2. Capitalise on the immediate opportunity presented by private networks
Enterprises are demanding 5G solutions that are delivered in new and disruptive ways. 72% of UK businesses are interested in using private networks to support their 5G and IoT use cases while 55% rate the purchase of private network capabilities as an important 5G investment strategy, citing a range of benefits led by greater network control and improved network reliability.
Meanwhile, 66% of businesses would be interested in buying 5G through an intermediary such as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), while 64% say that directly acquiring 5G spectrum could be important for them. Taken together, these customer sentiments underline the need for agile and responsive go-to-market strategies. Ultimately, enterprises can turn to a range of different service providers, if mobile operators cannot address their needs.
UK enterprise perceptions of private network benefits
Question: What do you see as the most important benefits of private mobile networks for your organisation?