Mid-band spectrum is critical to 5G but the United States trails other countries in mid-band availability, according to a 2018 Analysys Mason study, which shows other countries plan to make over four times more licensed mid-band spectrum available than the U. S. by 2020.
The profound impact that 5G will have on the world is hard to overestimate. It is a platform for innovation that will bring about a wave of new opportunities and economic growth to nations in every corner of the globe. Here’s why they need a CTO role.
Expect to see and hear more commentary about fifth-generation (5G) wireless communication related national leadership policies in 2019. Physical industries are rapidly transforming on an unprecedented scale with digitization becoming a critical priority that fuels the Global Networked Economy.
Juniper found that the move towards 5G will expedite commercial deployments and interoperability, and predicted that the U.S. will become the leading market for V2V deployments. Besides, over 60 percent of new vehicles sold in the U.S. market will be V2V-capable by 2023.
According to the latest market study by Juniper Research, global annual network operator billed revenues from 5G connections will approach $300 billion by 2025, rising from $894 million in 2019. This represents an average annual growth of 163 percent in its first six years of operation.
Combined, IDC expects the total 5G and 5G-related network infrastructure market (5G RAN, 5G NG core, NFVI, routing and optical backhaul) to grow from approximately $528 million in 2018 to $26 billion in 2022 — that’s a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 118 percent.
Enterprise Mobility today lays the foundation for the future of work, and enterprises now consider mobility as a strategic value driver. These trends along with emerging technologies such as Augmented or Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and 5G wireless are expected to accelerate investments in mobility technologies over the next few years.