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Boston, Massachusetts- November 26, 2012- In 2012, 59 percent of all handsets sold in the UK are expected to be smartphones, rising to 84 percent in 2017, with the number of 4G subscribers expected to reach 22.2 million in 2017, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (

UK: Fiber Deployment and Launch of 4G/LTE Boost Broadband offers a precise profile of the country’s telecommunications, media and technology sectors based on proprietary data from Pyramid’s research in the market. It provides a detailed competitive analysis of both the fixed and mobile sectors, tracks the market shares of technologies and services and monitors the introduction and spread of new technologies.

Download an excerpt or purchase the report here.

“3G services are expected to remain the most prominent technology over the next five years, with 62.7 million subscribers in 2017, down from 63.6 million in 2012, due to subscriber migration to 4G,” says Olena Kaplan, Associate Analyst at Pyramid Research.   The accelerated digital switchover, completed on October 27, 2012, freed up frequencies that will be auctioned in the fourth quarter of 2012, in turn allowing other operators to commercially launch LTE services by early 2013. Everything Everywhere, the largest mobile operator, was the first to launch LTE services, which it did at the end of October 2012, she notes.

UK: Fiber Deployment and Launch of 4G/LTE Boost Broadband is part of Pyramid Research’s Europe Intelligence Report Series and is priced at $990. Download an excerpt or purchase the report here. For more information, contact Jarka Justova (for those in EMEA or Asia-Pacific) or Juan Gobbi (for those in Latin America or North America).

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