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Wireless Networks Infrastructure Market (2G, 3G, LTE, WiMAX, WiFi): 2012 - 2017

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Wireless Networks Infrastructure Market (2G, 3G, LTE, WiMAX, WiFi): 2012 - 2017

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The wireless network infrastructure market will grow by nearly 8% between 2012 and 2013, representing a $53 Billion market worldwide with nearly 1.6 Million annual macro cell base station shipments. However, the decline in 2G and 3G infrastructure spending will reduce the market's size to $50 Billion by the end of 2017, with LTE accounting for as much as 36% of all infrastructure spending at that time.

This report provides an in-depth assessment of the wireless network infrastructure market, including technology, market drivers, challenges, value chain analysis, operator and vendor strategies, and a quantitative assessment of the industry from 2010 to 2017. The report also presents forecasts for the carrier WiFi and small cells market which will have a major impact of future wireless network infrastructure spending.

The report covers the following topics:

• Business Case for Wireless Network Infrastructure: An assessment of the business case for wireless network infrastructure

• Analysis of Carrier Infrastructure Deployment Strategies: Evaluation of recent wireless infrastructure investments by carriers

• Business Case for Wireless Network Infrastructure: An assessment of the business case for wireless network infrastructure

• Wireless Network Infrastructure Industry Roadmap 2010 - 2017: An analysis of the roadmap for the industry from 2012 till 2017

• Carrier & Vendor Strategies: An analysis of how carriers and vendors will position themselves to capitalize on future wireless network infrastructure opportunities

• Market Analysis and Forecasts: A global and regional assessment of the market size (unit shipments and revenues) and forecasts for the wireless network infrastructure market from 2010 to 2017

• Industry Value Chain: An analysis of the wireless network infrastructure value chain with indicative revenue assessments of key market players across the value chain and predictions about the economic model evolution

Target Audience: 

-Cellular service providers, WiMAX, WiFi, and other service providers

-Telecom support companies including transport, switching, and others

-Service bureau, managed services, and outsourced telecom companies

-Sovereign wealth funds, economic development organizations, and governments

Key Findings: 

$50 Billion

-LTE will account for as much as 36% of all wireless network infrastructures spending by 2017, in contrast to 12% today

-WiMAX infrastructure spending will decline at a CAGR of nearly 11% and account for $679 in revenues by the end of 2017

-Between 2012 and 2017, macro cell base station shipments will decline at a CAGR of nearly 2% and eventually account for 1.4 unit shipments by the end of 2012

Table of Contents: 

1.1 Executive Summary 10

1.2 Topics Covered 12

1.3 Key Findings 13

1.4 Key Questions Answered 14

1.5 Target Audience 15

1.6 Companies Mentioned 16

2 Chapter 2: Wireless Network Infrastructure Technologies 17

2.1 GSM 17

2.2 W-CDMA 18

2.3 HSPA 19

2.4 TD-SCDMA 21

2.5 CDMA-2000/EV-DO 22

2.6 WiMAX 24

2.7 LTE 25

2.8 WiFi 26

2.9 Small Cells 27

2.9.1 Femtocells 27

2.9.2 Picocells 28

2.9.3 Microcells 28

2.9.4 Metrocells 28

2.10 Infrastructure Segmentation: RAN vs. Core 29

2.10.1 Radio Access Network (RAN) 29

2.10.2 Core Network 29

3 Chapter 3: The Future Business Case for the Wireless Network Infrastructure Market 30

3.1 Key Market Drivers 30

3.1.1 The Growing Demand for Mobile Broadband Availability 30

3.1.2 Lowering Total Cost of Operation (TCO) 30

3.1.3 The Growing Base of Mobile Subscriptions 31

3.1.4 Improving Customer Satisfaction 31

3.2 Market Barriers & Challenges 32

3.2.1 Spectrum Availability 32

3.2.2 Voice Delivery Architecture and Device Availability for New Technologies 32

3.2.3 CAPEX Budgets 32

3.3 The Wireless Network Infrastructure Value Chain 33

3.4 The Wireless Network Infrastructure Industry Roadmap 2010 - 2017 34

3.4.1 2010 – 2012: Commercialization of LTE Networks 34

3.4.2 2013 – 2014: Early LTE-Advanced Trials 34

3.4.3 2015 – 2017: The HetNets Era – Large Scale Integration of Macrocells, Small Cells and Carrier WiFi 35

