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Data: 5G to surpass 4G LTE

5G isn’t just the fastest-growing generation of wireless cellular technology, it’s on course to become the most widely-adopted, exceeding 4G LTE by over 2.5 billion connections in 2028, according to trade body 5G Americas, and data from Omdia. The last six months has seen the addition of 331 million new 5G connections, pushing the global […]

September 29, 2023

Study: 5G adoption continues apace

In the first quarter of 2023, 5G adoption continued to set a torrid pace, putting the fifth generation of wireless cellular technology on track to add nearly a billion new connections each year. Data from Omdia and industry trade body 5G Americas indicates strong penetration in the North American market, even as new 5G network […]

June 29, 2023

Data: 5G connections up 76% YoY

After adding nearly half a billion connections in 2022, healthy 5G uptake continues into 2023, with momentum in enterprise subscriptions and industrial deployments, according to data from analyst firm Omdia and trade body 5G Americas. Global 5G wireless connections increased by 76 per cent from the end of 2021 to the end of 2022, reaching […]

April 4, 2023

Study: Mid-band spectrum essential for 5G capacity and coverage

As the key ingredient for wireless technology, radio frequency spectrum is an important resource, according to trade body 5G Americas. One of the most useful spectrum bands for 5G is mid-band, which ranges between 1 GHz and 6 GHz, and offers a balance of speed, capacity, coverage, and penetration for cellular wireless networks. A study […]

March 24, 2023By Colin Mann

Data: 5G at 1.1bn connections

5G cellular technology continues its dominating advance, as global 5G wireless connections look to surpass 1.1 billion by the end of 2022. According to 5G Americas, the voice for 5G and LTE in the Americas, connections to 5G networks have on average doubled every year since its commercial inception in late 2018, reaching 922 million […]

December 16, 2022By Colin Mann

Study: 5G-Advanced to boost wireless networks

Trade body 5G Americas has published a study, Becoming 5G-Advanced: the 3GPP 2025 Roadmap, which explores major enhancements in Artificial Intelligence, extended reality and beyond in 3GPP Release 18. “The work done by 3GPP in Release 17 improved 5G New Radio (NR) by adding support for new services, reduced-capability user equipment, non-terrestrial networks, frequency bands […]

December 8, 2022By Colin Mann

Study: 5G brings enhanced connectivity to XR

Extended Reality (XR), an umbrella term for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR), will be the next-generation computing platform which aims to create virtual experiences indistinguishable from reality, according to a study, Extended Reality and 3GPP Evolution, from trade body 5G Americas. “XR will greatly influence the way people play, work, […]

November 18, 2022

Data: 5G connections doubling every year

The global uptake of wireless 5G networks is now doubling every year to reach 813 million connections by the end of the second quarter of 2022, according to data from research firm Omdia and trade organisation 5G Americas. 5G connections will reach 1.1 billion by the end of 2022. “The progress of 5G continues throughout […]

September 22, 2022

Forecast: 1.3bn 5G connections by YE22

After three full years of growth, global wireless 5G adoption has reached the rapid acceleration phase, having exceeded a half-billion connections by the end of 2021 and forecast to reach 1.3 billion by the end of this year according to data from Omdia, reports 5G Americas, the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G […]

March 24, 2022

Report: 2021 strongest year ever for marketing budgets

WARC has released an annual review of its Global Marketing Index (GMI) over the 12 months of 2021. WARC’s GMI provides a monthly indicator of the state of the global marketing industry, by tracking and analysing current conditions among 1000+ marketers, including marketing budgets, trading conditions and staffing levels. Highlighting a remarkable year of recovery […]

February 1, 2022