LTE Subscribers to Exceed 100 Million Globally in 2013

IHS iSuppli Special Report Jan 2013

LTE subscribers are projected to surpass the 100-million mark this year and will reach 198.1 million in 2013, up 115% from 92.3 million last year, according to an IHS iSuppli Wireless Communications Special Report.

IHS iSuppli: new iPad costs more to produce than iPad 2

iPad 3

According to IHS iSuppli, the new iPad is more expensive to produce than the iPad 2 at the time of product launch, even though the retail price points are the same. The 32GB LTE model’s bill of materials (BOM) is nearly 9 percent higher than an iPad 2 equipped with 32GB and 3G wireless, which carried a cost of approximately $335 at the time of product launch.

LTE spending to reach $24.3 billion in 2013

iSuppli-2012

LTE is expected to claim the major share of wireless infrastructure capital spending next year as mobile carriers migrate towards it. Global capital spending on LTE technology is projected to reach $24.3 billion in 2013, nearly triple the $8.7 billion of 2012, according to IHS iSuppli report. 

Femtocells To Lead Technology

April 2, 2010: istockAnalyst - iSuppli recently published a study contending that the next big thing in hi-tech is the femtocell.