Mobile Broadband Trends and Outlook for WebScale

This report covers the latest trends in mobile broadband with respect to the evolution to SDN/NFV and Commercial IT WebScale.  Also covered is the industry trend to consolidate for vendors and operators.  Operator consolidation is considered at a regional and country level. Key sections are:    

  • Worldwide Subscriber trends 
  • SDN, NFV and evolution to IT and WebScale
  • EPC, Gi-LAN, IMS and virtualization 
  • Video, Voice, Text and the OTT Market Grab
  • Smart Networks and Monetization 
  • Industry Maturity and Consolidation

  • 1. Industry Trends
    • 1.1. Move to Mobile Broadband
    • 1.2. Surprise Winner and Loser
    • 1.3. Subscriber Mix vs GDP/Cap
  • 2. SDN/NFV: The New Network Paradigm
    • 2.1. Virtualization
    • 2.2. Transforming the Operator
    • 2.3. Virtualization and Time of Day Traffic
    • 2.4. WebScale Opportunity
    • 2.5. Industry Perception
    • 2.6. Merchant Silicon: 4 Core i7
    • 2.7. Merchant Silicon: 4 Core Xeon
    • 2.8. Packet Core and Mobile Gateway
  • 3. EPC, Gi-LAN, IMS
    • 3.1. Virtualization Opportunity
    • 3.2. Service Chaining and Gi-LAN
    • 3.3. Virtualization Risk and Reward
    • 3.4. Policy Driven Monetization
  • 4. Text, Voice, and Video
    • 4.1. Trends
    • 4.2. Mobile Text Messaging
    • 4.3. WebRTC Will Make Inroads
    • 4.4. Video + Web Optimization
  • 5. Industry Maturity and Consolidation
    • 5.1. "The Rule of Three and Four"
    • 5.2. European Operator Market
    • 5.3. AP and MEA Operator Market
    • 5.4. Americas Operator Market
    • 5.5. Industry Consolidation

Tables

  1. Surprise Winner and Loser: CAGR 2013 to 2018
  2. Virtualization Opportunity in Segments

Charts

  1. Move to Mobile Broadband: Global Penetration
  2. Move to Mobile Broadband: Y-o-Y Growth
  3. Surprise Winner and Loser: 4G
  4. Surprise Winner and Loser: 3G
  5. Surprise Winner and Loser: 2G
  6. WebScale Opportunity: Amdahl's Law
  7. Packet Core and Mobile Gateway: New Revenue and Total Gateway
  8. Mobile Text Messaging: Messages
  9. WebRTC Will Make Inroads: HTML5 and WebRTC
  10. WebRTC Will Make Inroads: HTML5 A/V and WebRTC A/C
  11. Video + Web Optimization: Mobile Traffic
  12. Core Network + RAN: Current and Equilibrium
  13. Managed Services: Current and Equilibrium
  14. European Operator Market: Western Europe
  15. European Operator Market: Eastern Europe
  16. AP and MEA Operator Market: Asia-Pacific
  17. AP and MEA Operator Market: Middle East & Africa
  18. Americas Operator Market: North America
  19. Americas Operator Market: South America

Figures

  1. Subscriber Mix vs GDP/Capital for 4G, 3G, and 2G
  2. Virtualization and Time of Day Traffic: Lost MIPs
  3. Industry Perception: KPI
  4. Merchant Silicon: 4 Core i7
  5. Merchant Silicon: 4 Core Xeon
  6. Service Chaining and Gi-LAN: Today
  7. Service Chaining and Gi-LAN: Next
  8. Virtualization Risk and Reward

Research Information

Publish Date
4Q 2013
Code
PT-1041
Research Type
Technology Analysis Report
Pages
32