5G mmWave: medium-term ROI strategies for operators
25 May 2023 | Research
Strategy report | PPTX and PDF (9 slides) | Next-Generation Wireless Networks
Operators’ use of 5G mmWave spectrum faces inherent challenges in terms of propagation and ROI. However, by prioritising verticals that maximise its medium-term viability, some mobile network operators (MNOs) can justify a first-mover investment strategy.
Information included in this report
- A review of the advantages and challenges associated with mmWave adoption in mobile networks
- An evaluation of mmWave suitability to three core applications; public mobile netoworks, fixed-wireless access (FWA) and private networks
- A prioritised application roadmap for those MNOs that want to maximise the medium-term business case for mmWave investment.