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Research Roundup for Mobile Networks, 4G/LTE, 5G and Small Cells

Published: 20 March 2014

ID: G00260630

Analyst(s): Sylvain Fabre , Akshay K. Sharma, Jessica Ekholm , Deborah Kish


This analysis includes Gartner's recent research highlights for mobile networks, small cells, 4G/Long Term Evolution infrastructure and 5G, including guidance for technology and service providers on vendor sourcing, network implementation and architecture trends.

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Research Highlights

  • The Impact of 4G/LTE on Communications Service Providers
    • The Uptake of 4G/LTE So Far
  • Changes and Opportunities Faced by CSPs Beyond Mobile Access Technology
    • Cooperation With OTT Players
    • Adjacent Market Opportunities

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