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Research and Markets: Advanced Research Mobile Backhaul Report - Complete Overview of the Market, Trends and 5-Year Forecasts
[August 25, 2014]

Research and Markets: Advanced Research Mobile Backhaul Report - Complete Overview of the Market, Trends and 5-Year Forecasts

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Advanced Research Mobile Backhaul Report" report to their offering.

The Mobile Backhaul report takes a comprehensive look at the equipment needed to backhaul wireless network traffic inclusive of microwave, optical, routers and switches.

Demand for Mobile Backhaul is expected to climb globally with the ever-increasing roll out of LTE (News - Alert) radios and the installation of additional cell sites, including small cell. In the mobile backhaul market, router and switch demand is expected to be higher than transport (microwave and optical) demand as operators upgrade to a packet-based backhaul network.

This report offers a complete overview of the market, trends and 5-year forecasts, including tables covering revenue, units/backhaul links, and average selling price forecasts for:

  • Mobile Backhaul Transport
  • Mobile Backhaul Routers & Switches

It also forecasts:

  • he market by region : North America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and rest of world (Transport and Switches & Routers regions reported separately).
  • Mobility subscribers by technology : GSM/GPRS/EDGE, TDMA, CDMA, WCDMA, LTE, WiMAX, PDC, iDEN, and Analog.
  • Mobility subscribers by technology and region.
  • Cell sites by region.

Three key conclusions:

  • By 2018, 35% of mobile backhaul revenue will be from sales of routers and switches.
  • The mix of Transport backhaul technologies will shift between optical and towards microwave.
  • Small cells are expected to have a deeper impact on the mobile backhaul market, than macro cell sites, as their use by operators expands during the forecast period.

Some important questions the report addresses in regards to Mobile Backhaul:

  • What is the market size for mobile backhaul equipment, and what are the key growth drivers?
  • Will demand shift towards wireless (microwave) or fiber/copper backhaul?
  • How will small cell radio deployments impact the mobile backhaul market?
  • Is the demand for routing and switching at cell sites? At aggregation sites?

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Overview

3. Assumptions

4. Comparison to Previous Forecast

5. Caveats

6. Market Background

7. Methodology

8. Definitions

Companies Mentioned

  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • AT&T (News - Alert)
  • Adtran
  • BelAir Networks
  • Calix
  • China Mobile
  • China Telecom
  • China Unicom (News - Alert)
  • Ciena
  • Cisco
  • DragonWave
  • Ericsson
  • Etisalat
  • EBlink
  • Huawei (News - Alert)
  • Juniper
  • LG U+
  • Motorola
  • MTN
  • MTS
  • Megafon
  • NEC
  • Orange
  • Ruckus Wireless (News - Alert)
  • Tellabs
  • Vodafone
  • Vimpelcom
  • ZTE

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