Cisco@MWC: New Capabilities, Services & Customers, Setting the Foundation for 5G

February 26, 2017 - 10 Comments

Global leaders in wireless are here in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, the gathering place for top-of-mind topics like architecting and building cloud-based service and IoT offerings – all while positioning for the inevitable shift to 5G.

Cisco is here, showing off new technologies and solution capabilities, 5G offerings, demonstrations, and (my favorite part!) new customers.

It’s all about building a transformative architecture and strategy that makes it easy to simplify, automate and virtualize today’s dynamic workflows. And, even though full 5G standardization is probably a few years out, it makes sense to start getting ready now. It’s a to-do list that contains things like building a unified enablement platform that ties together access, transport, core, and services, with end-to-end open automation, management, orchestration, and security.

If that sounds like a mouthful, it is — and it’s just some of what we bring to the table for service providers, which  only Cisco can deliver.

If you’re at MWC, we’d love to show you around. We’ve organized everything into zones this year — from automating IP transport for 5G readiness, to creating IoT, mobile video and business services, and of course, securing it all.  You’ll also see transformative transportation, connected UX, and an immersive, smart city environment.

We’re in Hall 3, Zone 8 Booth #3 E30—Hope to see you!


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  1. This is to interested for thoes who wants to.

  2. 5g is the future

  3. its great keep on going …

  4. it wld be very grateful in this era to use such technology

  5. i wld luv 2 hear it in UGANDA

  6. This is interesting stuff good piece of information

  7. Dmgf

  8. we still don’t have a such technology in our country Algeria, but it will be a good idea

  9. Barcelona is one of the intelligent city in the world

  10. Be fascinated to hear what is coming up. Three areas for you to follow up at the congress please:

    1) Frequencies in the 28 – 38GHz range are being used as part and parcel of 5G deployments. Are there health hazards associated with these frequencies.
    2) Will line of sight be required as this spectrum is very directional.
    3) We are hearing of >1G speeds. Is this marketing hype with the reality that the next user drops speeds to 500M etc. or will 5G deliver consistent individual 1G ?