Oyster Bay, New York - 14 Oct 2013
With China Mobile now officially upgrading its network to TD-LTE and issuing a huge tender for 207,000 base stations, 2013 is set to become a peak year for LTE macro basestation deployments.
In 2013, ABI Research forecasts that the worldwide LTE installed base will grow over 130% year-on-year with the China Mobile deployment consuming the majority of that increase. The Asia-Pacific region now becomes the largest market for LTE followed by North America and Western Europe with the regional installed base growing 4X from 2012.
“LTE base station shipments in Asia-Pacific are set to grow over 3X this year,” says Nick Marshall, principal analyst at ABI Research. “LTE macro RAN spending is also set to more than double as LTE expenditures rise to reach almost 50% of RAN spending, with Huawei, ZTE, Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia Solutions, and Networks all set to benefit.”
By 2018 we expect China to have the largest LTE installed base in the region, and the world, and India to have the second largest – combined these countries will represent over 75% of the LTE installed base in Asia-Pacific and Asia-Pacific will represent almost 45% of the world’s LTE installed base.
These findings are part of ABI Research’s latest Macro Basestation forecast Market Data (MD-MBSE-159), which is part of the Macro Basestations Research Service .
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