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Introduction

There were 73 commercial LTE-Advanced networks employing carrier aggregation (CA) around the world at the end of 1Q15, with the largest number being in Western Europe.

Highlights

  • Of the 73 commercial LTE-A networks in service around the world, 29 are in Western Europe, 17 in Asia-Pacific, and 14 in Eastern Europe. Fifty of these networks are designated as being Category 6, which means they are capable of supporting speeds up to 300Mbps.

Features and Benefits

  • Gain insights into the geographical distribution of, and level of vendors’ engagement in, new LTE-A carrier aggregation deployments.
  • Compare relative vendor LTE-A deployment shares and find out how vendors are driving carrier aggregation performance

Key questions answered

  • How many commercial LTE-A networks have launched worldwide?
  • What are the relative shares of the major vendors in terms of commercial LTE-A deployments?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Commercial deployments
  • Vendor deployment share
  • Vendors’ LTE-A strategies

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author

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