PTS posts Swedish Telecom Market report H1 2013

PTS_logoThe latest PTS – Swedish Telecom Market Report for the first half of 2013 shows stunning numbers regarding the market take-up of 4G (LTE) The number of LTE-enabled subscriptions show an 8 fold increase over the last year to reach 811, 100 mid-2013 and almost tripled since beginning of the year. Mobile data traffic kept increasing but the rate of increase continues to drop – now it was 68% increase since mid 2012. SMS traffic that reached its peak 2 years ago, continues to drop. The average subscriber still sent 105 text messages/year compared to 117 last year.

Read the Summary (english) and the full report (swedish)

About Jens Zander

Professor Jens Zander is professor in Radio Communication Systems at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. He has been among the few in Swedens Ny Teknik magazine's annual list of influential people in ICT that have been given the epithet “Mobile Guru”. He is one of the leading researchers in mobile communication and is the Scientific director of the industry/academia collaboration center Wireless@KTH. His research group focuses on three main areas – the efficient and scalable use of the radio frequency spectrum, economic aspects of mobile systems and application and energy efficiency in future wireless infrastructures.
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