Mobile Telecommunications Networks for the 2014 World Cup
This paper was commissioned by the GSM Association (GSMA), the world trade association of mobile operators. It analyzes the main challenges for telecommunications companies, and in particular mobile operators, as they prepare for the 2014 World Soccer Cup and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in Brazil. Decisions can then be made based on the elements presented in this paper, and investments channeled in the right direction.
During the 2014 World Cup, the most critical situation will very likely be covering the stadiums and surroundings, where there will be a very high concentration of subscribers, most of whom will be heavy service users.