Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE): Market Research Report

Date: June 22, 2010
Pages: 668
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE): Market Research Report
This report analyzes the Global market for Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) in million unit shipments.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 55 companies including many key and niche players such as Alcatel-Lucent, América Movil, S.A.de C.V., Analog Devices, Inc., AT&T Mobility LLC, Bouygues Telecom, Broadcom Corporation, Cellon Communications Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd., Datang Telecom Technology Co., Ltd., Freescale Semiconductor Inc., Nokia Corporation, Qualcomm, Inc.., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, and Telecom Italia S.p.A.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definition and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Quick Primer
A Review of Present Scenario
List of Countries with Commercially Available GSM/EDGE Networks (February 2010)

Table 1. Global New Commercial EDGE Networks and Cumulative Launches (2003-2009) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. Global Mobile Market (February 2010): Number of EDGE Network Commitments by Region – Europe, Middle East and Africa (MEA), Americas/ Caribbean, and Asia-Pacific (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competitive Scenario
Current and Future Analysis
Noteworthy Market Trends and Issues
Technology Supporting EDGE
E-EDGE Technology Holds Future Potential

3G/WCDMA: A COMPETING OR COMPLEMENTING TECHNOLOGY?

Typical Throughput Rates for Various GSM-based Technologies
Non-GSM Operators Migrate to GSM
GSM Ahead of CDMA
Developing Markets Sustain Growth of GSM
CDMA Operators Live with Roaming Nightmares
Voice Revenues Continue to Decline
Integrated Applications Impel Growth of GSM/EDGE
Market Dynamics
Global GSM Market Overview

Table 3. Global Mobile Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions by Technology – GSM/GPRS/EDGE, WCDMA, WCDMA HSPA, CDMA2000 1X, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, CdmaOne, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev. A, IDEN, PDC, TDMA, and Analog (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Global Deployed Base Stations

Table 4. Global Mobile Market (2007 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Deployed Base Stations by Technology – GSM/GPRS/EDGE, WCDMA, CDMA, and PDC (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Mobile Internet Penetration

Table 5. Global Mobile Market (2008): Mobile Internet Penetration Rate in Overall Mobile Phone User Base by Select Country – US, UK, Italy, Russia, Spain, Thailand, France, Germany, China, Philippines, Singapore, Brazil, Taiwan, India, New Zealand, and Indonesia (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

GSM’s Migration from 2G to 3G: A Technological Adventure
High-Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD)
General Packet Radio System (GPRS)
Major Technical Upgrades for GPRS
Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE)
Technology Upgrades for EDGE
EDGE Evolution
Impact of EDGE Evolution
Where Does EDGE Fit in the Roadmap to 3G?
CDMA – No Mean Technology
CDMA’s Migration Path to 3G
Wideband CDMA – The Dawn of 3G Services
Important Features of WCDMA
WCDMA – Not a CDMA2000 Version
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Key Features
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)
High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA)
HSPA Continues to Evolve

2.TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW

EDGE

A Peek into Historical Development of EDGE
The EDGE Advantage
EDGE Technology
GSM’s Journey from GPRS to EDGE
The Required Technical Upgrades
EDGE Categories
EDGE Classic
EDGE Compact
Accessible EDGE Bearer Services
Packet -Switched Bearers
Circuit-Switched Bearers
Installation of EDGE Technology
Transmission Methods
An Overview on GSM Infrastructure Systems
Mobile Station
Base Station Systems
Network and Switching Systems
Operation and Support System
Geographic Units of GSM Network
Cells
Location Areas
MSC/VLR Service Area
PLMN Area
An Overview of GPRS
EDGE and EGPRS
Advantages of GPRS
Security Support
Broad Application Support
Robust Connectivity
‘Always-On’ Connection

3.REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

North America
GSM/GPRS/EDGE Gains Momentum
Japan
WCDMA Riding on High
Asia-Pacific
Robust Economy Impels GSM Growth
The Global GSM Activity Hub

3G SERVICES TAKE TIME TO TAKEOFF

Overview of Select Regional Markets
China
EDGE and GPS Mobile Phone Market to Experience Growth.
India
Lucrative GSM Market

Table 6. Indian Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) Market (2005-2008): Net Additions of GSM Subscribers in Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Leading Players in the Indian GSM Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscribers for Airtel, Vodafone Essar, BSNL, IDEA, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4.PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES

