Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Rolling out 5G today would bankrupt a lot of operators – 3UK

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 21 June 17

Economics of site deployment must change to enable densification on scale required by 5G.

Rolling out a 5G network under today's mobile market conditions would bankrupt many operators, warns 3UK. Speaking at Total Telecom's third annual Connected Britain event in London last week, Phil Sheppard, director of network strategy at 3UK, said fundamental changes to the economics of deploying and operating mobile networks need to be made if the industry is going to deliver on the promise of 5G…

Rolling out a 5G network under today's mobile market conditions would bankrupt many operators, warns 3UK. Speaking at Total Telecom's third annual Connected Britain event in London last week, Phil Sheppard, director of network strategy at 3UK, said fundamental changes to the economics of deploying and operating mobile networks need to be made if the industry is going to deliver on the promise of 5G…

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