Ericsson, Cisco offer their 5G forecasts


Originally published by Fierce Wireless
Author: Mike Dano

Ericsson and Cisco have released their traffic forecasts for the coming years, and both companies are predicting growth in the number of 5G users and the amount of traffic traveling over 5G networks.

To be clear, the companies are basing their predictions on the information they’re getting from their respective equipment businesses. Both Ericsson and Cisco are major suppliers of mobile and internet networking equipment. Thus, their outlooks carry a substantial amount of weight.

Moreover, the companies are largely in lockstep when it comes to 5G. Both are hoping to revive equipment sales as operators look to upgrade their networks to faster and more capable 5G service.

Ericsson and Cisco have released their traffic forecasts for the coming years, and both companies are predicting growth in the number of 5G users and the amount of traffic traveling over 5G networks.

To be clear, the companies are basing their predictions on the information they’re getting from their respective equipment businesses. Both Ericsson and Cisco are major suppliers of mobile and internet networking equipment. Thus, their outlooks carry a substantial amount of weight.

Moreover, the companies are largely in lockstep when it comes to 5G. Both are hoping to revive equipment sales as operators look to upgrade their networks to faster and more capable 5G service.

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