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Datapoint – Planned Network Sunsets

Datapoint - Planned Network Sunsets

Did you know that 2023 is shaping up to be the year of network sunsets? We’ve already witnessed a total of 12 sunsets from 11 operators, including big names like Telkomsel and Telia-Denmark, and there are another 49 sunsets expected in the coming months.

With continuous usage of 2G networks for IoT, public and emergency services, operators are more likely to sunset their 3G services. But how many operators are planning to phased out their old-generation networks in the near future? Will the customers be impacted by this?

Listen on to the datapoint from Yashika Shankar, Research Analyst to hear how many operators are planning to sunset 2G and 3G services before 2030.

You can learn more about network sunsets through our Spectrum Navigator tool here.

5G Summit: Emerging Use-Cases for Africa – full recording from MWC23 Kigali

Commercial 5G services have now expanded to every corner of the globe, transforming it into a truly global technology. As of September 2023, a total of 297 operators across 100 … Continue reading “5G Summit: Emerging Use-Cases for Africa – full recording from MWC23 Kigali”

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Data Point – Huawei MBBF – 5.5G and Sustainability

GSMA Intelligence recently attended Huawei’s annual Mobile Broadband Forum, which took place October 10-11 in Dubai. In this edition of our DataPoint, the first of two covering our takeaways from … Continue reading “Data Point – Huawei MBBF – 5.5G and Sustainability”

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Data Point – Green is Good for Business: Making the P&L Case

The financial case for going green in telecoms is about lower costs and higher revenues.

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