Sony Ericsson Launches Xperia X10
Octasic Launches SDR
Microsoft, TMN and ZTE Introduce 3.5G Smart Phones
T-Mobile Launches USB Dongle
ST-Ericsson Launches 4908 and 4910 EDGE Platforms
Inventec and Pharos Launch GPS Smartphones New Range
ZTE Corporation Launches HSDPA TD-SCDMA Handset
Verizon Launches ZTE AD3700
Ufone Introduces UConnect
Fujitsu Microelectronics America Launches MB86L01A
Siemens Launches TC65i, MC75i, MC55i, TC63i and M2M Modules
Nokia Siemens Networks Upgrade EDGE Networks
HTC Introduces Touch Diamond Smartphones
RIM Launches Blackberry Pearl Flip 8220
Cinterion Introduces TC65i, TC63i and MC75i 2G GSM Modules
Anadigics Launches AWT6155 Module
Celtel Unveils EDGE
Cinterion Launches Second Generation Scalable Platform Modules
Agilent Technologies Unveils GS-8852 2G RF Conformance Test
Nokia Siemens Networks Introduces EDGE-based Software Solution
T-Mobile Launches EDGE Network
Huawei Unveils New Products
Nokia Siemens Networks Introduces Dual Carrier EDGE Solution
Samsung and Alcatel-Lucent Unveil Device-Plus- Infrastructure Solution
NXP Launches Nexperia Cellular System Solutions
Haliplex to Introduce Micro MSPPs HPX-800 Series
Mascom Introduces Mobile Internet
China Mobile to Roll Out EDGE Service
T3G and NXP Introduce New Handset

5.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Mediatek Bags Contract Order from Sharp
Motorola Enters into Agreement with China Mobile
Turkcell Chooses Alcatel-Lucent IP/MPLS Solution
Infineon Technologies Collaborate with Nokia
Ufone Signs Agreement with Dell
AT&T Acquires Centennial Communications
Cisco to Acquire Starent Networks
Starhome Collaborates with Loop Mobile
Haier Enters into Partnership with NXP Semiconductors
CCww Enters into Agreement with Arisetek
Tunc Telekomunikasyon and Nokia Siemens Networks Sign Contract
Vodafone to Acquire 15% Share in Vodacom Group
Motorola and mtc touch Collaborate with Ministry of Telecommunications
HID Global Collaborates with Lenel Systems International
BTI Systems Selects Applied Micro Circuits
NexTone Communications Merges with Reef Point Systems
Turkcell to Buy Majority Stake in BTN
Ericsson Signs Joint Venture Agreement with STMicroelectronics
Ericsson Inks Supply Agreement with Digicel
Ericsson Bags Digicel GSM/EDGE Supply Contract
Alcatel-Lucent Secures US$10 Million Contract from TrueMove
Alcatel-Lucent Secures Contract from Africell Burundi
Alcatel-Lucent Signs Contract with MTN Yemen
Unitel Offers Contract to Alcatel-Lucent
Huawei to Offer GSM and 3G Network
TELCEL Selects Ericsson to Launch 3G Network
Ericsson Bags Contract for Network Expansion from Hanoi Telecom
M:TEL Selects Nokia Siemens Networks
Motorola Bags Order from Celtel Nigeria
Alcatel-Lucent Secures Contract from Celcom
Ericsson Secures GSM/EDGE Contracts from Digicel Group
TeliaSonera to Buy Equipment from Nokia Siemens
Alcatel-Lucent Bags Network Expansion Contract
Nokia Wins Network Development Contract from MegaFon
Motorola Bags Contract to Expand GSM/EDGE Network
Nokia Siemens Networks Bags Contract from Henan Mobile
Ericsson to Upgrade and Expand TM International (Bangladesh) Limited’s Network
NSN and Idea Cellular Announce GSM Network Expansion Contract

6.FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Alcatel-Lucent (France)
America Movil, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico)
Analog Devices, Inc. (US)
AT&T Mobility LLC (US)
Bouygues Telecom (France)
Broadcom Corporation (US)
Cellon Communications Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (France)
Datang Telecom Technology Co., Ltd. (China)
Freescale Semiconductor Inc. (US)
Nokia Corporation (Finland)
Qualcomm, Inc. (USA)
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (Sweden)
Telecom Italia S.p.A (Italy)

7.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 8. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for EDGE by Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of EDGE- Enabled Handset Units in Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World 10-Year Perspective for EDGE by Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 55 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 60)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Italy
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Latin America
Caribbean
Africa
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