With increasing Smartphone adoption and high demand for data intensive
applications, the mobile operators today are burdened with immediate need to
upgrade their network infrastructure to be able to offer high-speed data
services to the consumers.
The mobile operators are planning to move to 4G
technologies to accommodate the surge in data traffic. Worldwide
Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) and LTE are the two primary 4G
technologies, with mobile operators globally being more inclined towards LTE as
the technology of the future, according to Frost & Sullivan.
According to Frost & Sullivan, as the demand for mobile broadband services
continues to explode, the service providers have shown preference for moving
towards faster data networks. With LTE technology offering lower operating
costs for mobile data transfer, the mobile operators worldwide are
progressively committing themselves to LTE network deployments as a path for
moving towards Fourth Generation (4G) services.
With recent LTE launches in Europe and the US, the device
and service ecosystem is expected to mature and LTE will gain further momentum
in other markets across the globe, particularly in Asia Pacific and Middle
By Telecomlead.com Team