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Rich Communications Suite (RCS) Services

Rich Communications Suite (RCS) Services

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Rich Communications Suite (RCS) Services in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 35 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Alcatel-Lucent
Comverse
China Mobile
Ericsson
Genband


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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Mobile Communications - An Introduction
Rich Communication Suite (RCS) Services - A Prelude
Table 1: Global Mobile Telecommunication Sector (2014): Number of Mobile Cellular Subscriptions for the Americas, Europe, CIS Countries, Asia-Pacific, The Middle East, and Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2: Global Mobile Subscriptions (January 2014): Percentage Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3: Top 10 Countries with Active Mobile Subscriptions (in Millions): January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: Mobile Penetration Rate (%) Worldwide by Geographic Region: 2014E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: Mobile Penetration (as a Percentage of Total Population) for Major Countries Worldwide: 2014E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6: Global Mobile Phones Market (2010-2016): Percentage Breakdown of Shipments by Feature Phones and Smartphones (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: World Market for Mobile Handsets by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales Volume for 2G, 2.5G, 3G, 3.5G, and 3.9G/4G Enabled Handsets for Years 2013 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
The Rich Communications Suite (RCS) Initiative
RCS Introductions in Select Countries
Market Overview
RCS – The Road Ahead
Telecom Networks Migrate to IP
IMS Emerges as a Highly Preferred Solution
Implementation of RCS Sans IMS...
LTE Makes its Mark in the World of ‘
G’ Networks
Table 8: Global Mobile Broadband Subscriptions (in Million) in Developed and Developing Countries: January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: Worldwide Mobile Broadband Penetration Rate (%) by Region: January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: Global Mobile Broadband Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Subscriptions by Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: Global Commercial LTE Network Deployments: Breakdown of Annual Deployments for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: Global LTE Devices Market: Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments by Geographic Region for years 2013 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: Global LTE Devices Market (2013 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments by Device Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Key Capabilities of LTE that Make it a Strong High-Speed Network Technology Contender
A Look Into Key Competitive Advantages of LTE…
Popular Adoption of Voice-over -LTE (VoLTE) to Power Growth in LTE Infrastructure Market
VoLTE Roll-Outs to Spur RCS Launches
OTT- A Key Threat to RCS?
RCS-e : A High Potential Solution to OTT Peril
Challenges Associated with RCS-e Implementation
2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Rich Communications Suite Services
History
Specifications of RCS
Specifications from an End-User Service Viewpoint
RCS Release 1
RCS Release 2
joyn™ Specifications
RCS Accreditation
Implementation Status
SWOT Analysis of RCS
Strengths
Weaknesses
Opportunities
Threats
3. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
Comverse Inks Definitive Agreement to Take Over Acision
Mitel Inks Merger Agreement with Mavenir
Symsoft Rolls-Out RCS
Voipswitch Introduces Rich Communication Suite Dialer
T-Mobile to Roll-Out RCS in US
D2 Technologies Unveils mCUE® 4G’s Improved Version
Alcatel-Lucent, InterDigital, D2 Technologies to Unveil Advanced IMS Solution
HelloSoft’ Rich Communication Suite Client of Imagination Technologies Obtains GSMA Accreditation
Skyview Takes Over NewPace
China Mobile to Introduce Integrated RCS Service
Comverse to Showcase ECS Suite and RCS API Gateway
D2 Technologies Announces Plans to Showcase mCUE 4G
Mobile Telesystems Selects Mavenir Systems for WebRTC and RCS Services
SAP Introduces New Cloud Solution for RCS
Infinite Convergence Obtains GSMA Accreditation for RCS Solution
Interop Technologies and Bluegrass Cellular Renew Agreement
Deutsche Telekom Rolls Out joyn
Acision Introduces RCS Hosted Solution
SAP Introduces Cloud-Based SAP® Rich Communication Services 365
Kineto Rolls Out Smart Comms RCS Application
4. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS
Alcatel-Lucent (France)
Comverse (US)
China Mobile (China)
Ericsson (Sweden)
Genband (US)
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)
Interop Technologies (US)
Mavenir Systems (US)
Nokia Networks (Finland)
Orange S.A. (France)
SAP AG (Germany)
SK Telecom (South Korea)
Telefonica (Spain)
Movistar (Spain)
Vodafone Group Plc (UK)
5. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Rich Communication Suite Services by Geographic Region - US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: World 8-Year Perspective for Rich Communication Suite Services by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
III. MARKET
1. THE UNITED STATES
A. Market Analysis
LTE-Advanced Rollouts to Drive Growth in the Coming Years
Table 16: North American Mobile Communications Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Mobile Connection by Network Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Recent Industry Activity
Select Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 17: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Rich Communication Suite Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
2. EUROPE
A. Market Analysis
Key Statistical Findings
Table 18: Percentages Share Breakdown of Mobile Phone Shipments by Feature Phones and Smartphones in Europe: 2012, 2014 & 2016P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: Mobile Subscribers in Select European Countries: February 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20: Mobile Broadband Subscriptions and Mobile Broadband Penetration in Select European Countries: February 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Recent Industry Activity
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 21: Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Rich Communication Suite Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
3. ASIA-PACIFIC
A. Market Analysis
Rising Penetration of Mobile Devices Bodes Well for Market
Table 22: Mobile Subscribers in Select Asian Countries: January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: Percentages Share Breakdown of Mobile Phone Shipments in Asia-Pacific by Feature Phones and Smartphones: 2012, 2014 & 2016P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: Mobile Broadband Subscriptions and Mobile Broadband Penetration in Select Asian Countries: January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
China Warms Upto 4G Networks
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 25: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Rich Communication Suite Services by Geographic Region - South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Rich Communication Suite Services by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for the Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
3a. SOUTH KOREA
Market Analysis
Table 27: South Korean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Rich Communication Suite Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
3b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A. Market Analysis
Recent Industry Activity
B. Market Analytics
Table 28: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Rich Communication Suite Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4. REST OF WORLD
A. Market Analysis
Key Statistical Findings
Table 29: Middle East & Africa Mobile Phones Market: Percentages Share Breakdown of Shipments by Feature Phones and Smartphones for the Years 2012, 2014 & 2016P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: Latin America Mobile Network Technology Landscape (2014) Percentage Share Breakdown of Network Technologies By Connections (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: Latin America Mobile Network Technology Landscape (2018P) Percentage Share Breakdown of Network Technologies by Connections (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: Latin American Growth in LTE Connections (2014-2018) Breakdown by Volume of Connections in Millions of Users (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Recent Industry Activity
B. Market Analytics
Table 33: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Rich Communication Suite Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Total Companies Profiled: 35 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 36)
The United States (8)
Canada (2)
Europe (18)
- France (3)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (5)
- Spain (2)
- Rest of Europe (7)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (7)

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