According to the report, India has the highest average traffic per smartphone user per month at 15.7 gb per month.

5G connection to reach 3.5 billion globally, 350 million in India by 2026: Report

5G connections throughout the globe are estimated to be 3.5 billion and India will account for 350 million subscriptions by 2026, in accordance with a report by telecom firm Ericsson.

India could get its first 5G connection in 2021 if spectrum auctions are held early subsequent 12 months, stated Ericsson Head of Network Solutions (Southeast Asia, Oceania and India) Nitin Bansal.

Globally, greater than 1 billion individuals, 15 per cent of the world’s inhabitants, are anticipated to dwell in an space that has 5G protection rolled out, in accordance with the ‘Ericsson Mobility Report 2020’ launched on Monday.

“In 2026, 60 per cent of the world’s population will have access to 5G coverage, with 5G subscriptions forecast to reach 3.5 billion. In India, 5G subscriptions will surpass 350 million, accounting for 27 per cent of all mobile subscriptions in 2026,” the report stated.

Bansal stated that based mostly on the reported timeline for spectrum public sale for 5G companies, he expects India to have its first 5G connection in 2021.

According to the report, India has the best common site visitors per smartphone person per 30 days at 15.7 gb per 30 days.

“Low prices for mobile broadband services, affordable smartphones, and increased time spent by people online contribute to monthly usage growth in India. Accordingly, total traffic is projected to quadruple in India, reaching 35EB (exabyte) per month in 2026,” Ericsson Mobility Report Editor and Head of Strategic Marketing Insights States Patrik Cerwall stated.

The report stated LTE (4G) stays the dominant know-how in India in 2020, accounting for 63 per cent of cell subscriptions and 3G is predicted to be phased out by 2026.

“In the India region, LTE subscriptions are forecast to increase from 710 million in 2020 to 820 million in 2026, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2 per cent,” the report stated.

It added that cell broadband applied sciences accounted for 67 per cent of cell subscriptions in 2020, and this determine is predicted to succeed in 91 per cent by 2026. “The total number of mobile broadband subscriptions is set to reach close to 1.2 billion by 2026.”

According to an annual report, the variety of smartphone subscriptions has elevated to 760 million in 2020 within the nation and is predicted to develop at a CAGR of seven per cent to succeed in near 1.2 billion by 2026.