According to the Global Mobile Suppliers (GSA) Report, 38 countries had 5G networks as of August and many more have had 5G mobile technology deployed in part.
A survey by Statista.com has established that North America, Europe and East Asia are on the forefront of 5G implementation.
South Korea is the country which deployed the first 5G network and the country is expected to stay in the lead as far as penetration of the technology goes, By 2025, almost 60% of mobile subscriptions in South Korea are expected to be for 5G networks.
On the other hand, LTE subscriptions now account for 60.4% of all global mobile subscriptions. 5G subscriptions doubled in the second quarter of 2020 to reach at least 137.7 million globally (representing 1.5% of the entire global mobile market).