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Unlicensed and Shared Spectrum for 5G: Implementation Scenarios, Industry Options and Business Models

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Actionable Benefits

  • Identify primary business values of network operation in unlicensed and shared spectrum.
  • Create a better understanding of deployment shift from licensed spectrum to unlicensed and shared spectrum.
  • Provide strategic guidelines for 5G network deployment with unlicensed and shared spectrum in both the consumer and the enterprise markets.

Critical Questions Answered

  • What are the pros and cons of various spectrum access strategies?
  • What are the key implementation scenarios and business models of unlicensed and shared spectrum?
  • Who are the key promoters and drivers of unlicensed and shared spectrum use?
  • What are the challenges of introducing unlicensed and shared spectrum?
  • When can cellular network deployment with unlicensed and shared spectrum dominate the telco market trend?

Research Highlights

  • A detailed description of current cellular network development and deployment status wth unlicensed and shared spectrum.
  • Comprehensive analysis of deployment models, market importance, spectrum coordination policy and geopolitical concerns.
  • Current unlicensed and shared spectrum access activities and market forecasts.

Who Should Read This?

  • Standardization bodies and relevant organizations.
  • All tiers mobile network operators and communications service providers.
  • Industrial enterprise verticals.
  • Equipment software and hardware vendors.
  • RF antenna and chipset semiconductor manufacturers.
  • Application developers, IT service providers, and system integrators.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. RECOMMENDATIONS

2.1. Governments and Regulator Communities
2.2. Network Operators and Vendors

3. CURRENT STATUS OF UNLICENSED AND SHARED SPECTRUM

3.1. Spectrum Access Models
3.2. Problems with Existing Spectrum Allocation
3.3. Unlicensed and Shared Spectrum Activities

4. IMPLEMEATION SCENARIOS AND BUSSINIESS MODELS

4.1. MNO Network Capacity and Coverage Improvements
4.2. Neutral Host Network
4.3. Spectrum Usage for Industrial Private Networks

5. MARKET IMPORTANCE OF UNLICENSED AND SHARED SPECTRUM

5.1. Business Drivers
5.2. Technology Drivers
5.3. Challenges of Introducing Unlicensed & Shared Spectrum
5.4. Spectrum Coordination Policy Concerns

6. MARKET ACTIVITY OF UNLICENSED AND SHARED SPECTRUM

6.1. Organizations and Alliances
6.2. Vendor Ecosystem

7. MARKET FORECASTS

7.1. Forecast Overview
7.2. Methodology