LTE investments to provide boost to European economy - GSMA

Monday 7 December 2015 | 11:16 CET | News
The mobile industry's contribution to Europe's economy is set to increase over the next five years on the back of increasing mobile operator investment in 4G networks and services, according to a new study by the GSMA. Researchers forecast that the industry's contribution to European GDP will increase from EUR 500 billion in 2014 to EUR 600 billion by 2020. Ongoing mobile operator investments in 4G network quality and coverage across Europe will see 4G account for 60 percent of the continent's mobile connections by 2020, according to the report, up from 20 percent today. It is forecast that

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