5G is the next generation of mobile standards being defined by the ITU, but it is not only an evolution, it is a revolution that will change the entire telecom market landscape in order to connect everything to everything. 5G promises to deliver improved end-user experience by offering new applications and services through gigabit speeds, and significantly improved performance and reliability, as it will build on the successes of 2G, 3G and 4G mobile networks, which have transformed societies and supported new services and fresh business models. 5G provides an opportunity for wireless operators to move beyond providing connectivity services, to developing rich solutions and services for consumers and industry across a range of sectors – and at affordable cost.