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BuddeComm Intelligence Report - Spotlight on LTE and VoLTE - Trends and Stats


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BuddeComm Intelligence Report - Spotlight on LTE and VoLTE - Trends and Stats

There is no doubt that LTE is going to take a prime position in broadband developments. With competitively priced services, a growing uptake in smartphones and an increasing range of very innovative apps - this market is set to continue to boom. Japan, South Korea, USA and Scandinavia are just some of the leading markets in terms of LTE.

The USA and South Korea were also the first to lead the way with VoLTE development and a number of countries and operators have now shown an interest. While VoLTE services certainly offer opportunities; Over-The-Top (OTT) mobile VoIP services will attract the largest revenue market shares for the near future.

During 2014 through to 2016 the interest in theVoLTE sector is expected to accelerate as LTE networks become more mass market. Cellular operators in the US have gone to great lengths to expand LTE availability across the country. As a result, the US will become a key market for VoLTE services in coming years, with operators and consumers alike benefiting from the scale of LTE and LTE-A network footprints. In South Korea in 2013; KT reported that it was making significant progress in expanding the coverage of its LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network.

This BuddeComm Intelligence report examines the development of the global LTE market as well as the emerging VoLTE market including brief unique insights into developments from selected countries from around the world, including: USA, South Korea, China, India, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Germany, Canada, Tanzania, Columbia, Australia, Czech Republic and Slovenia.


1. Synopsis
2. Global LTE overview
2.1 Will LTE steal the broadband revolution?
2.2 Global LTE Subscriptions and deployments
2.3 Regional market share
3. Global VoLTE overview
3.1 Mobile VoIP more popular than VoLTE
4. First leading markets: USA and South Korea
4.1 VoLTE in South Korea
4.1.1 LTE-Advanced (LTE-A)
4.2 VoLTE in the USA
5. Further country case studies
5.1 VoLTE in China
5.2 VoLTE in India
5.3 VoLTE in Japan
5.4 VoLTE in Taiwan
5.5 VoLTE in Hong Kong
5.6 VoLTE in Russia
5.7 VoLTE in Singapore
5.8 VoLTE in Spain
5.9 VoLTE in Germany
5.10 VoLTE in Canada
5.11 VoLTE in Tanzania
5.12 VoLTE in Columbia
5.13 VoLTE in Australia
5.14 VoLTE in the Czech Republic
5.15 VoLTE in Slovenia
6. Related reports
Table 1 Global LTE subscriptions 2011 - 2018
Table 2 Global LTE growth 2010 - 2014
Table 3 Regional market share of LTE subscriptions 2012; 2013
Exhibit 1 LTE definition
Exhibit 2 VoLTE - data first voice second

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