The global shipments of LTE enabled phones are anticipated to jump from 6.8 million units in 2011 to 67.0 million units by the end of this year. The credit can be given to multiple operators & handset vendors, as unveiled by a US-based research firm.
To be more specific, major countries involved in driving of high-speed 4G enabled phone growth include the U.S.A., Japan & South Korea. Besides, the telecom operators including Verizon Wireless, Docomo Inc. & SK Telecom are rapidly carrying out expansion of their LTE networks, as claimed by officials at Strategy Analytics.
On the other hand, the Key vendors contributing to this crucial diversion include Taiwan based HTC Corp., Samsung Electronics Co., Apple Inc., LG Electronics Inc., Motorola Inc., Pantech Co., Nokia Oyj, and Fujitsu Ltd.
“The cell phone industry is about to enter a breakout year regarding 4G LTE technology,” claimed Neil Mawston, the executive director at Strategy Analytics.