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Pat Hindle is responsible for editorial content, article review and special industry reporting for Microwave Journal magazine and its web site in addition to social media and special digital projects. Prior to joining the Journal, Mr. Hindle held various technical and marketing positions throughout New England, including Marketing Communications Manager at M/A-COM (Tyco Electronics), Product/QA Manager at Alpha Industries (Skyworks), Program Manager at Raytheon and Project Manager/Quality Engineer at MIT. Mr. Hindle graduated from Northeastern University - Graduate School of Business Administration and holds a BS degree from Cornell University in Materials Science Engineering.
4G/5G/Cellular

GSA 5G End of the Year Report - 2021

January 10, 2022

The Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) released their end of the year counts for 5G devices. Below is a summary of the report:

200 commercial 5G networks launched worldwide

  • A total of 200 operators in 78 countries/territories had launched one or more 3GPP-compliant 5G services.
  • 187 operators in 72 countries/territories had launched 5G mobile services.
  • 83 operators in 45 countries/territories had launched 3GPP-compliant 5G FWA services (41.5% of those with launched 5G services).
  • 99 operators in 50 countries had been identified as investing in 5G standalone (including those evaluating/testing, piloting, planning, deploying as well as those that had launched 5G SA networks). GSA had catalogued 20 operators in 16 countries/territories as having deployed/launched 5G standalone in public networks.
  • GSA has catalogued 1257 announced 5G devices, up by nearly 125% from 559 in a year.
  • GSA has identified 614 announced 5G phones, up more than 120% from 278 at the end of 2020.
  • There are at least 857 commercially available 5G devices, up more than 155% from 335 in a year.

Over 1250 announced 5G devices announced

  • GSA has catalogued 1257 announced 5G devices, up by nearly 125% from 559 in a year.
  • GSA has identified 614 announced 5G phones, up more than 120% from 278 at the end of 2020.
  • There are at least 857 commercially available 5G devices, up more than 155% from 335 in a year.

5G Devices

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