With the epidemic coinciding with the mainstream deployment phase of 5G, there is the potential to disrupt the progress, as the crisis slows or threatens to slow the production of key smartphone components, including displays and semiconductors, according to Omdia.
The following Omdia Update presents the latest findings uncovered by experts regarding the impact of coronavirus on 5G and other technology segments.
5G at risk
The global 5G value chain is projected to generate $3.6 trillion in economic output and support 22.3 million jobs worldwide by 2035. As a result, the stakes for players throughout the technology industry value chain couldn’t be higher.