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LTE-A Handsets Account for Over 80% Penetration in USA, Japan and Korea

by Woody Oh | Mar 11, 2019

Our Country Share Tracker (CST) service just published the report, LTE / LTE-A Handsets Vendor Share by Country for Q4 2018, and wants to highlight some noteworthy trends identified from the report.

- USA, Japan and South Korea, all three countries, recorded more than 80% penetration in terms of LTE-Advanced handset shipments as of Q4 2018. South Korea was no.1.
- China and India are seeing the increasing percentage of LTE-Advanced handsets every quarter. Two countries achieved the record-high LTE-Advanced handset shipment penetration in the final quarter of 2018.

We will also be planning to track 5G handset shipment by vendor by country from around Q2 2019.

The in-detail data, such as vendor-wise LTE and LTE-Advanced handset volume by country, can be viewed here.

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