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5G Market in Aviation by End Use (5G Infrastructure for Aircraft and Airport), Technology (eMBB, FWA, URLLC/MMTC), Communication Infrastructure (Small Cell, DAS), 5G Services (Aircraft Operations, Airport Operations), Region - Global Forecast to 2026

5G Market in Aviation by End Use (5G Infrastructure for Aircraft and Airport), Technology (eMBB, FWA, URLLC/MMTC), Communication Infrastructure (Small Cell, DAS), 5G Services (Aircraft Operations, Airport Operations), Region - Global Forecast to 2026

Increasing demand for predictive and condition-based maintenance through data shared by connected aircraft across the globe is driving the market growth
5G market in aviation is projected to grow from USD 0.5 billion in 2021 to USD 3.9 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 52.7% during the forecast period. The market is driven by factors such as an increase in the demand for predictive, prescriptive, and condition-based maintenance through data shared by connected aircraft, growing demand for a better flight experience and the need for fast internet connectivity in aircraft & airports. However, huge investments involved in the development of 5G infrastructure is limiting the overall growth of the market.

Based on end-use, 5G infrastructure for airport segment is estimated to account for the largest share of the market in 2021
Based on end-use, 5G infrastructure for airport is estimated to account for the largest share of the overall market in 2021. The 5G infrastructure for aircraft segment is projected to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period, owing to the various applications of 5G in flight as well as passenger drone operations, such as real-time monitoring and in-flight entertainment.

Based on technology, the enhanced mobile broadband segment estimated to account for the major market share in 2021
eMBB is an evolution to the existing 4G network and can also be termed as the initial phase of 5G services. Prominent applications involved with eMBB include in-flight entertainment, real-time air traffic alerts, real-time video streaming, games with 3D and 4K resolutions, and high-speed internet access for latent-free cloud access. There is a growing demand for better flight experience, which, in turn, is fueling the demand for eMBB technology in the 5G market in aviation.


North America is estimated to account for the largest share of the 5G market in aviation in 2021 North America has a high demand for air travel, and there is tremendous growth in air passenger traffic. The rise in passenger traffic is leading to an increase in demand for good internet connectivity in airports as well as aircraft. In addition, the rise of connected aircraft and smart airports in this region is boosting the growth of the regional market.

The break-up of profiles of primary participants in the 5G market in aviation: By Company Type: Tier 1 – 35%, Tier 2 – 45%, and Tier 3 – 20% By Designation: C-Level Executives – 35%, Directors – 25%, and Others – 40% By Region: North America – 45%, Europe – 20%, Asia Pacific – 30%, Rest of the World – 5%

