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5 things you need to know about the 5G consumer business case

Enhanced mobile broadband will be the first large-scale global use case for 5G, a point that President and CEO Börje Ekholm emphasized in his press conference at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona.
Let’s look at five findings from a new report that highlight this 5G consumer business case.

Are videos of people playing video games the future? They’re just the beginning.

In the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, the Mobile World Congress edition, we learned that mobile video traffic over the next six years will be 17 times that of the last six. Wow. Makes me wonder where else we will see mass market video in the future.

Did you know that only five apps dominate smartphone traffic?

Two-thirds of mobile smartphone traffic is from only the top 5 apps in a given market. This is the case market by market and also a general global reality. A zillion apps, and only five are heavily used.

Inside the building where Apple torments the Networked Society.

So how stable are the iPhone 6 models? The answer is that they can have up to 25kg of pressure directly on the screen before it breaks the phone. This is actually really impressive. But it still shows that even the iPhone has its limit.

The video-cloud business model is a third trajectory

Up until now the communications world has been based on two major business models – the voice model and the internet model. We are about to enter the third major business model era, and the change might be bigger than most players in the market expect.

Mobility an integral part of our future

As the Networked Society continues to take shape, we see that mobility is becoming more and more an integral part of our future. The uptake of smartphones and tablets, as well as improved mobile network quality means that the internet is increasingly becoming part of our everyday lives, whether we are accessing it for business […]