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Press Release: Two-thirds of mobile connections running 4G/5G networks 2025, finds new GSMA study

GSMA Intelligence Mobile Economy 2018

Barcelona: Two-thirds of the world’s mobile connections will be running on 4G and 5G networks by 2025, according to the new 2018 edition of the GSMA’s ‘Mobile Economy’ report, published today at Mobile World Congress. It is forecast that 4G will account for 53 per cent of global mobile connections by 2025 (up from 29 per cent in 2017), while 5G networks will grow to account for a further 14 per cent, following the launch of the first commercial 5G networks this year. The report also measures the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) over this period and the mobile industry’s increasing role in contributing to economic growth and social development.

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CNBC: 5G is barely here and some people, not just President Trump, are talking about 6G

President Trump sent a series of tweets last month mentioning 6G, a technology that doesn’t exist yet. But some industry experts at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona last week have started researching 6G. “There will be a 6G,” Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri told CNBC. Full Article

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TheStreet.com: Qualcomm, Sprint and Others Tee Up Their 5G Plans

More details about what companies are planning for 5G — the next-generation cellular technology that promises significantly faster data transfer speeds — are falling into place. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Qualcomm (QCOM – Get Report) debuted 5G networking chips for a range of products, including personal computers. Last week, the chipmaker also announced a 5G modem for phones and … Continue reading “TheStreet.com: Qualcomm, Sprint and Others Tee Up Their 5G Plans”

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Press Release: New GSMA study – 5G to account for 15% of global mobile industry by 2025 as 5G network launches accelerate

Barcelona: 5G is on track to account for 15 per cent of global mobile connections by 2025, as the number of 5G network launches and compatible devices ramps up this year, according to a new GSMA report. The 2019 global edition of the GSMA’s flagship Mobile Economy report series – published today at MWC Barcelona 2019 … Continue reading “Press Release: New GSMA study – 5G to account for 15% of global mobile industry by 2025 as 5G network launches accelerate”

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