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Mobile Communications Industry Developments & Future Trends

Mobile Communications Industry Developments & Future Trends

In 2016, global smartphone shipments in mature markets such as North America and Western European countries have either idled or declined and double-digit growth rates seem to be the thing of the past. Nevertheless, the global smartphone industry is still anticipated to grow over 5% year-on-year in 2017. This report provides an overview of the global smartphone industry and market and examines major smartphone venodors' deployment strategies; also included are the development of the 5G industry, market, telecom operators, and major vendors.


  • Industry and Market Developments
    • Global Smartphone Industry to Grow 5% Year-on-year in 2017
    • Smartphone Brands' Market Share to Remain Steady in 2017
    • New Smartphones Launched at MWC 2017 are Mostly Mid- and low-priced Models
    • Type-C and Waterproof Become Must-have Features
    • Sony: The Slowest Video Recording Speed with the Highest Resolution
    • LG: 80% Screen Ratio
    • Huawei: Has the Strongest Partners & Alliances
    • Nokia & Blackberry: Nostalgia Awakens?
    • Samsung: Most Popular Enterprise-grade Security Solution
    • OPPO: Maximum Optical Zoom Ratios
    • ZTE: The Fastest LTE Download Speeds
    • Meizu: Super mCharge provides the Fastest Charging Speed
    • Diversified Processor Applications
    • Biosensor Development Advances Further
  • Leading 5G Vendors and Their Developments
    • Aggressive Collaboration in 5G Industrial Chain
    • Large-scale 5G Pre-Commercial Trials in 2019
    • Samsung Launches Complete 5G E2E Commercial Product Portfolio
    • Commercialization of Nokia 5G FIRST Solutions Slated for 2H 2017
    • Ericsson Showcases Complete 5G Core, Radio, and Transport Portfolios
    • ZTE Unveils 5G Infrastructure and Concept Phones
    • Huawei Launches 5G Solutions Ranging from Core Network to Terminal
    • Leading Vendors' 5G E2E Systems
    • Qualcomm and Intel both launch 5G chips for 6GHz and mmWave
    • Ericsson & IBM Co-develop 5G mmWave Phase Array Antenna Module for 5G Base Stations and 28GHz
    • Samsung Develops 5G RFIC for Base Stations and Radio Access Products
    • MediaTek's Test Results for 28GHz Beam Tracking
    • Ericsson's Demonstration of eMMB+URLLC Application
    • Vodafone's Showcase of 4.5G Network Slicing
  • Conclusion

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