Long Term Evolution Infrastructure & LTE Manufacturers - Business Report

Long Term Evolution Infrastructure - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Apr 7, 2015, 351 Pages
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Long Term Evolution Infrastructure & LTE Manufacturers - Business Report

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Long Term Evolution (LTE) Infrastructure 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 2012 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 120 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Alcatel-Lucent
Cisco Systems
Ericsson
Fujitsu
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-2
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Mobile Communications Industry - A Prelude                        II-1
      Mobile Data Services Grow in Prominence - Adds to Network Traffic II-1
       Table 1: Global Mobile Communications Market: Data
       Subscriptions as a Percentage of the Overall Mobile
       Subscriptions for Years 2010 through 2014 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-2

       Table 2: Global Mobile Communications Market (2013 & 2017P):
       Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Service type - Voice
       and Data (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-3
       Mobile Internet Spawns Incredible Data Usage                     II-3
        Opportunity Indicator:                                          II-4
         Table 3: Mobile Phone Internet Penetration Worldwide (2013 & 
         2017): Mobile Phone Internet Users as Percentage of Total
         Mobile Users (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)              II-4

         Table 4: Mobile Phone Internet Penetration Worldwide (2013 & 
         2017): Mobile Phone Internet Users as Percentage of Total
         Internet Users (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-5

         Table 5: Global Mobile Data Traffic): Average Data Volumes
         per Month (in Exabytes) for Years 2014 through 2019(P)
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           II-5
      High-Speed Networks Emerge to Support Growing Use of Internet
       Based Data Services                                              II-6
       Table 6: Worldwide Mobile Broadband Penetration Rate (%) by
       Region: January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        II-7
      Increased Strain on 3G Networks - Business Case for 3G+ Networks  II-7
      LTE Makes its Mark in the World of ‘Pre-4G’ Networks              II-8
      Key Capabilities of LTE that Make it a Strong High-Speed
       Network Technology Contender                                     II-9
       A Look Into Key Competitive Advantages of LTE                    II-9
        Table 7: Global Mobile Broadband Market (2013): Percentage
        Share Breakdown of Subscriptions by Technology (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-10
        WiMAX 802.16e and LTE - A Comparison                            II-11
        LTE Vs HSPA+                                                    II-11
      Stricter Certification Mandates Improves Weightage of LTE         II-11
      Initial LTE Network Deployments Set Perfect Platform for
       Growth in LTE Infrastructure Spending                            II-12
       Table 8: Global Commercial LTE Network Deployments: Breakdown
       of Annual Deployments for Years 2009 through 2013 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-12
      LTE Market Benefits from the Post Recession Economic Recovery     II-13
      LTE Becomes Increasingly Attractive for Companies                 II-13
      Outlook                                                           II-13

  2. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS, GROWTH DRIVERS & ISSUES                         II-14
      Transition to 4G Networks - Revolutionizing Mobile
       Communications Landscape                                         II-14
       Table 9: Global 4G Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of
        Subscribers by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-14
       4G Vs 3G                                                         II-15
      Mobile WiMAX 802.16m & LTE-Advanced - March Ahead as
       Competitive 4G Technologies                                      II-15
       Comparison of Wireless Broadband Technologies                    II-16
      WiMAX 802.16m Standard Gets the Headstart as 4G Standard But
       LTE-Advanced Makes the Cut                                       II-16
       WiMAX 802.16m Vs LTE-Advanced                                    II-17
      Projected Rise in New LTE & LTE-Advanced Network Launches to
       Boost Market in Short to Medium Term Period                      II-18
       Table 10: Worldwide Broadband Market Projections (2014, 2016 & 
       2019): Percentage Share Breakdown of Projected Number of
       Broadband Subscriptions by Broadband Technology (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-19

       Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
       LTE by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
       Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets
       Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscriptions (in
       Thousands) for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-20

       Table 12: World 9-Year Perspective for LTE by Geographic
       Region - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions for
       US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and
       Rest of World Markets for Years 2012, 2015 & 2020 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-21

