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OpenRAN and vRAN Addressable Markets and Stakeholders

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Actionable Benefits

  • Identify the critical weakness of current network architectures relying on closed and verticalized approaches.
  • Create a better understanding of tectonic shifts in the telco infrastructure value chain.
  • Provide strategic guidelines for 5G digital transformation in both the consumer and the enterprise markets with a realistic timeline.

Critical Questions Answered

  • What are the differences among traditional RAN, virtualized RAN, Open RAN, and Open vRAN?
  • What are the advantages and key challenges of adopting Open (v)RAN approach?
  • Who are the key promoters and drivers of Open (v)RAN?
  • When can this new network deployment approach dominate the telco market?
  • How to build up a healthier network infrastructure supply chain and ecosystem?

Research Highlights

  • A detailed description of current 5G RAN development and deployment status and the problems of traditional RAN vendors built networks.
  • Comprehensive analysis of deployment models, market importance, and geopolitical concerns of Open (v)RAN.
  • Current Open (v)RAN deployment activities and market forecasts. 

Who Should Read This?

  • Governments and policymakers who aim to unlock a handful of infrastructure vendors dominated telco market.
  • Standardization bodies and relevant organizations.
  • All tiers mobile network operators and communications service providers.
  • Newly established and small software and hardware vendors.
  • RF antenna and chipset semiconductor manufacturers.
  • Application developers and IT service providers.
  • Industrial and manufacturing companies.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. RECOMMENDATIONS

2.1. Recommendations for Governments and Developer Communities
2.2. Recommendations for Network Operators and Vendors
2.3. Other Recommendations

3. BACKGROUND AND MARKET OVERVIEW

3.1. Current 5G Development and Deployment Activities
3.2. Overview of RAN

4. OPEN VRAN DEPLOYMENT MODELS

4.1. Private Enterprise Network
4.2. Neutral Host Open Network
4.3. Public Network for Rural and Underdeveloped Areas

5. MARKET IMPORTANCE OF OPEN VRAN

5.1. Importance of Open vRAN in the Broader Infrastructure Market
5.2. Business Drivers
5.3. Technology Drivers
5.4. Challenges Facing the Introduction of Open vRAN
5.5. Standardization and IPR
5.6. Geopolitical Concerns
5.7. Open RAN Key Spheres of Influence

6. CURRENT OPEN VRAN DEPLOYMENT ACTIVITIES

6.1. Network Operator Activities
6.2. Vendor Ecosystem

7. MARKET FORECASTS

7.1. Forecast Overview
7.2. Forecast Methodology