Three out of four base stations shipped between 2012 and 2017 will be deployed in emerging markets.
The proliferation of smart devices in developed markets and the extension of mobile services in emerging markets is driving traffic growth, but the network capacity needs to expand to support this growth. The number of base stations deployed is set to grow at a 41% CAGR worldwide between 2012 and 2017. The market for all 3GPP air interface technologies - GSM, UMTS and LTE - will grow during the next five years.
a clear statement of the market growth potential for GSM, UMTS and LTE base stations
a discussion of the network evolution path in each region, including network capacity upgrades
a detailed discussion of the benefits and drivers behind the LTE market, including LTE-Advanced and heterogeneous networks
an examination of the benefits of LTE in comparison with HSPA.