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Many early adopter operators have pulled forward 5G deployment timelines to as early as 2H18, with spend likely to ramp in 2019


According to TBR’s 5G Telecom Market Forecast 2017-2022, with Non-Standalone standards finalized and 5G radios now commercially available from vendors, many of the operators in the early adopter category have decided to pull forward their deployment timetables by up to two years. This acceleration was stoked by government influence as well as the need to make networks more efficient to carry ever-increasing data traffic. The fixed-wireless use case also provides a unique opportunity to bring a competitive broadband offering to market that can rival traditional fixed-access offerings.

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