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Top Three Equipment Manufacturers Estimated to Account for 74.5% of Global Base Station Market in 2022, Says TrendForce 

2022/08/01

Telecommunications

The entire world utilizes the building of 5G networks to meet the needs of individual users and vertical industries and, as the ubiquity of 5Q continues to broaden, its applications cover the medical, education, industry, and agriculture sectors, forming a business model that can be replicated and promoted, and accelerating development of its network scale TrendForce estimates that Huawei, Ericsson, and Nokia will account for 745% of the global base station market in 2022 In 2022, China will be the most active in investing in the 5G field with various cities promoting the construction of 5G base stations and integrating 5G into manufacturing At the same time, they will focus on key industries such as 5G + medical care, industrial IoT, and government affairs to drive the implementation of 5G applications However, concerns regarding geopolitical tensions in a number of countries mean that open-source networks are seen as the solution to the problem of supplier dependence Whether in terms of security or cost, open-source software is extremely critical to the development of 5G networks In addition to improving operational efficiency, it can accelerate network resiliency deployment, but compared with a traditional Radio Access Network (RAN), Open RAN has more security issues TrendForce believes, with the evolution of 5G deployment towards the core and Open RAN cloud, equipment manufacturers will strengthen network protection mechanisms and detection of RAN threats to reduce risk World's three major base station equipment manufacturers actively cultivating Central European, Latin American, and African markets Looking at industry players, Huawei is actively expanding in markets such as South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Vietnam, and Brazil Recently, it has partnered with operators such as MTN and Rain in South Africa to build more than 2,500 5G base stations Ericsson has extended its reach to the UK, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Lithuania, providing 5G private network solutions for BT and Saudi Telecommunication Nokia won a ten-year network expansion agreement with Orange in Poland to upgrade its existing network including support for phasing out Orange 3G network equipment and reallocating frequencies to enhance its 4G and 5G coverage and capacity solutions In addition, Nokia will provide the latest energy saving AirScale products including solutions such as Single RAN, AirScale base stations and 5G massive MIMO antennas The company has also signed a mid-band 5G network expansion agreement with UScellular in the United States Samsung continues to expand its influence in the US telecommunications market, providing 5G equipment to Dish Network, the fourth largest mobile service provider in the United States, including 5G virtualized base stations for national networks and general-purpose servers to load software for realizing base station functions and supporting flexible and efficient network construction and operation Samsung is also deploying resources in the UK, Japan, Canada, and New Zealand markets TrendForce indicates that major equipment manufacturers will begin to standardize network energy efficiency evaluations to accelerate green innovation starting from 2022 to help operators build optimal and energy-saving network applications, launch more energy-efficient hardware such as green design RF Chain, and use simplified transmitter/receiver structure and novel network-based architecture design including radio access network (RAN) cloudification and network function virtualization Taking Huawei as an example, in order to comply with United Nations climate actions, its goal is to reduce carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions by 2040 to meet the growing demand for data traffic and actively build a green and low-carbon network For additional insights from TrendForce analysts on the latest tech industry news, trends, and forecasts, please visit our blog at https://insidertrendforcecom/

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LEO Satellite Business Opportunities Booming, Driving Global Satellite Output Value to US$308.3 Billion in 2023, Says TrendForce

