The Global 5G Test Summit will be held during MWC 2017 in Barcelona on Feb. 28 to promote 5G development and provide a clear guidance to the industry targeting a global unified 5G standard, a unified end-to-end ecosystem and a thriving 5G market. Top leaders and experts from global leading operators, industry organizations and partners from the mobile industry will gather together and call for cooperation on test & trial to promote a unified standard and accelerate the maturity of the 5G industry towards commercial deployment.


  • Global operator's development strategies and time plan on 5G test & trial
  • Leading players' latest progress and plans of 5G key technologies and test & trial
  • Jointly release of a Global 5G Test/Trial Declaration by major industry players
Time Topic Speakers
Speech from ITU
Mr. Francois Rancy
Director of ITU Radiocommunications Bureau, ITU
Speech from 3GPP
Mr. Dino Flore
Chairman of 3GPP RAN
China Mobile's 5G Development and Test/Trial
Progress & Plan
Ms. Wang Xiaoyun
Vice Chair, IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group, General Manager of Department of Technology, China Mobile
Speech from AT&T
Mr. Gordon Mansfield
Vice President - RAN & Device Design, AT&T
Speech from NTT DOCOMO
Mr. Takehiro Nakamura
VP and General Director of 5G Laboratory, NTT DOCOMO
Speech from Vodafone
Mr. Luke Ibbetson
Director of Vodafone Group R&D, Vodafone
Speech from Orange
Mr. Arnaud Vamparys
Senior VP Radio Networks, Orange
Keynotes from Industry:

Development of 5G Technology and Test/Trial

Mr. Magnus Ewerbring
CTO APAC, Ericsson
Keynotes from Industry:

Development of 5G Technology and Test/Trial

Mr. Yang Chaobin
President of 5G Product Line,
Huawei Wireless Network Product Line
Keynotes from Industry:

Development of 5G Technology and Test/Trial

Ms. Asha R. Keddy
Vice President, Intel Communications and Devices Group,
General Manager, Next Generation and Standards, Intel
Release Ceremony:

Global 5G Test/Trial Declaration

Operators and Industry Partners

(China Mobile, Vodafone, AT&T,
NTT DOCOMO, Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia, ZTE, Qualcomm,
Intel, Keysight, R&S…)

Online Registration

This Global 5G Test Summit is a Partner Event at Mobile World Congress 2017 and only open to MWC pass holders.

Please note: this is only to register for the summit. We cannot provide
any MWC pass for our attendees.