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Don’t expect revenue from 5G services anytime soon!

November 20, 2018  | Subscribers Only

Stéphane Téral Stéphane Téral Executive Director – Research and Analysis, Mobile Infrastructure & Carrier Economics

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We’ve been saying this since the start of the 5G discussion back in 2012. Let’s look at the reality: all markets are saturated, and consumers around the world complain about how expensive mobile services are whether ARPU is high or low like in Africa and India. People want better services and better experience at a lower price. Our observations from around the industry are that operators are still searching for potential new revenue-producing apps for 5G, and the big but unproven hope is IoT, based on the big but unproven idea that network slicing will work. Clients, please log in to view the full content.

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