5G Market Snapshot – June 2020
Updated 5G Network Status
A full list of all 5G networks is in Annex 1 of the Member and Associate version of this report.
5G Market Snapshot June report covers Eighty-one Commercial 5G Networks in forty-two countries.
By the end of May 2020 386 operators in 97 countries/territories had announced they were investing in 5G.
A total of 81 operators in 42 countries/territories had launched one or more 3GPP-compliant 5G services.
73 operators in 38 countries/territories had launched 3GPP-compliant 5G mobile services (67 full launches, 6 limited availability launches).
39 operators in 24 countries/territories had launched 3GPP-compliant 5G FWA or home broadband services (33 full launches, 6 limited availability launches).
5G spectrum usage currently focused on a few key bands
The overlapping 5G Bands n77 and n78 are most used with 173 operators investing.
By end May 2020 GSA had identified 173 operators investing in the C-Band (specifically the overlapping bands n77 and n78). 83 of those operators are identified as deploying networks in band n77 or n78.
123 operators have been identified as investing at 24.25-29.5 GHz (Bands n257, n258 or n261)