Global LTE Macro Base Station Deployments To Reach 1.5 Million By 2015, Ericsson #1 While Huawei And Alcatel-Lucent Battle For #2, Says In-Stat
With an enormous amount of capital in play, the battle for LTE base station deployment has attracted both small and heavy hitting suitors alike. New In-Stat (www.in-stat.com) research details the biggest winners in the LTE infrastructure build-out sweepstakes. In-Stat is forecasting that the total number of LTE macro base station deployments will reach 1.5 million in 2015, with Ericsson claiming a dominant #1 position while Huawei and Alcatel-Lucent battle it out for the second spot.
"Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent have become the early LTE leaders as a result of modernization contracts with Verizon and AT&T. Nokia-Siemens Networks recently claimed a prestigious contract win with Telecom Italia," says Chris Kissel, Analyst. "Huawei has won both A1 Telekom and T-Mobile in Austria. Samsung has been instrumental in the MetroPCS LTE launch and will be a major factor in South Korea as their LTE market comes online."
Recent research found the following:
- Ericsson is the clear market leader through 2014. However, in 2015, four cellular infrastructure vendors will realize $2B or more in revenues from LTE RAN equipment sales.
- In 2015, as Asia Pacific countries deploy LTE in earnest, Ericsson, Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent, and Nokia Siemens will all have at least 10% of newly deployed LTE macro base station shipments in 2015.
- In the years 2011-2015, LTE RAN revenues will grow at a CAGR of 41%.
- The top five vendors in global LTE EPC/router/gateways in 2012 will be Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei, and Nokia Siemens Networks.
- Alcatel-Lucent will dominate the LTE packet backhaul infrastructure space in Central and Latin America in 2012, with Cisco and Ericsson assuming the #2 and #3 positions.
New In-Stat research, LTE Infrastructure Rankings, by Vendor, by Mobile Operator or Service Provider, 2009-2015 (#IN1105057GW) details the LTE RAN infrastructure CAPEX for macro base stations, re-purposed base stations, IP packet backhaul, and evolved packet core categories. It Includes:
- LTE subscriptions and LTE POP by country is presented from 2009-2015.
- CAPEX considers LTE deployments from 2009 through 2015
- 167 primary mobile operators plus 20 additional "rest of" markets are covered.
- LTE RAN spending by mobile operator and by cellular infrastructure vendor is estimated.
- Revenue estimates are made for Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia Siemens, Alcatel-Lucent, ZTE, Samsung, NEC, Cisco, Juniper, and Tellabs.
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This research is part of In-Stat's Cellular Infrastructure service, which provides analysis and forecasts of the market for wireless broadband and communication infrastructure equipment and components, including backhaul; macro, micro, pico, and femtocell base stations, distributed antennas systems, and associated semiconductors.
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