Network Technology Migration

Network Technology Migration

Proof Point

GSMA expects majority of North American and European subscribers using 4G by 2020, with rest of world catching up

Network Technology Migration

2016 and 2020 (percentage of total connections)

Proof Point Findings

  • Global Shift to 4G – GSMA estimates global adoption of 4G technology to significantly increase from 23% of total connections in 2016 to 41% by 2020
  • Faster Adoption in North America and Europe – Forecasts North America and Europe to lead migration with 82% and 61% of connections using 4G technology by 2020, respectively
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include improving accessibility of faster network connectivity, increasing affordability of mobile services, strengthening government support through regulatory legislations, heightening competition, and growing mobile Internet subscriber population





Date Last Updated

May 28, 2017

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