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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 – reveals that a further 16 major markets worldwide will switch on commercial 5G networks this year, following on from the first 5G launches in South Korea and the US in 2018. It is calculated that mobile operators worldwide are currently investing around $160 billion per year (capex) on expanding and upgrading their networks, despite regulatory and competitive pressures.

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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: Mobile operators across Middle East set for global 5G leadership, according to new GSMA study

Dubai: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Arab States1 are set to be global leaders in the deployment of 5G networks, with all six markets expected to launch 5G mobile services in the next two years, according to two new reports released today at Mobile 360 Series – MENA. The reports from GSMA Intelligence – ‘The Mobile Economy: Middle East and … Continue reading “Press Release: Mobile operators across Middle East set for global 5G leadership, according to new GSMA study”

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