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Telecom Network Infrastructure Market 2013 – 2018


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Telecom Network Infrastructure Market 2013 – 2018

The telecommunications infrastructure vendor market consists of a variety of companies that provide switching, transmission, signaling, database, content, applications, OSS/BSS systems, and other equipment, software, and services. In recently years, major infrastructure vendors have face many challenges including tightening carrier budgets, technology evolution, and business model evolution.

The telecom infrastructure market continues a transformation as new factors come into play such as network virtualization, cloud-based services, and the integration of the so called heterogeneous networks (HetNets). In this transformative and highly competitive environment, cost effective product and service delivery is of paramount importance as evidenced by the recent announcement by Alcatel-Lucent that they will reduce workforce by 10,000 employees as it consolidates its focus on IP and wireless.

This report provides the reader with an understanding of the telecom infrastructure vendor landscape including major investment drivers, significant players, solutions, market positioning, and forecast through 2018. The report also provides insights into threats and opportunities regarding infrastructure offerings.

The report covers the following topics

  • Business Case for the telecom infrastructure applications: An assessment of the business case for the current solutions.
  • Technology Review: A review of the underlying technology supporting the infrastructure market
  • A Review of infrastructure Deployments: A review of major deployments by Carriers worldwide.
  • Market Analysis and Forecasts: A global and regional assessment of the market size and forecasts for the infrastructure market from 2013 to 2018
Key Findings:
  • How is the industry’s value chain structured?
  • What are the current infrastructure solutions?
  • What are carrier’s attitudes towards virtualization solutions?
  • The much CAPEX can Carriers save by NFV and SDN solutions?
  • How much will the telecom infrastructure markets worth in 2018?
  • What will be the regional outlook for revenue in the telecom infrastructure market?
  • Which vendors are leading the market and what key strategies are vendors employing?
Target Audience:
  • SDN and NFV vendors
  • Telecom OSS/BSS suppliers
  • Telecom network operators
  • Telecom software developers
  • Telecom application developers
  • Telecom infrastructure providers
  • Associations and Technology Groups
  • Corporate and Institutional Investors
  • Government and International Bodies
  • Service bureau/managed service providers


General Methodology

Mind Commerce Publishing's research methodology encompasses input from a wide variety of sources.

We rely heavily upon our Subject Matter Experts (SME) in terms of their market knowledge, unique perspective, and vision. We utilize SME industry contacts as well as previous customers and participants in our market surveys and interactive interviews.

In addition, we rely upon our extensive internal database, which contains modeling, qualitative analysis, and quantitative data. We review secondary sources and compare to our primary sources to update previous findings (for prior version reports) and/or compile baseline information for technology and market modeling.

We share preliminary models with industry contacts (select previous clients, experts, and thought leaders) to verify the veracity of initial modeling. Prior to final report production (analysis, findings, and conclusions), we engage in an internal review with internal SMEs as well as cross-expertise, senior staff members to challenge results.

We believe that forecasts should be prepared as part of an integrated process which involves both quantitative as well as qualitative factors. We follow the following 3-step process for forecasting.

Forecasting Methodology

Step 1 - Forecasts Input: 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.

Step 2 - Forecasting of Future Years: Mind Commerce extends forecasts based on a variety of factors including demand drivers as well as supply side data. Key success factors and assumptions are considered.

Step 3 - Validation of Data: The final step is to validate projections, which is accomplished in consultation with both internal and external industry experts, including both topic and regional experts. Adjustments are made to the forecasts based on factors identified throughout this process.


