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3 Requirements to Successfully Offer Commercial 5G Services

Published: 08 May 2019

ID: G00388189

Analyst(s): Kosei Takiishi


3GPP-compliant 5G services have been commercialized by 5G-capable smartphones. Product managers responsible for 5G commercialization in CSPs must design appropriate 5G strategies and optimize commercial launches by satisfying three major requirements for harmonized and successful 5G introduction.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • 3GPP-Compliant 5G Commercial Services Have Started, but the Device Ecosystem Is Still Immature
  • Three Requirements to Establish Harmonized 5G Commercial Launches
    • Government and Regulations Could Influence 5G Commercial Timing, and Sometimes Delay It
    • End-to-End Standardization Compliance and Interoperability Testing Completion on the Precommercial Network Are Mandatory
    • Announce a 5G Commercial Tariff Plan and Prepare for Any Other 5G-Related Businesses

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