35% of mobile connections go 4G by 2016

Staff writer
4G Insight Asia Edition

About one-third of handsets in developed telecom markets in Asia–Pacific, and most smartphones in the region, are expected to use 4G connections by the end of 2016, according to Analysys Mason.

Also, 62% of the region’s non-handset mobile broadband connections (USB modems and mid-screen devices) will be 4G by 2016.

According to the report, 3G will account for 90% of connections (mobile handset and mobile broadband) in 2012, but its share will decline after that as it is supplanted by 4G.

 

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