LTE to reach 1.6 bln connections worldwide by 2017

Wednesday 9 January 2013 | 16:10 CET | News
There will be 1.6 billion LTE connections (excluding M2M) worldwide by 2017, making up 18 percent of the market, but generating over 40 percent of service revenues, according to Strategy Analytics. Explosive growth in the last quarter helped make 2012 the breakthrough year for LTE services as connections in the dominant markets of South Korea, the US and Japan rocketed. There were 88 million connections on LTE networks at the end of 2012, with Strategy Analytics predicting this number will grow to 322 million in 2013.

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