Aggregated the information gathered from the seminar held by Taiwan's MIC (Market Intelligence and Consulting Institute) regarding industry outlook for 2012, this report profiles the major development trends observed in the telecommunication industry, including mobile, fixed and wireless communications. In addition, this report also probes into the major development trends of six major areas in communications, including LTE, Smartphones, platforms, OTT, video over Wi-Fi, and Wi-Fi hotspots.
Touching on LTE deployment worldwide, LTE subscriber base and Smartphone shipments, including 2011 estimates, future forecasts, and market trends
Fixed network communications area, the importance of content and platform coupled with the rise of connected TVs and various online services, development of hybrid STBs and OTT STBs
Wireless communications area, Wi-Fi chipset shipment expected to enjoy continuing growth thanks to VoW, and the Wi-Fi industry projects to see increasing VoW applications in 2012, major growth drivers pushing up demand for Wi-Fi hotspots
Companies and organizations analyzed or mentioned in the report include: China Mobile, China Telecom, Cisco, Google, Huawei, KDDI, Lenovo, Microsoft, Nokia, Ruckus Wireless, Samsung, Verizon, WBA (Wireless Broadband Alliance), ZTE