       Table 13: Projected Global Commercial LTE & LTE-Advanced
       Network Deployments: Breakdown of Projected Annual
       Deployments for Years 2014 through 2016 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-21

       Table 14: World LTE Deployment Scenario (2014) Percentage
       Share Breakdown of Number of LTE Networks Deployed by
       Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
       Latin America and Middle East & Africa (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-22
      Continued Rise in Mobile Users to Drive Market Prospects for
       LTE Equipment                                                    II-22
       Table 15: World Market for Mobile Handsets: Breakdown of
       Volume Sales in Million Units for Years 2011, 2013 & 2015
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-23

       Table 16: Global Mobile Communications Market: Number of
       Mobile Subscribers (in Billion) for Years 2013-2017 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-23
      Rise in Smartphones Sales to Lend Traction to LTE Equipment
       Market                                                           II-23
       Table 17: Global Market for Smartphones (2014 & 2018P):
       Breakdown of Sales in Thousand Units (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-24

       Table 18: Smartphone Penetration Worldwide (as a Percentage
       of Total Population) for Major Countries: 2014E (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-25

       Table 19: Smartphone Penetration Rate (%) for Select
       Countries Worldwide as a Percentage of Mobile Phone Users:
       2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                        II-26
       Table 20: Most Performed Activity Using Smartphones: 2014 
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-27
       Table 21: Average Mobile Data Consumption of Android Powered
       Smartphone Users in US, South Korea & Japan (2014) -Breakdown
       of Mobile Data Volume Consumed by Technologies 3G & 4G across
       Cellular & WiFi Networks in Megabytes per Month (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-27
      High-Bandwidth Data Services to Record Unprecedented Growth -
       Augurs Well for LTE Infrastructure Equipment Market              II-28
       Table 22: Average Time Spent (In Minutes) On Mobile Apps On
       Smartphones & Tablets Worldwide Per User Per Day: Breakdown
       by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-28
       A Look at Some of Fast Growing High-Bandwidth Data Services
        Driving Need for LTE Networks                                   II-29
        Entertainment Services                                          II-29
         Table 23: Average Listener Hours for Mobile Music for the
         years 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 for Web and Mobile (in
         Billions of Hours) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        II-30

         Table 24: Global Mobile Data Traffic Growth (2014-2019)
         Breakdown of Data Consumption Volumes in Exabytes per Month
         by Application Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       II-30

         Table 25: Worldwide Mobile Gaming Market (2013): Percentage
         Breakdown of Traditional and Mobile Gamers by Age Brackets - 
         Under 18, 18-50, and Above 50 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   II-31

         Table 26: Percentage Breakdown of Time Spent by Users on
         Wireless Games by Location (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   II-31

         Table 27: Mobile Social Media Apps Market Worldwide
         (2014E): Percentage of Mobile Users Accessing Social Media
         Apps in Major Countries (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   II-32
        Enterprise Mobility                                             II-32
         Table 28: Global Workforce Population (2009 & 2014):
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Employees by Nature of Work
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           II-33

         Table 29: Global Mobile Workforce Population (2009 & 2014):
         Breakdown of Number of Mobile Employees in Million by
         Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-33