2022/06/13

Telecommunications

In 2022, the United States, China, and the United Kingdom will actively promote the deployment of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites According to TrendForce, growth momentum comes from a sharp rise in International Telecommunications Union (ITU) demand for orbits, spectrum specifications, and global bandwidth In addition, Satellite Internet is regarded as a primary communications solution for remote villages, rural areas, and sea and air transportation A Hybrid Network can be developed to improve bandwidth and coverage through a combination of satellite communications technology and terrestrial networks TrendForce forecasts that by 2023 the global output value of the satellite industry can reach US$3083 billion, with an annual growth rate of 45% At present, LEO satellites are very mature military and defense applications but are still in early stage development in terms of commercial and civilian applications With the continuous progress of satellite miniaturization and payload systems, the current space market is rapidly developing towards commercialization with major companies including SpaceX, OneWeb, Telesat, Viasat, and Amazon actively deploying LEO satellites, transforming this market into an intense battlefield LEO satellites provide communication complementarity, become a supplement and alternative to terrestrial networks, strengthen M2M links, and integrate B5G/6G hybrid solutions that are currently being developed and tested Due to conforming to the Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN) planning and applications strategy formulated by 3GPP Rel-17, there have been more partnership opportunities in the mobile communication and satellite communication industry chain and this is expected to create a new industrial pattern At the same time, LEO satellites have the advantages of high transmission, low latency, and full coverage, which will assist in the development of the Internet of Vehicles, smart manufacturing, smart transportation, and smart logistics Tech giants are taking this opportunity to explore business opportunities in the space industry and combine this technology with the Internet of Things, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to expand operations and increase commercial value, such as combining satellite networks with transportation and hybrid network applications The aviation industry will explore the problem of in-flight connections LEO satellites, existing medium Earth orbit (MEO) satellites, and the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) solution will be integrated and used to provide PNT (Positioning, Navigation, Timing) services The output value of the satellite market has risen and Taiwanese manufacturers Tong Hsing and WIN have seized business opportunities in ground equipment Due to satellite networking, the service time provided by a single individual unit to a ground receiving station is limited and LEO satellites do not operate in geosynchronous manner, so self-managed collision protection between satellites, system communication management, and ground-side reception and tracking are both challenges and opportunities To this end, a Phased Array Antenna solution is suitable for ground equipment tasked to maintain connections with LEO satellites, which generates multiple beams through a beamforming network to support multiple satellites at the same time A phased array antenna is similar to 5GmmWave technology According to TrendForce, looking at Taiwan's satellite-related manufacturers, with the rise of the LEO satellite market, MTI Technology, Wistron NeWeb, Kinpo Electronics, Universal Microwave Technology, Tong Hsing Electronic, WIN Semiconductors, and AcBel Polytech, have all stepped up planning, of which global ground equipment output value accounts for the lion’s share of the satellite industry at approximately 51% in 2021 With huge worldwide space business opportunities, Taiwanese manufacturers are actively entering the market for components and ground equipment, taking this opportunity to familiarize themselves with key specifications and even entertaining an ambition to join the Core Group in the future On the other hand, as various satellite operators continue deployment, the industry is expected to face the problem of replacing old satellites and aviation waste At present, various countries are committed to researching space waste recycling technology For example, Japan proposed using magnets to recover space waste and the United States and Britain are actively funding space waste tracking technology Companies are encouraged to participate in research and development, while the EU is testing the possibility of cleaning up space debris and automatically destroying waste through technologies such as visual navigation systems and debris capture Methods to effectively recycle satellites back to Earth are a business opportunity for companies in the space industry For additional insights from TrendForce analysts on the latest tech industry news, trends, and forecasts, please visit our blog at https://insidertrendforcecom/

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Market Share of Smartphones Supporting Wi-Fi 6 and 6E Expected to Exceed 80% in 2025, Says TrendForce

2022/04/13

Telecommunications

Wi-Fi 6E was commercialized in 2021 and, in addition to supporting the 5 GHz and 24 GHz bands, it can also operate in the 6 GHz band According to TrendForce research, Wi-Fi 6E is designed to reduce network congestion and interference through more numerous, wider, and non-overlapping channels (transmission channels for signals in communication systems), while Wi-Fi 6 and 6E’s regular wake-up mechanism (Target Wake Time) effectively coordinates network traffic and maximizes the battery life of smartphones By 2025, the market share of smartphones supporting Wi-Fi 6 and 6E is estimated to surpass 80% TrendForce further indicates that the market share of Wi-Fi 6 and 6E will reach 58% in 2022, officially surpassing Wi-Fi 5 technology This adoption is primarily driven by the fact that countries such as the United States, Britain, Germany, France, South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan have already used the 6GHz frequency band for Wi-Fi technology, as well as the support from the two major mobile phone camps, iOS and Android, and the active deployment of related industrial chains In addition, since high-quality Wi-Fi in devices such as mobile phones, laptops, tablets and wireless access bridges (Access Point) require more efficient and reliable connection requirements and video, telemedicine, and navigation systems require larger bandwidth, the demand for lower latency is driving growth in connected traffic, in addition to the greater amount of automotive, IoT, and AR/VR solutions expected to enter the consumer market this year At the same time, Wi-Fi technology is also expanding into the commercial, industrial, and household sectors with the largest growth coming in the demand for smart home and smart lighting Shipments of Wi-Fi-based smart home equipment will grow at a CAGR of 18% from 2021-2026, connecting home devices through Wi-Fi into a core home network and driving applications such as AR/VR, cloud gaming, 4K video conferencing and 8K streaming media The continuous development of smart home networking technology has further bolstered the promotion of smart lighting connectivity The appeal of smart lighting is convenience, safety, and energy efficiency Currently, voice assistants such as Alexa, Cortana, and Siri can synchronize with smart lighting applications and enable voice commands to control functions such as the light switch, brightness, and color tone Thus, smart lighting can also be used outside the home in factories, offices, and even outdoors For additional insights from TrendForce analysts on the latest tech industry news, trends, and forecasts, please visit our blog at https://insidertrendforcecom/

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Competition in Mobile Base Station Market to Intensify as Global 5G Development Enters Upswing, Says TrendForce

