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5G World Summit
24-26 October 2023
Porte de VersaillesParis
24-26 October 2023
Porte de Versailles,


5G World is pleased to offer you a wide range of on trend news stories, exclusive interviews, reports and webinars focused around 5G networks and technologies. Delve inside to discover the latest in 5G news today...

2022 Trends to Watch: Global 5G

Two years after the first launches, 5G network rollouts remain in the early stages, especially in developing regions. But there are compelling reasons for telcos to commit to 5G so they can differentiate around an improved network experience, as well as realize network efficiencies and lower operating costs

Discover those reasons in this exclusive Omdia report today. 

Latest Reports & Analysis

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The Future of Customer Experience in a 5G World

A successful future for 5G must first start with a strong foundation, one that focuses on network deployment, maintenance, and fulfillment of customer engagement activities. How will engagement that meets customers’ real-time and personalized demands be delivered by 5G?

This exclusive market landscape report extract from Omdia discusses the impact of 5G on the customer experience and the opportunities for communications service providers.

Global CxO Tech & Services Agenda 2021

The shift to digital will accelerate in 2021 and will be the foundation of all digital goals, according to this recent CxO report by Omdia.

The full report delves into critical trends that will dominate the technology and services agenda for CxOs around the globe this year, and uncovers business-critical trends.

Impacts of COVID-19 and 5G developments within Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific plays a vital and leading role in the world’s 5G development, but how have operators and services providers been impacted due the global pandemic? 

This exclusive trend report from Omdia is essential in providing vital analysis for both operators and service provider to navigate through the key implications of COVID-19 and looks to explore the opportunities within the Asia-Pacific landscape.

What is the Impact of COVID-19 on the Telecommunications Industry?

COVID-19 is changing everything about the world today. We are experiencing unprecedented uncertainty, but there are two things we know: first, the virus will pass; and second, when we make it to the other side, the world will look very different. But, what is the impact of COVID-19 on the telecommunications and 5G industry? Bringing together research from across Omdia, Telecoms.com, Light Reading and the 5G Series, this e-book examines the impact of COVID-19 on the telecommunications industry today. 


Where is all the 5G standalone we were expecting?

Telcos have launched just 19 standalone 5G networks to date and that slow pace of development is understandably having an impact on mobile core spending, according to a new analyst report by Dell’Oro Group.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: OpenRAN, 5G C-band and metaverse

We’re delighted to welcome our first guest of the year in John Baker of Mavenir. His company is a major player in the OpenRAN scene so we spend the majority of the pod chatting about that, during which Scott and Iain challenge John to justify the hype around it. They continue to discuss 5G C-band and much more.

Vodafone UK will start switching off 3G next year

After 17 years and many billions of pounds, Vodafone UK is preparing to call time on its 3G network.

The operator announced on Tuesday that it will begin phasing out the service in 2023 as part of an upgrade intended to improve the performance of its 4G and 5G networks.

24-26 October 2023
Porte de Versailles,


With a no-nonsense, entertaining take on all the breaking news, developments and trends affecting the market today, Telecoms.com is your daily digital destination for a fresh perspective on telecoms news.

Telecoms.com is the leading online news and analysis website for the global communications industry that comprises mobile, cable network operators, satellite, colocation and cloud services players and all the companies that develop and supply them with technology, applications and professional services.


Will Dish move into 'phase 2' of its 5G buildout?

Dish Network is required by the US government to cover 20% of the US population with 5G by June 14, 2022. And, according to a number of indications, the company is well on its way toward meeting that goal.

However, if Dish successfully reaches that FCC-mandated 5G buildout target, will it continue expanding its network throughout 2022 and 2023?

Inside the messy world of T-Mobile's midband 5G spectrum licenses

Although it involves the obscure and arcane world of FCC spectrum licensing, the lopsided bidding war between T-Mobile and WCO is important because T-Mobile's cornerstone midband 5G network is built on top of hundreds of licenses just like WND620.

Open RAN moving faster than expected – Dell'Oro

Open RAN, according to research firm Dell'Oro, is gaining a fair bit of traction. So much so that it has taken Dell'Oro analyst Stefan Pongratz a little by surprise.

"We did not expect open RAN to already comprise a low-single digit share of the overall RAN market," he told Light Reading.

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