Top Trends for Private Networks in 2023
In 2023, a growing awareness of the potential for private 4G/5G (i.e., demand) is mirrored by the improvements in industry supply as more equipment, solution providers, and applications come to market, enabled by greater availability of spectrum and support from governments.
This e-book examines five key trends that are defining the changing marketplace. These should be read together with other iBwave resources which describe the basic underlying
“5 Cs” drivers of demand (coverage, control, cloud, costs, and compensation), as well as the specific needs of various industry verticals. Each of these topics is highlighted in a separate section below:
A final section briefly spotlights a few other trends and discusses international variations.
Private networks moving from 4G to 5G
The role of mmWave in private 5G
Moving from proof-of-concept to large-scale deployment
Private networks for public venues like stadiums, hotels, and airports
Combining private 5G with Wi-Fi in enterprises