GSA monitors and researches worldwide mobile broadband developments and publishes facts, statistics and trends. There are 675 LTE/LTE-Advanced commercial networks (GSA: NTS Database May 2018). There were 2.80 billion LTE subscriptions globally by the end of Q4 2017 (Ovum WCIS provided to GSA on 21 March 2018). LTE accounts for 35.7% of mobile subscriptions globally.
There are 11,489 LTE user devices including frequency and operator variants from 637 suppliers verified in GSA’s GAMBoD database – an 8% increase since the last report in February 2018. The number of devices continues to grow steadily.
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