In 2021, 5G connections are forecast to account for 13% of all mobile connections in the United States. In North America, 5G adoption will occur faster than in any other region – around half of connections will be on 5G networks by 2025, compared to around 30% in Europe and the leading Asian markets (China, Japan and South Korea in aggregate).

The graphic below depicts a forecast of the 5G adoption rate as a share of mobile connections in the United States from 2020 to 2025.

Source: “The Mobile Economy North America 2017”