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5G Monetisation

5G Monetisation

QoS and customised products creating new market opportunities

5G is not a trend evolution of 4G, but is a technological breakthrough: beyond the improvement of performance as such, the 5G will allow the development of customized offers through network slicing. But 5G is also the opening of the network to third parties, and therefore a question about the new business models.

This report addresses the following questions:

What lessons can be learned from the transition to 4G?
What lessons can be learned from pioneer 5G launches?
How much revenue can 5G generate, compared to 4G?
What are the new 5G use cases?
With what business models?
In which sectors?
Where are the 5G market opportunities?
What are the main 5G growth paths for telcos?


Executive Summary
1. Lessons learned from 4G
2. 5G’s game-changing technical features
3. 5G pricing strategies
4. 5G monetisation scenarios
4.1. in the B2C market
4.2. in the B2B market
4.3. in the B2B2x market
5. Market opportunities
5.1. By type of application
5.2. By type of company
6. Market forecasts
List of tables and figures
1. Lessons learned from 4G
Mobile retail ARPU, 2011-2016
Operators’ data allowances
Launch of unlimited plans
Range segmentation by volume and bitrate
2. 5G’s game-changing technical features
5G Features
5G Scenarios
3. 5G pricing strategies
5G monetisation compared to la 4G
Elisa’s 4G/5G product line
Option 5G de Swisscom’s 5G option
Swisscom’s 4G/5G product line
Sprint’s product line
TIM’s product line
Korea Telecom’s product line
SKT’s product line
SKT’s VOD and music services
KT’s eSports Live
Device subsidies in South Korea
5. Market opportunities
Examples of 5G applications by sector
5G Applications Market Potential & Readiness Matrix
B2C value chain
B2B2x value chain
Industry 4.0 value chain
5G market opportunities for operators
5G SIM cards market growth

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