Key players in the 5G market in aviation are Ericsson (Sweden), Nokia (Finland), Cisco Systems (US), Panasonic Avionics Corporation (US), Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (China), Gogo LLC (US), Global Eagle Entertainment (US), ONEWEB (US), Aeromobile Communications (UK), Smartsky Networks (US), Inseego Corp (US) and Intelsat (US). These are some of the players providing 5G infrastructure as well as services in various countries across the world. Research Coverage: The market study covers the 5G market in aviation across segments. It aims at estimating the market size and the growth potential of this market across different segments, such as end-use, communication infrastructure, technology, application, and region. The study also includes an in-depth competitive analysis of the key players in the market, along with their company profiles, key observations related to product and business offerings, recent developments, and key market strategies. Reasons to buy this report: This report will help the market leaders/new entrants in this market with information on the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall 5G market in aviation and its subsegments. The report covers the entire ecosystem of the 5G market in the aviation industry and will help stakeholders understand the competitive landscape and gain more insights to better position their businesses and plan suitable go-to-market strategies. The report will also help stakeholders understand the pulse of the market and provide them with information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • REGIONAL SCOPE
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
      • Table USD EXCHANGE RATES
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
      • MARKET DEFINITION & SCOPE
    • RESEARCH APPROACH & METHODOLOGY
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • 5G INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AIRPORT MARKET APPROACH
      • 5G INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AIRCRAFT MARKET APPROACH
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • TRIANGULATION & VALIDATION
      • TRIANGULATION THROUGH SECONDARY RESEARCH
      • TRIANGULATION THROUGH PRIMARIES
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
      • MARKET SIZING AND MARKET FORECASTING
    • RISK ANALYSIS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN 5G MARKET IN AVIATION FROM 2021 TO 2026
    • 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY END USE
    • 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY
    • 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • ADOPTION OF 5G TECHNOLOGY, BY COUNTRY
    • 5G IN AVIATION USE CASES
      • 5G FOR AIR TAXIS
      • 5G IN AIRLINES: GOGO 5G
      • 5G IN AEROSPACE PRODUCTION
      • 5G AT AIRPORTS
      • 5G SERVICE ROBOTS: TELLU
      • 5G DRONES
    • 5G DIRECT AIR-TO-GROUND COMMUNICATIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR AIRLINES
      • Table 5G DIRECT AIR-TO-GROUND COMMUNICATIONS (DA2GC) KPI REQUIREMENTS
    • PROSPECTIVE AIRLINES TO OFFER 5G IN-FLIGHT NETWORK, BY REGION
  • 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY END USE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY END USE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
    • 5G INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AIRPORT
      • PASSENGER, CARGO & BAGGAGE
      • AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL/AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT
      • COMMUNICATION & SECURITY
      • DEMAND FOR 5G INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AIRPORT
        • Table 5G INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET FOR AIRPORT, BY DEMAND TYPE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
    • 5G INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AIRCRAFT
      • FLIGHT OPERATIONS
      • DRONE OPERATIONS
      • DEMAND FOR 5G INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AIRCRAFT
        • Table 5G INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET FOR AIRCRAFT, BY DEMAND TYPE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
  • 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
    • SMALL CELLS
      • IMPROVED CAPACITY AND INCREASED COVERAGE OF 5G SERVICES THROUGH SMALL CELLS ARE ANTICIPATED TO DRIVE SMALL CELLS SEGMENT
    • DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEMS (DAS)
      • GROWING DEMAND FOR CONTINUOUS ON-CONNECTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO FUEL THE DAS SEGMENT'S GROWTH
  • 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
    • MASSIVE MACHINE TYPE COMMUNICATIONS (MMTC) AND ULTRARELIABLE LOW-LATENCY COMMUNICATIONS (URLLC)
      • NEED FOR A LATENT FREE 5G CONNECTION IS ANTICIPATED TO FUEL THE GROWTH OF URLLC/MMTC
    • ENHANCED MOBILE BROADBAND (EMBB)
      • DEMAND FOR IN-FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT & REAL-TIME AIR TRAFFIC ALERTS IS EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF EMBB
    • FIXED WIRELESS ACCESS (FWA)
      • NEED TO REDUCE LAST MILE CONNECTIVITY EXPENDITURE IS ANTICIPATED TO BOOS THE GROWTH OF FWA
  • 5G SERVICES MARKET IN AVIATION, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table 5G SERVICES MARKET IN AVIATION, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
    • AIRPORT OPERATIONS
      • NEED FOR HIGH-SPEED CONNECTIVITY BY PASSENGERS WAITING IN AIRPORTS IS ANTICIPATED TO FUEL THE GROWTH OF 5G SERVICES MARKET IN AIRPORT OPERATIONS
    • AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS
      • RISE IN DEMAND FOR BETTER FLIGHT EXPERIENCE AND FAST INTERNET CONNECTION THROUGHOUT FLIGHT JOURNEY WILL FUEL GROWTH OF 5G SERVICES MARKET IN AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS
  • 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY REGION, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA 5G SERVICES MARKET IN AVIATION, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • US
        • Table US 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table US 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE 5G SERVICES MARKET IN AVIATION, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • UK
        • Table UK 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table UK 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • SPAIN
        • Table SPAIN 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SPAIN 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table FRANCE 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • TURKEY
        • Table TURKEY 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table TURKEY 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF EUROPE
        • Table REST OF EUROPE 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
    • APAC
      • Table APAC 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table APAC 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table APAC 5G SERVICES MARKET IN AVIATION, BY APPLICATION, 2021-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table APAC 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CHINA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • SOUTH KOREA
        • Table SOUTH KOREA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • AUSTRALIA
        • Table AUSTRALIA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table AUSTRALIA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF APAC
        • Table REST OF APAC 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF APAC 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
    • MIDDLE EAST
      • Table MIDDLE EAST 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST 5G SERVICES MARKET IN AVIATION, BY APPLICATION, 2021-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • UAE
        • Table UAE 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table UAE 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • SAUDI ARABIA
        • Table SAUDI ARABIA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SAUDI ARABIA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF MIDDLE EAST
        • Table REST OF MIDDLE EAST 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF MIDDLE EAST 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
    • REST OF THE WORLD
      • Table REST OF THE WORLD 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table REST OF THE WORLD 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table REST OF THE WORLD 5G SERVICES MARKET IN AVIATION, BY APPLICATION 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • Table REST OF THE WORLD 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • LATIN AMERICA
        • Table LATIN AMERICA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table LATIN AMERICA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
      • AFRICA
        • Table AFRICA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
        • Table AFRICA 5G MARKET IN AVIATION, BY COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, 2020-2026 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING
      • VISIONARY LEADERS
      • INNOVATORS
      • DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS
      • EMERGING COMPANIES
    • RANKING OF KEY PLAYERS, 2020
    • COMPETITIVE SCENARIO
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2015-2019
      • CONTRACTS
        • Table CONTRACTS, 2015-2019
      • OTHER STRATEGIES
        • Table OTHER STRATEGIES, 2015-2019
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • HUAWEI
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ERICSSON
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • NOKIA CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • CISCO SYSTEMS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • PANASONIC AVIONICS CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • GOGO
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • GLOBAL EAGLE ENTERTAINMENT
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ONEWEB
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • AEROMOBILE COMMUNICATIONS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SMARTSKY NETWORKS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • INSEEGO CORP.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • INTELSAT
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS
    • AUTHOR DETAILS

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