Supplier BullsEye Analysis 802.11ac WiFi Chipsets

Supplier BullsEye Analysis 802.11ac WiFi Chipsets

EJL Wireless, Date of Publication: Feb 2, 2015, 77 Pages
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Supplier BullsEye Analysis 802.11ac WiFi Chipsets

This report provides a comprehensive technical analysis and feature set/capability ranking for eight semiconductor chipset suppliers.

Features

  • Detailed analysis of vendor 802.11ac chipset features and capabilities
  • Rankings of vendors into three categories: Winning, Losing, Ones to Watch
  • Radio and Radio + Processor Vendor Rankings
  • 6 Radio and 12 Radio + Processor criteria for vendor ranking
  • Top 8 access point chipset vendor analysis
    Broadcom Corporation
    Celeno Communications
    Intel Corporation
    Marvell Technology
    MediaTek Inc.
    Qualcomm Technology
    Quantenna Communications
    Realtek Semiconductor

  • Total Pages: 77
  • Total Tables: 11
  • Total Exhibits: 30


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 5
Evaluation Criteria Methodology 9
Radio-Centric Spider Chart (Criterion 1 through 6).10
Wi-Fi Networking Processor-Centric Spider Chart (Criterion 7 through 12) 10
Evaluation Criteria Rationalization 13
IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi Chipset ­ Supplier Evaluations 24
Broadcom Corporation 24
Celeno Communications 29
Intel Corporation 32
Marvell Technology Group 36
MediaTek Incorporated 41
Qualcomm Technology, Inc. 45
Quantenna Communications, Inc. 50
Realtek Semiconductor Corporation 53
Summary Research Report Findings 58
Summary Findings ­ Comments 61
Appendix A ­ References 63
Appendix B ­ Abbreviations 64

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Representative 802.11n SoCs circa 2010 19
Table 2: Representative 802.11ac SoCs circa 2015 19
Table 3: Broadcom Evaluation Criteria Scoring. 25
Table 4: Celeno Evaluation Criteria Scoring 29
Table 5: Intel Evaluation Criteria Scoring 33
Table 6: Marvell Evaluation Criteria Scoring. 37
Table 7: MediaTek Evaluation Criteria Scoring 41
Table 8: Qualcomm Evaluation Criteria Scoring 46
Table 9: Quantenna Evaluation Criteria Scoring 50
Table 10: Realtek's Evaluation Criteria Scoring 54
Table 11: IEEE 802.11ac Chipset Supplier Summary Findings 60

LIST OF EXHIBITS

Exhibit 1: Global IP Traffic by Local Access Technology 5
Exhibit 2: Eight 802.11ac Chipset Supplier on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye 7
Exhibit 3: Spider Chart Point System 9
Exhibit 4: 802.11ac Wi-Fi Radio Only Score Positions 11
Exhibit 5: 802.11ac Wi-Fi Radio Plus Processor Score Positions 12
Exhibit 6: Broadcom Spider Analysis Criteria 1 ­ 6 (Radio) 26
Exhibit 7: Broadcom Spider Analysis Criteria 7 ­ 12 (Processor) 27
Exhibit 8: Broadcom's Position on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye 28
Exhibit 9: Celeno Spider Analysis Criteria 1 ­ 6 (Radio) 30
Exhibit 10: Celeno's Position on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye. 31
Exhibit 11: Intel Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265 Module 32
Exhibit 12: Intel Spider Analysis Criteria 1 ­ 6 (Radio) 34
Exhibit 13: Intel's Position on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye 35
Exhibit 14: Marvell Spider Analysis Criteria 1 ­ 6 (Radio) 38
Exhibit 15: Marvell Spider Analysis Criteria 7 ­ 12 (Processor). 39
Exhibit 16: Marvell's Position on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye 40
Exhibit 17: MediaTek Spider Analysis Criteria 1 ­ 6 (Radio) 42
Exhibit 18: MediaTek Spider Analysis Criteria 7 ­ 12 (Processor) 43
Exhibit 19: MediaTek's Position on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye 44
Exhibit 20: Qualcomm Spider Analysis Criteria 1 ­ 6 (Radio) 47
Exhibit 21: Qualcomm Spider Analysis Criteria 7 ­ 12 (Processor) 48
Exhibit 22: Qualcomm's Position on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye 49
Exhibit 23: Quantenna Spider Analysis Criteria 1 ­ 6 (Radio). 51
Exhibit 24: Quantenna's Position on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye. 52
Exhibit 25: Realtek Spider Analysis Criteria 1 ­ 6 (Radio) 55
Exhibit 26: Realtek Spider Analysis Criteria 7 ­ 12 (Processor) 56
Exhibit 27: Realtek's Position on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye 57
Exhibit 28: All Three Radio Only Supplier's Position on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye 58
Exhibit 29: All Five Complete Chipset Supplier's Position on the EJL Wireless Research Supplier BullsEye 59
Exhibit 30: All Eight 11ac W1/W2 Chipset Suppliers ­ Summary BullsEye 62

 

Date of Publication:
Feb 2, 2015
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