LTE to be leading mobile systems tech by 2020 with 44.5% share
LTE (including LTE-Advanced and LTE-Advanced Pro) is forecast to be the leading mobile systems technology by 2020 with 44.5% (3.8 billion) share of total global mobile subscriptions.
Already more users connect to 4G/LTE subscriptions than any other technology. For example, in Q4 2015 LTE subscriptions increased by 155.9 million, which was 75% higher than 3G/WCDMA-HSPA subscriptions growth of 89.2 million. GSM subscriptions fell by over 141 million in the same period.
The worldwide total number of LTE subscriptions is forecast to pass 3G/WCDMA-HSPA subscriptions during 2020.
Subscriptions data courtesy of Ovum. Analysis by GSA
GSA has identified launched LTE/5G FWA broadband services from 477 operators in 175 countries and territories worldwide. The number of operators delivering #FWA services using #LTE or #5G varies widely by region, with Europe the dominant region. Report -> https://bit.ly/46ySW2E
GSA reports shifts in the top-five sectors for #privatemobile networks, as education, mining and power utilities all record growth in customer references. Full database of organisations deploying Private Mobile available to GSA members. FREE SUMMARY HERE: https://bit.ly/3uFPLZI
FWA download speeds are getting faster: the average of the marketed peak download speeds was 180.5 Mbps in our November data, up from 173.3 Mbps in May. More on #FWA speeds here -> https://bit.ly/46ySW2E
NEW REPORT: So far in 2023, there are 1,279 organizations with #privatemobilenetworks switched on, up from 1,081 in 2022, according to latest GSA market data. See our free executive summary here -> https://bit.ly/3uFPLZI (Full report available to GSA Members & Associates)
GSA Research-Report Calendar 2023 The GSA Research Team carries out extensive industry research into the development and deployment of 3GPP technology and the progress of the global ecosystem of devices, networks, chipsets and spectrum. Industry data is uploaded to the GAMBoD databases on a monthly basis and reports are published on a regular timeline as shown in the Research and Report Calendar. Summary reports are free to download by all registered website users and Member reports with more data and GAMBoD facts and figures can be downloaded by GSA Member companies and Associates who subscribe…