Push for 4G/LTE revs up

Staff writer
4G Insight Asia Edition

Global momentum behind 4G/LTE is set to accelerate with the majority of operators planning to launch LTE services this year or next, according to a recent survey by Informa Telecoms & Media.

Almost 60% of operators said that they will launch 4G services this year or next, while a greater majority – 70.5% -- believes there is a viable business case to launch 4G today.

The survey shows that the main reasons operators are launching LTE is to create new revenue streams (34.7%), to increase capacity to offer mobile broadband services (23.3%), and to build brand value through technology leadership (31.3%).

 

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