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29 - 31 March 2020
Jumeirah Beach Hotel,

Event Postponed

5G MENA Novel Coronavirus Update

The 5G MENA event team is disappointed to announce that, due to the increasing worldwide travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have decided that the 5G MENA event will not take place in March this year. We extend our sincere apologies to our 5G MENA community but look forward to bringing everyone together again later this year to learn, connect and be inspired.

5G is here. Are you ready?

of mobile subscriptions will be 5G connections in the Gulf Cooperation Coucil bloc by end-2023.
MEA countries will have launched 5G by the end of 2020.
of journeys within the Emirate will be by autonomous vehicles by 2030.
5G subscriptions will be in MEA by 2023.
IoT connections by 2025.
5G will contribute to the MENA economy over the next 15 years.

You've launched 5G... so what's next?

Over the past 12 months, MENA operators have surpassed their global counterparts to launch commercial 5G services. Despite this significant industry development, there are still no stand-alone, low latency 5G networks. So what's next?

Keep up the momentum and join first-class operators, analysts and technology innovators at 5G MENA 2020 to explore the many 5G roadmaps and architectural options available on the route to fully realising 5G deployment.

Don't miss out on being a part of the conversation at this crucial stage of network development and join us in Dubai this March.

An agenda built around you

Our refreshed agenda designed in collaboration with industry-leading analysts will cover the following topics:

Learnings from 5G launches: 5G FWA and eMMB
From 4G to 5G and converged networks
Delivering the promise of 5G for enterprise: oil & gas, healthcare, smart cities and more
5G core, transport and RAN
Network migration and roadmaps
The digital telco: partnerships, agile services and capturing the B2B market
Standards, spectrum and security
Virtualization & Software
Network slicing & the edge

Two Day Post Conference Training

Brand new for 2020, renowned trainers from Telecoms & Tech Academy are hosting an exclusive post-event workshop, which will focus on 5G strategies, business models, technologies, use cases, and ecosystems and has been designed to assist industry professionals to cut through the hype and understand the reality of 5G service offerings, from both technical and commercial perspectives. 

Key insights from the extensive research teams within Omdia and Informa have been used to help provide clarity in terms of 5G roll-out and service expectations, and how your organisation may capitalise on opportunities to develop, deploy or take advantage of the new services that 5G can provide.


CxO-Level Keynotes

Hear insights from operator CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, CMOs, CSOs and more on key industry topics, including network migration options, standards, spectrum, security, 5G core, transport and more!

A Unique Focus on Use-Cases

Featuring an array of innovative case studies, 5G MENA focuses on learning from tests & trials as well as the monetisation expectations from the new technologies.

Co-location with Telco AI Summit MENA

A deep dive into how carriers can utilise advanced analytics and AI to deliver on commercial and business objectives.

Hosted Lunchtime Networking Tables

During the hustle and bustle of normal conferences you don’t always get to meet some of the most important delegates.Our hosted lunch tables are a way to ensure that this happens.

5G MENA Awards

Highlighting and rewarding the very best in 5G from across the MENA region. An unmissable opportunity to ensure your best practice is showcased and celebrated.

LeadersIn 5G MENA Executive Summit

An exclusive opportunity for industry leaders and innovators to come to together and discuss the next frontier in 5G development and deployment.

Meet our audience.

Operator Attendance
of attendees view attending 5G MENA as important to their job role
World-Class Speakers
MENA Countries Represented
Hours of 5G Content



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