1 INTRODUCTION 12
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 12
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 12
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 12
1.4 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 13
1.5 CURRENCY 14
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 14

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 15
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 15
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 16
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 16
2.1.2.1 Breakup of primaries’ profiles 17
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 17
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 19
2.3 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 21
2.4 LIMITATIONS 21

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 22

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 25
4.1 ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN THE WI-FI MARKET 25
4.2 WI-FI MARKET: MARKET SHARE OF THE TOP 3 VERTICALS AND REGIONS, 2017 26
4.3 WI-FI MARKET SNAPSHOT, BY REGION 26

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 27
5.1 MARKET DYNAMICS 27
5.1.1 DRIVERS 27
5.1.1.1 Growing adoption of BYOD trend among organizations 27
5.1.1.2 Rapidly increasing demand for wireless and smart devices 28
5.1.1.3 Emergence of IoT 28
5.1.2 RESTRAINTS 29
5.1.2.1 Stringent government rules and regulations 29
5.1.2.2 Contention loss and co-channel interference 29
5.1.3 OPPORTUNITIES 29
5.1.3.1 Governments’ initiatives for smart city projects 29
5.1.3.2 Increasing demand for carrier Wi-Fi 29
5.1.4 CHALLENGES 30
5.1.4.1 Poor user experience in high-density environments 30
5.1.4.2 Security and privacy concerns 30
5.1.4.3 Slow adoption among SMEs 31

6 WI-FI MARKET, BY COMPONENT 32
6.1 INTRODUCTION 33
6.2 SOLUTIONS 34
6.2.1 SOLUTIONS, BY TYPE 34
6.2.1.1 Access points 35
6.2.1.2 WLAN controllers 35
6.2.1.3 Wireless hotspot gateways 35
6.2.1.4 Others 36
6.3 SERVICES 37
6.3.1 SERVICES, BY TYPE 37
6.3.1.1 Network planning and design 38
6.3.1.2 Installation 38
6.3.1.3 Support 38
6.3.1.4 Survey and analysis 38

7 WI-FI MARKET, BY DENSITY 39
7.1 INTRODUCTION 40
7.2 HIGH-DENSITY WI-FI 41
7.3 ENTERPRISE-CLASS WI-FI 41

8 WI-FI MARKET, BY VERTICAL 42
8.1 INTRODUCTION 43
8.2 EDUCATION 44
8.3 HEALTHCARE 45
8.4 RETAIL 45
8.5 TRANSPORTATION 46
8.6 GOVERNMENT 47
8.7 MANUFACTURING 47
8.8 HOSPITALITY 48
8.9 SPORTS AND LEISURE 48
8.10 OTHERS 49

9 WI-FI MARKET, BY REGION 51
9.1 INTRODUCTION 52
9.2 NORTH AMERICA 54
9.3 EUROPE 60
9.4 ASIA PACIFIC 66
9.5 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA 72
9.6 LATIN AMERICA 77

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 83
10.1 OVERVIEW 83
10.2 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 84
10.2.1 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES AND PRODUCT UPGRADATIONS 84
10.2.2 PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, AND COLLABORATIONS 85
10.2.3 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 85
10.2.4 BUSINESS EXPANSIONS 86

11 COMPANY PROFILES 87
11.1 INTRODUCTION 87
(Business Overview, Solutions Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
11.2 CISCO 88
11.3 ARUBA 91
11.4 RUCKUS WIRELESS 94
11.5 JUNIPER NETWORKS 97
11.6 ERICSSON 100
11.7 PANASONIC 103
11.8 HUAWEI 105
11.9 ALCATEL-LUCENT ENTERPRISE 107
11.10 NETGEAR 109
11.11 AEROHIVE NETWORKS 111
11.12 PURPLE INTELLIGENT SPACES (PURPLE WIFI LTD) 114
11.13 RIVERBED TECHNOLOGY 116
*Details on Business Overview, Solutions Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

12 APPENDIX 118
12.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 118
12.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 122
12.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 124
12.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 125
12.5 RELATED REPORTS 125
12.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 126

