5G Fixed Wireless Broadband CPE Market will be 2 million units in 2020 and 7 Million Units in 2024
Fixed wireless broadband services based upon on LTE technology have been extensively deployed worldwide, mostly concentrating on locations with a poor fixed network infrastructure. Today, 5G technology opens up extra opportunities for the fixed wireless broadband sector.
Huawei: World's highest 5G base station on Mount Everest
In 2008, Huawei and China Mobile built a 3G base station on Mount Everest at an altitude of 6,500m to support the flame-lighting ceremony of the Beijing Olympics. After that, it provided mobile communication services for countless mountain enthusiasts. It has been running for 11 years.
5G phones costing 150$ will be launched by the end of 2020
Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Huawei's president for 5G line of product, Yang Chaobin stated that 5G smartphones valued around $150 are expected to be introduced by the end of 2020 or in very early 2021.