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Ericsson forecasts faster 5G rollout in updated report

telecom | 06/11/2019 5:20 pm EDT

A new report by Ericsson AB suggests an accelerated timeline for the roll-out of 5G, as it now expects the next generation network to reach 1.9 billion consumers in 2024, a 27 per cent increase on its November forecast. Released on Tuesday, the June 2019 report also now...

By 2024, 1.5 billion people worldwide will have 5G subscriptions: Ericsson

telecom | 11/27/2018 7:47 pm EST

A new report by Ericsson AB projects that by the end of 2024, some 1.5 billion people worldwide will have 5G wireless internet subscriptions and about 40 per cent of the world’s population could have network coverage.   By that year, it will be the "fastest generation ever to be rolled out on a global scale,” Fredrik Jejdling, Ericsson executive vice president, said in the report. The November Ericsson Mobility report, released Tuesday, suggests that same year, 5G will carry 25 per...