LIST OF TABLES
TABLE 1 UNITED STATES DOLLAR EXCHANGE RATE, 2014–2016 14
TABLE 2 WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 33
TABLE 3 SOLUTIONS: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 34
TABLE 4 SOLUTIONS: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 34
TABLE 5 SERVICES: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 37
TABLE 6 SERVICES: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 37
TABLE 7 WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 40
TABLE 8 WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 44
TABLE 9 EDUCATION: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 44
TABLE 10 HEALTHCARE: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 45
TABLE 11 RETAIL: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 46
TABLE 12 TRANSPORTATION: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 46
TABLE 13 GOVERNMENT: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 47
TABLE 14 MANUFACTURING: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 47
TABLE 15 HOSPITALITY: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 48
TABLE 16 SPORTS AND LEISURE: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 49
TABLE 17 OTHERS: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 50
TABLE 18 WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 53
TABLE 19 NORTH AMERICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 55
TABLE 20 NORTH AMERICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY SOLUTION, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 55
TABLE 21 NORTH AMERICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY SERVICE, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 55
TABLE 22 NORTH AMERICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 56
TABLE 23 NORTH AMERICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 56
TABLE 24 NORTH AMERICA: EDUCATION VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 57
TABLE 25 NORTH AMERICA: HEALTHCARE VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 57
TABLE 26 NORTH AMERICA: RETAIL VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 57
TABLE 27 NORTH AMERICA: TRANSPORTATION VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 58
TABLE 28 NORTH AMERICA: GOVERNMENT VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 58
TABLE 29 NORTH AMERICA: MANUFACTURING VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 58
TABLE 30 NORTH AMERICA: HOSPITALITY VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 59
TABLE 31 NORTH AMERICA: SPORTS AND LEISURE VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 59
TABLE 32 NORTH AMERICA: OTHER VERTICALS MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 59
TABLE 33 EUROPE: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 34 EUROPE: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY SOLUTION, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 35 EUROPE: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY SERVICE, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 36 EUROPE: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 62
TABLE 37 EUROPE: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 62
TABLE 38 EUROPE: EDUCATION VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 63
TABLE 39 EUROPE: HEALTHCARE VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 63
TABLE 40 EUROPE: RETAIL VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 63
TABLE 41 EUROPE: TRANSPORTATION VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 42 EUROPE: GOVERNMENT VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 43 EUROPE: MANUFACTURING VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 44 EUROPE: HOSPITALITY VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 65
TABLE 45 EUROPE: SPORTS AND LEISURE VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 65
TABLE 46 EUROPE: OTHER VERTICALS MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 65
TABLE 47 ASIA PACIFIC: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 66
TABLE 48 ASIA PACIFIC: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY SOLUTION, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 66
TABLE 49 ASIA PACIFIC: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY SERVICE, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 50 ASIA PACIFIC: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 51 ASIA PACIFIC: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 68
TABLE 52 ASIA PACIFIC: EDUCATION VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 68
TABLE 53 ASIA PACIFIC: HEALTHCARE VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 54 ASIA PACIFIC: RETAIL VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 55 ASIA PACIFIC: TRANSPORTATION VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 56 ASIA PACIFIC: GOVERNMENT VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 70
TABLE 57 ASIA PACIFIC: MANUFACTURING VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 70
TABLE 58 ASIA PACIFIC: HOSPITALITY VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 70
TABLE 59 ASIA PACIFIC: SPORTS AND LEISURE VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 71
TABLE 60 ASIA PACIFIC: OTHER VERTICALS MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 71
TABLE 61 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 72
TABLE 62 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY SOLUTION, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 72
TABLE 63 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY SERVICE, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 64 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 65 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 66 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: EDUCATION VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 74
TABLE 67 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: HEALTHCARE VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 74
TABLE 68 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: RETAIL VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 74
TABLE 69 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: TRANSPORTATION VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 70 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: GOVERNMENT VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 71 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: MANUFACTURING VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 72 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: HOSPITALITY VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 73 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: SPORTS AND LEISURE VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 74 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: OTHER VERTICALS MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 75 LATIN AMERICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 76 LATIN AMERICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY SOLUTION, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 77 LATIN AMERICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY SERVICE, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 78 LATIN AMERICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 79 LATIN AMERICA: WI-FI MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 80 LATIN AMERICA: EDUCATION VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 81 LATIN AMERICA: HEALTHCARE VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 82 LATIN AMERICA: RETAIL VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 83 LATIN AMERICA: TRANSPORTATION VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 84 LATIN AMERICA: GOVERNMENT VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 85 LATIN AMERICA: MANUFACTURING VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 86 LATIN AMERICA: HOSPITALITY VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 87 LATIN AMERICA: SPORTS AND LEISURE VERTICAL MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 88 LATIN AMERICA: OTHER VERTICALS MARKET SIZE, BY DENSITY, 2015–2022 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 89 MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS 84
TABLE 90 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES AND PRODUCT UPGRADATIONS, 2016–2018 84
TABLE 91 PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, AND COLLABORATIONS, 2016–2018 85
TABLE 92 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, 2015 85
TABLE 93 BUSINESS EXPANSIONS, 2015 86

