February 5, 2014: GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association, confirmed today a new milestone for LTE with 268 LTE networks now commercially launched in 100 countries.
The number of countries where LTE service is commercially available has grown 56% since 2012.
Alan Hadden, President of the GSA, said: “Ghana, Peru, Zambia and most recently Cambodia are the latest nations to commercially launch 4G/LTE. The global appeal and acceptance of LTE technology in emerging markets as well as developed economies is clearly proven. The industry should celebrate this great success story.”
The full list of 268 commercially launched LTE networks is available on the GSA website for registered site users to download. Visit www.gsacom.com and follow the link to the “Interim Evolution to LTE report: 268 LTE networks launched in 100 countries”.
Full details of all LTE market developments including network deployments and service launches worldwide will be included in the next update of the authoritative Evolution to LTE report, which will be published by GSA very shortly. The Evolution to LTE report is the most widely read and referenced source of information about LTE for the industry and is a free download for registered site users. [Continues after map]
Registration page for new users: http://www.gsacom.com/user/register
Numerous charts, maps etc. confirming the progress of mobile broadband developments including LTE are also available on the home page and at www.gsacom.com/news/statistics
GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) represents GSM/EDGE, WCDMA-HSPA and LTE suppliers, providing reports, facts, analysis and information explaining market developments and trends. Through its website GSA supports a global community including 61,500 registered users from the telecoms industry and new sectors who are exploring new business opportunities or operational benefits when using LTE, including from energy/utilities, transport, medical, publishing, entertainment, broadcasting, aviation, and the automotive industries.
GSA LinkedIN Group: www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2313721