The GSMA’s Chairman, Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete, made a stir this morning as he announced that the GSMA would fundamentally change to become ‘a standards organisation’ in what he hailed as ‘the rebirth of the GSMA’. It won't and it's not, but there are interesting times afoot.
Enterprise services are a focus in both 5G and 6G. However, a major challenge lies in being able to deliver end-to-end quality of service guarantees, particularly where services travel across more than one operator network. Open RAN and open networks should help, but will that even be a 6G phenomenon?