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Meet NGMN at Mobile World Congress 2018

NGMN looks forward to seeing you at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain, 26th February - 1st March, 2018 .

To schedule a meeting with us, please contact the NGMN Office.



NGMN Press and Industry Briefing at Mobile World Congress 2018 on Tuesday, 27th February, 2018

Please make sure you join the NGMN Press and Industry Briefing on Tuesday, 27th February, 2018 from 11am - noon at the Deutsche Telekom booth - hall 3 booth 3M31.


In the last months, considerable progress has been made in 5G definition and standardisation. NGMN Board Members will update you on the status of the NGMN work programme, the status of standardisation and the status of 5G trials & testing activities.


The panel discussion during the press and industry briefing will be chaired by the NGMN Board Chairman Johan Wibergh (Vodafone). CTO's from leading mobile operators will reveal to the audience key activities of the NGMN work programme in 2018 and outline guidelines to reach our envisaged 5G service and performance objectives.



2nd Joint Workshop "Open Source and Standards for 5G" on 1st November 2017, Bellevue/Seattle

Following the success of last year’s event, the 2nd workshop "Open Source and Standards for 5G" jointly organised by NGMN and the ITU will take place on 1 November 2017 in Bellevue (Seattle), Washington, USA at the Bellevue City Center Plaza, 555 110th Ave NE.


The workshop is kindly hosted by Microsoft and co-organized by the NGMN Alliance and the International Telecommunication Union. It will be held in conjunction with the NGMN IPR Plenary on 30/31 October and the ITU Ad Hoc Group on Intellectual Property Rights which will take place at the same venue on 2-3 November 2017.


Bringing together key representatives of a wide range of industry, standards bodies, open source communities and academia, the discussions will focus on how best standard-setting organizations and open source communities can capitalize upon each other’s deliverables for building a consistent and coherent 5G eco-system. The meeting will discuss how diverse stakeholders can rely on the respective strengths of open-source and standards development models with the aim of placing a broad range of industries in a strong position to achieve their vision for the 5G and “Internet of Things” era.


Additional details about the format and content of the joint workshop, including the location of the venue and hotel accommodation options are available on the NGMN workspace, which will be regularly updated as new or modified information becomes available. Participants are kindly requested to check periodically for new updates.


This is a public event open to all interested parties. If you are a member of the NGMN Alliance please click on this link to register for the workshop. If you are not a member of the NGMN Alliance please contact the NGMN office team at office(at) to register. We kindly ask you to register before 22 September, 2017.