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UMTS Forum calls for review of spectrum allocation worldwide

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3G Connects with CE

The UMTS Forum predicts there will be more than 1 billion connected devices by 2016. ‘Two Worlds Connected’ surveys the rapid convergence between 3G/4G mobile broadband and the consumer electronics (CE) industry.

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Mobile broadband is changing the way the world communicates. The UMTS Forum helps all players in this dynamic value chain understand and profit from the opportunities of 3G/4G LTE networks and their evolution.

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4G/LTE Market Snapshot

June 2014

There are over 245 million LTE subscriptions globally
Source: Informa Telecoms & Media

Over 65% of the world’s population will be covered by LTE in 2019
Source: Ericsson Mobility Report

LTE-Advanced will represent 45% of LTE subscriptions worldwide by end 2018
Source: IDATE

Celebrating 15 Years

Since its foundation, the UMTS Forum has played a unique role in shaping the mobile broadband landscape. Learn more about our achievements as we continue to support the global success of the 3GPP family of mobile systems and their Long Term Evolution.

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UMTS Forum and 3GPP

The UMTS Forum is a Market Representation Partner in the Third Generation Partnership Project.

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