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Wi-Fi Chipset Market by IEEE Standards (802.11ay, 802.11ax, 802.11ac Wave 2), Band (Dual Band, Tri-Band), MIMO Configuration (SU-MIMO, MU-MIMO), Product Category (Smartphones, Tablets, PCS), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022

Wi-Fi Chipset Market by IEEE Standards (802.11ay, 802.11ax, 802.11ac Wave 2), Band (Dual Band, Tri-Band), MIMO Configuration (SU-MIMO, MU-MIMO), Product Category (Smartphones, Tablets, PCS), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022

“Increase in public Wi-Fi hotspots and connected devices ownership is the major driver for the growth of the Wi-Fi chipset market.”
The Wi-Fi chipset market was valued at USD 15.89 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 19.72 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 3.5% between 2017 and 2022.

The connected devices ownership across the world is expected to grow at a significantly high rate during the forecast period and is attributed to the growth of Internet of Things (IoT). The enormous growth of connected devices is likely to increase the congestion over the mobile network during the forecast period. To tackle this situation the adoption of Wi-Fi hotspot solutions by communication service providers and network operators is expected to rise significantly in the coming years.

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are now considering the advantage of the unlicensed spectrum and Wi-Fi as part of their mobile strategy. In the coming years, the MNOs with a combination of licensed spectrum and Wi-Fi would offer a wide coverage of data service and at the highest profit margin. This in turn is expected to increase the Wi-Fi chipset market during the forecast period.

“Connected home devices segment is expected to grow at the highest rate in the Wi-Fi chipset market.”
The Wi-Fi chipset market for the connected home devices segment is expected to witness the highest growth among all other products between 2017 and 2022. With the advent of high speed wireless connectivity technology, the Wi-Fi technology has gained significant momentum in the television market. This factor has led to the inception of the Smart TV over the years. Similarly, the Wi-Fi-enabled music system has no connecting wires and is less complex to operate than the earlier music systems. Other consumer electronics products such as a Wi-Fi-enabled refrigerator and washing machine have gained with the evolution of IoT and are driving the growth of the Wi-Fi chipset market.

“Multiple-user multiple input multiple output (MU-MIMO) segment expected to witness the highest growth in the Wi-Fi chipset market”
The Wi-Fi chipset market for the MU-MIMO segment is expected to witness a significant growth during the forecast period in the consumer electronics segment, which includes smartphones, tablets, PCs, and access point equipment. In the coming years, MU-MIMO technology-based Wi-Fi chipset would offer better Wi-Fi user experience, and would solve the network congestion issues in enterprise and Wi-Fi networks in commercial buildings and retail space. With the growth of connected devices ownership in homes, along with the growing penetration of 4K TVs and on-demand video, the Wi-Fi chipset market for MU-MIMO is expected to surpass SU-MIMO during the forecast period.

“Asia Pacific to hold the largest share and to witness the highest growth in the Wi-Fi chipset market”
Asia Pacific (APAC) is expected to continue to hold the largest share in the Wi-Fi chipset market. The rapid growth of smartphones, and smart TVs in developing countries of the APAC region, such as India, China, and Indonesia, is expected to offer a significant growth opportunity for the Wi-Fi chipset market in this region during the forecast period. China is the world’s lowest cost manufacturing location for smartphones, tablets, and other wireless connected devices.

In the process of determining and verifying the market size for several segments and subsegments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews have been conducted with key people in the Wi-Fi chipset industry. The break-up of primary participants has been shown below:
By Company Type: Tier 1 – 55 %, Tier 2 – 20%, and Tier 3 – 25%
By Designation: C-Level Executives – 50%, Directors – 25%, and Others – 25%
By Region: North America – 60%, Europe – 20%, APAC – 10%, and RoW – 10%,

The report also profiles the key players in the Wi-Fi chipset market ecosystem. The prominent players profiled in this report are Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), MediaTek, Inc. (Taiwan), Intel Corporation (U.S.), Texas Instruments, Inc. (U.S.), STMicroelectronics N.V. (Switzerland), Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (U.S.), Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (Bermuda), Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea), Quantenna Communications Inc. (U.S.), and Peraso Technologies, Inc. (Canada)

Research Coverage:
The overall market for Wi-Fi chipset has been segmented on the basis of product category, MIMO configuration, band, IEEE standards, and geography. Geography has been further segmented into the country level. The Porter’s five forces analysis has also been included in the report with a description of each of its forces and its respective impact on the Wi-Fi chipset market. This report describes the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the growth of the Wi-Fi chipset market.

