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Infonetics: Evolved Packet Core Market More Than Doubles in 1Q14, Offsetting 2G/3G Skid
|By Business Wire
|June 2, 2014 02:15 PM EDT
Market research firm Infonetics
Research released excerpts from its 1st quarter 2014
3G, LTE Mobile Infrastructure and Subscribers report, which
tracks 2G, 3G, and LTE network equipment, software, and subscribers.
“In the first quarter of 2014, LTE almost fully offset the abyssal
decline of 2G and 3G and was characterized by an interesting dynamic:
the tremendous growth of the evolved packet core (EPC) and E-UTRAN,”
Téral, principal analyst for mobile infrastructure and carrier
economics at Infonetics
Research. “E-UTRAN was driven by the ongoing second wave of fresh
LTE rollouts, and EPC was fueled by first-wave LTE adopters’ core
MOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
The global macrocell 2G/3G/4G mobile infrastructure market totaled
$10.7 billion in 1Q14, down 2% sequentially, but up 11% from 1Q13,
driven by strong LTE rollouts in China, Europe, the Middle East, and
In 1Q14, EPC grew 77% quarter-over-quarter and 129% year-over-year,
while E-UTRAN rose 25% sequentially and 81% from a year ago
The top 5 vendors in the 2G/3G/4G mobile infrastructure space are, in
alphabetical order, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia, and
The Chinese vendors got a serious boost from their home market where China
Mobile and China Telecom are undergoing massive LTE rollouts
Infonetics forecasts the global LTE equipment market to grow at a 1%
compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2013 to 2018, when it will
total $14 billion
Global 2G/3G/4G software revenue is expected to grow at a 5-year
(2013–2018) CAGR of 8.7%
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MOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE REPORT SYNOPSIS
Infonetics’ quarterly 2G,
3G, LTE mobile infrastructure report provides worldwide and regional
market size, vendor market share, forecasts through 2018, deployment
trackers, analysis, and trends for macrocell mobile network equipment,
software, and subscribers. The report tracks more than 50 subsegments of
the market, including radio access networks (RANs), base transceiver
stations (BTSs), mobile softswitching, packet core equipment, and
E-UTRAN macrocells. Vendors tracked: Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Datang
Mobile, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Genband, HP, Huawei, NEC, Nokia, Samsung,
ZTE, and others. To buy
the report, contact Infonetics: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.
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communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking
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