Ericsson sees 5G subscriptions hitting 1 billion mark in 2023

There is set to be more than one billion 5G subscriptions in use by 2023, according to a report by Ericsson, with more than 20% of the global population set to be covered within the next six years. The first commercial networks based on Standalone 5G NR are expected to go live in 2019, with significant network deployments from 2020. These deployments are foreseen in markets such as US, South Korea, Japan and China.

Ericsson, which in its semi-annual Mobility Report made its first forecast for 2023, sees a total of 9.1 billion mobile subscriptions at the end of 2023 and expects 4G to become the dominant mobile technology by the end of 2017. VoLTE subscriptions are projected to reach 5.5bn by the end of 2023, accounting for more than 80pc of the combined LTE and 5G subscriptions.

The high average usage in India – estimated to reach 3.9GB per month per smartphone at the end of 2017 – is mainly due to an introductory LTE offer by Reliance Jio during the latter half of 2016, which included free voice and data traffic.

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This is the equivalent of 5.5m years of HD video streaming.

The number of internet of things (IoT) devices in use will also grow significantly, with a CAGR of 19% up to 2023, when more than 20 billion connected IoT devices are estimated to be in operation.

Voice over LTE (VoLTE) has been launched in more than 125 networks in over 60 countries across all regions.

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The increased streaming of high-resolution videos and immersive video formats such as 360-degree video will continue to increase data traffic volumes, according to the report.

There are more than 1,300 VoLTE-enabled device models. Much of this use will be accounted for by streaming video. The report also estimates that monthly data usage per smartphone in India to increase 5 times, from 3.9 GB now, to 18 GB per month. It is followed by Western Europe, at 4GB per month. We also explore mobile data plan trends and why operators need to provide a range of offerings, as well as two different aspects of 5G: enhancing the event experience through digitalized services and consumer expectations for the technology.

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South Africa vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 3 at Bloemfontein

Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim, who was struck a disgusting blow on the side of his head, was out to the last ball of the session, trapped lbw by Wayne Parnell a decision that required ratification by the TV official after Mushfiqur had referred the on field decision.

Mushfiqur was struck with the second ball of the 14th over by Duanne Olivier and required treatment for almost 10 minutes.

Amla went to 100 with a four and from just 113 deliveries, registering a 28th Test century to move past Graeme Smith and into second place alone on the all-time list of South Africa century-makers in test cricket.

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Both Du Plessis and Amla brought up their centuries during their epic stand, but it the end, the partnership was broken when Amla was clean bowled by Subashis Roy for 132, which came off 163 balls and included 17 boundaries. In the first four sessions of the Test, South Africa made 126-0, 130-1, 172-2 and 102-0.

Quick bowler Kagiso Rabada took 5-33 for South Africa and fellow seamer Duanne Olivier had 3-40.

Mominul Haque was hit by a bouncer from Rabada two balls before hooking the same bowler to be caught at deep square leg for 11, while Mahmudullah was hit by Olivier before he had scored.

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So nasty were South Africa with the short stuff that three of Bangladesh’s batsmen were hit on the helmet. In the first game, South Africa made 496-3 declared in response.

Soumya Sarkar never looked at ease since walking out in the morning and was undone by yet another unnecessary poke at a ball in the channel outside his off-stump as Faf du Plessis pouched the edge safely in front of first slip.

Rabada took over from that point as he sent Imrul Kayes packing for 26 before slicing through the lower order easily. However, the 334 runsBangladesh need to make the home side bat again seems too far fetched a hope.

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Hadiya case: BJP slams Kerala government

In her application, the Thiruvananthapuram-native sought an investigation by central agencies like NIA into the religious conversions in the state. It also asked for the family background, any criminal background of Shafin Jahan and if at all, the case had any links to trafficking Hadiya outside the country.

Disapproving the marriage, girl’s father Ashokan, an ex-serviceman, approached the Kerala high court claiming his daughter was indoctrinated and forcibly converted.

In an affidavit, the Pinarayi Vijayan administration today told the court that Kerala Police’s crime branch had conducted a “efficient and sincere” investigation.

The state police were competent enough to conduct such a probe and during its investigation no offences were found that require a probe under the NIA Act of 2008, it said.

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“The crime branch of Kerala Police had conducted the investigation in an efficient and honest manner”.

It also said that details of the persons involved, those who had attended their wedding, financial arrangements and others related to the marriage between Hadiya and Jahan were also investigated.

The case quite for some time is making headlines as the court is trying to find out whether the 25-year-old Hindu girl Akhila (now Hadiya), converted to Islam and married Muslim youth Shafin Jahan, was trapped by a “well-oiled racket that uses psychological measures to indoctrinate people and persuade them to join terrorist organisations such as ISIS”.

The state government said that though it has complied with the court’s direction to transfer the case to the NIA, the police has so far not found commission of any “scheduled offences” which statutorily warrant transfer of the case to the central agency.

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On August 16, hearing Shafin’s challenge of the HC’s order, the apex court directed an NIA probe to ascertain if there was a pattern of such incidents.

Shefin’s advocate had opposed the NIA probe. He said Supreme Court’s act ordering a NIA probe on the plea filed against the high court order cancelling a marriage while considering a habeas corpus plea, is wrong.

The case will come up for hearing at the SC again on Monday.

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Moody’s First India Upgrade in 14 Years Bets on Modi’s Reforms
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