According to analyst firm CCS Insight, the number of 5G connections this year is expected to reach 1.2 billion, almost twice as many as in 2021.
44% of smartphones sold in 2022 5G compatible
The previous two years have been difficult for the expansion of 5G networks due to the health crisis, but a bright horizon is finally emerging. 5G technology has now become a key feature of premium smartphones, and is increasingly found in mid-range models. 681 million mobiles sold this year will be 5G, or 44% of the global total. And more about the future in a few words and figures, the firm CCS Insight estimates that there will be 4 billion 5G connections in the world in 2026, or 45% of total connections.