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Private mobile networks generated revenue of US $ 2.7 billion in 2022 research shows there are an average of 2.1 private mobile networks per customer , excluding larger nationwide deployments .”

CCS Insight ’ s latest Spotlight report reveals that private mobile networks had another year of growth in 2022 , with global deployments growing 62 % year-on-year and generating US $ 2.7 billion in revenue .

“ Private mobile networks are a red-hot topic and the technology is taking a meaningful foothold in the market for wireless connectivity ,” said Richard Webb , Director of Infrastructure at CCS Insight . “ There are a growing number of deployment options available to enterprises in different industries and sizes , fuelling growth . In addition to many new customers adopting their first private networks , more companies are rolling out networks throughout multiple sites following successful trials . Our
Europe , the Middle East and Africa ( EMEA ) is the largest region by number of unique customers , with the bulk of organisations trialling the technology . However , North America has the most commercial deployments . Asia-Pacific is the third-largest region , with China contributing a much higher number of hybrid and virtual private networks , which piggyback on public mobile networks , than other markets .
Luke Pearce , Senior Analyst at CCS Insight , added : “ The success of Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum in the US has helped the country become a leader in private mobile network deployments , simplifying the route to market by offering predictable access to spectrum .”

TM and ZTE Malaysia partner to build hybrid cloud 5G core network

Telekom Malaysia Berhad ( TM ) and

ZTE ( Malaysia ) Corporation are partnering to build a hybrid cloud 5G core network that is designed for future technologies and applications .
Over the next three years , the partnership will foster innovation and advancement of state-of-the-art technologies for TM ’ s 5G Core project , which includes bare metal containers , SDN-based architecture , hardware acceleration , CUPS and 3-layer decoupling .
This rollout is anticipated to transform and revolutionize the way that data will be processed and transmitted – which could significantly impact the development of future technologies and applications .
Developing a high-capacity network will also address the rising need for network bandwidth and speed as Malaysia ’ s 5G adoption and ecosystem accelerates Jasmine Lee Sze Inn , Executive Vice President for Mobile , TM , said : “ We believe that this collaboration will further accelerate the adoption of 5G networks across Malaysia .” Steven Ge , CEO , ZTE
Malaysia , said : “ We are confident that the advancement of our hybrid cloud 5G core network will be the model for future networks . ZTE is committed in this collaboration that will put Malaysia as one of the leading countries in the region to roll-out its 5G network .”
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