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Worldwide Service Provider WiFi Infrastructure 2013?2017 Forecast: Poised for Continued Growth
This IDC study provides a five-year forecast (2013?2017) for the worldwide service provider (SP) WiFi network infrastructure market. Data for 2013?2017 is forecast This study includes WiFi radio equipment installed for use as part of service provider networks, including mobile, converged, and cable operators. The forecast does not include related services, nor does it include deployments by service providers in enterprise deployments such as for hotels and retail establishments. The forecast also segments the market by geography: North America, EMEA, Asia/Pacific, and Latin America.
According to John Byrne, research director for IDC's Wireless Network Infrastructure, "Service providers continue to deploy WiFi wherever feasible, resulting in an explosion in the pace of both deployment and related spend on SP WiFi. IDC forecasts SP WiFi spending will grow to $931 million in 2017. However, despite rapid growth, SP WiFi spending will continue to pale in comparison to spending on traditional cellular gear. As a result, cellular vendors are struggling with how to embrace WiFi while still preserving their traditional bread-and-butter businesses in cellular radio and core equipment and services."
Published By: IDC
Date Published: May 2013
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South Korea - Mobile Market - Overview, Statistics and Forecasts
South Korea?s mobile market passed the 110% penetration rate mark into 2013. With all three mobile operators having merged the fixed and mobile sides of business in 2011, triple-play was promoted more actively. The introduction of converged services across the fixed-line, mobile and broadband infrastructure has resulted in more attractive bundled pricing for consumers. LTE was launched in 2011 and saw fast growth into 2013, accounting for over 20% of all subscriptions. This report provides an overview of the dynamic mobile market in South Korea and includes a summary of the mobile technologies, associated subscriber statistics down to operator level, and a number of mobile applications proving popular in the market. Mobile forecasts are included to 2017.
Mobile penetration over 110% and ARPU around US$25; launch of LTE and testing of LTE-Advanced; introduction of MVNOs in 2011; smartphone adoption rising to over 20 million subscribers and 40% of the mobile subscriber base; an 11-fold jump in mobile data traffic over a one year period; Wi-Fi traffic accounting for a third of all mobile traffic; drive for NFC chips in smartphones; first ever spectrum auctions as 2G frequency bands expired; launch of HD voice over LTE (VoLTE) by SK Telecom; a reported minimum 50% increase in monthly data usage on LTE compared with 3G; uptrend in ARPU driven by demand and LTE pricing.
Companies covered in this report include:
KT; LG U+; SK Telecom.
Published By: Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd
Date Published: May 2013
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Interesting sites and useful resources
||Australian Communications Authority.
asked questions (2005). Wireless local area networks in
the 2.4 GHz band. Accessing the public telecommunications
network and related issues...
Short-Range Devices: Designing a Global License-Free System
for Frequencies < 1 GHz (PDF) Designers of SRD wireless
systems need to use great care in choosing the radio’s
communication frequency. In most cases, the choice is limited
to those portions of the spectrum that allow license-free
operation given that certain specifications and conditions on
usage are met...
vs 900/869 MHz Performance of Different Frequency Bands.
This article looks at the principles of radio technology to
explain the differences in performance between different radio
bands. It explains the different characteristics in an
industrial environment between the common 2.4GHz ISM band and
the lesser used 900 and 869 MHz bands.
||European Radiocommunications Office.
European Table Of Frequency Allocations And Utilisations
Covering The Frequency Range 9 KHz To 275 GHz (PDF)
||European Telecommunications Standards Institute
Telecommunications Sites in Other Countries Links to
government telecommunications and broadcast sites numerous
countries around the world.
|Hong Kong University
Telecommunications Research Project
Management Introduction Introduction, Management of the
Spectrum, Frequency Allocation, Licensing of Spectrum Use,
Spectrum Management & EMC, Licence Fees & Spectrum
Pricing, Broadband & Convergence
the Radio Spectrum Works All your life you have heard
about "AM Radio" and "FM radio",
"VHF" and "UHF" television, "Citizens
Band Radio", "Short Wave radio" and so on. Have
you ever wondered what all of those different names really
mean? In this edition of How Stuff Works we will look at the
radio spectrum and see what is really going on!
gets the 3G spectrum? (11/01) Government's new plan for 3G
spectrum is a mixed bag for wireless providers. 3G could
provide us with easy access to an incredible range of new
telecommunications services. In order to provide those
services, however, wireless companies must be able to access a
significant amount of spectrum that is currently dominated by
government and other commercial interests. Technology writer
Dana Triplett uncovers the latest plan from the federal
government for assessing spectrum use, offering an inside look
at the players in the struggle for the invisible but valuable
commodity of radio frequency in the U.S.
Telecommunication Union (ITU)
||The ITU, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland is an
international organization within which governments and the
private sector coordinate global telecom networks and
Latest press releases and notices.
ITU Calendar of Events
Meeting schedules, events, archives.
Radio-Frequency Spectrum Publications The
Radiocommunication Sector acts as the coordinator in managing
the usable radio-frequency spectrum efficiently, keeping it
free from harmful interference, and adopts international
regulations and treaties governing this use.
in Radio Frequency Management (2000) Cooperation between
NATO member countries in the use of radio frequencies for
defence purposes is underpinned by a common commitment to
collective security and defence. The availability of radio
frequencies is essential for the armed forces' operational
readiness and effectiveness and the NATO-wide standardisation
and coordination of frequency allocations is vital to ensure
interoperability among multinational forces.
National Spectrum Requirements: Projections and Trends The
availability of radio spectrum in the United States is
critical to many telecommunications services, ranging from
cellular telephones to air traffic control. Although spectrum
is not a consumable resource, the use of a frequency at a
given location usually excludes that frequency from being used
by others in the same geographic area. This need for exclusive
geographic use has led to current spectrum regulations that
establish exclusivity in spectrum use by granting licenses for
spectrum use, and the partitioning of the spectrum for shared
use between radio services.
Frequency Allocation Chart (PDF)
Mobile Phone Systems The large number of different mobile
phone systems that are talked about today can be very
confusing. Whilst not all are in use today many different
names and technologies are talked about. The table below gives
a summary of the main systems...
||Articles on the RTTE Directive.
||Amateur Radio, Citizen's Band, PMR446, Handheld radio,
Buying a new radio, ...
||Specialists in satellite systems and radio transmission,
with a strong emphasis on the engineering, use, management and
regulation of the radio frequency spectrum, especially for
satellite networks. Also develop software tools for use in the
spectrum management process and provide satellite and
|UK Amateur Radio
Astronomy Frequency Allocations. Frequencies allocated for
radio astronomy in the European Union.
Airwaves A kind of air traffic control may be needed to
manage our ever-expanding wireless communications. Wireless
networking has been touted as an ideal solution for a wide
range of communications problems -- synchronizing PDAs with
desktop PCs, eliminating printer cables, creating in-building
LANs, connecting buildings on a campus and even spanning the
"last mile" -- the distance between a connected PC
and telephone company or ISP. But wireless has its dark side:
interference. As wireless devices proliferate, we will see
more and more "midair collisions." To understand
why, you need to understand the politics, economics, and
technology behind today's wireless networking equipment.
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