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The LTE Forecasts by Spectrum: 2017-2022 provides details of global LTE spectrum band adoption, including the LTE launch date for each spectrum band by country.


  • The addressable market for the core FDD bands will continue to grow over the forecast period, but 5G subscription growth will start to impact the market for some TDD bands.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides an invaluable global map of LTE spectrum band adoption, from the regional to country level.
  • Expresses the various LTE band groups both in terms of megahertz and by band number, as defined by 3GPP.

Key questions answered

  • Which of the key LTE spectrum bands will be most popular, and where will they be adopted?
  • How will the launch of 5G begin to impact the addressable market for the LTE bands?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: LTE Forecasts by Spectrum: 2017–22
  • Further reading