This updated report, which was researched and published by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) and published on April 20, 2015 confirms the maturity and fast growing ecosystem of LTE user devices. This latest research increased to 2,919 the number of LTE user devices included in our database which have been announced to the market by 297 suppliers. Support for each of the main operating FDD and TDD frequency bands is stated.
LTE1800 (Band 3) is the best supported band and has the largest LTE devices ecosystem.
The number of LTE devices i.e. 2,919 as confirmed in this report is 1,356 higher than GSA reported in March 2014, representing 87% growth. The number of manufacturers participating in this market grew 93% in the same period.
Cat 4 and Cat 6 terminals are identified and quantified, as are terminals that support VoLTE.
The number of terminals that support LTE TDD (TD-LTE) is growing strongly, and gaining share. 1,085 devices in the database i.e. over 37% of all LTE devices compared to 29% in October 2014, support LTE TDD (TD-LTE).
There are 1,589 LTE smartphones, including operator and frequency variants, representing an improved 54.4% share of all device types and is the largest device category. LTE connected tablets and personal hotspots are also fast growing device segments.
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Errors and Omissions Excepted.
Detailed analysis of each of the 2,919 LTE devices in our devices database is supported in the GAMBoD-LTE tool (www.gsacom.com/gambod). GAMBoD is NOT a public resource, and access for use is strictly restricted. For details on how to access GAMBoD see the information provided in this report.
For information on LTE operator commitments, network deployments, launches, trials, regulatory and market developments please refer to GSA’s “Evolution to LTE” report which is available via the link on the home page.
Numerous charts, maps etc. concerning mobile broadband developments including LTE are available at www.gsacom.com/news/statistics.php4
LTE User Devices LinkedIN Group: www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4146472
LTE1800 LinkedIN Group: www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=3129390
LTE TDD LinkedIN Group: www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=3978061
APT700 band LinkedIN Group: www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4759091
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