- Language: English
- Published: December 2012
- Region: World
Global opportunities for LTE TDD
- Published: February 2011
- 16 pages
There was an abundance of LTE announcements in 2010. According to Ovum’s statistics, we closed the year with no less than 20 commercial LTE networks up and running worldwide. This includes the launch of the much-awaited networks of Verizon Wireless in the US and NTT DoCoMo in Japan.
Features and benefits
- Status of LTE TDD development
- Opportunities for LTE TDD worldwide
LTE TDD will be widely adopted in 2015, reaching 89 million connections and representing roughly 25% of the total forecasted LTE connections for that year.
Your key questions answered
- Is LTE TDD going to be adopted globally?
- What is the status of LTE TDD versus LTE FDD?
In a nutshell
Recommendations for players
WHAT IS LTE TDD?
LTE TDD is an international standard, not a Chinese version of LTE
LTE TDD has many similarities with LTE FDD, but also with mobile WiMAX
LTE TDD, LTE FDD, and mobile WiMAX share many technical characteristics
LTE TDD technical performance
LTE TDD IS MATURING, BUT THE DEVICE ECOSYSTEM NEEDS MORE WORK FOR RAPID SUBSCRIBER UPTAKE
LTE TDD is slowly catching up with LTE FDD in terms of ecosystem maturity
Major network infrastructure vendors are investing in LTE TDD
Device manufacturers have publicly unveiled LTE TDD products
Low-cost LTE TDD chipsets in volume will be critical
LTE TDD: GLOBAL DEPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Spectrum situation is favorable
TDD spectrum already allocated in numerous countries and more to follow
TDD spectrum is usually cheaper
LTE TDD spectrum less fragmented than LTE FDD spectrum
Commercial LTE TDD services are expected in many places around the world
LTE TDD represents the future of China Mobile’s mobile broadband strategy
India’s BWA auction boosted the industry’s interest in LTE TDD
LTE TDD is an option for WiMAX operators or greenfield operators with 2.3GHz or 2.5GHz spectrum
LTE TDD could serve as a capacity complement for LTE FDD operators
89 million LTE TDD connections by the end of 2015
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