2020/08/03

Telecommunications

5G communications have seen various uses in telemedicine and industrial IoT during the spread of COVID-19 in 2020, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations Primary applications of 5G during this period include contactless disinfection robots, remote work, and distance learning Currently, China has been most aggressive in developing 5G networks, with more than 400 5G-related innovative applications in transportation, logistics, manufacturing, and healthcare in 1H20 At the same time, the emergence of 5G services has created a corresponding surge in base station demand TrendForce research vice president Kelly Hsieh indicates that, from a technical perspective, the growth in mobile data consumption, low-latency applications (such as self-driving cars, remote surgeries, and smart manufacturing), and large-scale M2M (smart cities) requires an increase in 5G base stations for support Constructing these base stations will likely bring various benefits, such as investment stability, value chain development, and interdisciplinary partnerships between the telecommunication industry and other industries Total 5G base stations in China are projected to exceed 600,000 in 2020, while Japanese and Korean equipment manufacturers aggressively expand in the overseas markets Chinese and European equipment manufacturers captured more than 85% market share in the global mobile base station industry in 2019, with Sweden-based Ericsson, China-based Huawei, and Finland-based Nokia as the three largest suppliers However, owing to the US-China trade war and the export controls issued by the US government, Huawei subsequently was unable to procure key components from US-based RF-front end manufacturers, in turn affecting the sales performance of its base stations in the overseas markets As such, Huawei is expected to focus its base station construction this year primarily in domestic China By the end of 1H20, the three major Chinese mobile network operators, including China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom, had built more than 250,000 5G base stations in China This number is projected to reach 600,000 by the end of this year, with network coverage in prefecture-level cities in China In addition, emerging infrastructures such as 5G networks and all-optical networks will generate commercial opportunities for Huawei According to the GSM Association’s forecasts, by 2025, more than a quarter of cellular devices in China will operate on 5G networks, occupying one-third of all global 5G connections On the other hand, thanks to successful 5G commercialization efforts in Korea, Samsung has seen a surge in its base station equipment The company has provided base stations for the three major mobile network operators in Korea, including SKT, KT, and LG Uplus, in addition to collaborating with US operators, such as AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon As well, since the British government is now targeting Japan-based NEC and Fujitsu as replacement suppliers of 5G equipment, and European and American governments alike have implemented sanctions against Huawei, Japanese equipment suppliers now have the perfect opportunity to raise their market shares in Europe and the US

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Global Small Cell Deployments and Installed Base Will Grow to 2.838 Million Units in 2018, Says TrendForce

2018/03/14

Telecommunications

In 2018 CES, South Korea Winter Olympics and MWC, 5G is undoubtedly a hot topic, companies including Qualcomm, Intel, Huawei, Samsung, Ericsson, ZTE and major mobile operators are all discussing 5G development blueprint With the full Release 15 specification to be completed around the June 2018 by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), the competition for 5G technology will begin in 2018, says TrendForce According to Kelly Hsieh, research director of TrendForce, demand for 5G applications will gradually emerge as consensus on 5G standards and 5G application scenarios are being formed Particularly, small cells are key to 5G as they can support increasing demand of data performance It is estimated that the global deployments and installed base of small cells will reach 2838 million units in 2018 and 4329 million units in 2019, an annual growth of 525% Small cell remain a key to 5G and mobile edge computing As 5G technology matures and edge computing grows more important, new services and equipment will be improved in the future, and more functions will be at the edge 5G technology features high-speed, low-latency, and can deal with large number of connection, bringing out new opportunities to enterprises It may also make IoT deployments possible On the other hand, 5G is also one of the keys to fully-autonomous vehicles Low-latency communication can provide drivers with instant messages, including traffic and weather, and can even link cars to infrastructures of smart city such as parking meters and traffic signs In sum, 5G will connect new devices and implement new internet applications so as to increase mobile data usage and traffic Part of the data comes from indoors, so mobile operators must enhance indoor coverage in order to strengthen the quality of signals and to meet the needs of users In this case, small cells, which are smaller than macro cells in size, will be more flexible to deploy Mobile operators can use small cells to expand the coverage and to improve network capacity, improving the quality of telecommunication Particularly, in crowded areas, small cells can divert 80% of data traffic, which means, increase hotspot capacity to make up for areas not covered by macro cells (both indoor and outdoor) to improve network performance and service quality China, US and South Korea are the fastest in small cell deployments In terms of mobile network development, small cells will achieve higher level of integration, allowing for multimode, multiband deployment, and integrate unlicensed spectrum Through indoor digital upgrades, small cells will also upgrade the network and improve efficiency The deployment of base stations is simplified Small cells can carry large sum of data transmission brought by Internet of Things and integrated wireless backhaul, improving the adaptation to environment and reducing investment costs significantly Therefore, with the development of 5G technology, small cells will become key equipment adopted by global mobile operators Currently, mobile operators in China, the United States and South Korea are the most active, including China Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, and SK Telecom

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