- PwC’s US Telecommunications Partner Panel reviewed 5G deployment data, announcements, and maps, as well as device announcements and sales data as of July 1, 2019, as is available in the public domain. Percentages for July 1, 2019 as well as forecasts for January 1, 2020 reflect the consensus estimate of the Panel.
Device penetration is defined as the % of mobile devices in service the US that are capable of receiving/transmitting a 5G signal.
5G Mobile coverage is defined as % of the US population with mobile network service available in the home or business. 5G mobile includes deployment in all spectrum bands (low, mid, and high/mmWave).
Estimates do not currently include 5G fixed wireless deployments or adoption.