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Fixed wireless access a key money-spinner for telcos post 5G: Ericsson exec

In a Q&A, John Yazlle, Head of Fixed Wireless Access, Ericsson, says FWA connections will generate $67 bn in revenues, grow 3x by 2028

John Yazlle, FWA Head, Ericsson

Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
Ericsson estimates FWA connections will generate $67 billion in revenues, and grow three times by 2028, up from the 100 million connections globally in 2022, John Yazlle, Head of Fixed Wireless Access, Ericsson tells Subhayan Chakraborty in an interview. Given that 80 per cent of these would be 5G and fixed broadband penetration in India remains very low, the country is staring at massive potential, he says. Edited excerpts:

How do operators grow their average revenue per user with FWA?

We see FWA as a key 5G monetisation opportunity. Last year we estimated that there were about 100 million connections

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First Published: Apr 17 2023 | 3:38 PM IST

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