The networking of markets, industries, industries and society will increase even more in the coming years. If the focus is on networking people today, it will be about networking devices in the near future. Machine-to-machine communication (M2M) or the Internet of Things (IoT) describe the networking of machines and devices such as B. Household appliances, production machines. The need for stable and fast networks like 5G is becoming more important than ever. The short latency of 5G technology also comes into play here. But the software of telecommunications companies must also be geared towards this transformation.