Archived report. LTE has become the fastest-developing mobile system technology and many countries around the world are either trialling or deploying 4G LTE networks. At the start of the year it was expected there would be over 200 LTE networks in commercial operation worldwide by the end of 2013. This forecast is well on track with 222 commercial networks already in operation as of October 2013. Spending on LTE infrastructure spending may diminish temporarily towards the end of 2014 as many operators finish up their initial LTE deployments.
This BuddeComm Intelligence report provides information and statistics on 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.
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. Japan, South Korea, USA and Scandinavia are just some of the leading markets in terms of LTE. Voice-Over LTE (VoLTE) is an emerging service on LTE networks, particularly in the USA and South Korea.
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.
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Last updated 5 Dec 2013
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