Power Line Communication Systems

Power Line Communication - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Sep 19, 2015, 258 Pages
US$4,500.00
GIA-MCP7073

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems in US$ Million and Thousand Units by the following Types: Narrowband PLC, and Broadband PLC. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 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 47 companies including many key and niche players such as - 


ABB Ltd.
Aclara Technologies LLC
Alcatel-Lucent S.A
Amperion, Inc.
Ariane Controls, Inc.

Power Line Communication Systems Market Trends & Drivers

  • Increasing Investments in Smart Grids Spurs Opportunities in the Energy Sector
  • Expanding Applications in Remote Telemetry Systems to Benefit Growth in the Market
  • Robust Demand for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Encourages Market Expansion
  • Non-Technical Energy Loss During Distribution Spurs Demand for PLC-Based Automatic Meter Reading (AMR)
  • Rising Prominence of Internet of Things (IoT) in Utilities to Drive Penetration
  • Upcoming Smart Cities to Fuel Large-Scale Adoption

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-3
      Product Definition and Scope of Study                             I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      PLC Systems: Enabling Secure & Robust Data Communication over
       Electric Power Lines                                             II-1
       Growth Drivers in a Nutshell                                     II-3
      PLCC Technology: Vital for Ensuring Reliability of Power
       Generation, Transmission and Distribution Networks               II-3
      Despite Myriad Benefits, Few Concerns Continue to Hamper
       Widespread Adoption                                              II-4
      Global Market Outlook                                             II-4
       Developed Countries Dominate, while Emerging Economies
        Continue to Offer Significant Growth Opportunities              II-5
        Table 1: Global Power Line Communications (PLC) Systems
        Market (2015E): Market Shares of Developed Regions/Countries
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-5

        Table 2: Growth of Developing Countries Vis-à-Vis the
        Developed Countries over the Period 2013-2020: China,
        Brazil, Russia, Japan, France, Canada, Spain, the US, the
        UK, Germany, and Italy (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-6
      Competitive Landscape                                             II-6
       Advanced Metering Infrastructure: A Highly Consolidated Market   II-7
        Table 3: Leading Smart Meter Companies Worldwide (2014):
        Percentage Market Share Breakdown for Elster, GE, Itron,
        Landis+Gyr, Sensus, and Others (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-7

  2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS                                    II-8
      Surging Demand from Electric Utilities Worldwide: A Strong
       Growth Driver                                                    II-8
       Table 4: Estimated Global Demand for Primary Energy (in Mtoe)
       and Electricity (MWh): 2015, 2020, 2025, 2030, and 2035
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-9

       Table 5: World Electric Power Generation: Growth Trajectory
       for the Period 2004 & 2015 (in Billion KWh) (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-9
      Rising Investments in Smart Grids Underpins Market Growth         II-9
       Smart Grid Landscape: List of Components & Systems for Power
        T&D Infrastructure, Communication Network, and Computing
         Platform                                                       II-11
        Table 6: Global Smart Grid Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) by
        Application (2013-2020): Percentage Share Breakdown of Capex
        for AMI/Smart Meters, Communications Infrastructure,
        Distribution Automation, Information Technology Systems,
        Substation Automation, and Others (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-12

        Table 7: Global Spend on Smart Grid Technologies by Region
        (2014, 2017 & 2020): Cumulative Spending (in US$ Billion)
        for Asia-Pacific (incl. China), Europe, Latin America, and
        North America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)              II-12

        Table 8: Global Smart Grid Investments by Country (2014):
        Percentage Share Breakdown of Investments for China, US, and
        Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                     II-13
      Robust Demand for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
       Augurs Well for Market Expansion                                 II-13
       Table 9: Global Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market
       (Annual Revenues in US$ Million): 2014E & 2018P (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-14
      PLC Technology Competes with RF and WMT in the Booming Smart
       Electricity Meters Market                                        II-14
       Table 10: Global Electricity Meters Market (in Million
       Units): 2013, 2015E & 2017P (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-16