1 Introduction
1.1 Executive Summary
1.2 Topics Covered
1.3 Key Findings
1.4 Key Questions Answered
1.5 Target Audience
1.6 Companies Mentioned
2 Telecom Infrastructure Overview
2.1 Industry Background
2.2 Types of Services Provided by Telecom Vendor
2.2.1 Technical Services
2.2.2 Current Challenges
2.2.3 Possible Solutions:
2.2.4 Professional Services
2.2.5 Current Challenges
2.2.6 Possible Solutions
2.2.7 Managed Services
2.2.8 Managed Services Benefits
2.2.9 Issues and Key Concerns for Managed Services
3 Telecom Service Providers Overview
3.1.1 Changing Telecommunication Marketplace
3.1.2 Managed Services Business Models
3.1.3 Strategic Outsourcing
4 Current Trends in the Telecom-Managed Services
4.1 M2M Managed Service
4.1.1 Mobile Operators and M2M
4.1.2 M2M and Big Data
4.1.3 Risk Management
4.1.4 Need for End-to-End Security
4.1.5 M2M Security is Key to Industry Verticals
4.1.6 Privacy in M2M
4.2 Vendors Positions and Market Status 2013-2018
4.2.1 Regional Market 2013-2016
4.3 ZTE and Huawei Market Place
5 Major Carrier WiFi and Small Cell Deployments
5.1 AT&T Mobility
5.2 Eircom
5.3 KDDI
5.4 Korea Telecom
5.5 SK Telecom
5.6 Optus Australia
5.7 SFR France
5.8 Sprint
5.9 Reliance Communications
5.10 Softbank Japan
5.11 Telefonica O2 UK
5.12 T-Mobile
5.13 Tim Brasil
5.14 U.S Cellular
5.15 Verizon Wireless
5.16 Vodafone
5.17 Zain Bahrain
5.18 Zain Saudi Arabia
6 Network Function Virtualization
6.1 NFV Functionality
6.1.1 NFV Case Study
6.1.2 Architecture
6.1.3 Software-Defined Networks
6.1.4 Market Assessment
6.2 Virtualization to Drive Telecom Infrastructure and Managed Services Consolidation
7 LTE
7.1 LTE Scope
7.1.1 Managed Services
7.1.2 European SMS Revenue and Usage Growth is Slowing
7.1.3 LTE infrastructure Sales to Grow:
7.1.4 Network Infrastructure Vendors face Sales Drop
7.1.5 Small Cells Benefit 3G Networks more than LTE
8 Self-Organizing Networks
8.1 Self-Organizing Networks Economic Benefits
8.1.1 Network Automation
8.1.2 Energy Savings
8.1.3 Lower Equipment Costs
9 Telecom Infrastructure Vendors Analysis
9.1 WiFi and Small Cell Vendors
9.2 Vendor Ranking Matrix
9.3 Vendor Product Portfolio and Strategy
9.3.1 ADTRAN
9.3.2 Argela
9.3.3 Airvana
9.3.4 Aptilo Networks
9.3.5 Aruba Networks
9.3.6 Alcatel-Lucent
9.3.7 Cisco
9.3.8 Contela
9.3.9 Devicescape
9.3.10 Ericsson
9.3.11 Huawei
9.3.12 ip.access
9.3.13 Juniper Networks
9.3.14 Kineto Wireless
9.3.15 Motorola Solutions
9.3.16 NEC
9.3.17 Nokia Siemens Networks
9.3.18 Ruckus Wireless
9.3.19 Samsung
9.3.20 Ubee-AirWalk
9.3.21 Ubiquisys
10 Self-Organizing Networks Vendors
10.1 Optimi Solutions
10.2 Ericsson SON Solution
10.3 Motorola
10.3.1 Motorola SWOT
10.3.2 Strength
10.3.3 Weakness
10.3.4 Opportunities
10.3.5 Threats
10.3.6 Motorola SON services
10.3.7 Features of Motorola SON
10.4 Actix
10.4.1 SON by Actix
10.4.2 Actix SWOT
10.4.3 Strength
10.4.4 Weakness
10.4.5 Opportunities
10.4.6 Threats
10.4.7 Client’s Feedback on Actix SON Solution
10.5 NEC and Actix SON
10.6 Huawei SON solution
10.6.1 Phase 1
10.6.2 Phase 2
10.6.3 Phase 3
10.6.4 Phase 4
Maintenance
10.6.5 Huawei’s SON Analysis
10.7 Nokia-Siemens Networks SON solution
10.7.1 NSN SON Analysis
11 Digital Media Infrastructure Vendors
11.1 Multicast Video
11.2 Multimedia Broadcast Vendors Landscape
11.3 Ericsson
11.3.1 Ericsson LTE Broadcast Solution Package
11.3.2 The Solution Analysis
11.4 Alcatel-Lucent
11.5 Qualcomm Broadcast Solution Package
11.5.1 The Solution Analysis
12 NFV Vendors Assessments
12.1 Intel
12.1.1 The Solution
12.2 CommScope
12.2.1 The Solution
12.3 NextG Networks / Crown Castle
12.4 TE Connectivity
12.4.1 The Solution
12.5 Arista
12.5.1 The Solution
13 Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018
13.1 Global Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018
13.1.1 US Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018
13.1.2 Europe
13.1.3 Asia Pacific
13.1.4 Middle East and Africa
13.2 Telecom Infrastructure Market by Category 2013-2018
14 Conclusions
List of Figures
Figure 1: LAN Architecture and Components
Figure 2: LAN Architecture and Component Topography
Figure 3: Service Delivery Platform
Figure 4: M2M Managed Services
Figure 5: Regional Managed Service Market 2011-2016
Figure 6: KDDI’s 3M Strategy Vision
Figure 7: LTE E-UTRAN Infrastructure Network Elements
Figure 8: Network Virtualization Architecture
Figure 9: SDN and Cloud Infrastructure Data Center Consolidation
Figure 10: NFV and SDN
Figure 11: SON Use Cases
Figure 12: SDN-enabled Intel Open Network Platform Switch Reference Design
Figure 13: ToR Switch based on the Intel ONP Switch Reference Design
Figure 14: Global Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018 (Billion USD)
Figure 15: Telecom Infrastructure Market in the US 2013-2018 (USD Billion)
Figure 16: Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018 (USD Billion)
Figure 17: Asia Telecom Infrastructure Market 2013-2018 (USD Billion)
Figure 18: Telecom Infrastructure Market in the ME and Africa 2013-2018 (USD Billion)
Figure 19: Telecom Infrastructure Market by Category 2013-2018 (USD Billion)

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