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Ericsson Mobility Report data and forecasts

Below you will find all the latest insights and analysis from Ericsson Mobility Report regarding mobile subscriptions, mobile data traffic, fixed wireless access and much more. All forecasts cover a six year period and is updated twice annually.

Mobile subscriptions outlook

5G subscriptions to reach 1.6 billion in 2023

5G device outlook

5G adoption continues

Regional subscriptions outlook

5G subscriptions rising in every region

Mobile network traffic Q3 2023

Mobile network data traffic continues to grow year-on-year

Mobile data traffic growth rates

Year-on-year traffic growth rate is decreasing, but net additions are increasing

Mobile data traffic outlook

Subscriber migration to 4G and 5G from previous-generation mobile technologies is fueling traffic growth

Analysis of traffic profiles

Exploring uplink and downlink patterns in a sample of networks

Mobile service packaging trends

5G’s capabilities are allowing service providers to offer new packages with advanced services

IoT connections outlook

Half of all cellular IoT connections are Broadband IoT

RedCap outlook

RedCap expected on the market during 2024

Fixed wireless access outlook

Over 330 million FWA connections expected by 2029

5G network coverage outlook

5G coverage growing but varying between regions

Sustainability and ICT

ICT sector’s footprint stable despite more subscribers and data usage

Voice and communications service trends and outlook

VoLTE subscriptions to reach 5.7 billion at the end of 2023

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Ericsson Mobility Visualizer

With our Mobility Visualizer tool, you can examine the forecast data that underpins the Ericsson Mobility Report in our interactive web application.

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Ericsson Mobility Calculator

Explore the relationship between the usage of various app types and monthly traffic per subscription with our interactive Mobility Calculator tool.

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Featured articles

With each edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report we include a number of feature articles, exploring various aspects of the mobile industry. Learn about the latest developments.

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Ericsson Mobility Report

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