LTE network growth will outpace phone availability

Long Term Evolution (LTE) is now a reality, with multiple operators worldwide planning to launch networks by 2010. However, according to an article in Unstrung, LTE network deployment will outpace the availability of LTE-capable phones. LTE handsets are not going to reach the mass market until 2011, according to analysts in the report. As vendors get LTE chipsets, there may be a longer-than-usual lag time in the development cycle of new handsets. Article

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