5G technology rises as overall wireless infrastructure spending dips slightly: Gartner report

networkworld | August 03, 2020

5G technology rises as overall wireless infrastructure spending dips slightly: Gartner report
Despite the continued rise of 5G technology on carrier networks, overall spending on wireless infrastructure is set to dip slightly this year, according to the latest forecast from research firm Gartner. COVID-19, unsurprisingly, has proved a drag on new construction in most parts of the world, which helped slow the growth of 5G infrastructure deployment. Despite that, the total investment in 5G should still nearly double, to a total of about $8.1 billion. The issue, however, is spending on older technologies, according to Michael Porowski, Gartner senior research principal analyst.

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