Why join us at Network X

Discover, learn and create future solutions for the telecoms industry

Join us at Network X 2024 in Paris for a deep dive into cutting-edge network infrastructure innovations and monetisation strategies within telco, taking place across three days from 8-10 October.

Following the successful merging of the world-renowned Broadband World Forum and 5G World events in 2022, Network X is the only event that brings together the fixed and mobile markets together, for a comprehensive and collaborative exploration into current and future opportunities for telcos and their suppliers.


Powered by Informa Tech’s market-leading research and media brands Light Reading, Omdia and Telecoms.com, Network X will deliver in-depth explorations into:

  • Fibre monetisation
  • Wi-Fi and smart home services
  • Open RAN
  • 5G standalone
  • AI and automation technologies
  • Network cloud strategies and more. 

Featuring expert speakers and exhibitors from across the world and the digital ecosystem, you will have the chance to hear from and connect with global leaders from telco and tech giants, start-ups, non-profits, standard bodies and innovators. 

Join us at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles this October to discover the latest insights and growth strategies according to global telecoms experts, including the newly launched Connect France stage which will be delivered in both French and English and dedicated to the French telecoms ecosystem. 

We look forward to welcoming you to Network X, where you can connect with the global community to share best practices, shape your strategy, and discover the most suitable products for your network or service. 

Themes at Network X 2023

Fixed Networks at Broadband World Forum

Network X will be exploring current growth drivers for Fixed Networks, including next-gen PON upgrades, FTTH rollout, green networks, and in-home Wi-Fi. 

According to Omdia, next-gen-capable PON port equipment revenue is forecast to represent 87% of total PON port equipment revenue by 2027. With such heavy investment into PON, learn from industry experts and discuss with your peers the implications of costs versus the opportunity of upgraded PON strategy and how to further monetise the infrastructure investments. 

    Explore Fixed Network themes

    Mobile Networks at 5G World

    So that you can successfully build your strategy, our expert speakers will be uncovering new paths to success in the mobile ecosystem, sharing the latest developments in 5G RAN, 5G enterprise and 5G standalone. 

    Omdia estimates that the 5G RAN market size in 1Q23 was $7.0bn, up 3.9% YoY – further data demonstrates that 5G is the only growing segment of the RAN market. At Network X 2023, we will be investigating strategies to reduce system integration complexity in open RAN, monetisation opportunities with RIC (RAN Intelligent Controller) enterprise deployments and more. 

      Explore Mobile Network themes

      Telco Cloud

      Discover the latest network infrastructure technologies and approaches that could help you to achieve the telco to techco transformation, including partnerships with hyperscalers, the adoption of AI and Automation, investment in the network cloud and more. 

      Omdia expects cloud infrastructure management to be the fastest-growing segment of the telco network cloud market taking revenue from $1.0bn in 2022 to $1.7bn in 2027. Attend Network X to find out about new services that can be launched as a result of Telco innovation, as well as how to maintain network complexity and security within a Multi-Cloud environment.  

        Explore Telco Cloud themes

        "I am very happy to be part of the Network X conference – 3 great topics concentrated into 3 days of sharing almost 3 years of technological innovations. What else then Broadband, 5G and Telco cloud is driving changes in the digital society? These are exactly the areas I see as the key in our commercial proposition."
        Director, Product & Innovation, O2 Czech Republic
        “Network X is now taking over BBWF, its enlarged scope shows an promising dynamic making us confident to reach and even overcome the quality and density of discussions we already had within BBWF."
        VP Wireline Networks & Infrastructure, Orange
        "I am super excited to join Network X – a whole conference dedicated to the holy grail of Telco in the 21st century: Convergence."
        Senior Technical Product Manager Connectivity & ML, Deutsche Telekom
        "With changing times it is inevitable to keep up to date with the technological advancements. Events like 5G World are playing their part in ensuring technologist around the world are brought under one umbrella for interactive sessions and networking."
        Head of Network Virtualization, Telenor Pakistan
        "I can recommend BBWF to all companies active in the broadband sector. It is a place where you meet the experts on different topics, do business with potential customers or if you want to hear all about the future trends, it’s all combined under one roof at BBWF”
        Co-Founder and MD, Fiber Carrier Association

        Telco content at your fingertips

        In the run-up to Network X, get inspired by insightful content from Informa Tech’s team of industry experts at Omdia, Light Reading and Telecoms.com, plus guest contributors from across the global telecoms sector.

        Pre-register for 2024

        Secure your pass for Network X and join the entire Telco ecosystem in Paris this October, from operators to hyperscalers and leading suppliers.

        View the 2023 agenda

        The Network X agenda covers every aspect of our industry, but delivered by leading innovators in each sector, whether fixed, mobile or telco innovation.