Broadband Wireless Systems (WiMAX)Market Opportunities, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2007 to 2013

Report # SH29821496 | 607 Pages | 151 Tables and Figures | 2007

Broadband Wireless Systems (WiMAX) Market Assessment

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WiMAX Market Shares, Forecasts, and Market Driving Forces
Cost-Effiective, Rapid Network Deployment
Wireless Communications Market Trends
Wireless Networking
EarthLink, San Francisco Wi-Fi Contract
Trials, and Activity
Telecom AG
In middle East
IEEE 802.16e
WiMAX Forum Certification Laboratory
Business Center Technology

Broadband Wireless Systems (WiMAX)
Market Opportunities, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2007 to 2013

EarthLink and San Francisco have finalized a Wi-Fi contract. The contract enables EarthLink to build a citywide wireless network and Google to provide free Internet access. The emergency services of the city will leverage the communications technology.

This agreement gives San Francisco a leadership position in wireless technology. The network ensures universal, affordable wireless broadband access for all people in San Francisco. Children and students have the digital tools to ensure for access to the Internet.

In 2007 WiMAX is implemented in commercial deployments to interconnect entire communities and bring the Internet to every household. Infrastructure: requires backhaul to feed wireless network, base stations. The spectrum uses both licensed and unlicensed band.

WiMAX is a strong contender for high mobility enterprise applications. As the cost of WiMAX approaches that of WiFi, WiMAX becomes the next generation of wireless broadband technology. WiMAX targets multiple site mass metropolitan applications.

WiMAX is a lot like WiFi, but unlike WiFi's 200 Meter range, WiMAX has a reach of one to 25 to 30 KM, offering a way to bring the Internet to entire communities without having to invest trillions of dollars to install broadband phone or cable networks. WiMAX can deliver favorable cost, reach, security, and usability.

Worldwide WiMAX switch wireless WiMAX market forecasts at $157 million dollars in 2006, are anticipated to reach $26.7 billion by 2013. Broadband wireless markets are anticipated to grow as a result of the lower cost of implementing infrastructure using the WiMAX systems. The high speed services and the variety of services for PCs, wireless PDA communication devices and the small screen of a wireless handset are compelling market drivers.

Companies Profiled
Accton Technology Corporation
Air Broadband Communications
Aperto Networks
Beceem Communications
CelPlan Technologies
Huawei Technologies
Nokia Systems
Redline Communications
Ruckus Wireless
Terabeam/Proxim Wireless
ZTE Corporation

Report Methodology

This is the 295th report in a series of market research reports that provide forecasts in communications, telecommunications, the internet, computer, software, and telephone equipment. The project leaders take direct responsibility for writing and preparing each report. They have significant experience preparing industry studies. Forecasts are based on primary research and proprietary data bases. Forecasts reflect analysis of the market trends in the segment and related segments. Unit and dollar shipments are analyzed through consideration of dollar volume of each market participation in the segment. Market share analysis includes conversations with key customers of products, industry segment leaders, marketing directors, distributors, leading market participants, and companies seeking to develop measurable market share. Over 200 in-depth interviews are conducted for each report with a broad range of key participants and opinion leaders in the market segment.

About the Company

WinterGreen Research, founded in 1985, provides strategic market assessments in telecommunications, communications equipment, health care, and advanced computer technology. Industry reports focus on opportunities that will expand existing markets or develop major new markets. The reports assess new product and service positioning strategies, new and evolving technologies, and technological impact on products, services, and markets. Market shares are provided. Leading market participants are profiled, and their marketing strategies, acquisitions, and strategic alliances are discussed. The principals of WinterGreen Research have been involved in analysis and forecasting of international business opportunities in telecommunications and advanced computer technology markets for over 30 years.

About the Principal Authors

Ellen T. Curtiss, Technical Director, co-founder of WinterGreen Research, conducts strategic and market assessments in technology-based industries. Previously she was a member of the staff of Arthur D. Little, Inc., for 23 years, most recently as Vice President of Arthur D. Little Decision Resources, specializing in strategic planning and market development services. She is a graduate of Boston University and the Program for Management Development at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. She is the author of recent studies on worldwide telecommunications markets and the Top Ten Telecommunications market analysis and forecasts.

Susan Eustis, President, co-founder of WinterGreen Research, has done research in communications and computer markets and applications. She holds several patents in microcomputing and parallel processing. She is the author of recent studies of the Regional Bell Operating Companies' marketing strategies, Internet equipment, a study of Internet Equipment, Worldwide Telecommunications Equipment, Top Ten Telecommunications, Digital Loop Carrier, Web Hosting, and Application Integration markets. Ms. Eustis is a graduate of Barnard College.

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