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10.03.2020
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The GSMA has released its latest report on the mobile economy, predicting $1.1 trillion of capital expenditure by mobile operators between 2020 and 2025. 80% of the investment is expected to be focused on 5G. However, 4G will also grow, and is expected to account for 56% of connections by 2025. The report cites global mobile revenues of $1.03 trillion in 2019, and predicts a growth rate of 1% over the next five years. The ‘connectivity gap’ will continue to close, with mobile internet subscribers expected to reach 5 billion – 60% of the global population – by 2025.

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The GSMA has released its latest report on the mobile economy, predicting $1.1 trillion of capital expenditure by mobile operators between 2020 and 2025

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