This is the November update edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, where among other things is a forecast of 1 billion 5G subscriptions for enhanced mobile broadband by 2023. The evolution to 5G will enable a range of new use cases. One example is the use of augmented reality-assisted maintenance and repair in the manufacturing industry.
Between Q3 2016 and Q3 2017, the total data trafic in mobile networks increased by 65 percent. The number of LTE subscriptions is growing rapidly, and LTE is anticipated to become the dominant mobile access technology by the end of this year. Operators are also increasingly deploying networks that are capable of Gigabit speeds.
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