The total number of mobile subscriptions was around 8 billion in Q3 2019, with 61 million subscriptions added during the quarter.
A total of 13 million 5G subscriptions are expected by the end of 2019.
Second-generation chipsets will support 5G ramp-up.
VoLTE is the foundation for enabling globally interoperable voice and communication services on 4G and 5G devices, providing high-quality services to consumers and business users.
Mobile broadband subscriptions make up 77 percent of all mobile subscriptions.
Mobile data traffic grew 68 percent between Q3 2018 and Q3 2019.
Mobile traffic is expected to grow by 27 percent annually between 2019 and 2025. Continuing recent trends, most of this will come from video traffic.
In 2025, 5G networks will carry nearly half of the world’s mobile data traffic.
5G has the potential to cover up to 65 percent of the world’s population in 2025.
NB-IoT and Cat-M technologies are projected to account for more than 50 percent of cellular IoT connections in 2025.
Mobile networks provide reliable and secure cellular connectivity, meeting different use case requirements of automotive and transport applications.