Global Communications Test Services Market
From the end user stand point, service providers formed the key source of revenue with a share of %. Increased deployments of Long-term Evolution (LTE) and Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WIMAX), along with increasing acceptance of Gigabit Ethernet drives demand for the services market. It is followed by network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) and enterprises with % and %, respectively. Services including voice-over LTE, video services, and specific delivery of quality of service over voice-over LTE are driving the need for upgrades in test systems and services. There is still opportunity for growth in 3G in Asia in sheer volume and LTE in Europe.
From a geographic stand point, North America formed the largest revenue-generating region, with a market share of %. Although Europe and Asia-Pacific are expected to grow at higher rates throughout the forecast period, North America is expected to continue to hold huge potential for test service vendors and retain the greatest share of the total revenues for the total global communication test services market. The number of mobile subscribers in the developing countries continues to grow; countries such as China and India are adding most of the new subscribers. Many European countries are experiencing close to 100% market penetration and this is expected to be a driving factor for market growth.
The installation and maintenance application formed the key source of revenue, accounting for almost half of the total market value in 2013. Vendors are trying to increase market presence: one way to achieve this is by building intelligence into the systems where these products are more user-friendly and do not have the need for an expert to run the tests. Vendor and customer partnerships have increased significantly, which paves the way for products and services to be customized according to end-user needs. End users are looking for partnerships not just for purchasing products, but for technology, intelligence, and research and development (R&D) support. The requirement from end users is to acquire more end-to-end solutions that are preferably pre-integrated and coupled with professional services, which they can integrate into their own environment.
About this report
This research provides the key findings of the global communication test services market. The communication test services market contains 4 segments: broadband wireless test services, broadband wireline test services, security test services, and application layer test services. The study features revenue forecasts from 2010 to 2020 and includes application, end user, and geographic forecasts. The report also assesses key market drivers and market restraints, evaluated by their impact on the market. The study discusses various prevalent market and technology trends. A competitive analysis is also provided to highlight the key participants in this market, along with a detailed market share analysis.
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