Over 1 billion users globally will have 5G services by the end of 2026: Ericsson Report

CIOReviewIndia Team | Monday, 30 November 2020, 13:27 IST

  Over 1 billion users globally will have 5G services by the end of 2020: Ericsson Report

Ericsson Mobility has reported that by the end of 2026, the total number of people using 5G services at more than 1 billion in the world. It also predicts that four out of every ten mobile subscriptions in 2026 will be 5G. 

 

In both the network and device domains, despite uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Ericsson has traced the introduction of 5G functionalities.  

Fredrik Jejdling, Executive Vice President and Head of Networks at Ericsson, said "This year has witnessed society take a big leap towards digitalization due to the viral pandemic resulting in a quick change in technology."

"5G is entering the next phase, when new devices and applications make the most out of the benefits it provides, while service providers continue to build out 5G. Mobile networks are a critical infrastructure for many aspects of everyday life, and 5G will be key to future economic prosperity," he added.

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