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[November 13, 2012]

Global Carrier WiFi & Small Cell Market Studied in New Mind Commerce Report Now Available at

London, UK, Nov 13, 2012 ( via COMTEX) -- The WiFi and small cell industries are characterized by large amounts of investments contributing a lot to the extension of network scale and capacity. The WiFi and small cell phone market is expected to grow considerably in the coming five years, at a CAGR of nearly 37%. The market revenues are likely to reach USD 9 billion by end-2017. Along with a great number of opportunities, the market meets a host of challenges, such as interference management, optimization and backhaul, among others.

North America, Japan, and South Korea are the top producers of small cell and WiFi equipment. Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Aruba Networks, Nokia Siemens Networks and Ruckus are the strongest competitors in the market.

New market research report "Carrier WiFi and Small Cells in LTE & Beyond: Market Opportunities and Forecasts 2012 - 2017" developed by Mind Commerce has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

Report Details: Title: Carrier WiFi and Small Cells in LTE & Beyond: Market Opportunities and Forecasts 2012 - 2017 Published: November, 2012 Pages:136 Price:US$ 1,995.00 The market research report provides an in-depth overview of the carrier WiFi and small cell market globally as well as at smaller geographical levels, besides presenting the essential information on the key players active in this lucrative market space. The study examines the major market development trends, drivers and barriers; includes global and regional market size assessments. Major carrier WiFi and small cell deployments, carrier and vendor strategies, industry value chain analysis also belong within the topics under consideration. Additionally, the report projects future prospects for the carrier WiFi and small cells market through to 2017.

Report Contents: Contents 1 CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Executive Summary 1.2 Topics Covered 1.3 Key Findings 1.4 Key Questions Answered 1.5 Target Audience 1.6 Companies Mentioned 2 CHAPTER 2: AN OVERVIEW OF CARRIER WIFI AND SMALL CELL TECHNOLOGY 2.1 The Evolution Towards Heterogeneous Networks 2.2 What is Carrier WiFi 2.2.1 Open Access vs. Mobile Data Offload Carrier WiFi 2.2.2 Convergence with Small Cell Solutions 2.3 What are Small Cells 2.3.1 Femtocells 2.3.2 Picocells 2.3.3 Microcells 2.3.4 Metrocells 2.4 Towards a Convergent Small Cell Architecture 2.5 Small Cell Deployment Scenarios 2.5.1 Home/Residential Deployments: 2.5.2 Enterprise Deployments: 2.5.3 Metro and Public Space Deployments: 2.5.4 Rural Deployments: 2.6 Carrier WiFi and Small Cell Standardization Initiatives 2.6.1 The Small Cell Forum 2.6.2 Hotspot 2.0 Task Group 2.6.3 Next Generation Hotspot 3 CHAPTER 3: THE BUSINESS CASE FOR THE CARRIER WIFI AND SMALL CELLS MARKET 3.1 Key Market Drivers 3.1.1 The Increasing Demand for Mobile Broadband 3.1.2 CapEX and OpEX Reduction 3.1.3 Higher Throughput per Cell 3.1.4 Energy Savings: Towards a Greener Network Environment 3.2 Market Barriers & Challenges 3.2.1 Coverage and Performance Uncertainty 3.2.2 Security Considerations 3.2.3 Interference Management 3.2.4 Mobility Management 3.2.5 Self Organisation 3.2.6 Backhaul Challenges 3.2.7 Alternative Solutions 3.3 The Carrier WiFi and Small Cells Value Chain 3.4 The Carrier WiFi and Small Cell Industry Roadmap 2012 - 2017 3.4.1 2010 - 2012: Commercialization of Femtocells 3.4.2 2013 - 2014: Managed WiFi Data Offloading 3.4.3 2015 - 2017: The HetNets Era - Large Scale Integration of Macrocells, Small Cells and Carrier WiFi 3.5 Carrier WiFi and Small Cells in LTE & Beyond: Key Trends 3.5.1 Integration of DAS 3.5.2 Small Cells as a Service (SCaaS) and Femtocells as a Service (FaaS) 3.5.3 Self Organizing Networks (SON) 4 CHAPTER 4: MAJOR CARRIER WIFI AND SMALL CELL DEPLOYMENTS 4.1 AT&T Mobility 4.2 Eircom 4.3 KDDI 4.4 Korea Telecom 4.5 SK Telecom 4.6 Optus Australia 4.7 SFR France 4.8 Sprint 4.9 Reliance Communications 4.10 Softbank Japan 4.11 Telefonica O2 UK 4.12 T-Mobile 4.13 Tim Brasil 4.14 U.S Cellular 4.15 Verizon Wireless 4.16 Vodafone 4.17 Zain Bahrain 4.18 Zain Saudi Arabia 5 CHAPTER 5: VENDOR LANDSCAPE 5.1 Vendor Ranking Matrix 5.2 Vendor Product Portfolio and Strategy 5.2.1 ADTRAN 5.2.2 Argela 5.2.3 Airvana 5.2.4 Aptilo Networks 5.2.5 Aruba Networks 5.2.6 Alcatel-Lucent 5.2.7 Cisco 5.2.8 Contela 5.2.9 Devicescape 5.2.10 Ericsson 5.2.11 Huawei 5.2.12 Ip.access 5.2.13 Juniper Networks 5.2.14 Kineto Wireless 5.2.15 Motorola Solutions 5.2.16 NEC 5.2.17 Nokia Siemens Networks 5.2.18 Ruckus Wireless 5.2.19 Samsung 5.2.20 Ubee-AirWalk 5.2.21 Ubiquisys 6 CHAPTER 6: MARKET ANALYSIS & FORECASTS 6.1 The Global Carrier WiFi Market: 2012 - 2017 6.1.1 Global Carrier WiFi Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2012 - 2017 6.1.2 Global Carrier WiFi Access Point and Controller Unit Shipments: 2012 - 2017 6.1.3 WiFi Offload vs Standard WiFi Access Points: 2012 - 2017 6.1.4 Regional Outlook of the Market: 2012 - 2017 6.2 Carrier WiFi Unit Shipments and Revenues by Region: 2012 - 2017 6.2.1 Asia Pacific 6.2.2 Eastern Europe 6.2.3 Latin & Central America 6.2.4 Middle East & Africa 6.2.5 North America 6.2.6 Western Europe 6.3 The Global Small Cell Market: 2012 - 2017 6.3.1 Global Small Cell Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2012 - 2017 6.3.2 Global Small Cell Unit Shipments and Revenue by Cell Type: 2012 - 2017 6.3.3 Global Femtocell Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2012 - 2017 6.3.4 Global Picocell Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2012 - 2017 6.3.5 Global Microcell Unit Shipments and Revenue: 2012 - 2017 6.3.6 Global Small Cell Unit Shipments and Revenue by Technology: 2012 - 2017 6.3.7 Regional Outlook of the Market: 2012 - 2017 6.4 Small Cell Unit Shipments and Revenues by Region: 2012 - 2017 6.4.1 Asia Pacific 6.4.2 Eastern Europe 6.4.3 Latin & Central America 6.4.4 Middle East & Africa 6.4.5 North America 6.4.6 Western Europe LIST OF TABLES Table 1: Carrier WiFi Vendor Ranking Matrix 2012 Table 2: Small Cells Vendor Ranking Matrix 2012 LIST OF FIGURES ...

More new research reports by the publisher can be found at Mind Commerce Publishing LLC page.

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