Carrier WiFi and Small Cells in LTE and Beyond: Market Opportunities and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
Mobile network operator “Heterogeneous Networks” (HetNet) are based on a combination of small cells, macro cells and carrier WiFi. HetNets are expected to play a pivotal role in addressing network capacity needs, bring about improvements in carrier operations, and create opportunities for new revenue streams.
This research provides an in-depth assessment of the carrier WiFi and small cells market, including business models, market drivers, challenges, value chain analysis, operator and vendor strategies, and a quantitative assessment of the industry with detailed forecasts for 2014 to 2019. The report includes analysis of business drivers, business case, and provides strategy assessment for implementation and operation.
The report covers the following topics:
- Business Case for Carrier WiFi and Small Cells: An assessment of the business case for Carrier WiFi and small cells.
- Technology Review: A review of the underlying technology supporting Carrier WiFi and small cell solutions
- A Review of Carrier WiFi and Small Cell Deployments: A review of major Carrier WiFi and small cell solution deployments by Carriers worldwide
- Carrier and Vendor Strategies: An analysis of how Carriers and vendors will position themselves to capitalize on Carrier WiFi and small cell opportunity
- Market Analysis and Forecasts: A global and regional assessment of the market size (unit shipments and revenues) and forecasts for the Carrier WiFi and small cells market from 2014 to 2019
- Industry Value Chain: An analysis of the Carrier WiFi and small cells value chain with indicative revenue assessments of key market players across the value chain and predictions about the economic model evolution
- Carrier WiFi and Small Cells Industry Roadmap 2014 - 2019: An analysis of the roadmap for the industry from 2014 to 2019
This report is a must-read for anyone evaluating the potential for carrier WiFi and small cells in terms of revenue opportunities for infrastructure and service (including Cloud-based) vendors, network operator strategies, revenue opportunities, and the future of carrier networks. Questions answered in the report include:
- How is the industry’s value chain structured?
- What is future of Carrier WiFi and Small Cells?
- How many LTE enabled small cells will ship in 2019?
- What are the key strategies to develop for carrier WiFi operation?
- How much will the Carrier WiFi and small cell markets be worth in 2019?
- What are Carrier’s attitudes towards Carrier WiFi and small cell solutions?
- What benefits do small cells and Carrier WiFi deployments bring to Carriers?
- The much CAPEX can Carriers save by deploying Carrier WiFi and small cell solutions?
- What will be the regional outlook for revenue in the Carrier WiFi and small cells market?
- What is Cloud RAN and how will cloud RAN deployments affect the small cell industry?
- Which vendors are leading the market and what key strategies for vendors capitalizing on?
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- Investment Firms
- Application Developers
- Mobile Device Vendors
- Mobile Network Carriers
- Service Bureau Companies
- WiFi Infrastructure Vendors
- Wireless Infrastructure Vendors
- Small Cell Infrastructure Vendors
- Telecom Managed Service Providers
- Carriers must leverage opportunities for various small cell enabled value-added services
- Market for small cell based advertising will begin in 2015-2016, accelerating in 2020 thanks to introduction of LTE Direct (LTE-D)
- Carrier WiFi infrastructure market will grow at a CAGR of 43% over the next five years accounting for nearly $8 Billion in revenues by the end of 2019.
- Small cell infrastructure market will grow at a CAGR of 45% over the next five years also accounting for nearly $8 Billion in revenues by the end of 2019.
- Continued demand for mobile broadband services will play a critical role in maintaining the Carrier WiFi and small cell market’s growth, amid a growing demand of convergent, intelligent and vendor agnostic small cell platforms by Carriers.
- Fixed line carriers are capitalizing on their infrastructure investments to offer Small Cells as a Service (SCaaS). Mind Commerce expects Fixed line carriers to form an integral part of the industry’s value chain representing as much as 20% of the revenue share.
- Cloud RAN technology will complement and not essentially compete with small cell deployments.
Companies in Report:
- Aptilo Networks
- Aruba Networks
- AT&T Mobility
- BelAir Networks
- Bouygues Telecom
- British Telecom
- China Mobile
- China Telecom
- China Unicom
- Chunghwa Telecom
- Claro (America Movil)
- Colt Telecom
- Cox Communications
- CSL Hong Kong
- Everything Everywhere
- HTC Corporation
- Hutchison 3 Group
- Juniper Networks
- Kineto Wireless
- Korea Telecom
- LG Electronics
- LG Uplus
- Motorola Mobility
- Motorola Solutions
- Movilnet Venezuela
- MTS Russia
- Nokia Siemens Networks
- NTT DoCoMo
- Oi Brazil
- Optus (Australia)
- Orange (France Telecom)
- PLTD (Smart Communications Phillipines)
- Portugal Telecom
- PT Telkom
- Reliance Communications
- Research in Motion
- Rogers Canada
- Ruckus Wireless
- Samsung Group
- SK telecom
- Swisscom Mobile
- Tata Teleservices
- Tele2 Sweden
- Telecom Italia Mobile
- Telefónica Moviles
- Telefónica O2
- Telenor Group
- Telus Mobility Canada
- Tim Brasil
- T-Mobile Austria
- T-Mobile Czech Republic
- T-Mobile Europe
- T-Mobile USA
- Verizon Wireless
- Virgin Media
- Vodafone Essar
- Vodafone Group
- Vodafone Italy
- Vodafone UK
- Wind (Italy)
- Wi-tribe (Pakistan)
- Yota (Russia)
- Zain Bahrain
- Zain Kuwait
- Zain Saudi Arabia
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The inputs for the present and historical revenues are derived from industry players. Financial and other quantitative data for individual sub-market categories are derived from original research and tested with interviews with major industry constituents.
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