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Optimizing Networks: Global Markets for Small Cells and Carrier Wi-Fi to 2023 -
[September 18, 2018]

Optimizing Networks: Global Markets for Small Cells and Carrier Wi-Fi to 2023 -

The "Optimizing Networks: Global Markets for Small Cells and Carrier Wi-Fi" report has been added to's offering.

The study includes key trends and detailed geographic analyses regarding the small cell equipment market and its various segments. It also describes the global market size, compound annual growth rate (CAGR) and revenue prospects for various segments and subsegments through 2023. The report classifies the global small cell and carrier Wi-Fi market into the equipment types: femtocell, picocell, microcell, metrocell, C-RAN small cell, and carrier Wi-Fi. The report provides the market size for standalone equipment and Cloud RAN (C-RAN) small cell technology and carrier Wi-Fi.

The market is also segmented on the basis of operating environments in which small cell devices are deployed, including indoor and outdoor operating environments. Further, the small cell and carrier Wi-Fi market are segmented based on the various user types including enterprises, single offices and home offices (SOHOs), small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises.

The study is primarily aimed at providing insights on the market trends and analyzing revenue generated through penetration of small cell and carrier Wi-Fi devices across regions of North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the rest of the world (RoW). The report also analyzes the revenue generated by small cell and carrier Wi-Fi deployment in various locations or coverage areas; urban areas, rural areas, and residential areas. Additionally, it also analyzes its application in the hospitality industry and public safety.

This report also includes company profiles of key small cells and carrier Wi-Fi vendors (i.e., vendors holding maximum market share) and their competitive analysis.

Some of the key small cell and carrier Wi-Fi vendors include CommScope, Ericsson, Huawei, ip.access Ltd., Samsung, NEC (News - Alert) Corp., Nokia, and ZTE Corp.

Cisco has confirmed end-of-sale and end-of-life for its various small cell product line as mentioned on its website, annual report and other publications. The company's entire in-house licensed-spectrum small-cell base station portfolio was scheduled to reach the end of its life in July 2017. Some of the other key small cell and carrier Wi-Fi manufacturers are Airspan, Argela, Arqiva, Baicells technology, Fujistsu, Fiberhome Networks, Paralel Systems, Zyxel and others.

However, the report also profiles some of the key MNOs such as AT&T, Vodafone (News - Alert), Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and others reselling other manufacturers' small cells under their own brand name.

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1 Introduction

  • What Are Small Cells?
  • How Does a Small Cell Work?
  • Study Goals and Objectives
  • Scope of Report

Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights

Chapter 3 Market Overview

  • Introduction
  • Current Market Scenario
  • Glossary of Key Terms and Technologies
  • Electromagnetic (EM) Waves
  • Equivalent Isotopically Radiated Power (EIRP)
  • Fading
  • Frequency and Wavelength
  • ISM Band
  • Patch Antennas
  • Polarization
  • Q-Factor
  • Radiation Pattern
  • Side Lobes
  • Smart Antenna
  • MIMO Antenna
  • Waveguides
  • Enabling Technologies for Small Cells and Carrier Wi-Fi - Cellular Standards
  • GSM
  • 4G/Long-Term Evolution (LTE)
  • Mobile Broadband -- Simultaneous Game Changer and Challenge for Network Designers
  • Market Drivers
  • Proliferation of Smartphones and Increasing Data Traffic
  • High Quality Wireless Service at Low Cost and Power
  • Increasing Deployments in Enterprises
  • Market Restraints
  • Single Mobile Phone and Network Lock-in
  • Unavailability of Proper Backhaul System in Rural Areas
  • Market Opportunities
  • Lower Network Service Penetration in Rural Areas
  • Introduction of C-RAN Small Cell

Chapter 4 Market Breakdown by Product Type

  • Small Cell
  • Backhaul Connectivity for Small Cells
  • Femtocell (News - Alert)
  • Picocell
  • Microcell
  • Metrocell
  • C-RAN Small Cell
  • Carrier Wi-Fi
  • Factors Affecting the Adoption of Carrier Wi-Fi Over Small Cells

Chapter 5 Market Breakdown by Operating Environment

  • Indoor Deployment
  • Outdoor Deployment

Chapter 6 Market Breakdown by User Type

  • Enterprises
  • Public Places

Chapter 7 Market Breakdown by Locations/Coverage Areas

  • Overview
  • Urban Areas
  • Rural Areas
  • Residential Areas
  • Hospitality
  • Public Safety

Chapter 8 Market Breakdown by Region

Chapter 9 Competitive Analysis

  • Market Share Analysis
  • Strategic Developments
  • New Product Developments
  • Agreements, Collaborations and Partnerships
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • State of Small Cell Market Developments
  • Strategic Market Developments of Key Players

Chapter 10 Company Profiles

  • Accuris Networks, Inc.
  • Airspan Networks, Inc.
  • Argela Technologies
  • Arqiva Group Ltd.
  • AT&T Inc.
  • Baicells Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Cisco (News - Alert) Systems, Inc.
  • Commscope Inc.
  • Ericsson Inc.
  • Fiberhome Technologies Group
  • Fujitsu, Inc.
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • IP.Access Ltd.
  • Keysight Technologies
  • NEC Corp.
  • Nokia Corp.
  • Parallel Wireless, Inc.
  • Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
  • Ruckus Networks
  • Samsung (News - Alert) Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • Spidercloud Wireless, Inc.
  • Sprint Corp.
  • Supercom Ltd.
  • T-Mobile Us, Inc.
  • Telefonica S.A.
  • Verizon Communications Inc.
  • Vodafone Group Plc
  • ZTE Corp.
  • Zyxel Commuications, Inc.
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