In its latest groundbreaking benchmarking study to identify the movers and losers in telco innovation, ABI Research has concluded that Asian telcos are leaders in innovation, followed by U.S. Tier Ones: AT&T and Verizon.
ABI Research recently released a report which outlines the huge advantages in energy efficiency, spectral efficiency and resistance to adverse fading in the channel offered by these massive MIMO antenna systems.
In its recently released Transformative Horizon report, ABI Research identifies and examines the trends which will disrupt the in-building wireless market. Wireless technology innovation across licensed and unlicensed spectrum will soon unify in-building DAS (Distributed Antenna System) and small-cell systems.
As LTE progresses to more advanced versions such as 3GPP standard LTE-Advanced, LTE-Advanced Pro, and the recently marketed Gigabit LTE, ABI Research expects that MIMO will become an increasingly important part of mobile network operators’ options in their evolution to 5G.
ABI Research predicts that over US$2.9 billion, 1.5 percent out of total mining CAPEX, will be spent by the mining sector on private network in 2022, led by demand for wireless broadband technology, such as private LTE and Wi-Fi mesh.
While certain market and sub-market segments are showing moderate growth, ABI Research finds that GaN is capturing meaningful market share of RF high power semiconductors, especially in wireless infrastructure.
ABI Research forecasts LTE will grow from approximately 30 percent of global mobile subscriptions in 2017 to 50 percent in 2024. The most advanced LTE service, Gigabit LTE, is expected to near two million subscriptions globally in 2017, which is less than 5 percent of LTE Advanced Pro subscriptions in 2017.
GaN RF power semiconductor devices gained meaningful market share over the last two years, despite a lackluster 2016, with 2017 promising further growth. ABI Research forecasts GaN RF power devices will capture nearly 25 percent of all high power semiconductors for mobile wireless infrastructure in 2017.