cases. This paper explains how 5G mobile technology will impact the Internet of Things (IoT).

5G Transformation Hub5G mmWave

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