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5G Market Strategies
OverviewJuniper Research has a long track record of research and analysis across the 2G, 3G, & 4G mobile space. We maintain a detailed database of all mobile service providers worldwide, covering a number of key performance indicators, including both subscriber and technology adoption.

This industry leading research guide to the 5G market charts the anticipated opportunities in the emerging sector, offering unrivalled insights and a full suite of market data for 2020-2025. The research also provides a comprehensive update on 4G LTE evolution, providing market updates and forecasts for 2015-2020.

Key Features

  • Investigates 5G spectrum strategies including requirements, availability and cost analysis.
  • Examines 5G technology requirements and future business models and use cases.
  • Current market analysis with key insights from leading stakeholders including:
    • 5G Innovation Centre
    • Anite Telecoms
    • CBNL (Cambridge Broadband Networks Limited)
    • EE
    • Ericsson
    • GSMA
    • Nokia Networks
    • Ofcom
    • Orange
    • Qualcomm
    • Ruckus Wireless
    • Samsung Networks
  • Systematic evaluation of 5G adoption, service pricing, ARPC (Average Revenue Per Connection) and operator billed revenues.
  • Comprehensive market projections for the size and growth of the 4G LTE market, split by Segment (Enterprise & Consumer), Technology (TD-LTE & FD-LTE) and 8 key regions.
  • Assessment of operator market status, trials and network deployments.
  • Strategic recommendations for vendors and mobile operators.

Key Questions

  1. How is the 4G ecosystem evolving towards 5G?
  2. What is the current status of 5G? When and where will first commercial 5G services be rolled out?
  3. Will 5G networks require new spectrum allocation?
  4. How will 5G deployments influence operator business models and service revenue?
  5. How will ARPU/ARPC evolve over the next 5-10 years?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: 5G Innovation Centre, Anite Telecoms, CBNL, EE, Ericsson, GSMA, Nokia Networks, OfCom, Orange, Qualcomm, Ruckus Wireless, Samsung Networks
Case Studied: EE, 5G Innovation Centre, GSMA, LTE-U Forum, METIS, NTT DOCOMO
Profiled: Airvana, Alcatel-Lucent, Anite Telecoms, CBNL, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Huawei, NEC, Nokia Networks, Qualcomm, Samsung Networks, ZTE
Mentioned: 3 Italia, 3GPP, ABB, Adara Venture Partners, Aircom, Airtel, Alcatel-Lucent, Alliance Corporation, Amadeus Capital Partners, America Movil, Anite Telecoms, AT&T, ATOS, Avantel, Bell Labs, Bharti Airtel, Boliden, BT, Carnegie Mellon University, China Mobile, China Unicom, Cobham, ConVergence Technologies, Cosmote, Deutsche Telekom, Dresden University of Technology, DT, Du, EE, Ericsson, Etisalat, ETSI, FCC, Genband, Google, GSA, GSMA, HEFCE, Hitachi, Huawei, Hutchison, Idea Cellular, Imperial College London, Intel, ITU, ITU-R, KDDI, Kings College London, KNP, KPN, KT, LG U+, METIS, Mitsubishi Electric, Mobile TeleSystems, Mobily, MTN, MTS , Sistema, NEC, Netflix, New York University Wireless, Nex-Tech Wireless, NGMN Alliance, Nokia, NTT Comunications, NTT DOCOMO, Ofcom, ONF, Ooredoo, Orange, Qualcomm, Reliance, Rohde & Schwarz, Samsung, SICS, SK Telecom, Small Cell Forum, Softbank, Sprint, STC, Sumitomo, Swan, Taqua Systems, Telecom Italia, Telefonica O2, Telenor, TeliSonera, Telkomsel, Three UK, T-Mobile US, TVM Capital, Ucell, University of Surrey, Verizon, Vimpelcom, Vodacom, Vodafone, Vodafone Italy, VoLTE, Volvo, Wind, Winncom, Zain, ZTE

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s highly granular interactive excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions using the Interactive Scenario Tool; and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

Forecast suite includes:
  • Country level data splits for:
    • Canada
    • China
    • Germany
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • UK
    • US
  • Segment split by Enterprise & Consumer.
  • Active 5G Connections, ARPC (Average Revenue Per Connection), and Operator Billed Revenues.
  • Active 4G Connections, ARPU, and Operator Billed Revenues.
  • 4G TD-LTE and FD-LTE active connections.
  • A ‘What-If’ Analysis tool that allows users to test their own assumptions by manipulating Juniper data for 12 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of nearly 50 tables and over 5,200 datapoints.

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5G Market Strategies: Market Sizing & Forecasts 2015-2020

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5G network deployments are not expected until 2020 with the result that commercial services are expected only towards the end of that year. For the purpose of this research, and for the first time, we will provide a 10 year 5G market forecast suite alongside a strategic market analysis.

This market leading research report from Juniper brings together the data and forecasts for the fast growing mobile broadband market in terms of 4G LTE and 5G. It also offers an assessment of regional operator status, regarding LTE and LTE-A network roll outs, over the past 12 months.

Provided in a PDF report and in interactive XL spreadsheet.
The forecasts include:
  • Number of Active 5G and 4G LTE Connections, Split by Segment, Region & Country
  • Number of Active 4G Connections, Split by Technology (TD-LTE & FD-LTE)
  • 5G and 4G LTE Enterprise, Consumer and Blended ARPC/ARPU ($)
  • 5G and 4G LTE Enterprise, Consumer and Total Operator Billed Service Revenue ($bn)
  • 4G LTE Smartphone Shipments, Split by Region & Country.
  • 4G LTE Base Station Installed Base and Shipments, Split by Region & Type (Compact & Macro)

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Research Details

Nitin Bhas
Enabling Technologies
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Canada, China, Germany, Japan, South Korea, UK, USA


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