422 commercially launched LTE networks in 143 countries Over 30% of LTE operators are investing in LTE-Advanced: 88 operators commercially launched LTE-Advanced in 45 countries 1800 MHz is the main band for LTE deployments: LTE1800 is used in over 44% of networks 59 LTE TDD (TD-LTE) commercially launched networks in 35 countries 103 operators investing in VoLTE: 25 operators launched VoLTE-HD voice 3,253 LTE user devices announced = over 72% YoY growth Continuing investment in 3G/HSPA networks supporting c. 2 billion users (c) GSA, Global mobile Suppliers Association
Charts showing growth and regional share of LTE subscriptions up to 31 March 2015. Q1 2015 total LTE subscriptions worldwide = 637 million These charts are copyright of GSA - Global mobile Suppliers Association Data to create these charts was supplied by Ovum to GSA by agreement on June 4, 2015. Analysis is by GSA These charts may also be downloaded as individual JPEG or PDF files, together with other charts and maps.
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…
Global LTE Network Deployments – 393 Commercially Launched in 138 Countries
MAP confirming the global scale of current LTE operator commitments, network deployments, commercial network launches, trials, and forecast for end 2015 Source of data: GSA Evolution to LTE report dated April 9, 2015 This map is free to use subject to accrediting GSA and website www.gsacom.com as the source Copyright (c) - GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) This map may also be downloaded as a JPEG or PDF file.
Spectrum Bands Used in 393 Commercially Launched LTE Networks
Chart produced by GSA confirming the main spectrum bands which are currently used in 393 commercially launched LTE networks worldwide. Source of data: GSA Evolution to LTE report published April 9, 2015 1800 MHz (b3) is the most widely used contiguous band in 4G/LTE commercially launched systems deployments worldwide. The second most popular contiguous band is 2.6 GHz (b7), followed by 800 MHz (b20) then AWS (b4) Band 40 is the most commonly used spectrum for TDD deployments Copyright (c) GSA - Global mobile Suppliers Association