In a recent press briefing in London, Nokia stated that it reached deals with over 110 service providers for the implementation of 4.5G Pro Technology.
At the beginning of September, there were 90 deals signed for the implementation of the new technology, and that number is constantly rising.
The 4.5G Pro and 4.9G Technologies that Nokia introduced are the bridge towards 5G, but Nokia things that LTE and 5G will co-exist, because they have different features for customer needs.
In recent press releases about Nokia Networks, Nokia officially stated that:
Before 5G, Nokia will implement 4.5G Pro and 4.9G