Changing uses and regulatory frameworks are increasing the pressure on operators to deploy superfast access networks that provide nationwide coverage, in the short and medium term.
FWA technology’s evolution towards 5G, which will enable it to compete with wireline superfast access FTTx in terms of quality of service, makes it an interesting alternative not only from an investment standpoint, but especially thanks to a much shorter time to market than FTTH.
Several 5G FWA initiatives have already been launched, notably by Verizon in the US.
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Asian megacities at the forefront of Smart City dynamics
Asia Pacific is home to a fast growing urban citizenry. With more than 900 metropolises with a population of more than 300,000, megacities with populations in the tens of millions and a steadily rising urbanisation rate, the region serves as an especially stalwart laboratory for smart city development.