|27% of mobile technology connections in Africa will be of the 4G variety by 2025. At present, 4G penetration stands at 10% as 3G reigns supreme accounting for 46% of connections.
According to GSMA’s Global Mobile Economy 2020 report, Africa will be one of the fastest growing regions for mobile technology. GSMA projects that 142 million mobile subscribers will be added over 5 years even as mobile subscriber penetration is expected to grow to 55%.
Despite the growth anticipated for 4G and the broadening of 5G’s potential, Africa will still be a largely 3G continent in 2025, accounting for 58% of mobile connections. Find the full report here.