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Forecast: FWA equipment spend to surge

According to a report by Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the telecommunications, security, networks and data centre industries, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) has surged in recent years to support both residential and enterprise connectivity due to its ease of deployment along with the more widespread availability of 4G LTE and 5G Sub-6GHz […]

January 17, 2024

Report: 5G growth continues

Despite geopolitical challenges and macroeconomic slowdown in some markets, communications service providers worldwide are continuing to invest in 5G, according to the June 2023 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report. Following the launch of 5G services in October 2022, the major 5G Indian market is witnessing huge network deployments under its Digital India initiative. 5G […]

June 21, 2023

Research: US consumers value connectivity

According to The Changing Divide report 2023 from Amdocs, conducted by Dynata, the majority of American consumers now have dependable Internet access. However, as homes become more interconnected, fresh obstacles are emerging that jeopardise the progress made and may deepen the digital divide. “We’ve long recognised that a lack of connectivity is a significant problem, […]

March 21, 2023

Report: 5G uptake drives revenue growth

Findings from the Ericsson Mobility Report provide encouraging evidence for communication service providers (CSPs) worldwide by identifying a correlation between 5G uptake and revenue growth. Flattening revenues have been a challenge for service providers in all parts of the world, often impacting network investment decisions as part of their business growth strategies, known as ‘monetisation’ […]

February 7, 2023

Report: US FWA up 70% during 2022

Based on insights from more than two million T‑Mobile broadband customers, US telco T-Mobile’s 2022 State of Fixed Wireless report suggests that over the last couple of years, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) has massively disrupted the traditional Internet industry. In the third quarter of 2022, T-Mobile welcomed its two millionth Internet customer, doubling its total […]

December 8, 2022By Colin Mann

Forecast: 5G subs at 5bn by 2028

Global 5G subscriptions remain on track to top one billion by the end of this year, and five billion by the end of 2028, despite current and developing economic challenges in many parts of the world, according to the November 2022 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report. Global fixed wireless access (FWA) connections are forecast […]

November 30, 2022

Forecast: 5G to top 1bn subs in 2022

North America is forecast to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years with nine-of-every-ten subscriptions in the region expected to be 5G in 2027, according to forecasts contained in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, which also predicts that current global 5G subscriptions will pass the one billion […]

June 21, 2022

Execs: FWA key for Europe’s high-speed Internet

According to panellists at an online event, ‘Releasing the Potential of Fixed Wireless Access in Europe – Challenges, Opportunities and Funding Mechanisms’, the superfast speeds and low latency now offered by 5G, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) becomes key in the technology mix to provide a solution and to provide high-speed Internet, especially where fibre roll-out […]

May 20, 2022By Colin Mann

Report: Mobile data traffic up 300-fold over 10 years

Ericsson global insights reveal an almost 300-fold increase in mobile data traffic since 2011 – the year in which the Ericsson Mobility Report was first published. The findings, based on current and historical network data, are included in the special ten-year edition of the report, which looks back at some of the key trends and […]

November 30, 2021

5G Omni Outdoor CPE from Technicolor

Suggesting the solution is ideal for densely populated urban and suburban markets underserved by wired broadband access infrastructure, comms and media technologist Technicolor Connected Home has unveiled 5G Omni Outdoor CPE, a 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Consumer Premises Equipment (CPE). Noting that as 5G spectrum auctions continue to take place in many countries, 5G […]

June 29, 2021