         Table 30: Global Mobile Workforce Population (2014):
         Penetration of Mobile Employees by Region/Country (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     II-34
        Cloud Computing Via Mobile Devices Drives Demand for 4G
         Infrastructure Equipment                                       II-34
        Popular Adoption of Voice-over -LTE (VoLTE) & Rich
         Communication Services (RCS) to Power Growth in LTE
          Infrastructure Market                                         II-34
        Integration of eMBMS Functionality to Facilitate LTE
         Broadcast Services Set to Propel Growth in LTE
          Infrastructure                                                II-35
      Enterprise Shift Towards All-IP Communications Bodes Well for
       LTE and Mobile WiMAX Equipment                                   II-36
      Worldwide LTE Base Station Market to Record Healthy Growth        II-36
      Mobile Backhaul Equipment Market Set to Receive Boost             II-36
      Cell Density Remains the Key for Capacity Expansion               II-37
      Small Cells to Grow in Prominence with LTE Networks               II-37
      Heterogenous Network Architecture Elicits Interest                II-38
       Table 31: Percentage Contribution of Spectrum Re-farming,
       Spectrum Auction, Unlicensed Spectrum, Multiple Input
       Multiple Output & Smart Antenna, Spectrum Sharing, Carrier
       Aggregation, and Coordinated Multipoint to Spectral Capacity
       of Mobile Networks for Years 2013 and 2018 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-39
       Figure: The HetNet Continuum                                     II-40
      Rising User Expectations of QoE & QoS: Foundation for Carrier
       HetNet Deployment                                                II-40
      Increased Availability of Licensed and Unlicensed Spectrum
       Augurs Well for the Market                                       II-41
      LTE TDD Outshines LTE FDD                                         II-42
       Table 32: Percentage Share Breakdown of LTE Commercial
       Deployments by Type of Network - FDD Only, TDD Only & FDD-TDD
       Hybrid Networks for Year Until 2014 (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-42
      Developing Nations: Hotspots for Growth                           II-42
       Opportunity Indicators                                           II-43
        Table 33: World Market for Mobile Phones by Geographic
        Region (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by
        Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)             II-43

        Table 34: World Mobile Communications Market (2014):
        Percentage Share Breakdown of Mobile- Cellular Subscriptions
        for Developed & Developing Markets (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-44

        Table 35: Percentage Share Breakdown of Global Mobile
        Subscriptions by Region: January 2014 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-44

        Table 36: Global Mobile Subscriptions (January 2014):
        Percentage Breakdown of by Country (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-44

        Table 37: Top 10 Countries with Active Mobile Subscriptions
        (in Millions): January 2014 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-45

        Table 38: Global Mobile Broadband Subscriptions (in Million)
        by Region for Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-45

        Table 39: Global Smartphones Market (2014 & 2018):
        Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments by Geographic
        Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)             II-46

        Table 40: MVAS as a Percentage of Total Mobile Service
        Revenues in Developing Countries (2013) (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-46
      Key Issues & Challenges                                           II-47
       Telecom Equipment Providers Fall Short of Enjoying the 4G Boom   II-47
       HSPA+ Capabilities Reduce the Urgency for Migration to LTE-
        Advanced                                                        II-47
       Inadequate Testing Equipment Challenges Market Acceptance        II-47
       Development Speeds Need to Match Improvements in
        Standardizations                                                II-47
       Meeting High Customer Expectations - Key to Long-Term Success    II-48
       Awareness and Device Availability- Key to LTE Success            II-48
       Cross Network Interoperability- A Significant Challenge          II-48
      Competition                                                       II-48
       Table 41: Global LTE Equipment Market (1H 2014): Percentage
       Share Breakdown of Contracts Landed by Leading Equipment
       Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               II-49
       Vendors Opt for Network Sharing Solutions in Current Market
        Scenario                                                        II-49

  3. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW                                                II-50
      Evolution of Mobile Network Technologies                          II-50
       First Generation Networks (1G)                                   II-50
       Second Generation Networks (2G)                                  II-50
       2.5 Generation Technology (2.5G)                                 II-51
       Third Generation Networks (3G)                                   II-51
       Fourth Generation (4G)                                           II-52
      3GPP LTE: An Overview                                             II-52
       Historical Background                                            II-53
      Demonstrations of LTE Technology                                  II-53
      LTE Adoption by Telecom Carriers                                  II-53
      Features of LTE                                                   II-54
       LTE Technology: A Snapshot                                       II-54
      E-UTRAN Air Interface                                             II-55
      Key Benefits of LTE                                               II-55
       Mobile Devices                                                   II-55
       Global Appeal                                                    II-55
       Seamless Mobility Services                                       II-55
       Evolution of Value Added Services                                II-56
       Lower Cost per Bit                                               II-56
       Reduced Latency                                                  II-56
       Enhanced Voice Capacities                                        II-56
       Flexibility to Deploy LTE Services in Phases                     II-56
      LTE Revenue Channels                                              II-57
      Service Provider Migration to LTE Standard                        II-57
      Power Consumption Issues of LTE Platform                          II-57
       Evolution of Broadband Wireless Technologies                     II-58

