GSA: LTE devices near 3,000

The addition of 1,356 products since March 2014 has increased the total number of announced LTE user devices to 2,919, according to a latest update by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). The number of LTE device manufacturers grew 93 per cent in the same period to 297 companies. Smartphones are the dominant device category with 1,589 products, accounting for an improved 54.4 per cent share of all LTE device types. In addition, LTE Advanced compatible devices now make up almost a third of the total number of LTE devices. Release