304 operators investing in 5G in 108 countries
46 operators launched 5G service in 27 countries
Spectrum bands currently in use for 5G
110 announced 5G user devices
Research by HADDEN TELECOMS
Posted 3 September 2019
46 5G networks are commercially launched in 27 countries
Download the list of commercially launched 5G networks confirming operator name, country & spectrum bands used
Research by HADDEN TELECOMS
Posted 2 September 2019
46 5G networks are commercially launched in 27 countries according to research by HADDEN TELECOMS.
Download this file for the country list by region
This chart may be used in presentations, reports etc. subject to accreditation to Hadden Telecoms as the source
Posted 2 September 2019
Research by HADDEN TELECOMS confirms the current status of the fast-developing 5G user devices ecosystem as 110 5G devices announced by 43 manufacturers
Download this SUMMARY CHART of number of devices per form factor (PDF)
Posted 28 August 2019
95 5G user devices in 11 form factors are announced by 38 manufacturers
The number of 5G devices grew 164% in the past 3 months - see this press release for more details
Published by HADDEN TELECOMS
Posted 29 July 2019
Research by HADDEN TELECOMS confirms the current status of the fast-developing 5G user devices ecosystem as 95 5G devices announced by 38 manufacturers
Download the SUMMARY CHART of number of devices per form factor (PDF)
Latest in the successful 5G Briefing series organised by Hansecom
Pre-conference (Dec 3) Course Leader - Sadik Malik
5G Briefing (Dec 4) Conference Chairman - Alan Hadden
Download the brochure for topics, partners, supporters, more details
Posted 16 July 2019
Contribution by Alan Hadden for the African Wireless Yearbook 2019 (Cellular Networks) bringing insights into how Africa’s mobile market has developed over the last year, and his forecast for the region 2019-20 (including 4G, 5G, spectrum) - published by Kadium Publishing
Posted 3 July 2019
MIMO can meet the high data rate demand of 5G users, but there are still major challenges in optimising mm-Wave massive MIMO solutions. Queen’s University Belfast proposes two beamformers that massively reduce the complexity and the cost of mm-Wave MIMO RF front-ends
Posted 17 June 2019
Alan Hadden chaired the 5G Enabled Transportation program at 5G World in London on 12 June 2019 - this presentation contains his opening remarks together with his 5G market review, and asks "is the automotive industry truly a driver for 5G?"
Presentation by Alan Hadden for ComNews conference Wireless Russia & CIS: LTE, 5G and Internet of Things - Moscow, May 30-31, 2019
Includes details of network deployments, launches, user devices, subs forecast, use cases, 5G activities in Russia
In this white paper Gerardo Mantilla, Artifex Consulting, discusses how spectrum should be assessed and allocated for 5G in Latin America to truly promote economic and digital transformation - his ideas could also be relevant to other markets
Research by HADDEN TELECOMS of status of the 5G user devices ecosystem with a list of all devices and a summary chart, confirms 36 5G devices announced by 20 manufacturers: 14 smartphones (incl. 2 foldables), 9 modules, 7 CPE, 5 MiFi (mobile hotspots), 1 snap-on accessory
Summary of the key insights and experiences about 5G shared in presentations given by senior executives from across the industry and ecosystem, which also serves as a check list of current 5G status, opportunities and challenges
Autonomous cars are a question of “when”, not “if". What challenges remain? How will it affect business & society? Spirent outlines the industry’s progress to date, likely next steps, and potential challenges, opportunities and pitfalls automotive research engineers will need to address as development continues.
By Professor Dr.med. Christoph Thümmler,
Head, Klinik für Acute Geriatrics & Early Rehabilitation at Helios Park-Klinikum, Dir of Centre of Care of the Elderly, Leipzig
at 5G Briefing - Frankfurt, 26-27 March 2019
Based on HADDEN TELECOMS research
729 LTE and LTE-Advanced operators launched service in 220 countries/territories
This chart (PDF) shows the annual growth of launched LTE networks worldwide from 2009
Insightful 2-page summary report by expert colleague, Azita Arvani
Amongst the key themes observed:
5G Use Cases, Smart Cars, AI and Autonomous Transportation, UI and Experiences, TV's, Privacy ... etc.
Download the industry's best-researched and most comprehensive list of 709 commercially launched 4G/LTE operators in 213 countries (FDD,TDD: LTE, LTE-Advanced, LTE-Advanced Pro) - researched & published by HADDEN TELECOMS LTD
This report by HADDEN TELECOMS lists all 89 LTE / LTE-Advanced network operators offering VoWiFi Calling service, and another 22 operators studying, trialing or deploying VoWiFi technology
Click on the link for details how to buy the report
According to the latest VoWiFi Service Launches Worldwide study by Hadden Telecoms Ltd, VoWiFi Calling is now available to users on 89 LTE / LTE-Advanced networks in 46 countries. More stats in this press release
According to the latest VoLTE Service Launches Worldwide study by HADDEN TELECOMS, VoLTE service is available to users on 164 LTE or LTE-Advanced networks across all regions of the world. This represents 24% of all 686 commercially launched LTE networks worldwide.
More stats in this press release
This white paper provides an overview of test solutions addressing current and future requirements for antenna verification including both conducted and over-the-air (OTA) test methods, which result from applying Massive MIMO antenna technology.
mmW bands are of increasing interest for the satellite industry and under discussion as potential 5G spectrum. This white paper introduces some of the fundamental theory behind beamforming antennas, with simulation results and practical measurements.
Turkcell has become an “experience provider” and highlights the importance of 5G to support new business models and capacity needs
Presentation from Turkcell by Gulay Yardim given at 5G Briefing, Istanbul, 9 May 2018
Evolution towards 5G: this presentation from Telstra outlines the company's experience with slicing on 4G/LTE for various use cases, and the benefits with 5G enabling the ability to offer more dynamic slices of network
Presentation by Mike Wright, Group MD Networks, Telstra
Machine communications is one of the three key pillars of 5G. The good news is that we have the technologies here and now to deploy IoT or MMC with NB-IoT and other unlicensed solutions. But we do not have the business case - will MNOs really be interested or will different ecosystems emerge?
Presentation from Webb Search by Prof. William Webb given at 5G World 2018
This course outlines current progress of research and standardisation on the emerging 5G system. It deals with both an end-to-end design, as well as the key aspects of new radio and architecture. Presented by 5G-Courses (20% discount - see last page of document).
Alan Hadden is an associate of Azenby Limited (www.azenby.com), a fast-growing group of senior wireless industries practitioners with deep practical experience & operational understanding of 2G, 3G and 4G networks as the result of many years’ experience gained working at MNOs at senior levels.