SNAPSHOT: LTE-Advanced, LTE-Advanced Pro global status – commitments, launches, devices ecosystem
192 operators (37% of LTE operators = more than 1 in 3) are investing in LTE-Advanced or LTE-Advanced Pro technologies in 84 countries.
147 operators (28% of LTE operators) have commercially launched LTE-Advanced or LTE-Advanced Pro networks in 69 countries.
Deployment of LTE-Advanced systems for UE Category 6 user devices (151 – 300 Mbps downlink) is a major trend.
Category 9 user devices (301 – 450 Mbps downlink), Category 11 and Category 12 user devices (451 up to 600 Mbps DL and 100 Mbps UL) are also announced in the market.
This report lists all LTE-Advanced and LTE-Advanced Pro investments (deployments, launches, frequencies, trials, studies) together with the status of the supporting devices ecosystem and is an extract from the Evolution to LTE report published on July 28, 2016.
Complete details per operator are available in the Evolution to LTE report
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