Subscriptions to wireless services worldwide 2010-2023, by generation

Number of wireless subscriptions by generation worldwide from 2010 to 2023 (in millions)

Subscriptions to wireless services worldwide 2010-2023, by generation This statistic shows the number of wireless subscriptions worldwide from 2010 to 2023, by generation. In 2017, there were 2.75 billion 4G subscriptions, whereas by 2020 the number of subscriptions is projected to increase to 5.15 billion.
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Number of wireless subscriptions by generation worldwide from 2010 to 2023 (in millions)

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5G4G3G2G
2010--9504,450
2011--1,3504,650
2012--1,7004,600
2013-2002,2504,250
2014-5502,6003,850
2015-1,1002,6503,400
2016-1,9502,5502,900
2017-2,7502,2502,650
2018*-3,6501,8002,450
2019*-4,5001,4502,200
2020*-5,1501,1502,000
2021*1005,7009001,850
2022*3006,0507501,650
2023*6006,2007001,450
5G4G3G2G
2010--9504,450
2011--1,3504,650
2012--1,7004,600
2013-2002,2504,250
2014-5502,6003,850
2015-1,1002,6503,400
2016-1,9502,5502,900
2017-2,7502,2502,650
2018*-3,6501,8002,450
2019*-4,5001,4502,200
2020*-5,1501,1502,000
2021*1005,7009001,850
2022*3006,0507501,650
2023*6006,2007001,450
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This statistic shows the number of wireless subscriptions worldwide from 2010 to 2023, by generation. In 2017, there were 2.75 billion 4G subscriptions, whereas by 2020 the number of subscriptions is projected to increase to 5.15 billion.
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