LTE – 5G June 2020 Market Snapshot
84 operators have launched one or more 3GPP-compliant retail 5G services; four more scheduled to launch within a week
•There are 797 operators with commercially launched LTE networks (offering broadband fixed wireless access and or mobile services) Within this, GSA has identified:
•405 operators that have launched LTE fixed wireless access services (excludes those offering MiFi/dongle services only).
•731 operators that offer fully mobile LTE services.
•234 operators hold licences to use spectrum for TD-LTE services, 165 of which are known to be actively using the spectrum (either deploying networks or have launched services).
•333 operators have deployed/launched LTE-Advanced or LTE-Advanced Pro technologies in their commercial networks. 204 operators are investing in one or more LTE-Advanced Pro technologies.
•388 operators are investing in 5G networks in the form of tests, trials, pilots, planned and actual deployments.
•>100 operators have announced that they have deployed 3GPP-compliant 5G technology in their networks.
•With multiple announcements of 5G launches in recent weeks, GSA now counts 84 operators in 36* countries/territories that have launched one or more 3GPP-compliant commercial retail 5G services.
•In addition GSA has counted eight soft launches that have not yet become full launches.
LTE 5G June 2020