  4. PRODUCT/SERVICE INTRODUCTIONS                                      II-59
      Nokia & Algérie Télécom Deploy Commercial LTE Network in North
       Africa                                                           II-59
      Vodafone Selects Nokia Networks to Introduce LTE Network in
       New Zealand                                                      II-59
      Ooredoo Rolls Out LTE-Advanced Services Using Nokia’s -
       Advanced Carrier Aggregation technology                          II-59
      TeliaSonera Rolls Out 4G Roaming Services to Enable Faster
       Mobile Browsing                                                  II-59
      Smile Communications Introduces New 4G/LTE Network in Nigeria     II-59
      Real Future With Assistance From Ericsson Successfully
       Introduces 4G/LTE in Thailand                                    II-59
      Ukko Mobile in Partnership with Huawei Introduces 450mhz Lte
       Network In Finland                                               II-60
      Ukkoverkot and Huawei Ink Contract to Deploy 450MHZ LTE
       Network in Finland                                               II-60
      Qualcomm Introduces Fifth Generation Multimode LTE Compatible
       Qualcomm® Gobi™ 9x45 Modem                                       II-60
      Huawei and Zain Kuwait Voice Intentions to Introduce LTE-
       Advanced Network                                                 II-60
      Huawei Cooperates with EE to Introduce High Speed 4GLTE-
       Advanced Network in London                                       II-60
      Huawei Unveils Compact LTE Cat4 Mobile WiFi E5372                 II-60
      Huawei Launches its Latest LTE TDD Small Cell Micro Solution      II-60
      Huawei Rolls Out ATN905 Router for LTE Small Cells                II-61
      Huawei Introduces Solution for eLTE Boranband Trunking
       Applications                                                     II-61
      Optus and Huawei Introduce LTE TDD Advanced Carrier
       Aggregation Network                                              II-61
      Telefonica & Ericsson Set to Introduce 4G LTE Network in Spain    II-61
      Slovak Telekom in Partnership with Ericsson Introduces
       Countrywide 4G LTE Network                                       II-61
      Aio Wireless Introduces 4G LTE Service                            II-61
      AT&T Launches AT&T Beam 4G LTE USB Modem                          II-61
      Marvell Introduces Single-Chip, Multi-Core LTE Solution           II-62
      Ooredoo Rolls Out Ultra-Fast 4G Network                           II-62
      Freescale Unveils Six Airfast RF Power Transistors                II-62
      Broadcom Introduces BCM85625 SoC Series                           II-62
      Intel Announces the Launch of Intel XMM 7160                      II-62
      Alcatel and Regional Telecom Launch 4G LTE Network                II-62
      Tricom Launches Huawei's SingleRAN CDMA/LTE Network               II-63
      Huawei Introduces ATN 905 LTE Small Cell Router                   II-63
      ZTE Corporation Introduces 4G Cloud Radio Solution                II-63
      Sequans Communications to Launch LTE-Advanced Chip                II-63
      Friendly Technologies Introduces QoE Monitoring Tool for 4G
       Networks                                                         II-63
      U.S. Cellular Commences Second Phase of 4G LTE Service            II-63

