What does 5G mean for MNOs and infrastructure providers?
20 predictions and forecasts from The Future Network at the TowerXchange Meetup Asia
When it comes to 5G, there are arguably more unknowns than knowns. Speeds will be faster and increased densification of sites will be required but how will this be achieved, how will it be monetised and what will be the implications on stakeholders in today’s market? As stakeholders search for clarification and answers, The Future Network reports back on the top 20 viewpoints and premonitions shared during December’s roundtable discussion.
Predictions and forecasts surrounding 5G and its impact on telecoms infrastructure
1. Asia will see the first 5G deployments: Along with the USA; Japan and South Korea will be two markets where 5G is first to be rolled out with a general consensus that deployments will start in 2019 with the first systems online in 2020