LTE Network Operators — Pricing, Deployment, and Device Strategies of Early Adopters of Long Term Evolution
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LTE or Long Term Evolution has been deployed by a handful of operators to date. But within two years, dozens of operators worldwide will have launched commercial LTE networks and services on a wide variety of devices. LTE operators will benefit from much-needed bandwidth, as well as the platform for new interactive and high-definition services.
Early Bird LTE Network Operators — Benchmarking Their Prices and Deployment Plans
In our complimentary 10-page special report , we examine the pricing, deployment, and device strategies of these early Long Term Evolution network operators, including A1, MetroPCS, NTT DoCoMo, TeliaSonera, Verizon Wireless, and Vodafone Germany.
This report is taken from World Markets Telecoms: a critical market intelligence service that helps operators, equipment vendors, financial institutions, and other organizations monitor and understand opportunities and risks across over 140 developed and emerging telecoms markets.
- Tiered LTE plans are favored by eight of the nine operators under review
- Seven of the nine operators under review offer more than one plan
- The contract lengths being offered vary from one to twenty-four months
- Data caps vary from 5-GB per month to 30-GB per month
- Advertised - rather than actual – peak downlink rates, range greatly, from 3.6-Mbps to over 100-Mbps
- The per monthly per GB cost of a 30-GB, 24-month plan ranges from USD2.1 to USD4.1