Posts tagged 5G
5G Will Not Be ‘The Network of Networks’ for Enterprise Verticals, ABI Research Says

5G is being positioned as a “network of networks” that will encompass public and private components, licensed and unlicensed spectrum, and even expand beyond cellular, to satellite communications. But in reality, 5G will only be one component of the enterprise vertical technology stack, ABI Research noted in its new white paper, The Five Myths of 5G.

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The Future of 5G Lies in the Enterprise, Not the Consumer Market, ABI Research Says

The future of 5G lies in the enterprise, states global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research. In its new whitepaper, “The Five Myths of 5G”, ABI Research finds that use cases across different vertical markets, such as industrial automation, cloud gaming, private Long-Term Evolution (LTE), and smart transport systems, will become pervasive, and will unlock new opportunities for Mobile Service Providers (MSPs) along the way.

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5G-powered, Wide-scale Implementation of Fiber to Boost Demand for Fiber Optic Test Equipment Finds Frost & Sullivan

With telecommunication service providers and cable television multiple system operators (MSO) continuing their fiber build-outs, the market for fiber optic test equipment (FOTE) is expected to grow from $781.3 million in 2018 to $1.31 billion in 2025. The lack of fiber expertise among access network technicians and the sheer volume of fiber deployments required in a short time will enable innovative FOTE manufacturers to differentiate themselves in the market.

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Rising Need for Zero-Latency Transfer Opens Up Opportunities for Edge Computing: Frost & Sullivan

The continuous rise in the number of connected and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, connected and autonomous cars, content streaming, and multiplayer games will accelerate the edge computing market at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 36.3 percent from 2017 to 2022, Frost & Sullivan says.

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Vitria's Chris Menier Explores How Arrival of 5G Turns Wireless Network Service Providers into Indispensable Players in the IoT Market

The arrival in 2019 of 5G wireless wide-area networking technology promises to leave an indelible mark on any industry that stands to gain from the rapid evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT), and will place network service providers in an ideal position to serve this market.

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5G as a ‘Silver Bullet’ for Smartphones will Necessitate Refreshed Vendor Strategies to Arrest Declining Market Growth, ABI Research Says

Despite the smartphone market’s slowing growth due to saturating addressable markets, ballooning Average Selling Prices (ASPs), prevailing consumer price fatigue, and lengthening replacement cycles, all is not lost. In fact, the market will witness a 4.1 percent rise in shipments in 2019, growing to just under 1.6 billion for the year, according to ABI Research.

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Smartphone Shipments Expected to Further Decline in 2018 Before Returning to Growth in 2019, According to IDC

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to decline by 3 percent in 2018 before returning to low single-digit growth in 2019 and through 2022, according to International Data Corp. (IDC).

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5G Trials in Full Swing With 12 Percent of Operators Moving to Commercial Deployment in 2018: IHS Markit

Eighty-two percent of mobile operators participating in a 5G study conducted by business information provider IHS Markit are busy trialing and testing the technology, mainly in North America and Asia, with 12 percent -- all from North America -- planning commercial 5G rollouts by year’s end.

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Average Upgrade Cycle for U.S. Smartphones is 32 Months, NPD Group Finds

The average U.S. smartphone upgrade cycle is 32 months, up from 25 months one year prior (2H 2017 vs. 2H 2016), according to the latest Mobile Connectivity Report from NPD Connected Intelligence. Over the same time period, the percentage of smartphone users holding on to their smartphones for over three years has increased from 18 percent in the second half of 2016 to 22 percent in the second half of 2017.

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5G to Boost Fixed Wireless Broadband Adoption to Generate $45.2 Billion in 2022: ABI Research

The global fixed wireless broadband market will grow 30 percent in 2018 and will generate $18 billion in service revenue, according to a new report from ABI Research. As 5G fixed wireless broadband access is set to be launched in North America in 2018, it is set to expand and provide consumers with better quality service in the years to come.

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