5G device evolution and outlook: the search for a spark 74383566
5G demand in the consumer and enterprise segments continues to build in 2022. Following initial rollouts from 2018, 5G network coverage has surpassed 50% of the population in many high-income countries, with capital investments largely undeterred by the pandemic, even if spectrum auctions have in some cases been delayed.
Focus is now shifting to devices, and content/services, which are key to monetising 5G infrastructure investments as operators pursue a renewed growth story.
This report looks at the current state of 5G devices, the outlook ahead and the prospects for innovation that could spark further customer adoption. The enterprise segment is a particular focus as industries such as manufacturing, healthcare and transport increase automation in their operations.