12 October


CONNECTING THE NEXT 4 BILLION

Roughly half of the world’s population is not connected to the internet and excluded from the socio-economic benefits of digital connectivity. Now, we are witnessing a battle of the skies as innovative companies use satellites and High Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS) to offer connectivity in hard-to-reach locations in a bid to close the digital divide. Meanwhile big name network vendors are deploying equipment focused specifically on rural connectivity. And of course there needs to be a strong focus on ensuring the supply of affordable devices. This theme week will explore the different solutions to these connectivity challenges as mobile operators attempt to truly connect the whole world.

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In the coming months, Mobile World Live will dedicate a week of content to drill down into the hottest topics of our industry.

Content will be delivered in a variety of formats, which will include webinars, live panels and interviews with key players.

During each themed week, we will highlight key trends and bring to you bespoke research and analysis that you won’t find outside of the GSMA!

In our fourth week, October 12th, the focus will be on ‘Connecting the Next 4 Billion.’ Roughly half of the world’s population is not connected to the internet and excluded from the socio-economic benefits of digital connectivity. Now, we are witnessing a battle of the skies as innovative companies use satellites and High Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS) to offer connectivity in hard-to-reach locations in a bid to close the digital divide. Meanwhile big name network vendors are deploying equipment focused specifically on rural connectivity. And of course there needs to be a strong focus on ensuring the supply of affordable devices. This theme week will explore the different solutions to these connectivity challenges as mobile operators attempt to truly connect the whole world.

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