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Global Telecom Equipment Industry Industry

  • January 2012
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The global outlook series on the Telecom Equipment Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers a bird’s eye view of the structure of the global telecom equipment industry, and identifies the major segments in the office machine & telecommunications equipment market i.e. Passive-Optical-Networking, Public Data Network, Optical Components, Connectors, and Switchers and Routers, among others. Laced with 67 supporting market data tables, facts, and figures, the discussion on the global market offers invaluable insights into product market verticals, such as, Full Rate ADSL Equipment, Handheld Wireless Telephones, Wireless Infrastructure and Telecom-Electronic Hardware, among others. Regional markets briefly abstracted and covered include United States, Germany, Spain, UK, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Middle East and Latin America. The report offers a compilation of recent product introductions, mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 870 companies worldwide.

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Global Telecom Equipment Industry Industry



1. GLOBAL OVERVIEW 1
Global Market for Telecom Equipment to Witness Growth 1
Outlook Ahead 1
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Telecom Equipment Market by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed With Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 2
Table 2: World 5-Year Perspective for Telecom Equipment Market
by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011 and 2015 3
Table 3: World Telecom Equipment Market (2010): Percentage
Breakdown of Share of Leading Producers- Ericsson, Huawei,
Nokia Siemens, Alcatel-Lucent, 7TF and Others 4
Table 4: Leading Telecom Infrastructure Equipment
Manufacturers (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Share for
Ericsson, Nokia- Siemens, Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent, ZTE and
Others 4
Table 5: Global Telecom Industry (2011): Breakdown of Mobile
Cellular Subscriptions in Millions by Geographic Region-
Asia- Pacific, Europe, Americas, Africa and Middle East 4
Table 6: Global Broadband Penetration Statistics (2009):
Breakdown by Country- Netherlands, Korea, UK, Finland, US,
Australia, China and India 5
Table 7: Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Per 100 Inhabitants
for the Year 2011: Percentage Market Penetration Breakdown by
Geographic Region/Country 5
Table 8: Leading Technologies used for Broadband Access (2011
): Percentage Share Breakdown of Subscribers by Technology-
DSL, Cable Modem, Ethernet and Others 6
Table 9: Leading Technologies used for Internet Access (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Subscribers by Technology- DSL,
Dial-Up, Wireless and Others 6
Table 10: Global Market for Mobile Hand Sets (2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Vendor - Nokia,
Samsung, LG, Apple and Others 6
Telecom Industry in the Past 7
Outsourcing Capabilities of Equipment Vendors - An Additional
Revenue Stream 7
Technological Advancements Boosting Sales of Satellite
Communications Equipment 7
Satellite Broadband - Bridging the Digital Divide 7
Restructuring Activity in the Past 8
Competition Drives Global Consolidations 9
Chinese Players Give Major Vendors a Run for their Money 9
Market Growing for 'Triple-Play' and Other Mobile Services 10
Triple Play and IPTV Services Create Need for Fiber Optics 10
Africa/Middle East Emerges as Attractive Markets for Telecom
Equipment Providers 10
Used Telecom Equipment Market - A Historical Perspective 11
Data Equipment and Enterprise Voice Market 11
Telecom Carriers Grab Major Share in the Market 11
Telecom Carrier Capital Expenditure- A Past Perspective 11
North America 11
Latin America 12
Europe 12
Asia-Pacific 12
Japan 12
DSL to Lose Market Share in Favor of FTTH 13
Wireless Infrastructure Market - Key Players 13
Table 11: Leading Companies in the Global Wireless
Infrastructure Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Value