       Table 11: Global Smart Electricity Meters Market by
       Geographic Region (2014 & 2018): Percentage Breakdown of
       Demand for Asia, EMEA, Latin America, and North America
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-16
      Non-Technical Energy Loss during Distribution Drives Demand
       for PLC-Based AMR                                                II-17
       Table 12: Global Electricity Transmission & Distribution
       Losses as a Percentage of Output for 49 Countries: 2013
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-19

       Table 13: Global Electricity Use and Network Loss (in TWh )
       for Europe, Former Soviet Union, North America, Latin
       America, Asia, and Middle East & Africa: 2011 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-20
      Rising Prominence of Internet of Things (IoT) in Utilities to
       Benefit Penetration                                              II-20
      PLC: The Preferred Communication Technology for Integration of
       Electric Vehicles with the Smart Grid                            II-21
      Upcoming Smart Cities to Fuel Large-Scale Adoption in the Long
       Term                                                             II-22
       PLC Paves the Way for Automated Outdoor Lighting                 II-23
      PLC Technology Enable Effective Control and Monitoring of
       Connected Homes                                                  II-24
       Table 14: World 5-Year Perspective for Connected Living Room
       by Geographic Region (2015E and 2020P): Percentage Breakdown
       of Dollar Revenues for US, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including
       Japan), and Rest of World Markets (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-27
       PLC Solutions Enable Hassle-Free and Cost Effective Home Area
        Networking                                                      II-27
      Increasing Focus on Applications of PLC over DC Lines Bodes
       Well for the Market                                              II-28
      Power Line Communications: An Emerging Tool for Delivering
       Tele-Healthcare                                                  II-28
      PLC Based Power Systems Aid in Reducing Downtime in Datacenters   II-29
      PLC Holds the Key to Bridging Digital Divide between Urban and
       Rural Areas                                                      II-30
      Broadband over Power Line Fails to Gain Traction in Consumer
       Broadband Access                                                 II-31

  3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-33
      Power Line Communication (PLC): Introduction                      II-33
      Evolution of PLC Technology                                       II-33
      Classification of PLC Systems Based on Operating Frequency        II-34
       PLC Systems Classification by Operating Frequency                II-34
       Narrowband PLC Systems                                           II-34
        Narrowband PLC Frequency Bands for Select Regions               II-35
        Major Standards for Narrowband PLC Systems                      II-35
        Narrow Band PLC Specifications at a Glance                      II-35
        Ultra-Narrowband PLC Systems                                    II-36
       Broadband PLC Systems                                            II-36
        Overview of IEEE 1901 and ITU-TG.hn PLC Standards               II-36
        Broadband PLC Specifications at a Glance                        II-37
      Basic PLC Network Components                                      II-37
      Primary Modulation Techniques for PLC Systems                     II-37
       Select PLC Modulation Schemes with Characteristics               II-38
       Single-Carrier Modulation                                        II-38
       Multi-Carrier Modulation                                         II-38
       Spread-Spectrum Modulation                                       II-39
      PLC Applications in Power Lines with Low, Medium and High
       Operational Voltage                                              II-39
       PLC Over Low-Voltage (LV) Lines                                  II-39
       PLC Over Medium-Voltage (MV) Lines                               II-39
       PLC Over High-Voltage (HV) Lines                                 II-39