Key Benefits of Buying the Report
The report would help leaders/new entrants in the Wi-Fi chipset market in the following ways:
1. This report segments the Wi-Fi chipset market comprehensively and provides the closest market size projection for all segments across different regions.
2. The report helps stakeholders understand the pulse of the Wi-Fi chipset market and provides them with the information on key drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities for market growth.
3. This report would help stakeholders understand their competitors better and gain more insights to improve their position in the business. The competitive landscape section includes competitor ecosystem, new product developments, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions.
4. Porter’s five forces framework has been utilized along with the value chain analysis to provide an in-depth insight into the Wi-Fi chipset market.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • STUDY SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • LIMITATIONS
    • MARKET STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
      • MARKET SHARE ESTIMATION
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN ASIA -PACIFIC EXPECTED TO WITNESS THE HIGHEST GROWTH DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD
    • WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY PRODUCT CATEGORY (2017–2022)
    • WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION AND BAND
    • WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY IEEE STANDARDS
    • WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION (2016)
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION (2016)
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • HISTORY AND EVOLUTION: WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET
    • COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF UPCOMING WI-FI STANDARDS
    • MU-MIMO WI-FI CHIPSET: THE SOLUTION FOR SURGING CONGESTION ON WI-FI NETWORKS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • Table PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS WITH THEIR WEIGHTAGE AND IMPACT, 2016
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
  • MARKET ANALYSIS, BY IEEE STANDARDS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY IEEE STANDARDS, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • IEEE 802.11 AY
      • Table IEEE 802.11AY WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • IEEE 802.11AD
      • Table IEEE 802.11AD WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • IEEE 802.11AX
      • Table IEEE 802.11AX WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • IEEE 802.11AC WAVE 1
      • Table IEEE 802.11AC WAVE 1 WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • IEEE 802.11AC WAVE 2
      • Table IEEE 802.11AC WAVE 2 WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • IEEE 802.11N (SB AND DB)
      • Table IEEE 802.11N WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • IEEE 802.11B/G
      • Table IEEE 802.11B/G WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
  • MARKET ANALYSIS, BY PRODUCT CATEGORY
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY PRODUCT CATEGORY, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY PRODUCT CATEGORY, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION)
    • SMARTPHONES
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR SMARTPHONE SEGMENT, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • TABLET
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR TABLET SEGMENT, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • PCS
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR PERSONAL COMPUTERS (PCS) SEGMENT, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • ACCESS POINT EQUIPMENT
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR ACCESS POINT EQUIPMENT SEGMENT, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • CONNECTED HOME DEVICES
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR CONNECTED HOME DEVICES SEGMENT, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • OTHERS
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR OTHERS SEGMENT, BY REGION 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
  • MARKET ANALYSIS, BY MIMO CONFIGURATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY MIMO CONFIGURATION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • SU-MIMO
      • Table COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SU-MIMO AND MU-MIMO
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR SU-MIMO, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • MU-MIMO
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR MU-MIMO, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • 1X1 MU-MIMO
      • Table 1X1 ANTENNA CONFIGURATION FOR MU-MIMO SEGMENT, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • 2X2 MU-MIMO
      • Table 2X2 ANTENNA CONFIGURATION FOR MU-MIMO SEGMENT, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • 3X3 MU-MIMO
      • Table 3X3 ANTENNA CONFIGURATION FOR MU-MIMO SEGMENT, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • 4X4 MU-MIMO
      • Table 4X4 ANTENNA CONFIGURATION FOR MU-MIMO SEGMENT, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • 8X8 MU-MIMO
      • Table 8X8 ANTENNA CONFIGURATION FOR MU-MIMO SEGMENT, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
  • MARKET ANALYSIS, BY BAND
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY BAND, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • SINGLE BAND
      • Table SINGLE BAND WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • DUAL BAND
      • Table DUAL BAND WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • TRI BAND
      • Table TRI-BAND WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
  • GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY IEEE STANDARDS, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY MIMO CONFIGURATION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR MU-MIMO IN NORTH AMERICA, BY ANTENNA CONFIGURATION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY BAND, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY PRODUCT CATEGORY, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR ACCESS POINT EQUIPMENT IN NORTH AMERICA, BY TYPE, 2014–2022 ( MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • U.S.
      • CANADA
      • MEXICO
    • EUROPE
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN EUROPE, BY IEEE STANDARDS, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN EUROPE, BY MIMO CONFIGURATION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR MU-MIMO IN EUROPE, BY ANTENNA CONFIGURATION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN EUROPE, BY BAND, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN EUROPE, BY PRODUCT CATEGORY, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR ACCESS POINT EQUIPMENT IN EUROPE, BY TYPE, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • GERMANY
      • FRANCE
      • U.K.
      • ITALY
      • REST OF EUROPE
    • ASIA PACIFIC
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN ASIA PACIFIC, BY IEEE STANDARDS, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN ASIA PACIFIC, BY MIMO CONFIGURATION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR MU-MIMO IN ASIA PACIFIC, BY ANTENNA CONFIGURATION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN ASIA PACIFIC, BY BAND, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN ASIA PACIFIC, BY PRODUCT CATEGORY, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR ACCESS POINT EQUIPMENT IN ASIA PACIFIC, BY TYPE, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN ASIA PACIFIC, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • CHINA
      • JAPAN
      • SOUTH KOREA
      • REST OF APAC
    • ROW
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN ROW, BY IEEE STANDARDS, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN ROW, BY MIMO CONFIGURATION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR MU-MIMO IN ROW, BY ANTENNA CONFIGURATION, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN ROW, BY BAND, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET IN ROW, BY PRODUCT CATEGORY, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET FOR ACCESS POINT EQUIPMENT IN ROW, BY TYPE, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • Table WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET BY ROW, 2014–2022 (MILLION UNITS)
      • MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA (MEA)
      • SOUTH AMERICA
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • MARKET RANKING FOR WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, 2016
      • Table MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS FOR WI-FI CHIPSET MARKET, 2016
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES (2014–2017)
      • AGREEMENTS & COLLABORATION
        • Table AGREEMENTS & COLLABORATION (2013–2017)
      • ACQUISITION
        • Table ACQUISITION (2014–2016)
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • QUALCOMM TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • INTEL CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • STMICROELECTRONICS N.V.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • MEDIATEK, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • SOLUTION OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • MARVELL TECHNOLOGY GROUP LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SOLUTION OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • QUANTENNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • PERASO TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • KEY INNOVATORS
      • ATMEL CORPORATION
      • CELENO COMMUNICATIONS LTD.
      • ESPRESSIF, INC.
  • APPENDIX
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    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
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    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
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