Residential Wi-Fi and Wireless Infrastructure Update

Price: Starting at USD 4,500
Publish Date: 13 Apr 2022
Code: AN-5559
Research Type: Research Analysis
Residential Wi-Fi and Wireless Infrastructure Update
Actionable Benefits

Actionable Benefits

  • Understand the timeline for the transition away from legacy Wi-Fi technologies towards Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 6E and Wi-Fi 7, and effectively plan device strategy and product timelines based on projected market penetration.
  • Comprehend the current state of unlicensed spectrum availability globally, the opportunities which can be seized and challenges to be overcome and strategize accordingly.
  • Devise a portfolio for residential mesh Wi-Fi systems built upon detailed analysis of optimal configurations and forecasts of consumer adoption.
  • Pinpoint key partners for incorporating innovative value-added services into company offerings.
  • Keep up to date on the latest smart home developments, particularly regarding integrations within residential access points, and develop a plan to capitalizing on these trends.
  • Receive guidance on building the most effective MIMO strategy.
  • Prepare the optimal 5G FWA CPE production strategy drawing upon the latest projections for market penetration.
  • Grasp the current supply chain challenges facing each stage of the supply chain and prepare strategies to overcome them.
  • Discover methods service providers can employ to increase their value proposition to the consumer, and the largest opportunities available for growth and innovation.
  • Locate potential chipset partners with a comprehensive overview of the residential access point chipset vendor landscape.
  • Identify the key market strengths of residential Wi-Fi equipment vendors, and plan for potential collaboration.
Critical Questions Answered

Critical Questions Answered

  • What is the direction of recent developments in the residential Wi-Fi market, and what is the outlook for the future?
  • What are the attributes of the different Wi-Fi protocols and how do they target the market?
  • How will the legacy 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz spectrum bands be utilized going forward?
  • What are the opportunities and challenges posed by the 6 GHz spectrum?
  • What MIMO and radio configurations will be used in residential access points in the future?
  • How is mesh Wi-Fi networking transforming connectivity in the home?
  • In which ways will smart home integration into residential access points evolve?
  • How is network access to the home changing?
  • How are Chipset vendors and RF Filter vendors responding to the latest Wi-Fi protocols?
  • What strategies are different ISPs adopting to increase their competitiveness in the market?
  • How has COVID-19 impacted the residential Wi-Fi market?
  • What are some of the most promising value-added services which are disrupting the market?
  • How have supply chain disruptions impacted the industry, and how can these challenges be overcome.
  • Which companies are active within the residential Wi-Fi market?
Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • A detailed overview of residential Wi-Fi, including Wi-Fi protocols, available unlicensed spectrum, mesh Wi-Fi networking, value-added services, smart home integrations, MIMO trends, access to the home, and supply chain challenges.
  • Analysis of the particular opportunities and challenges facing different vendors, including chipset vendors, RF filter vendors, equipment vendors, and service providers.
  • An outline of the companies that are active within the residential Wi-Fi market.
Who Should Read This?

Who Should Read This?

  • Product managers, business development professionals and marketing leaders within equipment and component vendors who need an overview of the latest market trends, addressable markets and future growth trajectories.
  • Innovation leaders within internet service providers looking to keep abreast of the latest trends, attract and retain customers, increase revenues, and improve their residential Wi-Fi offerings.
  • Company leaders seeking to understand the latest residential Wi-Fi developments and forecasts in order to devise lucrative business models.
  • Wi-Fi consortium members, e.g. Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Broadband Alliance.