• European 5G Observatory
    The European 5G Observatory monitors market developments and preparatory actions taken by industry stakeholders and Member States in the context of 5G roll-out in Europe and beyond. The Observatory enables the Commission to assess the progress of Europe's 5G Action Plan, and take action to fully implement it.
  • 5G for Europe Action Plan
    The 5G Action Plan is a strategic initiative which concerns all stakeholders, private and public, small and large, in all Member States, to meet the challenge of making 5G a reality for all citizens and businesses by the end of this decade.
  • Towards 5G
    The "fifth generation" of telecommunication systems, or 5G, will be one of the most critical building blocks of our digital economy and society in the next decade. Europe has taken significant steps to lead global developments towards this strategic technology.
  • 5G Research & Standards
    Research and Innovation towards the development of 5G Communication Networks has been subject of significant support and political commitment from Europe, especially under the Horizon 2020 programme. The European Commission has notably run in cooperation with industry the 5G Public Private Partnership as a research and innovation vehicle to structure and steer European research in this domain and prepare the ground for the 5G deployment agenda in line with the 5G Action Plan for Europe.
  • International Cooperation on 5G
    The fifth generation of communications infrastructures (5G) is expected to support the digitisation of the economic and social activities worldwide. The European Commission strongly supports international cooperation towards global interoperability, namely through common standardisation and spectrum harmonisation.