  5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-64
      DTAC Partners with Ericsson to Deploy 4G LTE Network              II-64
      Elisa Selects NSN as Vendor for their Next Generation
       Broadband Networks                                               II-64
      NSN and T-Mobile Partner to Further Expand 4G LTE Network         II-64
      TeliaSonera Successfully Concludes Acquisition of Tele2’s
       Norway based Operations                                          II-64
      Airtel Partners with Ericsson to Implement 4G-LTE Network in
       Seychelles                                                       II-64
      Qualcomm and Ericsson Successfully Conclude Inter-Company LTE
       Category 9 Carrier Aggregation Interoperability Tests            II-64
      dtac Chooses Ericsson to Upgrade LTE and 3G Networks to Expand
       Service Coverage in Across Thailand                              II-65
      Telefónica Germany Awards VoLTE Project Contract to Ericsson      II-65
      T-Mobile Selects Ericsson LTE-Advanced Technology for
       Upgrading and Expanding LTE Network Coverage                     II-65
      Ericsson Assists FarEasTone to Introduce APT700 Band Based LTE
       Services in Taiwan                                               II-65
      Bouygues Telecom Selects Ericsson VoLTE Solution for Their
       France Based 4G Network                                          II-65
      Samsung Secures Supply Contract for Indoor LTE Solutions Form
       Verizon Wireless                                                 II-65
      KT and Samsung Electronics Partner to Extend New eMBMS Service
       to KT’s LTE Subscribers                                          II-66
      DOCOMO Extends Outbound Roaming facility for Japanese
       Customers on China Mobile TD-LTE Network                         II-66
      Huawei Partners with Scartel for Deploying SRVCC and VoLTE
       Solution                                                         II-66
      China Telecom Partners With NSN to Deploy LTE Network             II-66
      Teltronic® S.A.U and Huawei Ink Patent Licensing Agreement for
       Core LTE Technology                                              II-66
      Sprint Awards Contract for Deploying LTE-TDD/ 3GPP BAND 41
       Network to Samsung Telecommunications America                    II-66
      TeliaSonera Through its Sonera Invests in New 4G-800MHZ Band
       Frequencies in Finland                                           II-67
      TeliaSonera Invests in New 4G-800 MHz Band Frequencies in Norway  II-67
      Ericsson Provides Swisscom with Network Capabilities to
       Deliver LTE Roaming Facility                                     II-67
      MTS and Ericsson Partner to Develop and Deploy Requisite ICT
       Infrastructure for Launching LTE Network                         II-67
      Telstra and Ericsson Renew Partnership to Extend LTE Services
       to Telstra’s Users                                               II-67
      Zain Kuwait Selects Huawei’s Ultra-Broadband Multi-Band
       Antennes for Deploying Convergent Network Sites                  II-67
      Huawei Enables Telecom New Zealand to Roll-Out New High Speed
       'Ultra Mobile' 4G LTE Network                                    II-68
      P4 and Huawei Ink Agreement to Install LTE Antennas for
       Countrywide Mobile Broadband (MBB) Network in Poland             II-68
      Ericsson Secures China Mobile Contract for Installing TD-LTE
       Network Across 15 Provinces of China                             II-68
      Batelco Appoints Ericsson as a Sole Supplier WCDMA & LTE
       Expansion Project in Bahrain                                     II-68
      KDDI Chooses Ericsson as Vendor for Evolved Packet Core
       network and LTE System                                           II-68
      Ericsson Secures Chunghwa Telecom's Contract to for
       Countrywide LTE Deployment                                       II-68
      Sprint Closes Clearwire Acquisition                               II-69
      Three Joins Samsung to Launch 4G                                  II-69
      Orange Enters Into Agreement with Nokia Siemens                   II-69
      Touch and fSONA Networks Enter into Partnership Agreement         II-69
      Etisalat Inks Joint Agreement with Alcatel                        II-69
      Broadcom and Radisys® Collaborate                                 II-69
      Huawei Partners with Dialog Broadband Networks                    II-70
      Nokia Siemens Networks Sets Up Global Delivery Center in China    II-70
      Nokia Siemens Networks and SK Telecom to Sign Collaboration
       Agreement                                                        II-70
      Freescale and Maxim Integrated Collaborate to Display LTE
       Picocell/3G Picocell Base Station                                II-70
      Ericsson Extends Networking Partnership with Entel                II-70
      SFR Signs Agreement with Nokia Siemens Networks                   II-70
      Cisco Bags 4G Contract from Vodafone                              II-71
      Menatelecom and Huawei Technologies Ink Contract                  II-71

