Spectrum 4 All CampaignThe Global Impact of Mobile

Spectrum 4 All Campaign

The mobile communications revolution is under threat

The Global Impact of Mobile

Digital Switchover Guide

Everyone should have access to mobile broadband

Spectrum for Mobile Broadband  @GSMApolicy  #Spectrum

Everyone should have access to mobile broadband — at a reasonable cost and with dependable performance — and governments around the world have embraced this goal. Success depends largely on the supply of spectrum made available for mobile services. Without sufficient spectrum, the mobile industry cannot deliver a rich and dynamic mobile future for all.

  • The outcome of WRC-15 will be the single most important factor determining the future availability of affordable, ubiquitous, high-speed mobile broadband services.
  • The industry is likely to require between 1600 MHz and 1800 MHz of spectrum to keep up with demand and ensure widespread access to mobile broadband services
  • China’s Tencent WeChat and QQ mobile IM apps had over 620M active users (January 2014). Source: Econsultancy
  • Data traffic is expected to see an almost ten-fold increase by 2019. Source: Mobile Economy Report 2015, GSMAi
  • Mobile operators are expected to invest US$1.7TN in improving mobile broadband access from 2014 – 2020. Source: GSMAi

 

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