At Mobile World Congress 2016, Ericsson president and CEO Hans Vestberg said digital disruption will come to every industry in 2016 and made major announcements in 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud. With these announcements, Ericsson solidifies its positions as a leading ICT transformation partner for customers across industries.

Read more: Vestberg at MWC16: 5G, IOT and cloud to disrupt every industry

Volker Held, Innovation Marketing, Networks, MCA NM Networks Marketing, Nokia Networks, sat with Telecom Review at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain, to offer an insight about the development of 5G and the Internet of Things.

Read more: Nokia opens up to Telecom Review about 5G and IoT at MWC 2016

Nokia is showcasing how its commercially available AirScale radio access can support 5G technologies to give operators the confidence that their hardware investments will meet future demands. This is the first time 5G radio access is being demonstrated on commercial hardware. Operators will be able to launch 5G earlier and at lower cost, and migrate their existing LTE infrastructure to early 5G services in 2017, with full 5G commercial services expected in 2020.

Read more: Nokia is first to run 5G on a commercially available base station at MWC16

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society. The company has been selected as supplier by telecommunications operator Swisscom to transform its core network in Switzerland through the deployment of a telco cloud infrastructure and virtual network functions of its mobile core.

Read more: Ericsson selected by Swisscom for telco cloud infrastructure and NFV

Elitecore Technologies, a global provider of Next-generation BSS, Packet Core and Carrier Wi-Fi solution, is one of the contributing exhibitors at Mobile World Congress 2016. From Monday till Thursday, the innovative company will be showcasing its Monetization capabilities for all IP Networks - 4G/LTE, Wi–Fi and Fixed Broadband.

Read more: Elitecore Technologies showcases monetizing capabilities for all IP Networks at MWC 2016

Nokia is demonstrating Narrow Band Internet of Things technology at Mobile World Congress in collaboration with Intel and Vodafone Group, marking a major milestone in the drive towards commercializing NB-IoT as a global standard for connecting billions of meters, sensors, tracking devices and other objects crucial for a programmable world.

Read more: Nokia demonstrates NB-IoT with Intel and Vodafone at MWC16

Ahead of this year's Mobile World Congress, Huawei has unveiled its five 'Big Initiatives' for the telecom industry to accelerate its digital transformation. The Big Initiatives and the resulting solutions represent the company's long-term commitment to building a better connected world through extensive collaboration across the industry.

Read more: Huawei announces five initiatives for digital transformation ahead of Mobile World Congress 2016

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