The GSM Association (GSMA) does not believe the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic will adversely affect worldwide 5G rollouts but concedes that near- to mid-term deployment schedules may be delayed, and demand from consumers may be weakened.
APAC will account for almost two thirds of new subscribers globally by 2020.
The GSM Association said it is disappointed that the Asia Pacific telecommunications community has not identified sufficient spectrum to meet growing consumer demand.
Despite some advances in women’s representation and progression in the workplace, there is still significant work needed to bridge the gender gap in the telecommunications industry, according to a study by the GSM Association (GSMA).
According to new data from GSMA Intelligence, 4G-LTE (Fourth Generation/ Long-Term Evolution) networks will cover more than a third of the global population by year-end as 4G deployments continue to accelerate across the world.