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In five years, 39% mobile users in India will use 5G, says Ericsson report

Sees half a billion such users by 2027, high growth in number of smartphone users and spike in average usage per smartphone

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
Ericsson expects 500 million 5G mobile phone users in India by 2027, accounting for 39 per cent of total customer base.

This insight is part of a mobility report released by the Swedish telecom gear maker on Tuesday.

“Total mobile data traffic in the Indian region is estimated to grow by a factor of 4 between 2021 and 2027. This is driven by high growth in the number of smartphone users and an increase in average usage per smartphone. The average data traffic per smartphone in the Indian region is the second highest globally. It is projected to grow from

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First Published: Jun 21 2022 | 3:26 PM IST

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