Evolution from LTE to 5G

Release date:2017-4-24 Source: GSA

774 operators investing in LTE in 202 countries

591 commercially launched LTE or LTE-Advanced networks in 189 countries, including 97 LTE-TDD (TD-LTE) launched in 56 countries

106 commercial VoLTE networks in 55 countries, and 167 operators investing in VoLTE in 74 countries

195 launched networks are LTE-Advanced or LTE-Advanced Pro, in 95 countries

GSA forecasts c. 646 commercially launched LTE networks by end-2017

4 NB-IoT and 2 LTE-M networks are commercially launched, with 40 NB-IoT and 12 LTE-M networks planned or being trialled

At least 18 operators have now made public commitments to deployment of pre-standards ‘5G’ networks in 13 countries.

Zmtel LTE 5G