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Mobile Network Infrastructure delivers end-to-end coverage of the infrastructure with a strong emphasis on access networks and enabling technologies, as well as the data traffic flowing across these networks. Our coverage includes radio access topologies from antennas, base stations, and access points to supporting front-haul, back-haul technologies. We pay special focus to innovative technology deployments for indoor and outdoor networks operating under both licensed and unlicensed spectrums, including MIMO, massive MIMO and beamforming, distributed antenna systems, carrier aggregation, new waveforms, and new modulation schemes.

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Network Technology and Market Tracker

This report highlights the important cellular subscription trends for the worldwide mobile cellular market by technology and region. Regional market forecasting is done for each of the seven major geographical regions. The Network Technology and Market Tracker is typically updated annually and the latest quarterly results are presented. Since this update was made prior to the next annual update, the focus of this iteration is to align the tracker with the key market trends defining mobile operator services. To that end, legacy technologies are included in the other category; GSM, CDMA2000 1X, and HSPA technologies are consolidated into their primary technology categories; and Gigabit LTE subscriptions forecast were added for each region.


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SK Telecom Waves the Flag for Its 5G Trial

3Q 2017

The South Korean government has a lot at stake for the Winter Olympics 2018. Not only is it hoping to host a vibrant and successful Olympic experience, but it also wants to show the world a fully operational 5G network. The Olympics are only 18 months away. During Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai, SK Telecom, with support from Nokia and Samsung, declared it had tested an end-to-end infrastructure trial of a 5G network. There are a number of distinctive features that could pinpoint the underlying technologies and network strategies advanced mobile telcos will deploy for 5G.

Analyst Support

Every client is assigned a key member of our research team, based on their organization’s needs and goals. And, an unlimited number of Analyst Inquiry calls are available to answer your specific questions.

Malik Saadi

VP/Managing Director, Strategic Technologies

Nick Marshall

Research Director

Dimitris Mavrakis

Research Director

Lance Wilson

Research Director

Lian Jye Su

Senior Analyst


5G Acceleration – Reality and Opportunities for Non-Consumer Markets

In this webinar, we’ll provide our view on the evolution of 5G. Will the many impacted industries work together to operationalize the networks? What will this mean for the ecosystem? We’ll look at applications and use cases for vertical market adjacencies.

Key topics include:

  • Assessment of 5G capabilities related to bandwidth, latency and D2D in terms of vertical applications and use cases
  • Evolutionary nature of cellular technologies and mobile ecosystem support for vertical lifecycle management