  6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS                                     II-72
      Infrastructure Equipment Manufacturers                            II-72
       Alcatel-Lucent (France)                                          II-72
       Cisco Systems (US)                                               II-72
       Ericsson (Sweden)                                                II-72
       Fujitsu (Japan)                                                  II-73
       Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., (China)                            II-73
       Hitachi (Japan)                                                  II-73
       Nokia Solutions and Networks (Finland)                           II-73
       NEC Corporation (Japan)                                          II-74
       Qualcomm Incorporated (USA)                                      II-74
       Samsung Electronics (South Korea)                                II-74
       ZTE Corporation (China)                                          II-75
      Select Carriers                                                   II-75
       AT&T (US)                                                        II-75
       Bharti Airtel Limited (India)                                    II-76
       China Mobile (China)                                             II-76
       Etisalat Corporation (UAE)                                       II-76
       KT Corp (Korea)                                                  II-76
       LG Uplus Corporation (Korea)                                     II-76
       NTT DOCOMO, Inc. (Japan)                                         II-77
       Rogers Wireless Communications (Canada)                          II-77
       SK Telecom Co Ltd (South Korea)                                  II-77
       Softbank Mobile Corp (Japan)                                     II-77
       Sprint Nextel Corporation (US)                                   II-78
       Telefónica S.A. (Spain)                                          II-78
        Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG (Germany)                     II-78
       Telenor ASA (Norway)                                             II-78
       TeliaSonera AB (Sweden)                                          II-79
       Telstra Corporation Limited (Australia)                          II-79
       T-Mobile USA, Inc. (USA)                                         II-79
       Verizon Communications, Inc. (US)                                II-80
       Vodafone Group Plc (UK)                                          II-80

  7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-81
      Table 42: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for LTE
      Infrastructure by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in US$
      Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-81

      Table 43: World 9-Year Perspective for LTE Infrastructure by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Expenditure by
      Operators for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
      America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2012, 2015 & 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-82


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-1
        Quintessential Market Drivers                                   III-1
         Focus on Rural Broadband Networks                              III-1
         Greater Need for Mobility of Media                             III-1
         Personalization of Time                                        III-1
         Multimedia and Internet Drive Data Usage                       III-1
        LTE-Advanced Rollouts to Drive Growth in the Coming Years       III-2
        Continued Rise in Mobile Data Traffic - Drives Demand for
         High-Speed Network Technologies                                III-2
        Key Statistical Findings                                        III-2
         Table 44: North America Mobile Communications Market (2014)
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Mobile Connection By Network
         Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                III-2
        Product/Service Introductions                                   III-3
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-4
        Select Players                                                  III-6
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-8
        Table 45: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for LTE
        Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in US$
        Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-8

  2. CANADA                                                             III-9
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-9
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-9
        Rogers Wireless Communications - A Key Player                   III-9
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-10
        Table 46: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator
        Spending in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-10

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-11
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-11
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-11
        Mobile Internet Market: A Brief Outlook                         III-11
         Useful Facts                                                   III-11
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-11
        Select Players                                                  III-12
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-13
        Table 47: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator
        Spending in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-13

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-14
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-14
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-14
        Mobile Data Traffic Spikes - To Drive Continued Investments
         on LTE Networks                                                III-14
         Table 48: Mobile Internet Users as a % of Total Mobile
         Owners in Western Europe (2014-2018) (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-15
        EU Announces Plans to Upgrade Mobile Internet                   III-15
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-16
        Table 49: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for LTE Infrastructure by Geographic Region - France,
        Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in US$
        Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-16

        Table 50: European 9-Year Perspective for LTE Infrastructure
        by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Expenditure
        by Operators for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia
        and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2012, 2015 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-17