4 Chapter 4: Carrier Wireless Network Infrastructure Investment Case Studies 36

4.1 AT&T 36

4.2 NTT DoCoMo 38

4.3 Telus 38

4.4 Thai AIS 39

4.5 Oi Brazil 39

4.6 China Mobile 40

4.7 Everything Everywhere 40

5 Chapter 5: Vendor Landscape 42

5.1 Vendor Ranking Matrix 42

5.2 Vendor Product Portfolio and Strategy 45

5.2.1 Ericsson 45

5.2.2 Huawei 46

5.2.3 Nokia Siemens Networks 47

5.2.4 Alcatel-Lucent 48

5.2.5 ZTE 49

5.2.6 Samsung 50

5.2.7 Cisco 51

5.2.8 Alvarion 51

5.2.9 NEC 52

5.2.10 Fujitsu 52

5.2.11 Datang Mobile 53

5.2.12 Acme Packet 53

5.2.13 Airvana 54

5.2.14 Aptilo Networks 54

5.2.15 Aruba Networks 55

5.2.16 Contela 56

5.2.17 Ip.access 57

5.2.18 Juniper Networks 58

5.2.19 Kineto Wireless 59

5.2.20 Motorola Solutions 60

5.2.21 Ruckus Wireless 61

5.2.22 Ubee-AirWalk 62

5.2.23 Ubiquisys 63

6 Chapter 6: Market Analysis & Forecasts 64

6.1 The Global Wireless Network Infrastructure Market: 2010 - 2017 64

6.1.1 Global Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending: 2010 - 2017 64

6.1.2 Global Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending by Technology: 2010 - 2017 65

6.1.3 RAN vs. Core Network Spending Compared: 2010 - 2017 67

6.1.4 Regional Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending Compared: 2010 - 2017 68

6.2 The Global Macro Cell Market: 2010 - 2017 69

6.2.1 Global Macro Cell Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2010 - 2017 69

6.2.2 Global Macro Cell Unit Shipments and Revenue by Technology: 2010 - 2017 71

6.2.3 Regional Macro Cell RAN Spending Compared: 2010 - 2017 74

6.3 Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending by Region: 2010 - 2017 76

6.3.1 Asia Pacific 76

6.3.2 Eastern Europe 78

6.3.3 Latin & Central America 80

6.3.4 Middle East & Africa 82

6.3.5 North America 84

6.3.6 Western Europe 86

6.4 The Global Carrier WiFi Market: 2010 - 2017 88

6.4.1 Global Carrier WiFi Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2010 - 2017 88

6.4.2 Global Carrier WiFi Access Point and Controller Unit Shipments: 2010 - 2017 90

6.4.3 WiFi Offload vs Standard WiFi Access Points: 2010 - 2017 92

6.4.4 Regional Outlook of the Market: 2010 - 2017 96

6.5 The Global Small Cell Market: 2010 - 2017 98

6.5.1 Global Small Cell Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2010 - 2017 98

6.5.2 Global Small Cell Unit Shipments and Revenue by Cell Type: 2010 - 2017 100

6.5.3 Global Femtocell Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2010 - 2017 102

6.5.4 Global Picocell Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2010 - 2017 103

6.5.5 Global Microcell Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2010 - 2017 104

6.5.6 Global Small Cell Unit Shipments and Revenue by Technology: 2010 - 2017 105

6.5.7 Regional Outlook of the Market: 2010 - 2017 107

List of Tables

Table 2: Core Network Vendor Ranking Matrix 2012 39

List of Figures

Figure 2: The Wireless Infrastructure Industry Roadmap: 2010 - 2017 34

Figure 3: Global Spending on Wireless Network Infrastructure: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 64

Figure 4: Global Spending on Wireless Network Infrastructure by Technology (GSM, W-CDMA/HSPA, TD-SCDMA, CDMA-2000/EV-DO, LTE, WiMAX): 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 65

Figure 5: Global Spending on Wireless Network Infrastructure by Technology Generation (2G, 3G, 4G): 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 66

Figure 6: Global RAN and Core Network Infrastructure Spending Compared: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 67

Figure 7: Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending by Region: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 68

Figure 8: Global Macro Cell Unit Shipments: 2010 – 2017 (Thousands) 69

Figure 9: Global Macro Cell Unit Shipments Revenue: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 70

