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Self-Organizing Networks: Market Analysis and Forecasts Product Image

Self-Organizing Networks: Market Analysis and Forecasts

  • ID: 2373353
  • November 2012
  • 105 Pages
  • ARCchart

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Actix
  • Bytemobile
  • Etisalat
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A global assessment of the Self-Organizing Network (SON) software market, providing in-depth insight into the market drivers, barriers, vendor strategies and future prospects for the industry.

Network planning and on-going optimization is an imperative aspect for any wireless carrier in order to ensure acceptable levels of service for users, thereby reducing churn. Now, with the boom in mobile broadband infrastructure deployments, Self-Organizing Network (SON) solutions promise to automate the planning, configuration and on-going optimization of Radio Access Networks (RANs). ARCchart estimates that SON in its full
implementation, as defined by the 3GPP, can automate as many as 60% of all tasks typically performed by a RAN optimization engineer.

A Self-Organizing Network is a network that can automatically configure and continuously optimize the parameters of its sub-elements with the aim of optimising network performance, capacity and coverage.

This report provides a global assessment of the SON market. In addition to assessing the key market trends, vendor strategies and the industry’s future roadmap, the report quantifies OpEx and CapEx savings possible READ MORE >

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Actix
  • Bytemobile
  • Etisalat
  • Mentum
  • Radisys
  • Telus
  • MORE

A. INTRODUCTION
A.1 The Mobile Data Traffic Boom
A.2 Towards a Heterogeneous Network Environment
The HetNet
Increased Network Complexity and Cost
Enter the Self Organising Network
A.3 What is a Self-Organising Network?
Standardization of SON Features
Commercialization of SON Solutions
A.4 Functional Areas of SON
Self-Configuration
Self-Optimization
Self-Healing
A.5 The Business Case for SON
The Economic Factor: OpEx and CapEx Reduction
OpEx Savings
CapEx Savings
Simplifying Resource Usage in Multi-RAN/HetNet Environments
Improving Customer Experience and Loyalty
Green Network Power Savings
A.6 Market Barriers
Knowledge Acquisition
Engineer Acceptance
Conflict Avoidance with Traditional RAN Troubleshooting Mechanisms
Security Issues
Regulatory Issues
A.7 Impact on the RAN Planning & Optimization Consultancy Market
What Percentage of Tasks Can SON Really Automate?
The End of RAN Optimization Engineers?
B. SON TECHNOLOGY
B.1 SON Implementation Architectures
Centralized SON
Architectural Benefits
Architectural Drawbacks
Distributed SON
Architectural Benefits
Architectural Drawbacks
Hybrid SON
B.2 SON Industry Roadmap: 2011 - 2017
2011 - 2012: Initial Feature Integration into LTE
Mobility Load Balancing
Mobility Robustness Optimization
RACH Optimization
2013 - 2014: Initial Deployments of Optimization and HetNet Capabilities
2014 - 2017: Commercialization of HetNet Optimization
C. SON VENDOR PROFILES
C.1 Actix
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.2 Aircom International
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.3 Airhop Communications
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.4 Alcatel-Lucent
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.5 Aricent Group
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.6 Arieso
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.7 Ascom
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.8 Astellia
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.9 ATDI
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.10 Bytemobile (Part of Citrix)
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.11 Celcite
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.12 Celtro
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.13 Commsquare
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.14 Comarch
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.15 Eden Rock Communications
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.16 InfoVista
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.17 Intucell
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.18 Mentum
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.19 Newfield Wireless
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.20 Plano Engineering
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.21 Radisys
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.22 Reverb Networks
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.23 Rorotika
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.24 Samsung
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.25 Schema (Part of Teoco)
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.26 Theta Networks
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.27 TTG International
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.28 Tulinx
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.29 Xceed Technologies
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.30 Ericsson
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.31 Nokia Siemens Networks
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.32 Huawei
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
C.33 ZTE
Company Overview
Products
Strategy
Competitive Advantages
Competitive Challenges
D. MARKET SIZE AND FORECASTS
D.1 Wireless Network Infrastructure Market
Overall Infrastructure Market
Technology Breakdown
Small Cells and Wi-Fi Offload Infrastructure
Small Cells
Wi-Fi Offload
D.2 RAN Planning & Optimization Software Market
Overall RAN Planning & Optimization Market
Regional Breakdown
SON Software Revenues
Regional Breakdown
CapEx and OpEx Savings from SON Software
Legacy RAN Planning & Optimization Software Revenues
Regional Breakdown
D.3 Regional Market Outlook
North America
Overall RAN Planning & Optimization Market
SON Software Market
Legacy RAN Planning & Optimization Software Market
CapEx and OpEx Saving
Western Europe
Overall RAN Planning & Optimization Market
SON Software Market
Legacy RAN Planning & Optimization Software Market
CapEx and OpEx Saving
Middle East & Africa
Overall RAN Planning & Optimization Market
SON Software Market
Legacy RAN Planning & Optimization Software Market
CapEx and OpEx Saving
Latin & Central America
Overall RAN Planning & Optimization Market
SON Software Market
Legacy RAN Planning & Optimization Software Market
CapEx and OpEx Saving
Eastern Europe
Overall RAN Planning & Optimization Market
SON Software Market
Legacy RAN Planning & Optimization Software Market
CapEx and OpEx Saving
Asia Pacific
Overall RAN Planning & Optimization Market
SON Software Market
Legacy RAN Planning & Optimization Software Market
CapEx and OpEx Saving

