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Telecom Network Infrastructure Vendor Market 2012 - 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Telecom Network Infrastructure Vendor Market 2012 - 2016

http://www.reportlinker.com/p01037672/Telecom-Network-Infrastructure-Ven...

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.

To say that the telecom vendor marketplace is very competitive would be a significant understatement. Smaller players come and go, often acquired by larger players or beaten by them by way of their significant economies of scale and scope. However, the larger players are not immune to problems as has recently been evidenced by some announcements of force reductions in the tens of thousands.

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

Target Audience: 

-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

Table of Contents: 

2.0 INTRODUCTION-INDUSTRY BACKGROUND 7

2.1 TECHNOLOGICAL BACKGROUND 8

2.1.1 MOBILE AND WIRELESS NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE 8

2.1.2 OSS/BSS SYSTEMS 11

2.2 TELECOM SOFTWARE 12

2.3 MANAGED SERVICES 15

3.0 TYPES OF SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE TELECOM VENDOR 19

3.1 TECHNICAL SERVICES 20

3.1.1 CURRENT CHALLENGES 20

3.1.2 POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS: 22

3.2 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 23

3.2.1 CURRENT CHALLENGES 23

3.2.2 POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS 24

3.3 MANAGED SERVICES 25

3.3.1 BENEFIT OF MANAGED SERVICES 25

3.3.2 ISSUES AND KEY CONCERNS FOR MANAGED SERVICES 27

3.4 MANUFACTURER-PROVIDED SERVICES AND FUTURE 29

4.0 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 31

4.1 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 32

4.2 RIVALRY AMONG EXISTING FIRMS 33

4.3 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 33

4.4 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIER 33

4.5 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES 34

5.0 COMPANY OVERVIEWS FOR SOME COMPANIES 35

5.1 ALCATEL-LUCENT 35

5.1.1 PRODUCT CATEGORIES 36

5.2 ARICENT 38

5.2.1 PRODUCT & SERVICES 38

5.2.2 CAPABILITIES 39

5.3 CISCO 40

5.3.1 PRODUCTS: 41

5.3.2 SERVICES 55

5.4 ERICSSON 60

5.4.1 PRODUCT/SERVICES 61

5.5 HUAWEI 69

5.5.1 PRODUCT AND SERVICES: 69

5.6 MOTOROLA 89

5.6.1 PRODUCTS 90

5.7 NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS 93

5.7.1 PRODUCT 94

5.7.2 SOLUTIONS 95

5.7.3 SERVICES 96

6.0 SHIFT IN THE MARKET 98

6.1 1ST GENERATION TO 2ND GENERATION 98

6.2 2ND GENERATION TO 3RD GENERATION 98

6.3 CDMA TO LTE : 100

6.4 WHY LTE? 101

6.5 THE MARKET FOR LTE SERVICES 102

7.0 VALUE CHAIN FOR TELECOM INFRASTRUCTURE VENDOR 105

7.1 THE EVOLVING ROLE OF EQUIPMENT VENDORS 105

7.2 VENDOR-OWNED-NETWORK (VON) OPERATING MODEL 106

7.3 FINDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE VENDOR-OWNED-NETWORK MODEL 109

7.4 SERVICES AND REVENUE MODELS 112

8.0 THE FUTURE REVENUE POTENTIAL 113

8.1 LTE EQUIPMENT TO HIT $17.5 BILLION IN 2016 113

8.2 MANAGED SERVICES: 113

8.3 EUROPEAN SMS REVENUE AND USAGE GROWTH IS SLOWING DOWN 114

8.4 LTE INFRASTRUCTURE SALES TO GROW: 115

8.5 NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE VENDORS FACE SALES DROP 116

8.6 SMALL CELLS BENEFIT 3G NETWORKS MORE THAN LTE 117

8.7 INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDER CHALLENGES AND COMPETITIVE ISSUES 118

9.0 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 120

List of Figures:

Figure 2: Future all-IP mobile infrastructure 11

Figure 3: TMN Network Management Architecture with FCAPS 12

Figure 4: The views of telecom and IT software industries 13

Figure 5: Service Delivery Platform 18

Figure 6: Mobile communications industry value system and key stakeholder groups. 31

Figure 7: Porter's 5 force impacting the mobile infrastructure industry. 32

Figure 8: Comparison of Subscriber Base. 99

Figure 9: Overview of LTE Technology requirement 101

Figure 10: Worldwide LTE and Mobile WiMAX Connection Forecasts 2009-2014 103

Figure 11: The Telecom Value Chain 105

Figure 12: The Vendor-owned-Network Model 107

Figure 13: Potential Exit Strategy Options for a Greenfield Deployment 110

Figure 14: Evaluating the suitability for vendor ownership of different network layers 111

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