  4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS                                  II-40
      Tantalus Rolls Out AMR-to-AMI Overlay Capability                  II-40
      D-Link Introduces Gigabit PowerLine Home Networking Systems
       with MIMO                                                        II-40
      China Telecom, Skyworth Unveil First-ever Smart TV with Power
       Line Connectivity                                                II-40
      Semitech Semiconductor Unveils SM2480 Signal Controller           II-40
      Nexans Demonstrates 3rd Generation PLC Solution                   II-40
      Renesas Electronics Europe Unveils Renesas OFDM PLC Modem         II-40
      Adaptive Networks Rolls out MWB Powerline Modem                   II-41
      devolo Introduces dLAN 1200 Gigabit Powerline Wi-Fi AC Adapter    II-41
      Greenvity Communications Demonstrates Smart Meter Range Extender  II-41
      Atmel Releases Two G3- PLC Solutions                              II-41
      Texas Instruments Rolls Out TMDSPLCKITV4 Kits                     II-41
      Atmel Introduces G3-PLC-compliant SAM4CP16C SoC and ATPL250A
       Modem                                                            II-41
      Texas Instrument Introduces PLC Platform Complaint with G3,
       PRIME and IEEE-1901.2 Standards                                  II-41
      Atmel Corporation Releases Atmel ATPL230A PLC Modem               II-42
      Paradox Engineering Rolls Out PE.AMI PLC Node                     II-42
      Ariane Controls Launches PLM-HDR PLC Platform                     II-42
      Texas Instruments, Tailyn Technologies Jointly Unveil
       Customizable Field-tested PLC Module                             II-42
      ZTE Introduces ZXHN H51 Series PLC Adapters                       II-42
      STMicroelectronics Unveils ST75MM IC                              II-42
      Accent Launches ASMgrid2 ASM220                                   II-42
      AcBel Polytech Unveils PLC Products with Marvell G.hn Chipset     II-43
      Lumenpulse Rolls Out Lumentalk Display                            II-43
      ZyXEL Communications Unveils PLA4231 Powerline Adapter and
       Wireless Extender                                                II-43
      devolo Introduces dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ Adapter                   II-43
      Broadcom Rolls Out HomePlug AV2 devices for PLC-Wi-Fi
       Extenders and PLC Adapters                                       II-43
      Elster Demonstrates G3PLC Solution                                II-43
      AnSem Releases ANS6201 Single Chip AFE for PLC Systems            II-43

  5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-44
      Lumenpulse Takes Over Ariane Controls                             II-44
      Semtech Completes Purchase of Assets of EnVerv                    II-44
      Smart Wire Secures Funding for Commercializing PowerLine
       Guardian Device                                                  II-44
      Theobroma Systems Chooses Selects Semitech SM2400 N-PLC Modem     II-44
      Allalouf Capital Takes Over and Rebrands Yitran Communications
       as Yitran Technologies                                           II-44
      devolo AG Starts Spanish Subsidiary devolo Spain S.L              II-44
      gridComm to Partner EDMI for Developing New PLC Based Smart
       Meters                                                           II-44
      Texas Instruments Secures G3-PLC Alliance Approval for PLC
       Reference Designs                                                II-45
      Aclara Technologies PLC Systems Selected by Six Utilities         II-45
      Landis+Gyr Secures 13 Utilities Contracts for Gridstream PLX
       PLC Solution for Advanced Metering                               II-45
      Vattenfall Tests Power Plus Communications Broadband Powerline
       System                                                           II-45
      Panasonic System Networks Secures NIST2 SGIP3 Approval for HD
       -PLC1 BPL Technology                                             II-45
      Billion Electric Selects Marvell's Transceiver Chipset for G.
       hn Product Series                                                II-45

