Mobile Communications Carrier Strategies

Date of Publication: Oct 18, 2016

Initial deployments of IoT Low Power WANs (LPWANs) have been non-cellular solutions based on proprietary technologies. However, longer term we see emerging standards such as Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) assuming a dominant role for certain IoT applications. While non-cellular LPWAN solutions serve the need for low bandwidth, low-cost solutions, we see cellular-based LPWAN solutions as the key to higher value, multimedia IoT applications.

Date of Publication: Dec 21, 2015
Mobile Value-added Service (VAS) applications represent a key aspect to the ongoing success of mobile network operators and everyone in the mobile communications value chain. With core services, such as bear voice and data communications becoming commodity offerings, wireless service providers are dependent on VAS applications to drive additional revenue and improved margins.

Date of Publication: Jul 1, 2016
The global mobile wallet market reached $46.8 billion in 2014. The market is expected to reach $113.5 billion by 2020 from $635.0 billion in 2015, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 41.1% from 2015 to 2020. The market is segmented on the basis of technologies: mobile commerce—mobile payment solutions (mobile shopping, bill payments, entertainment and events and hotels), contactless near-field communication (NFC); mobile coupon; money transfer; mobile micropayment; mobile ticketing—rail, metro and bus tickets; airline tickets and boarding passes; passenger check-in; baggage check-in; and micropayments. This report will also outline in detail the following product segmentations: NFC chips, NFC tags, NFC readers, NFC micro secure digital (SD) cards and NFC SIM or universal integrated circuit cards (UICCs).

Date of Publication: Aug 19, 2015
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Gigabit Wi-Fi Access Points in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. The United States represents the largest market worldwide. Asia-Pacific ranks as the fastest growing market with revenue from the region waxing at a CAGR of 51.4% over the analysis period. The growth in the region is largely driven by the development of the telecommunications sector, steady growth in the enterprise sector, increase in the number of office starts, and the subsequent rise in the number of new WLAN deployments and upgrades.

Date of Publication: Feb 21, 2014
The popular vision of the mobile industry (beyond the devices) is one of cell towers, but the backbone of the industry is backhaul! Backhaul is the...

Date of Publication: Nov 19, 2013
"The U.S. Cellular Industry - Analysis and Forecasts: Manufacturers, Operating Systems and Carriers" has it all about the US cellular industry. It not only...