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Eighteen operators had launched 5G services by the end of June 2019. Six operators did not introduce new tariffs and only six unveiled new 5G-enabled digital media services.


  • Premiums for 5G over 4G range from zero to over 35%, but in some cases, 5G plans can be even cheaper than LTE ones.

Features and Benefits

  • Captures 5G plan details of the first CSPs to commercialize 5G – providing key insights into "what's new" in the mobile bundle.
  • Benefits CSPs yet to turn on 5G by providing 5G plans inclusions to help guide how to price for 5G.

Key questions answered

  • What charging strategies have been deployed for 5G?
  • What operators have launched speed tiers for 5G versus "do nothing" versus adding a bolt-on charge (e.g., $10 a month) for 5G?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: 5G Consumer Broadband Pricing: 2Q19