Thursday, 19 July 2018

1800 MHz: the unsung mobile broadband hero

By Dan Warren, GSMA
Monday 11 July 11

'MNOs worldwide need to consider how best to use their existing resources to expedite the rollout of mobile broadband...'

Demand for mobile broadband has boomed. As of June 2011, there were 500 million HSPA connections worldwide and we are on track to hit the one billion mark by the end of 2012. Added to that exponential growth, LTE has now reached one million connections just a year and a half after the first commercial network launched. These new connections are driving growth in data traffic on many mobile networks. The mobile industry now needs to think carefully about harnessing its resources to meet this soaring demand. One way to create more capacity for mobile broadband services is to use the often overlooked 1800…

Demand for mobile broadband has boomed. As of June 2011, there were 500 million HSPA connections worldwide and we are on track to hit the one billion mark by the end of 2012. Added to that exponential growth, LTE has now reached one million connections just a year and a half after the first commercial network launched. These new connections are driving growth in data traffic on many mobile networks. The mobile industry now needs to think carefully about harnessing its resources to meet this soaring demand. One way to create more capacity for mobile broadband services is to use the often overlooked 1800…

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