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-18
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-18
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-18
        Overview                                                        III-18
        Product/Service Introductions                                   III-19
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-19
        Alcatel-Lucent - A Key Player                                   III-19
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-20
        Table 51: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in
        US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-20

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-21
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-21
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-21
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-21
        Telefónica Germany GmbH & CO. OHG - A Key Player                III-21
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-22
        Table 52: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in
        US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-22

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-23
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-23
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-23
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-23
        Table 53: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in
        US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-23

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-24
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-24
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-24
        Continued Rise in Mobile Data Traffic - Business Case for
         LTE Networks                                                   III-24
         UK Gears Up for LTE-Advanced Adoption                          III-24
        Product/Service Introduction                                    III-24
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-25
        Vodafone Group Plc - A Key Player                               III-25
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-26
        Table 54: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for LTE
        Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in US$
        Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-26

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-27
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-27
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-27
        Product/Service Introductions                                   III-27
        Telefónica s.a. - A Key Player                                  III-27
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-28
        Table 55: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-28

  4f. RUSSIA                                                            III-29
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-29
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-29
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-29
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-30
        Table 56: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in
        US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-30

  4g. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-31
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-31
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-31
        Product/Service Introductions                                   III-31
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-31
        Select Players                                                  III-33
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-35
        Table 57: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual
        Operator Spending in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-35

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-36
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-36
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-36
        Mobile Broadband Services Continues to Gain Traction - To
         Drive LTE Infrastructure Spending                              III-36
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-37
        Table 58: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for LTE Infrastructure by Geographic Region -
        China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in US$
        Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-37

        Table 59: Asia-Pacific 9-Year Perspective for LTE
        Infrastructure by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
        of Expenditure by Operators for China, India, South Korea
        and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2012, 2015 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-38

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-39
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-39
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-39
        Chinese Telecom Market on a Roll                                III-39
        China Warms Upto 4G Networks                                    III-39
        Product/Service Introductions                                   III-39
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-41
        Select Players                                                  III-42
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-43
        Table 60: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in
        US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-43

  5b. INDIA                                                             III-44
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-44
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-44
        Growing Prominence for Data Services Augurs Well for LTE
         Infrastructure Market                                          III-44
        Bharti Airtel Limited - A Key Player                            III-45
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-45
        Table 61: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual Operator Spending in
        US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-45

  5c. SOUTH KOREA                                                       III-46
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-46
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-46
        Korea - At the Forefront of LTE-Advanced Network Launches       III-46
        Strategic Corporate Developents                                 III-46
        Select Players                                                  III-47
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-48
        Table 62: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual
        Operator Spending in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-48

  5d. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-49
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-49
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-49
        Product/Service Introductions                                   III-49
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-49
        Telstra Corporation Limited (Australia) - A Key Player          III-51
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-52
        Table 63: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual
        Operator Spending in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-52

  6. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-53
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-53
        Current & Future Analysis                                       III-53
         Table 64: Latin America Mobile Network Technology Landscape
         (2014) Percentage Share Breakdown of Network Technologies
         By Connections (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            III-53

         Table 65: Latin America Mobile Network Technology Landscape
         (2018P) Percentage Share Breakdown of Network Technologies
         By Connections (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            III-53

         Table 66: Latin American Growth in LTE Connections
         (2014-2018) Breakdown by Volume of Connections in Millions
         of Users (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  III-54
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-54
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-55
        Table 67: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual
        Operator Spending in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-55

  7. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-56
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-56
        Product/Service Introductions                                   III-56
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-57
        Etisalat Corporation (UAE) - A Key Player                       III-58
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-59
        Table 68: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for LTE Infrastructure Analyzed with Annual
        Operator Spending in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-59


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 120 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 131)

     The United States (36)
     Canada (9)
     Japan (7)
     Europe (28)
     - France (6)
     - Germany (2)
     - The United Kingdom (2)
     - Italy (1)
     - Spain (2)
     - Rest of Europe (15)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (31)
     Latin America (8)
     Africa (5)
     Middle East (7)
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