BELLEVUE, Wash. – September 10, 2015 – 4G Americas provides this infographic to emphasize key LTE growth statistics based on the association’s recent 2Q 2015 mobile connections press release on the rapid growth of LTE in the Americas as well as worldwide. With nearly 755 million total connections worldwide and a staggering 141% increase year-over-year, North America continued to affirm its leadership in LTE with a market share of 47.5% compared to the rising global market share for LTE of 10%. Latin America boasted the highest growth rate of LTE connections among the world regions with an impressive 324% growth increase year-over-year.
As 5G slowly emerges onto the mobile industry stage, it is increasingly important to note the strong foundation LTE will have for future 5G networks. For more information on current 5G developments as well as up-to-date statistics, charts and infographics on LTE, please visit our website at www.4gamericas.org.
About 4G Americas: Unifying the Americas Through Mobile Broadband Technology
4G Americas is an industry trade organization composed of leading telecommunications service providers and manufacturers. The organization's mission is to advocate for and foster the advancement and full capabilities of the LTE mobile broadband technology and its evolution beyond to 5G, throughout the ecosystem's networks, services, applications and wirelessly connected devices in the Americas. 4G Americas, the voice of 5G for the Americas, is invested in leading 5G development for the Americas and maintaining the current global innovation lead in North America with LTE technology. 4G Americas is headquartered in Bellevue, Wash. More information is available at www.4gamericas.org. Follow our news on Twitter at @4GAmericas and Facebook at www.facebook.com/4gamericas.
4G Americas' Board of Governors members include: Alcatel-Lucent, América Móvil, AT&T, Cable & Wireless, Cisco, CommScope, Entel, Ericsson, HP, Intel, Mitel, Nokia, Qualcomm, Sprint, T-Mobile US, Inc. and Telefónica.