5G opens doors for disruption, opportunity for service providers

Strategy Analytics´ Wireless Operator Strategies service has issued a new report entitled “Mobile Service Evolution on the Road to 5G” that found 5G could usher in a new era with new players disrupting the current service provider landscape, the company said.

The company said new players will compete with traditional service providers to offer new business models and network slicing for on-demand, service specific network provisioning to address the needs of particular cases and services.

The report said 5G is expected to open doors to new types of service providers, such a digital virtual network operators who can leverage network slicing, offering specific services for targeted verticals.

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