The IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting 2018, the 13th in the series, will be held in Valencia, Spain. The symposium is the premier forum for the presentation and exchange of technical advances in the rapidly converging areas of multimedia broadcasting, telecommunications, consumer electronics, and networking technologies.

2018 will be the year of the first normative specifications of the fifth generation of wireless systems 5G, and IEEE BMSB 2018 will have a one-day tutorial on emerging 5G multicast and broadcast technologies and applications.