  6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-46
      ABB Ltd. (Switzerland)                                            II-46
      Aclara Technologies LLC (USA)                                     II-46
      Alcatel-Lucent S.A (France)                                       II-47
      Amperion, Inc. (USA)                                              II-47
      Ariane Controls, Inc. (Canada)                                    II-48
      Atmel Corp. (USA)                                                 II-48
      Billion Electric Co. Ltd (Taiwan)                                 II-48
      Broadcom Corp. (USA)                                              II-49
      Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (USA)                                 II-50
      D-link System, Inc. (Taiwan)                                      II-50
      Echelon Corp. (USA)                                               II-51
      Elster Group GmbH (Germany)                                       II-51
      Landis+Gyr AG (Switzerland)                                       II-51
      Marvell Technology Group Ltd (Bermuda)                            II-52
      Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (USA)                             II-52
      Microchip Technology, Inc. (USA)                                  II-53
      NXP Semiconductor NV (Netherlands)                                II-53
      Power Plus Communications AG (Germany)                            II-54
      PLC International (USA)                                           II-54
      Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. (USA)                                      II-55
      Semitech Semiconductor Pte Ltd. (Australia)                       II-55
      Sigma Designs, Inc. (USA)                                         II-55
      STMicroelectronics N.V (Switzerland)                              II-56
      ST&T Corp. (Taiwan)                                               II-56
      Texas Instruments Inc. (USA)                                      II-57
      TP-LINK Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)                            II-57
      Yitran Communications Ltd. (Israel)                               II-58

  7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-59
      Value Analytics                                                   II-59
       Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
       Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Geographic Region -
       US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East &
       Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
       Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
       2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                        II-59

       Table 16: World 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
       Communication (PLC) Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage
       Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for US, Canada, Japan,
       Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
       Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-60

       Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
       Narrowband PLC Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
       Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin
       America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
       Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-61

       Table 18: World 8-Year Perspective for Narrowband PLC Systems
       by Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar
       Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
       East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015
       and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-62

       Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
       Broadband PLC Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
       Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin
       America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
       Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-63

       Table 20: World 8-Year Perspective for Broadband PLC Systems
       by Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar
       Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
       East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015
       and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-64
      Volume Analytics                                                  II-65
       Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
       Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Geographic Region -
       US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East &
       Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
       Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through
       2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                        II-65

       Table 22: World 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
       Communication (PLC) Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage
       Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments for US, Canada, Japan,
       Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
       Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-66

       Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
       Narrowband PLC Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
       Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin
       America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments
       in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-67

       Table 24: World 8-Year Perspective for Narrowband PLC Systems
       by Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit
       Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
       East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015
       and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-68

       Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
       Broadband PLC Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
       Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin
       America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments
       in Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-69

       Table 26: World 8-Year Perspective for Broadband PLC Systems
       by Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit
       Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
       East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015
       and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-70


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-1
        Product Introductions                                           III-1
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-3
        Select Key Players                                              III-3
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-9
        Value Analytics                                                 III-9
         Table 27: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
         Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type -
         Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-9

         Table 28: US 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-10
        Volume Analytics                                                III-11
         Table 29: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
         Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type -
         Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand
         Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-11

         Table 30: US 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-12

  2. CANADA                                                             III-13
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-13
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-13
        Product Introductions                                           III-13
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-14
        Ariane Controls, Inc. - A Key Canadian Player                   III-14
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-15
        Value Analytics                                                 III-15
         Table 31: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type
         - Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-15

         Table 32: Canadian 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-16
        Volume Analytics                                                III-17
         Table 33: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type
         - Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand
         Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-17

         Table 34: Canadian 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-18

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-19
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-19
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-19
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-19
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-20
        Value Analytics                                                 III-20
         Table 35: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - 
         Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-20

         Table 36: Japanese 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-21
        Volume Analytics                                                III-22
         Table 37: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - 
         Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand
         Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-22

         Table 38: Japanese 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-23

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-24
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-24
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-24
        EU Directive Benefit Roll Out of PLC-based Smart Meters         III-24
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-26
        Value Analytics                                                 III-26
         Table 39: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Geographic
         Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and
         Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
         Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-26

         Table 40: European 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Geographic Region -
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for France,
         Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
         Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-27

         Table 41: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type
         - Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-28

         Table 42: European 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-29
        Volume Analytics                                                III-30
         Table 43: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type
         - Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Thousand
         Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-30

         Table 44: European 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-31

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-32
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-32
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-32
        Product Introductions                                           III-32
        Alcatel-Lucent S.A - A Key French Player                        III-32
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-33
        Table 45: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Markets Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-33

