Global MBB Forum 2021

5Grows Together

OCT 13 - 14 , 2021

Dubai, UAE


The 12th Global Mobile Broadband Forum hosted by Huawei with our industry partners GSMA, GTI, and SAMENA Council, will be held on October 13 and 14, 2021 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

The 2021 forum offers an opportunity for the mobile and adjacent vertical ecosystems to reconnect, rebuild, and reimagine a fully connected, intelligent world. With the strongest speaker line-up and innovative product launches, the mobile ecosystems are back together to explore how mobile broadband technology is shaping the future and continuing to transform people's lives and industries.

Topics currently under discussion with global partners range from maximizing the potential of 5G, including industry use cases and applications, to advancing the mobile future. This year's forum will be a hybrid physical and virtual event, heralding a new era of connectivity and collaboration for the mobile ecosystem.

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Why Attend

5G Innovates for Good, and Grows Together!

MBBF 2021

Join Us on Our Dubai 5G Journey

  • Inspiration: Get Invaluable Insights from 5G Pioneers, Today and Tomorrow

  • Vision: Announce the Latest Megatrends of Mobile Industry and 5G

  • Innovation: Find Out All-New Wireless Products and Solutions of the Year

  • Showcase: Come and See Who's Taken the Lead Towards a Successful 5G Rollout

  • Multi-Win: Get in the Action with Innovative 5G toC, toB, and toH Applications

  • Trendsetting: Monetize Your Business Through Optimal 5G Spectrum, Green 5G, 5G Autonomous Network, FWA, Microwave, Sub-3GHz Evolution and More

  • Immersion: Join In the Forum Onsite + Online with Multi-Lingual Livestreams

  • Engagement: Dialogue with Industry Insiders, Partners, and CXOs


Ken Hu

Rotating Chairman, Huawei

Ryan Ding

Executive Director, President of the Carrier BG, Huawei

David Wang

Executive Director, President of ICT Products & Solutions, Huawei

Yang Chaobin

President of Wireless Solution, Huawei

Bocar A. BA.


Mats Granryd

Director General, GSMA

Exhibition Highlights

Four Exhibitions to Showcase Innovative Wireless Technologies and Best Practices


Multi-antenna 5G for all scenarios

5Go Smart

Smart 5G for efficient O&M


Green 5G for low carbon

5G Business Success

Vibrant 5G ecosystem & Innovative 5G applications

Wireless Industry Talks

Sub-3GHz Evolution Roundtable

Redefining Sub-3GHz for New Value


The commercial rollout of 5G is picking up speed around the world, taking the entire mobile industry with it and leading services, devices, and more importantly, spectrum towards 5G. Sub-3 GHz — an important band in 2G, 3G, and 4G, has become the focus of the industry looking to maximize spectral efficiency and deliver premium experience while also ensuring the evolution to 5G. The Sub-3GHz Evolution Roundtable will bring together leading operators and partners in the telecom industry to discuss the coordinated development of mobile networks and sub-3 GHz evolution to 5G and to explore the new opportunities brought by 5G.

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4th Wireless Autonomous Network Industry Forum

5Go Smart


5G is developing rapidly with diverse applications across various industries. This highlights the necessity of network automation and intelligence for full toC, toH, and toB success. The 4th Wireless Autonomous Network Industry Forum will serve as a platform for you to learn about the latest progress in the standardization and industry development, experience and industry requirement analysis from industry leaders, major operators, and experts, and the latest features of Huawei's Wireless Autonomous Network solutions.

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Microwave Industry Roundtable

Microwave Industry Trends & 5G Backhaul KPIs


Microwave has shown excellent roles in 5G backhaul to accelerate the deployment of 5G with its advantages in high bandwidth, low latency, quick deployment, and low costs. The first and second Microwave Industry Roundtables were held during the 2019 and 2020 Global MBB Forum and were a great success. This year, together with the most knowledgeable and influential industry experts, we will continue to discuss the trends for microwave development, new 5G backhaul KPIs, and microwave spectrum policies. We look forward to your participation in the 3rd 5G Microwave Industry Roundtable.

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5G FWA Industry Forum

5G FWA Makes Business Success


5G fixed wireless access (FWA) is developing rapidly, becoming a mainstream service on 5G networks. At the 5G FWA Industry Forum, you will get to experience success stories from operators in 5G FWA development and learn about the trends for 5G FWA and CPE chip/device industry development.

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2nd GTI 2.3GHz Spectrum Roundtable

Driving the Growth of 2.3 GHz Industry


As operators are deploying commercial 5G networks at a large scale, TDD spectrum helps them fulfill network requirements for capacity while improving user experience. Being the core mid-band spectrum of TDD and one of the most widely adopted TDD bands in 4G, the 2.3 GHz band becomes a crucial resource for 5G. Global TDD Initiative (GTI) is hosting the Global 2.3GHz Spectrum Roundtable to promote discussion between industry organizations, regulatory agencies, operators, and terminal vendors and drive the growth of the TDD 2.3 GHz industry.

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5G Smart Healthcare Integrator Roundtable (Invitation Only)

Cooperation with Smart Healthcare Integrator


This roundtable will focus on how to accelerate the construction of 5G healthcare network infrastructure, expand the applications of 5G technology in smart healthcare, and develop new converged smart healthcare services with 5G. Let's transform the healthcare industry with digital, connected, and intelligent technologies.

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