List of Figures
Figure 1 - Daily throughput of data traffic on mobile networks, by region: 2011 - 2017
Figure 2 - Functional areas of SON within a carrier network lifecycle
Figure 3 - OpEx and CapEx compared with and without SON for a Tier 1 carrier*
Figure 4 - Schematic illustration of a centralized SON architecture
Figure 5 - Schematic illustration of a distributed SON architecture
Figure 6 - Schematic illustration of a hybrid SON architecture
Figure 7 - SON Industry Roadmap 2011 - 2017
Figure 8 - Global wireless network infrastructure spending: 2011 - 2017
Figure 9 - Global wireless network infrastructure spending, by technology: 2011 - 2017
Figure 10 - Global small cell and Wi-Fi offload infrastructure spending: 2012 - 2017
Figure 11 - Global RAN planning & optimization software revenue: 2011 - 2017
Figure 12 - Global RAN planning & optimization software revenue, by region: 2011 - 2017
Figure 13 - Global SON software revenue: 2011 - 2017
Figure 14 - Global SON software revenue, by region: 2011 - 2017
Figure 15 - Global SON software regional market share: 2012
Figure 16 - Global SON software regional market share: 2017
Figure 17 - SON associated OpEx and CapEx Savings for Tier 1 Carriers, by Region
Figure 18 - Global legacy RAN planning & RF optimization software revenue: 2011 - 2017
Figure 19 - SON and legacy RAN planning & optimization software market share compared: 2011 - 2017
Figure 20 - Global legacy RAN planning & optimization software revenue, by region: 2011 - 2017
Figure 21 - North America RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 22 - North America SON software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 23 - North America legacy RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 24 - North America breakout of SON associated OpEx and CapEx savings
Figure 25 - Western Europe RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 26 - Western Europe SON software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 27 - Western Europe Legacy RAN Planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 28 – Western Europe breakout of SON associated OpEx and CapEx savings
Figure 29 - Middle East & Africa RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 30 - Middle East & Africa SON software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 31 - Middle East & Africa legacy RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 32 - Middle East & Africa breakout of SON associated OpEx and CapEx savings
Figure 33 - Latin & Central America RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 34 - Latin & Central America SON software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 35 - Latin & Central America legacy RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 36 - Latin & Central America breakout of SON associated OpEx and CapEx savings
Figure 37 - Eastern Europe RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 38 - Eastern Europe SON software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 39 - Eastern Europe Legacy RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 40 - Eastern Europe breakout of SON associated OpEx and CapEx savings
Figure 41 - Asia Pacific RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 42 - Asia Pacific SON software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 43 - Asia Pacific legacy RAN planning & optimization software revenues: 2011 - 2017
Figure 44 - Asia Pacific breakout of SON associated OpEx and CapEx savings

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- Actix
- Aircom International
- Airhop Communications
- Alcatel-Lucent
- América Móvil
- Argela
- Aricent Group
- Arieso
- Ascom
- Astellia
- AT&T
- ATDI
- Broadcomm
- Bytemobile
- CalorinaWest Wireless
- Celcite
- Celtro
- China Mobile
- Cisco
- Citrix
- Clearwire
- Comarch
- Commsquare
- Continuous Computing
- Eden Rock Communications
- Ericsson
- Etisalat
- Everything Everywhere
- France Telecom (Orange)
- Globe Telecom Phillipines
- Huawei
- Hutchison (Three)
- InfoVista
- InterDigital
- Intucell
- KDDI
- Korea Telecom
- LG Uplus
- MegaFon
- Mentum
- MetroPCS
- Mosaic Telecom
- MTN
- MTS Russia
- MTS Ukraine
- NEC
- NetLogic Microsystems
- Newfield Wireless
- Nokia Siemens Networks
- picoChip
- Plano Engineering
- Portugal Telecom
- Radisys
- Reliance Communications
- Reverb Networks
- Rorotika
- Samsung
- Schema
- SK Telecom
- Swisscom
- Symena
- Telcel
- Telefónica O2
- Telenor
- TeliaSonera
- Telus
- Teoco
- Texas Instruments
- Theta Networks
- T-Mobile
- TTG International
- Tulinx
- Turkish Telecom
- Verizon Wireless
- VimpleCom
- Vodafone
- Wazco
- WeGoes
- Xceed Technologies
- Zain
- ZTE

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