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-34
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-34
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-34
        Product Introductions                                           III-34
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-34
        Select Key Players                                              III-34
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-36
        Table 46: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Markets Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-36

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-37
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-37
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-37
        Product Introduction                                            III-37
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-38
        Table 47: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Markets Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-38

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-39
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-39
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-39
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-39
        Table 48: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Markets Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-39

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-40
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-40
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-40
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-40
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-41
        Table 49: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Markets Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-41

  4f. RUSSIA                                                            III-42
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-42
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-42
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-42
        Table 50: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Markets Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-42

  4g. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-43
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-43
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-43
        Product Introductions                                           III-43
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-44
        Select Key Players                                              III-44
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-47
        Table 51: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Markets
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-47

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-48
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-48
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-48
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-49
        Value Analytics                                                 III-49
         Table 52: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by
         Geographic Region - China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
         Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
         Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-49

         Table 53: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Geographic Region -
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for China,
         and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and
         2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                      III-50

         Table 54: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by
         Product Type - Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems
         Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
         in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-51

         Table 55: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-52
        Volume Analytics                                                III-53
         Table 56: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by
         Product Type - Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems
         Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
         Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-53

         Table 57: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-54

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-55
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-55
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-55
        Buoyant Smart Grid and Smart Homes Market Drives Demand for
         PLC Chips                                                      III-55
        Product Introductions                                           III-55
        TP-Link Technologies Co., Ltd. - A Key Chinese Player           III-56
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-57
        Value Analytics                                                 III-57
         Table 58: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
         for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Markets Analyzed
         with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
         through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)              III-57

  5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-58
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-58
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-58
        Product Introductions                                           III-58
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-59
        Select Key Players                                              III-59
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-61
        Value Analytics                                                 III-61
         Table 59: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current &
         Future Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems
         Markets Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million
         for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-61

  6. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA                                               III-62
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-62
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-62
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-62
        Yitran Communications Ltd - A Key Israeli Player                III-62
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-64
        Value Analytics                                                 III-64
         Table 60: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current &
         Future Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems
         by Product Type - Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems
         Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
         in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-64

         Table 61: Middle East & Africa 8-Year Perspective for Power
         Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type -
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for
         Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years
         2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-65
        Volume Analytics                                                III-66
         Table 62: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current &
         Future Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems
         by Product Type - Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems
         Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
         Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-66

         Table 63: Middle East & Africa 8-Year Perspective for Power
         Line Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type -
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Narrowband
         PLC and Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015
         and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  III-67

  7. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-68
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-68
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-68
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-69
        Value Analytics                                                 III-69
         Table 64: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by
         Geographic Region - Brazil, and Rest of Latin America
         Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
         in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-69

         Table 65: Latin American 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Geographic Region -
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Brazil,
         and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and
         2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                      III-70

         Table 66: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by
         Product Type - Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems
         Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
         in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-71

         Table 67: Latin American 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-72
        Volume Analytics                                                III-73
         Table 68: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
         Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems by
         Product Type - Narrowband PLC and Broadband PLC Systems
         Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
         Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-73

         Table 69: Latin American 8-Year Perspective for Power Line
         Communication (PLC) Systems by Product Type - Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Narrowband PLC and
         Broadband PLC Systems Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-74

  7a. BRAZIL                                                            III-75
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-75
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-75
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-75
        Table 70: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems Markets Analyzed
        with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
        through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-75

  7b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA                                             III-76
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-76
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-76
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-76
        Table 71: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Power Line Communication (PLC) Systems
        Markets Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-76


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 47 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 48)

     The United States (16)
     Canada (2)
     Japan (2)
     Europe (15)
     - France (2)
     - Germany (6)
     - The United Kingdom (1)
     - Italy (1)
     - Spain (1)
     - Rest of Europe (4)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (10)
     Middle East (3)
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