How 5G is shaping the future
The benefits of 5G are many and varied - 5G has been a catalyst for building intelligence at the network edge, and with the next phase of 5G Advanced underlining the need for end-to-end AI integration, future mobile generations will learn fast, self-orchestrate, and open new possibilities of how we can interact with our devices.
At MWC Barcelona 2024, you can expect to see thought leadership and discuss IoT advancements, 6G, the transformation of industries, smart cities and networked infrastructure – plus how this key technological advancement will change the future of economies worldwide.
5G in numbers
Globally, connections are expected to reach 1.9 billion by end of 2023, rising to 5.9 billion by end of 2027.¹
The global 5G services market is estimated to reach $2,208.25 billion by 2030.²
Smartphones connected to 5G will reach download speeds of around 87.5 MB/s - about 20x faster than 4G.
57% of enterprises plan to invest in 5G in the next one to three years.³
"The most important technology investments will continue to be network upgrades. Telcos should continue to focus on how best to use evolving tools like AI and machine learning for service and operating improvements as the rollout of 5G (and, eventually, 6G) will unleash a range of new apps and Web 3.0 technologies. "
– Mark Gibson, Global Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications, KPMG International, and Head of TMT, KPMG US
5G thought leadership from across the GSMA
GSMA Insight5G-Advanced will serve a wide variety of industries with different ecosystems, different needs and different regulatory environments. The GSMA is encouraging and facilitating cross-industry collaboration to fully explore the use cases for the capabilities of 5G-Advanced.
GSMA White PaperRead our latest whitepaper: Advancing the 5G era – the benefits and opportunity of 5G-Advanced