LTE And HSPA Accounts For 17.3% Of All PC Broadband Connections In Europe

Posted: Jul 5 2010, 10:17am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 12 2010, 12:12am CDT, in News | Mobile Phones

 
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According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, HSPA/LTE accounted for 17.3% of the total number of broadband connections in Europe at the end of 2009.

The number of HSPA/LTE mobile broadband subscribers (connected PCs) grew by 71% year-on-year in 2009 to reach 25 million and is forecasted to continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.6% to 81 million by 2015.

The North American market has so far evolved at a slower pace, with mobile broadband accounting for just 7.1% of the total number of connections. Between 2009 and 2015, the North American market is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.8% to reach 42 million subscribers at the end of the period.

Sprint is out of the gate with 4G in select markets and Verizon is getting ready for the first wave of LTE enabled markets and devices this fall.

The levels of adoption of mobile broadband vary significantly across Europe. "Austria is the most advanced market with a penetration rate of over 15%, corresponding to 40% of all broadband connections in the country. Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Ireland and Portugal have also penetration rates above 10%." said Marcus Persson, Telecom Analyst, Berg Insight.

Huawei has established itself as the world's largest supplier of mobile broadband terminals holding a market share of 53% and has a particularly strong foothold in Europe. ZTE is the second largest vendor with clear margins capturing a market share of 30%.
Via Berg Insight.

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