Communication equipment manufacturing revenue declined as a result of plummeting consumer spending in the wake of the recession. Moreover, economic uncertainty caused corporations to delay upgrades. However, product innovations have been key drivers of rising consumer demand for new services and merchandise, bolstering industry performance. Consequently, in the five years to 2019, revenue is forecast to recover as a result of more product innovations, although increasing import penetration may hamper growth.
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.