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Global Wi-fi Chipset Market 2016-2020

About Wi-Fi Chipset

Wi-Fi is a wireless technology used in networking. A Wi-Fi chipset is a system-on-chip (SoC) with all essential components required for wireless networking.

Factors such as the growing integration between Wi-Fi and mobile networks, the development of smart-home technology, the proliferation of Wi-Fi-enabled mobile devices, the emergence of wearable technology, and increasing integration of Wi-Fi into homes and enterprises are likely to boost the Wi-Fi market, driving the demand for Wi-Fi chipsets during the forecast period.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global Wi-Fi chipset market to grow at a CAGR of 4.15% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global Wi-Fi chipset market for the period 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the sales of Wi-Fi chipsets to electronic device manufacturers.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • North America
  • APAC
  • Europe
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Wi-Fi Chipset Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Qualcomm
  • Broadcom
  • Texas Instruments
  • MediaTek
  • Intel
Other prominent vendors
  • Infineon
  • Marvell
  • MediaTek
  • NXP
  • Newracom
Market driver
  • Increasing popularity of voice over Wi-Fi
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Growing security concerns
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Emergence of dual-band routers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Wi-Fi Chipset Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Wi-Fi Chipset Market: Qualcomm, Broadcom, Texas Instruments, MediaTek and Intel.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Infineon, Marvell, MediaTek, NXP and Newracom.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Key trends that the market is experiencing include the emergence of dual-band routers and the evolution of IEEE 802.11 wireless standards. The continuous evolution of IEEE 802.11 wireless standards is an emerging trend that is expected to foster the growth of the market due to improved Wi-Fi network during the forecast period.”

According to the report, some of the key factors that drive the global Wi-Fi chipset market include the increasing popularity of voice over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) and proliferation of smartphones and tablets.

Further, the report states that Wi-Fi networks are considered to be more vulnerable to interception than other mobile and wired networks. These networks are deployed with minimal regard for user authentication, which results in an increased number of users. This has led to increasing concern about data security and poses a major challenge in the market, as critical personal data is often stored in Wi-Fi-enabled mobile devices.

Companies Mentioned

Qualcomm, Broadcom, Texas Instruments, MediaTek, Intel, Infineon, Marvell, MediaTek, NXP, Newracom.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Technology Landscape
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table WLAN versions
    • Shipment size and forecast
      • Table Global Wi-Fi chipset market forecast 2015-2020 (billions of units)
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global Wi-Fi chipset market forecast 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Global Wi-Fi chipset market by end-user 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Global Wi-Fi chipset market by end-user 2015 (% share)
      • Table Global Wi-Fi chipset market by end-user 2020 (% share)
    • Global Wi-Fi chipset market by end-user 2015-2020 (millions of units)
      • Table Global Wi-Fi chipset market shipment forecast 2015-2020 (millions of units)
      • Table CAGR comparison among application segments 2015-2020 (based on shipment forecast)
    • Smartphone segment of global Wi-Fi chipset market
      • Table Smartphone segment of global Wi-Fi chipset market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Laptop segment of global Wi-Fi chipset market
      • Table Laptop segment of global Wi-Fi chipset market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Tablet segment of global Wi-Fi chipset market
      • Table Tablet segment of global Wi-Fi chipset market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Router segment of global Wi-Fi chipset market
      • Table Router segment of global Wi-Fi chipset market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global Wi-Fi chipset market by geography 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Wi-Fi chipset market by geography 2015 (% share)
      • Table Wi-Fi chipset market by geography 2020 (% share)
    • Global Wi-Fi chipset market by geography 2015-2020 (billions of units)
      • Table Global Wi-Fi chipset market shipment forecast 2015-2020 (billions of units)
      • Table CAGR comparison among key regions 2015-2020 (based on shipment forecast)
    • Global Wi-Fi chipset market in North America
      • Table Wi-Fi chipset market forecast in North America 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global Wi-Fi chipset market in APAC
      • Table Wi-Fi chipset market forecast in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global Wi-Fi chipset market in Europe
      • Table Wi-Fi chipset market forecast in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key recommendations for vendors and investors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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