While the final release of products and papers from the Planck mission is forthcoming, new much more ambitious projects dedicated to the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) are in preparation for the next decade and beyond. We review the Planck products, in form of source catalogs and maps, briefly discussing the methods to produce them and extracting the various types of astrophysical and cosmological signals, presenting their main implications. The limits on primordial B-modes associated to stochastic field of gravitational waves expected in inflationary scenarios and the perspectives open by the investigations of expected tiny spectral distortions are discussed. Finally, the studies carried out in the last decade towards future CMB space missions are described.
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