Figure 10: Global Macro Cell Unit Shipments by Technology (GSM, W-CDMA/HSPA, TD-SCDMA, CDMA-2000/EV-DO, LTE, WiMAX): 2010 – 2017 (Thousands) 71

Figure 11: Global Macro Cell Unit Shipments Revenue by Technology (GSM, W-CDMA/HSPA, TD-SCDMA, CDMA-2000/EV-DO, LTE, WiMAX): 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 72

Figure 12: Global Macro Cell Unit Shipments by Technology Generation (2G, 3G, 4G): 2010 – 2017 (Thousands) 72

Figure 13: Global Macro Cell Unit Shipments Revenue by Technology Generation (2G, 3G, 4G): 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 73

Figure 14: Macro Cell Unit Shipments by Region: 2010 – 2017 (Thousands) 74

Figure 15: Macro Cell Unit Shipments Revenue by Region: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 75

Figure 16: Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending in Asia Pacific: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 76

Figure 17: Macro Cell Unit Shipments in Asia Pacific: 2010 – 2017 (Thousands) 77

Figure 18: Macro Cell Unit Shipments Revenue in Asia Pacific: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 77

Figure 19: Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending in Eastern Europe: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 78

Figure 20: Macro Cell Unit Shipments in Europe: 2010 – 2017 (Thousands) 79

Figure 21: Macro Cell Unit Shipments Revenue in Europe: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 79

Figure 22: Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending in Latin & Central America: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 80

Figure 23: Macro Cell Unit Shipments in Latin & Central America: 2010 – 2017 (Thousands) 81

Figure 24: Macro Cell Unit Shipments Revenue in Latin & Central America: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 81

Figure 25: Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending in the Middle East & Africa: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 82

Figure 26: Macro Cell Unit Shipments in the Middle East & Africa: 2010 – 2017 (Thousands) 83

Figure 27: Macro Cell Unit Shipments Revenue in the Middle East & Africa: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 83

Figure 28: Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending in North America: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 84

Figure 29: Macro Cell Unit Shipments in North America: 2010 – 2017 (Thousands) 85

Figure 30: Macro Cell Unit Shipments Revenue in North America: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 85

Figure 31: Wireless Network Infrastructure Spending in Western Europe: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 86

Figure 32: Macro Cell Unit Shipments in Western Europe: 2010 – 2017 (Thousands) 87

Figure 33: Macro Cell Unit Shipments Revenue in Western Europe: 2010 – 2017 (USD Millions) 87

Figure 34: Carrier WiFi Unit Shipments: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 88

Figure 35: Carrier WiFi Revenues: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 89

Figure 36: Carrier WiFi Unit Shipments by Category: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 90

Figure 37: Carrier WiFi Unit Shipment Revenues by Category: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 91

Figure 38: WiFi Offload vs. Standard WiFi Access Point Unit Shipments: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 92

Figure 39: Carrier WiFi Offload Access Point Unit Shipments: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 93

Figure 40: Standard Carrier WiFi Access Point Unit Shipments: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 93

Figure 41: WiFi Offload vs. Standard WiFi Access Point Unit Shipment Revenues: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 94

Figure 42: Carrier WiFi Offload Access Point Unit Shipment Revenues: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 95

Figure 43: Standard Carrier WiFi Access Point Unit Shipment Revenues: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 95

Figure 44: Carrier WiFi Unit Shipments by Region: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 96

Figure 45: Carrier WiFi Revenues by Region: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 97

Figure 46: Small Cell Unit Shipments: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 98

Figure 47: Small Cell Revenues: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 99

Figure 48: Small Cell Unit Shipments by Cell Type: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 100

Figure 49: Small Cell Revenues by Cell Type: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 101

Figure 50: Femtocell Unit Shipments: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 102

Figure 51: Femtocell Revenues: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 102

Figure 52: Picocell Unit Shipments: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 103

Figure 53: Picocell Revenues: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 103

Figure 54: Microcell Unit Shipments: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 104

Figure 55: Microcell Revenues: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 104

Figure 56: Small Cell Unit Shipments by Technology: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 105

Figure 57: Small Cell Revenues by Technology: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 106

Figure 58: Small Cell Unit Shipments by Region: 2010 - 2017 (Thousands of Units) 107

Figure 59: Small Cell Revenues by Region: 2010 - 2017 (USD Millions) 108

To order this report:Wireless_Technology Industry: Wireless Networks Infrastructure Market (2G, 3G, LTE, WiMAX, WiFi): 2012 - 2017

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