The global cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) market is expected to display higher growth rate in the upcoming period. Rapid surge in the market is credited to the development of centralized (Radio Access Network) RAN architecture by the mobile operators, and low deployment cost. Growing implementation of cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) to address the capacity and coverage issues is expected to drive the growth of cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) market over the forecast period.
Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) is considered as next generation access network techniques, which is increasingly preferred by mobile operators. Most of mobile network operators are facing numerous challenges due to the ever-growing mobile data demand, limited availability of network spectrum for expansion along with additional regulatory limits. Globally, market is predicted to generate massive revenue over the forecast period, providing numerous opportunities for industry participants to invest in research and development of cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) systems.
Higher consummation of data services is likely to spur cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) market expansion with increase in the adoption of cloud infrastructure services. The factors attributing to the market growth are highly secured cloud reserve of user’s data, easily implementable system enhancements and updates, alongside numerous advantages over traditional services. The large organizations are significantly investing in cloud infrastructure services for embedding into business processes.
The market is broadly categorized into major segments based on the type of components used such as remote radio units, baseband units and fronthaul. Remote radio units segment is growing rapidly in the market with substantial revenue generation in the last few years.
The market is divided by region as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Africa. North America has shown major growth in recent years owing to the rise in implementation of latest technologies in telecomm sector, surge in number of research & development activities and existence of well-established infrastructure in the region. In European region, Germany, France, and United Kingdom are projected to witness steady growth.
Asia-Pacific region is estimated to hold a major share in the cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) market with massive growth in forecast period. Countries such as India, China and Singapore are leading the Asia-Pacific market with strong economic growth, favorable initiatives taken by local governments, deployment of 4G and 5G services, and significant investment by leading industry players considering potential growth opportunities in the region.
The key players in the cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) market are Nokia Corp., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Fujitsu Ltd., Ericsson AB, Agilent Technologies, Inc., Aricent Inc., Actix International Ltd., and ZTE Corporation.
Geographically, this report split global into several key Regions, with (K Units), revenue (M USD), market share and growth rate of Cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) for these regions, from 2012 to 2023 (forecast), covering
Global Cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) market competition by top manufacturers/players, with Cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) volume, Price (USD/Unit), revenue (M USD) and market share for each manufacturer/player; the top players including
• MTI Radiocomp
• Mindspeed Technologies
• VPI Systems
• Ceragon Networks
• Aricent Technologies
• Altera Corp
• Intel Corporation
• Telco Systems
On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into
• Vaseband Units
• Optical Transport Network
• Remote Radio Units
• Measurement Device
On the basis on the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, volume, market share and growth rate of Cloud RAN (Radio Access Network) for each application, including
• System Integration Services
• Network Services
• Custom Services
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