Sales for Ericsson, Nokia Siemens, Alcatel/Lucent, and
Others 13
Metro Ethernet Market 13
Ethernet Switch Market Recovers after a Temporary Slowdown 14
Table 12: World Carrier Ethernet Switch/ Router Market (2010):
Percentage Market Share of Breakdown of Leading Players 14
Office Machine and Telecommunications Equipment 14
Optical Components Market 15
Optical Network Equipment Market 15
Table 13: Worldwide Optical Networking Equipment Market (2010
and 2013P): Breakdown of Revenue (In US$ Million) by Segment 15
Table 14: Worldwide Optical Networking Equipment Market (2010):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Leading Manufacturers 16
Passive-Optical Networking Market 16
Table 15: Global Market for Passive Optical Network Equipment
by Application (2011): Fiber-to-the-Home Application and
Fiber- to-the-Building Application Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2015 17
PON: Vital for Telecommunications Industry 17
How PON Systems Can Address Access Network Bottleneck? 18
Switches and Routers Market 18
Market Bounces Back from Recession 18
Demand for Routers Scaling New Heights 18
Table 16: Global Switches and Routers Market: Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015 19
Table 17: World Service Provider Router Market (2010):
Percentage Market Share of Dollar Sales by Leading Company/
Vendor for Cisco, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, Tellabs,
and Others 20
Telecom-Electronic Hardware Market 20
Videoconferencing Equipment Market 20
Table 18: Global Videoconferencing Equipment Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Endpoint Equipment, Network
Infrastructure and Non-Network Services 21
Table 19: Leading Global Videoconferencing Equipment Producers
(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Share for Tandberrg, Polycom,
Team China, Sony, Aethra and Others 21
Mobile Communications 21
Emerging Markets - Hotspots for Mobile Communications Growth 21
3G Boosts Mobile Service Subscriptions and Revenue 22
Advancements in Mobile Devices Brings Improved Usage Experience 22
Table 20: World Market for Mobile Handsets by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and
Rest of World Markets - Independently Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Million Units for Years 2010 through 2015 23
Table 21: World Market for Mobile Handsets by Technology
Generation - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales Volume for
2G, 2.5G, 3G, 3.5G, and 3.9G Enabled Handset Markets for the
Years 2008, 2011 and 2014 24
Table 22: Global Market for Mobile Handsets (2010): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by Leading Players 24
Table 23: World Market for GSM Handsets by Region (2010) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Region 25
Table 24: World Market for CDMA Handsets by Region (2010) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Region 25
Table 25: World Market for 3G/3.5G Enabled Handsets (2011) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Region 25
Smartphones 26
Smartphones - Communicating the ‘Smart Way' 26
Table 26: Global Market for Smartphones (2011 Q1): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by Vendor- Nokia, Apple,
Research In Motion, Samsung, HTC and Others 27
Table 27: Worldwide Market for Smartphones (2009 and 2011):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments by
Operating Systems 27
Smartphones Skirt Recessionary Pressures 28
Emerging Markets to Turbo Charge Future Growth in the Market 28
Fixed Telecom Equipment Market 29
Fiber Optic Cable Market Gets A Boost 29
Challenge for Subscribers Drives the Cable Market 29
A Retort from Telephone Carriers 29
HDTV Becomes a Potential Market 30
LAN Fiber-Optic Cable Market 30
Table 28: Global LAN Fiber-Optic Cable Market (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption by Region - North
America, Europe, Japan/Pacific Rim, South America, and Rest
of World 30
Table 29: Global Cable Market by Local Area Networks /
Premises Networks (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Consumption by Singlemode Cable, and Multimode Cable 30

2. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 31

3. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/ INNOVATIONS 46


A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 58

1. UNITED STATES 58
Peek into the Past 58
US Telecom Equipment Market - An Outlook 58
Table 30: Leading Mobile Network Equipment Producers in North
America (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Share for Alcatel-
Lucent, Nortel Networks, Ericsson and Others 58
Broadband and Wireless Markets Push Growth Despite Nearing
Saturation 59
Table 31: US Wireless Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of
Users by Carrier- ATandT, Verizon, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile and
Others 59
Mobile Phones to Prevail Over Desktop Phones in US Enterprises 59
Handset Market - An Overview 59
Table 32: US Mobile Phones Market (2011): Percentage Share
Breakdown of OEM Installed Base by Company 60
Gigabit Ethernet Local Area Network Equipment Market 60
40/100 GIGABIT ETHERNET (GbE) Gathers Steam 60
Broadband Network-Multiple Access at High Speed 61
Cables of Wide Varieties 61
WLAN Industry Recovers After Recession Induced Slowdown 61
Digital Loop Carrier Device Market 61
Carriers and Access Products 61
New Products 61
Application in Telecommunication Segment 62
Services 62
Passive Optical Networks 62
Private Branch Exchange Equipment PBX Exchanges for Hotels 62
Replaceable Telecom Equipment Market 63
Replacement Reasons 63
Product Life Cycle 63
Widely Replaced Equipments 63

2. EUROPE 64
Mobile Communications Market Back on Growth Track, Post Recession 64
Smartphones - Growing in Prominence 64
MMS Handsets Market 64
Rising Penetration of 3G 65
Telecom Equipment Market in Central and Eastern Europe 65
Table 33: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Telecom Equipment Market by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2015 66
Table 34: European 5-Year Perspective for Telecom Equipment
Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2011 and 2015 67

2a. GERMANY 68
Optical Metro and Core Equipment 68
Table 35: German Optical Metro and Core Equipment Market (
2010): Percentage Breakdown of Sales 68
Industry Outlook 68

2b. SPAIN 69
Mobile Phones Market 69
Nokia - The Leading Manufacturer 69
Telecom Equipment Exports 69
Table 36: Spanish Telecom Equipment Exports (2010): Breakdown
by Importing Country- Portugal. France, Germany, Italy, Hong
Kong and China, UK, UAE, The Netherlands, Brazil and Others 69

2c. UNITED KINGDOM 70
Mobile Phone Market - An Overview 70
Table 37: Mobile Data Traffic in UK (2012): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume by Device Type 70
Table 38: Mobile Data Traffic in UK (2012): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume by Service Type 70
Mobile Phone Penetration at Different Stages 70

3. ASIA-PACIFIC 72
Overview 72
Asia - A Major Market for Microwave Wireless Telecom Equipment 72
The Rise of Asian Telecom Equipment Manufacturers 72
Table 39: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Telecom Equipment Market by Geographic Region - Japan,
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2015 73
Table 40: Asia-Pacific 5-Year Perspective for Telecom
Equipment Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Revenues for Japan, China, India and Rest of Asia-
Pacific Markets for Years 2011 and 2015 74
Smartphones to Dominate Mobile Phone Sales in Asia-Pacific 74
Table 41: Asia-Pacific Market for Mobile Handsets (2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Geographic Region - China,
India, Japan, Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific 75
iPTV Gathers Momentum in Asia-Pacific 75

3a. JAPAN 77
Telecom Market Overview 77
Table 42: Mobile Phone Market in Japan (2009): Percentage
Breakdown of Share by Company- Sharp, Panasonic, NEC,
Fujitsu, Sony Ericsson, Toshiba and Others 77
Telecom Equipment Market - A Dull Period Ahead 77
The 3G Battleground 78

3b. CHINA 79
Market Snippets 79
Overview 79
Table 43: Chinese Telecommunications Market (2011): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Revenue by Business Type- Mobile
Communications, Fixed-Line Local, Long- Distance Phone, Data
Communications and Others 80
Table 44: China 3G Wireless Equipment Market (2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Share by Vendors- ZTE, Huawei,
Datang, Ericsson and Others 80
Chinese Telecom Equipment Market Post Recession 81
Telecom Equipment Manufacturers in China Eye the Large Western
Market 81
Roll Out of 3G Spectrum 81
Mobile/Cellular Handsets Market 81
Analysis of Mobile Handset Market by Technology 82
Table 45: Chinese Mobile Handset Market: Percentage Share
Breakdown of Unit Sales by Handset Technology for Years 2007
and 2010 82
Multinational Companies - A Large Support 83
Regional Players 83

