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Global LTE Connections Approach 2 Billion at Year-End 2016

4Q 2016: Nearly 300 Million LTE Subscriptions in North America

5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, today announced that LTE continued its impressive momentum in North America, Latin America and throughout the world according to data from Ovum for the fourth quarter of 2016. As of the end of 2016, global LTE connections reached 1.9 billion and surpassed 2 billion connections by February of 2017.


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5G Americas Publishes Whitepaper on Network Slicing for 5G Networks and Services

5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, has published a technical whitepaper titled Network Slicing for 5G Networks and Services that details network slicing implementation for 5G technologies. Network slicing, simply described, is the ability to tailor a set of functions to optimize use of the network for each mobile device; it is considered to be key for meeting 5G's diverse use cases and requirements, including future-proof scalability and flexibility.


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Momentum Continues for LTE Subscriptions 

5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, announced that LTE continued its impressive momentum in North Americas, Latin America and throughout the world.  The association reported mobile subscriber data for the third quarter of 2016 which included significant regional milestones for LTE according to data and forecasts by Ovum.


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