LIST OF FIGURES
FIGURE 1 WI-FI MARKET: MARKET SEGMENTATION 13
FIGURE 2 GLOBAL WI-FI MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 15
FIGURE 3 GLOBAL WI-FI MARKET: BREAKUP OF PRIMARY INTERVIEWS, BY COMPANY, DESIGNATION, AND REGION 17
FIGURE 4 DATA TRIANGULATION 18
FIGURE 5 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 19
FIGURE 6 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 20
FIGURE 7 GLOBAL WI-FI MARKET: ASSUMPTIONS 21
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL WI-FI MARKET, BY COMPONENT, 2017–2022 23
FIGURE 9 NORTH AMERICA IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE THE HIGHEST MARKET SHARE IN 2017 24
FIGURE 10 RISING IMPLEMENTATION OF IOT AND BYOD AMONG ENTERPRISES IS EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF THE WI-FI MARKET 25
FIGURE 11 EDUCATION VERTICAL AND NORTH AMERICAN REGION ARE ESTIMATED TO HAVE THE HIGHEST MARKET SHARES IN 2017 26
FIGURE 12 NORTH AMERICA IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 26
FIGURE 13 WI-FI MARKET: DRIVERS, RESTRAINTS, OPPORTUNITIES, AND CHALLENGES 27
FIGURE 14 SERVICES SEGMENT IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT A HIGHER CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 33
FIGURE 15 WIRELESS HOTSPOT GATEWAYS SETUP 36
FIGURE 16 HIGH-DENSITY WI-FI SEGMENT IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT A HIGHER CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 40
FIGURE 17 SPORTS AND LEISURE VERTICAL IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 43
FIGURE 18 NORTH AMERICA IS EXPECTED TO HOLD THE LARGEST MARKET SIZE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 52
FIGURE 19 REGIONAL SNAPSHOT: NORTH AMERICA IS EXPECTED TO EXHIBIT THE HIGHEST GROWTH RATE IN THE GLOBAL WI-FI MARKET 53
FIGURE 20 NORTH AMERICA: MARKET SNAPSHOT 54
FIGURE 21 EUROPE: MARKET SNAPSHOT 60
FIGURE 22 KEY DEVELOPMENTS BY THE LEADING PLAYERS IN THE GLOBAL WI-FI MARKET DURING 2014–2017 83
FIGURE 23 GEOGRAPHIC REVENUE MIX OF THE TOP PLAYERS 87
FIGURE 24 CISCO: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 88
FIGURE 25 CISCO: SWOT ANALYSIS 90
FIGURE 26 ARUBA: SWOT ANALYSIS 93
FIGURE 27 RUCKUS WIRELESS: SWOT ANALYSIS 95
FIGURE 28 JUNIPER NETWORKS: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 97
FIGURE 29 JUNIPER NETWORKS: SWOT ANALYSIS 99
FIGURE 30 ERICSSON: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 100
FIGURE 31 ERICSSON: SWOT ANALYSIS 102
FIGURE 32 PANASONIC: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 103
FIGURE 33 HUAWEI: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 105
FIGURE 34 NETGEAR: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 109
FIGURE 35 AEROHIVE NETWORKS: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 111