Businesses are hinting at 5G rollout delays

The extent of the impact is likely to vary by region, however. While most companies agree that Europe’s 5G rollout is likely to face delays, other regions are being more aggressive. “We see a number of countries actually accelerating investment in 5G and 4G capacity in response to the pandemic,” said Ericsson’s Ekholm, before citing China as an example. Counterpoint Research has also reported that China’s 5G growth “remains as expected.”

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