There is no doubt that LTE is going to take a prime position in broadband developments. With competitively priced services, innovative smartphones and an increasing range of very innovative apps this market is set to continue to boom. LTE has become the fastest-developing mobile system technology and many countries around the world are either trialling or deploying 4G LTE networks. By the end of 2013 there will be over a couple of hundred in commercial operation worldwide and well over 600 devices which support LTE.
This report provides a summary of the overall global LTE market and includes valuable insights into the countries which are leading in terms of LTE development, written by BuddeComm’s Senior Analysts.
By the end of 2012 there were a further 97 commercial LTE networks deployed around the world, bringing the total to 144 and by the end of 2013 there will be over 230. Japan, South Korea, USA and Scandinavia are some of the leading markets in terms of LTE.
Companies mentioned in this report:
AT&T Mobility; Clearwire; Ericsson; Huawei; KDDI; Metro PCS; Nokia Siemens Network; NTT DoCoMo; Softbank; Sprint; T-Mobile; TDC; T-Mobile; Telenor; TeliaSonera; US Cellular; Verizon; ZTE.