There are now 4G LTE networks live in 100 countries around the world. The Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) said Wednesday that 268 LTE networks are in commercial service 'round the globe. The supplier organization says that the commercial deployments are up 56% since 2012.
100 Live LTE Networks Worldwide
(Source: The Global Mobile Suppliers Association)
Peru, Cambodia, and Ghana are among the latest nations to get LTE service. The GSA is expecting that more than 350 commercial LTE networks will be live by the end of 2014.
DanJones, User Rank: Blogger 2/5/2014 | 5:12:19 PM
Re: 3G v 4G Sure, but the massive number of Asia-Pac subscribers skews all of the numbers. Just the numbers of China Mobile subscribers on 2G and eventually moving to 3G probably has an impact, then factor in India and the other Chinese operators and... you get the picture.
DanJones, User Rank: Blogger 2/5/2014 | 5:00:32 PM
Re: 3G v 4G Supposedly half the globe covered by LTE by the end of 2017. Cisco, however, says that 3G (not 4G) will replace 2G as the world's primary cellular connection in 2016. So, LTE has a long way to go before it replaces 2G or 3G, even if the networks appear to be arriving faster than 3G networks did.
Light Reading is spending much of this year digging into the details of how automation technology will impact the comms market, but let's take a moment to also look at how automation is set to overturn the current world order by the middle of the century.
Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.
During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.
She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.