5G is an advanced as well as next-generation wireless technology. This technology functions under the high-frequency band on wireless technology for flawless networking and connectivity. Comparing to the speed of other traditional wireless connectivity, 5G offers 10 times faster speed connectivity. Thus, this factor enhances flawless connectivity and networking under several applications globally. This technology supports improved technologies like virtual reality, smart infrastructures, and automotive vehicles.
The main growth factor for the increasing demand of 5G infrastructure includes the rising demand for the mobile data services and data growth, development of IoT based technologies, the growing importance of the software implementation in the communication network, growing adoption of the virtual networking architecture, and increasing M2M connections across several industries.
The key opportunities for the market expansion in 5G are edge computing, smart grid communication system, massive machine type communication. However, intercell interference and technological design complexity for power dissipation act as challenges for market growth. Furthermore, delays in standardization in spectrum allocation inhibit the growth of the market.
The objective of this report is to understand the technology landscape, patent analysis, and estimate & forecast the 5G infrastructure market. This study was done on the technological front, and IP analysis is to identify & analyze innovations in the 5G infrastructure. It covers infrastructure elements like Backhaul, Front haul, Network slicing, SDN (software-defined network), NFV (Network function virtualization), MEC (Multi-access edge computing), Radio Access Network (BBUs, RRUs) and Beamforming techniques.
- From their analytics, the publisher has identified Samsung has the key player in 5G focusing on Infrastructure Related to 5G
- AT & T and Ericsson are working primarily on SDN, NFV and Network slicing.
- Huawei is focusing on Network Slicing, Multi-access edge computing whereas, Intel is focusing on Beamforming techniques and SDN/NVF
Recent Strategic Initiatives:
- In March 2020, Nokia announced partnership with Intel for technological advances for its 5G radio portfolio. This collaboration agreement was based on the acquisition of Intel products, namely the new Atom P5900 processor. The company adds that the Intel processor will be used in ReefShark silicon chip solutions.
- In January 2020, Samsung acquired TeleWorld Solutions to further build its 5G infrastructure. The acquisition of TWS will enable the company to meet mobile carriers’ growing needs for improving 4G and 5G networks, and eventually create new opportunities to enhance our service capabilities
- In February 2019, Ericsson acquired Kathrein’s antenna to expand its Radio System portfolio with new products and strengthens its antenna in-house competences and capabilities.
Critical Questions the Report Answers:
- What are the strategic initiatives by leading companies in the market?
- How the innovation is happening across the countries and technologies by leading companies?
- What are the emerging applications that are expected to drive the market?
- What is the market potentiality in near future?
- What are the trends prevalent in the market?
- How startups are emerging in the market?
- What are the key revenue streams and different businesses across the 5G infrastructure value chain?
Key Customizations Availability:
- IP analysis for extended number of players, technologies, years
- Company profiling and competitive landscape for additional players
- Consultation on any specific area of interest across 5G infrastructure and related 5G technologies
Report Key Highlights:
- Know about leading companies in the market
- Innovation across country by leading companies
- Know the emerging applications which drive the market
- Identify the market potential in coming future
- Market trends and drivers
- Start-ups coming in the market
- Revenue streams and different businesses across the 5G infrastructure value chain
1.1 Objectives of the Study
1.2 Technology/Market Definition: Based on NFV and SDN, physical infrastructure of the future network architecture consists of sites and three-layer DCs. Sites support multiple modes (such as 5G, LTE, and Wi-Fi) in the form of macro, micro, and pico base stations to implement the RAN real-time function.5G infrastructure include Communication Infrastructure (Small Cell & Macro Cell), Core Network (SDN & NFV), Network Architecture (Standalone & Non-standalone), Operational Frequency (Sub 6GHz & Above 6GHz), Based on NFV and SDN, physical infrastructure of the future network architecture consists of sites and three-layer DCs. Sites support multiple modes (such as 5G, LTE, and Wi-Fi) in the form of macro, micro, and pico base stations to implement the RAN real-time function.
1.2.1 Markets Covered
184.108.40.206 By Core Network Technology
220.127.116.11 By Network Architecture
18.104.22.168 By Communication Infrastructure
22.214.171.124 By Operational Frequency
1.3 Years for Consideration
2. Research Data
2.1 Research data
3. Executive Summary
4. Market Overview
4.2 Market Dynamics
126.96.36.199 Increasing Demand for Mobile Data Services and growth in mobile data traffic.
188.8.131.52 Growth of IOT based technologies
184.108.40.206 Rising Importance of Software Implementation in Communication Network
220.127.116.11 lower latency in 5G
18.104.22.168 Growing adoption of virtual networking architecture.
22.214.171.124 Increasing M2M connections across various industries.
126.96.36.199 Delay in Standardization of Spectrum Allocation
188.8.131.52 Smart industries
184.108.40.206 Edge computing in Autonomous vehicle
220.127.116.11 Smart grid communication system
18.104.22.168 Massive machine-type communication in 5G
22.214.171.124 Technological design challenges that include power dissipation in massive multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO)
126.96.36.199 INTERCELL Interference
5. Industry Trends Analysis
5.2 Value Chain
5.2.1 Key Business
5.2.2 Key Entities
188.8.131.52 Technology partners
5.3 Porters Five Force Analysis
5.4 Market Potentiality
5.5 Attractive Startups Opportunities in 5G Infrastructure Market
6. Patent Technology Landscape
6.1 Network Slicing Techniques
6.5 Radio Access Networks(BBUs, RRUs)
6.6 Small cells, Pico cells, Femto Cells
6.7 Beamforming Techniques
6.8 Network Management
7. Market by Core Network Technology
7.1 Software-defined networking(SDN)
7.2 Network function virtualization(NRV)
7.3 Mobile edge computing(MEC)
7.4 Fog computing (FC)
8. Market by Network Architecture
8.1 5G NR Non-Standalone (LTE Combined)
8.2 5G Standalone (NR + Core)
9. Market by Communication Infrastructure
9.1 Macro cell
9.2 Small cell
9.3 Radio access network
9.4 Distributed antennas system
10. Market by Operational Frequency
10.1 Sub 6 GHz
10.2 Above 6 GHz
11. Market by Application
11.2 Consumer electronics
12. Market by Geography
12.1 North America
12.2.4 Rest of Europe
12.3.3 South Korea
12.3.4 Rest of APAC
12.4.1 South America
12.4.2 Middle East & Africa
13. Competitive Landscape
13.1.1 Strategic key initiatives
13.1.2 Ranking analysis
13.1.3 Start-up ecosystem
14. Company Profiling
14.1 Key companies
14.1.1 Huawei (China)
14.1.2 Ericsson (Sweden)
14.1.3 Samsung (South Korea)
14.1.4 Nokia Networks (Finland)
14.1.5 ZTE (China)
14.1.6 NEC (Japan)
14.1.7 CISCO (US)
14.1.8 CommScope (US)
14.1.9 Comba Telecom Systems (Hong Kong)
14.1.10 Alpha Networks (Taiwan)
14.2.1 Siklu Communication (Israel)
14.2.2 Analog devices (US)
14.2.3 Marvell technology (Bermuda)
14.2.4 Broadcam (US)
14.2.5 Intel (US)
14.2.6 Xillinx (US)
14.2.7 Qualcomm (US)
14.2.8 Qurvo (US)
14.2.9 Skywork solution (US)
14.2.10 Fujitsu (Japan)
15.1 Insights of industry experts
15.2 Author details
16. Key recommendation
- Alpha Networks
- Analog devices
- Comba Telecom Systems
- Marvell technology
- Nokia Networks
- Siklu Communication
- Skywork solution