Development Trends of the Worldwide 4G Network Services

Development Trends of the Worldwide 4G Network Services

MIC Taiwan, Date of Publication: Jul 16, 2013, 7 Pages

Since leading telecom operators in Japan and the United States officially launched 4G network services in December 2010, the number of 4G subscribers worldwide has increased significantly, and is expected to grow 10 to 15 times by 2015. Operators that made a profit in the 3G era have to roll out innovative service models to maintain their profitability in the future. This report profiles the development plans of major telecom operators in the United States, Japan, Korea, and Europe, and probes the trends of global 4G network services.


  • Current status of worldwide 4G market, including the number of countries with commercial LTE services and a forecast of the number of global LTE subscribers
  • Major trends of global 4G services launched by major telecom operators in Europe, Asia, and the United States, touching on seamless connectivity, improved user experiences, infrastructure design, and integrated content applications
  • Development plans and next-generation mobile services in major countries
  • Companies and organizations analyzed or mentioned in the report include: Alcatel-Lucent, China Mobile, Datang Mobile, Evernote, Huawei, KCC, KDDI, KT Corp., NTT Docomo, Orange, SKT, Softbank, Sprint, Taiwan Mobile, Telefonica, Telefonica O2, TeliaSonera, Vodafone, ZTE


1. Current Status of Worldwide 4G Market

2. Major Trends of Global 4G Services
2.1 Trend #1: High-speed Seamless Connectivity
2.2 Trend #2: More Realistic User Experience
2.3 Trend #3: Lightweight Design of Infrastructure
2.4 Trend #4: Integration of Content Applications

3. Conclusion
3.1 Development Plans of Major 4G Telecom Operators
3.2 Next-generation Mobile Services in Major Countries
3.2.1 US: Focusing on Public Safety
3.2.2 Japan: Promotion of Industrial Innovation
3.2.3 Korea: Knowledge-based Industry
3.2.4 EU: Pursuit of Better Civil Services



Date of Publication:
Jul 16, 2013
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Number of Pages:
7 Pages