The relevance of megatrends as well as trends in technology and markets to the network of the future was the focus of the analysis phase. Kathrein examined and evaluated various use cases and deduced six network trends from these discussions.
Massive Data: The amount of data is increasing significantly. The data volume used in mobile networks is expanding dramatically. Mobile communication users are watching more and more high-definition videos. New use cases as well as Big Data and IoT applications that cause massive machine-type communication have to be made possible. They are becoming part of the future network.