What is Wireless RAN?
Radio Access Network is abbreviated as RAN. It allows radio sites to provide radio access and coordinate management of resources across the radio sites. A device is connected wirelessly to the core network, the RAN transmits its signal to various wireless endpoints, and the signal propagates with traffic of other networks. The RAN controller regulates the signal flow at the nodes that are connected to it. The network controller is applied for radio resource management, mobility management, and data encryption. It connects to the circuit-switched core network and the packet-switched core network, depending on the type of RAN.
Radio access networks are broadly classified into two types i.e. Generic Radio Access Network and GSM Edge Radio Access Network. GRAN uses base transmission stations and controllers to manage radio links for circuit-switched and packet-switched core networks. GERAN supports real-time packet data. Two other categories of radio access networks are UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN), which supports both circuit-switched and packet-switched services; and Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access Network (E-UTRAN), which focuses only on packet-switched services. E-UTRAN also provides high data rates and low latency.
What are the major applications for Wireless RAN?
Traditional Radio Access Networks (TRAN) is one of the type of Radio access network that has been in use since the origination of cellular technology. It comprises the Base Station (BS) that makes the connections to sector antennas. These antennas cover a small region depend upon their capacity and can act as a transceiver of information within this small region only. But nowadays every entity has different range needs and also variable data access speed requirements, in implementation of solution for providing such services to end users such as defense, aerospace, data centers, industries, health service providers and many more sectors the Wireless RAN infrastructure is needed.
RAN technology has aided the advent and success of 4G data revolution and is expected to be utilized in the wide range coverage of 5G networks as well. The telecom companies are primarily using the RAN equipment to deploy their services in a much effective and efficient manner.
Wireless RAN Market
Market Research and Market Trends of Wireless RAN Ecosystem
RAN architectures lately are being used particularly in digitally transformed networks they separate the user plane from the control plane into different network elements. In this algorithm, the RAN controller can exchange user data messages through a software-defined networking switch, and a second set with base stations via a second control-based interface.
In RAN technology, the separation of control plane and data plane will be a vital aspect of the flexible 5G radio access network, as it aligns with SDN and network functions virtualization (NFV) techniques such as service chaining and network slicing.
Radio Access Network Evolution towards 5G technology has led to upsurge in the number of patents. Due to the 4g technology becoming popular there is stringent competition amongst firms and moreover their healthy competition has now turned into a technology- war like situation.
The market is currently going through data revolution. With the growing implementation and development of technologies such as cloud computing and AI, the W-RAN usage is also intended to grow. The modern RAN architecture should offer high-speed data connectivity to facilitate these technologies.
The carrier-grade Ethernet-based virtualized RAN (vRAN) is an innovative solution that implements LTE-Advanced features and brings intelligence to the edge of the network for better utilization of the radio resource and to enhance quality of experience for the users, it features UL-CoMP which provides significant improvement in uplink performance; and Inter-site Carrier Aggregation, which provides significantly higher throughput and performance gains by reducing handover signaling.
SDR (Software defined radio) technology has recently penetrated into mobile systems of new generation as well as increasing throughput demands in radio access network (RAN) are main reasons for development of the technology in radio access network world, better known as Cloud-Radio Access Network (C-RAN). This innovative architecture which is popular among telecom companies in China should significantly decrease business costs of Telecom companies.
Who are the Major Players in Wireless RAN market?
The players profiled in the report include Intel Corporation, Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia Siemens network, Samsung, D-Link, Alcatel-Lucent, Asus, TP- Link, Netgear.
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1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Wireless RAN - Executive Summary
2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends by Company
2.2 Key trends by type
2.3 Key trends segmented by geography
3. Wireless RAN - Market Forces
3.1 Market Drivers
3.2 Market Constraints
3.3 Market Opportunities
3.4 Porters five force model
3.4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
3.4.2 Bargaining powers of customers
3.4.3 Threat of new entrants
3.4.4 Rivalry among existing players
3.4.3 Threat of substitutes
4. Wireless RAN - Strategic analysis
4.1 Value chain analysis
4.2 Opportunities analysis
4.3 Product Life cycle
4.4 Suppliers and distributors Market Share
5. Wireless RAN Market – By Components and Sub-Types
5.1 Product Segment Analysis
5.1.2 Radio Equipment
220.127.116.11 Base Station
18.104.22.168.1 Macro Cell
22.214.171.124.2 Micro Cell
126.96.36.199.3 Pico/Femto Cell
188.8.131.52 Base Controller
5.1.3 Radio Software
5.1.4 Managed Service
6. Wireless RAN Market – By Technology
6.2 2G (GSM)
6.3 2.5G (GPRS)
6.4 2.75G (GSM-EDGE)
6.6 4G (LTE)
7. Wireless RAN Market – By Vertical
8. Wireless RAN Market - By Country
8.1 North America
8.2 South America
8.2.4 Rest of South Americas
8.3.6 Rest of Europe
8.4.3 South Korea
8.4.6 Rest of APAC
9. Wireless RAN Market- Entropy
9.1 New product launches
9.2 M&A s, collaborations, JVs and partnerships
10. Wireless RAN Market - Company Analysis