3c. INDIA 84
Indian Telecom Industry - Market Overview 84
Table 46: Indian Telecom Industry (2008-2011): Breakdown of
Number of Telecom Towers in India 84
Table 47: Indian Telecom Industry (2011): Percentage Breakdown
of Subscriber Base by Segment -Wireless and Wireline 85
Table 48: Indian Broadband Market (2011): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Number of Subscribers by Technology 85
Table 49: Projections for Broadband Connections in India for
the Period 2012-2020 85
Indian Telecom Equipment Market to Witness Robust Growth 85
Table 50: Telecom Equipment Industry in India: Breakdown of
Domestic Production for the Period 2007-2020 86
Table 51: Indian Telecom Equipment Industry (FY 2010-2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Segment- Carrier
Equipment, Enterprise Communication Equipment and User
Device Manufacturers 87
Indian Telecom Market (2010-2011): Equipment Providers Ranked
by Revenues 87
Recommendations on Telecom Equipment Manufacturing Policy 87
Table 52: Indian Telecom Industry Production Targets (2012-2020) 89
Mobile Value Added Services (VAS) Beneficial to Mobile Operators 90
3G Services to Drive the Wireless Market 90
Mobile Telephony 91
Market Overview 91
Table 53: Market for Mobile Telephony in India (2008-2010):
Breakdown of Teledensity and Wireless Subscribers 91
Mobile Devices Sales to Record Steady Growth 92
Table 54: Indian Telecom Handsets Market (2010): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Number of Phones by Type - Wireline or
Wireless 92
Table 55: Mobile Handset Market in India (2009): Percentage
Breakdown of Share by Company- Nokia, Sony, Samsung, Motorola
and Others 93
Smartphones 93
Telecom Services 93
Table 56: Indian Wireless Communications Market (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Subscribers by
Leading Service Providers 94
India Attracts Leading Mobile Manufacturers 94
Growing Prominence of Enterprise Mobility Drives Demand for
Mobile Solutions 95
Foreign Investments 95
Table 57: Cumulative Foreign Direct Investment Equity Inflow
in India (FY 2000- 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by
Industry- Services Sector, IT Hardware and Software,
Telecommunication, Real Estate and Housing, Construction,
Power, Automobile and Others 96
FDI to Soar in India's Telecom Sector 96
GSM Dominates 97
Table 58: Wireless Telecom Market in India (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Share by Technology- GSM and CDMA 97
GSM Technology Posts Sturdy Gains 97

3d. SOUTH KOREA 98
Overview 98
Mobile Communications 98
Table 59: Korean Mobile Communications Market (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Segment - Voice and
Data 98
Broadband Service 99
Bandwidth 99
Recovering Plans of the Country 99
Optical Network - The Backbone Service 99
Table 60: Optical-Network Equipment Market in South Korea (
2010): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Segment - WDM, SDH,
Digital Crossconnects, Optical Switching, and Others 100

4. MIDDLE EAST 101
A Past Perspective 101
Telecom Equipment Spending 102
Table 61: Middle East Telecom Equipment Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Expenditure by Category - Networking
Equipment, Servers, and Workstations 102

5. LATIN AMERICA 103
Table 62: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Telecom Equipment Market by Geographic Region -
Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed With Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2015 103
Table 63: Latin American 5-Year Perspective for Telecom
Equipment Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Revenues for Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets
for Years 2011 and 2015 104
Overview of Telecom Industry in Brazil 104
Table 64: Telecom Industry in Brazil (2011): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Revenues by Sector- Mobile Carriers, Fixed
Carriers, Services and Manufactured Products 105
Table 65: Telecommunications Industry in Brazil (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Subscriber Revenue by Segment-
Wireless Telephony, Wireline Telephony, Broadband and PayTV 105
Table 66: Brazilian Mobile Services Market (2010): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Number of Subscribers by Leading Mobile
Operators 106
GSM Technology Develops at the Expense of CDMA 106
Table 67: Brazilian Mobile Services Market (2010): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Number of Subscribers by Technology Type 106


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