Report: In-building wireless market headed to $8B in build-up to 5G

North America will continue to be the region with maximum DAS spending, with sports venues, transportation and healthcare continuing to be the verticals which attract the most DAS investment, reports ABI Research.

Report: In-building wireless market headed to $8B in build-up to 5G
Report: In-building wireless market headed to $8B in build-up to 5G

ABI Research's latest In-Building Wireless Market Data forecasts that North American activity will drive the overall market, while Europe and Asia-Pacific pick up the pace by 2016. The market for in-building wireless equipment and deployments will nearly double the current outlook by 2019, reaching $8 billion in its build-up to widespread deployment of 5G technologies, predicts the analyst.

North America will continue to be the region with maximum DAS spending with sports venues, transportation and healthcare continuing to be the verticals which attract the most DAS investment, while shopping malls and hospitality will rank a close second place, reports ABI. Together, these verticals in North America account for about two-thirds of DAS spending. North America is followed by Asia-Pacific and then Europe for market size.

“While the Asia-Pacific region today accounts for less than a quarter of the total market, ABI Research expects it to exceed that by 2019 at a compound annual growth rate of more than 20%,” comments Nick Marshall, Research Director at ABI Research. “The activity in Asia-Pacific is dominated by China and we believe that while capex today is targeted to TD-LTE and 4G macro deployments, in-building wireless deployments have paused and will turn the corner in 2016 when the market returns to growth.”

The new market forecast from ABI Research charts in-building revenue by region, vertical, system type, and component type, with over 120 charts, tables, and pivot tables. Component types included in the forecast include cabling, repeaters, antennas, active and passive DAS head ends, remotes, and DAS trays.

Leading companies in the market, according to ABI, are CommScope, TE Connectivity, Axell, Corning, and SOLiD; all are expected to benefit from DAS spending. Learn more about the report.




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