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5G Commercialisation Opportunities in APAC

The time is now to gain a comprehensive understanding of the 5G commercialisation opportunities emerging quickly in the market.

Join our webinar to stay up to date with the latest industry developments, commercialisation stories and learnings, the new 5G launches and use cases on the cusp of success. You’ll benefit from new insights from Ovum’s expert analysts and hear directly from the operators making waves in the 5G market.

Topics discussed include:

  • A state of the market update in APAC
  • The eMBB, URLLC and mMTC opportunities
  • In-depth use cases and success stories
  • Commercial launch timelines
  • Approaches to enhancing the effectiveness and profitability of 5G services


Daily news, in-depth analysis and expert commentary across a comprehensive range of hot topics:

Digital Transformation, 4G/5G, AI, IoT, NFV, SDN, Security, VR/AR and much more.

Consumer 5G Pricing- The Quest for Monetization Falls Short

Operators need to monetize 5G. But if consumers are to be charged a premium, 5G has to offer something tangibly more for their money. April 2019 was a busy month for the 5G pricing story. Five operators – Verizon in the US, Swisscom, and all three Korean telcos – launched commercial services. So, what was the outcome? 

Download this presentation to learn more about: 

- The 5G consumer in context 

- How operators are charging for 5G mobile

- How operators are charging for 5G FWA

- Differentiators of 5G: New and Old 

The latest news and insights from Telecoms.com

Four Chinese operators are awarded 5G licences

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, both the government policy making body and the telecom regulator in China, announced earlier this week that 5G licences would be awarded soon. It turned out the market did not need to wait for too long. On Thursday, 6 June 2019, all the four state-owned telecom operators were awarded 5G commercial licences. These include China Mobile, the world’s biggest mobile operator by subscriber numbers, China Telecom, the world’s largest integrated telecom operator by subscriber numbers...

Service Innovation: Accelerating 5G Development

At MWC Shanghai 2019, Huawei Deputy Chair Ken Hu gave an update on Huawei’s progress in 5G deployment, sharing concrete examples of how service innovation and cross-industry collaboration are driving the next phase of growth in 5G.

“The networks themselves are the foundation of everything, but the future of 5G development will rely heavily on services. 5G-enabled service innovation will help us push network performance to the next level, and help operators get greater returns on their 5G investment.”...

Huawei powered Chinese operators trial 5G for industry verticals

The trial was carried out in Beijing, China, and the use case was a corporate video conference. It used 8K cameras to capture live video, which was then sent to the 5G SA core network through China Mobile’s 5G gNodeBs base stations. The data was then processed (encoded and decoded) by Baidu servers on the same network, then sent to the conference room for the 8K live video broadcast...

Operator CxO of the Year

The 5G Asia Operator CxO of the Year will recognise the outstanding achievements of an individual working in the mobile telecommunications industry. The award celebrates an exemplary individual who is a true guru in the industry, able to influence the current developments for LTE and also influence the future of 5G network developments and technologies.

Cast your vote and decide who should win the 5G Asia Operator CxO of the Year title!