About Mobile Broadband Communication
Effective public safety operations involve communicating the right information of whereabouts of an incident at the right time. This can be achieved by using mobile broadband, which is a transformation technology. Public safety mobile broadband is the introduction of next-generation wireless broadband technology that equips people with real-time data, video, voice, or other forms of tactical communication.
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Public Safety Mobile Broadband market in Public sector to grow at a CAGR of 8.43 percent over the period 2014-2019.
Covered in this Report
The Global Public Safety Mobile Broadband market in Public sector has been segmented into five categories on the basis of application as Video Surveillance, Natural or Man-made Disaster Management, GIS, Medical Telemetry, and Vehicle Surveillance.
TechNavio's report, Global Public Safety Mobile Broadband Market in Public Sector 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Public Safety Mobile Broadband market in Public Sector 2015-2019
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the: General Dynamics, Harris Corporation, Inmarsat plc, Intelsat SA, Iridium Communications Inc. and Motorola Solutions Inc. (Zebra Technologies Inc.)
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alcatel-Lucent, Firetide (Unicom Global), Lockheed Martin, Mesh Dynamics, NetMotion Wireless, Northrop Grumman and Tata Advanced Systems
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One of the major trends upcoming in the market is the widespread adoption of video features in public safety communications. Devices with video capabilities can relay real-time video through mobile broadband networks, thereby improving the quality of service, speed, decision making, and access to powerful evidence, and, not to mention, safeguarding the lives and property of citizens.”
According to the report, one of the main drivers of the market is the growing demand for reliable communication for emergency services. Considering the criticality of the situation, it is necessary that the first responder should be able to communicate and share all the information about the location instantly, thereby helping in reducing the response time. With rising instances in the number of disasters, organizations are concerned about enhancing the security of citizens and society.
Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in this market is the rising number of cyber attacks. Though wireless communications offer flexibility, they can be easily targeted by hackers who can manipulate or delete important information during an emergency. These network intrusions can hamper critical communications and may affect emergency services during a catastrophic event. Therefore, necessary steps need to be taken to protect network infrastructure and make it efficient and reliable.
General Dynamics, Harris, Inmarsat , Intelsat, Iridium Communications, Motorola Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent, Alvarion , Firetide , IBM , Lockheed Martin, Mesh Dynamics , NetMotion Wireless , Northrop Grumman , Tata Advanced Systems