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In term of infrastructure shipments the LTE base stations are expected to cross 665,000 units by end of 2015.
The LTE infrastructure market is forecasted to reach $12.1 billion by 2015, fueled by macrocell eNodeB deployments
LTE subscribers could exceed 225 million by 2015, with most of them split between Asia-Pacific and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa & the U.S.
In terms of initial deployments, TeliaSonera launched the world’s first commercial LTE network in Oslo and Stockholm in December 2009, giving the lead to EMEA. In our estimates, Asia Pacific and North America will drive the first major wave of LTE rollouts in 2010 through 2012. The second wave will kick off in 2012-2013 when the Chinese operators start their rollouts along with the majority of the Western European mobile operators.
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