Communication Equipment Manufacturing in the US
Over the past five years, the Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry has contended with staunch competition from manufacturers abroad, which has siphoned revenue from the domestic industry. Over the next five years, the industry will benefit from increasing demand as the economy grows and consumer sentiment rises, stimulating demand from downstream industries. Moreover, as the unemployment rate decreases and per capita disposable income rises, consumers are expected to increase discretionary spending, particularly on electronics such as smart phones. As a result of stronger demand, industry revenue is expected to rebound. Nevertheless, growing import competition will continue to remain a threat to the industry.
This industry primarily manufactures broadcasting and other wireless communication equipment. Examples of such equipment include antennas, set-top boxes, GPS systems, cell phones, satellite uplink technologies and radio and TV broadcasting equipment. Operators in this industry do not manufacture radio or television sets, intercoms or equipment to test communication signals.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.