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LTE in Industry Verticals: Market Opportunities and Forecasts 2013 - 2018

Abstract

Overview:

There is a rapidly growing demand for broadband-enabled data applications within certain vertical market segments including public safety, oil, gas and energy production, defense and others. Wireless infrastructure and support service providers are optimizing LTE as the technology of choice for general communications and various applications including remote data acquisition, video surveillance, multimedia PTT, and others for private LTE network deployments. Mind Commerce expects LTE services in these key vertical market segments to grow at a CAGR of nearly 63% and eventually account for nearly $23 Billion in service revenue by the end of 2018.

This report provides an in depth assessment of LTE in industry verticals including use cases, case studies, business case, value chain analysis, adoption timelines, and evaluation of key trends and drivers. The report includes forecasts for subscriptions and service revenue for 2012 to 2018 with sub-market data for the following industries: Oil, Gas and Energy, Construction, Agriculture, Mining, Utilities, Transportation, Defense, Public Safety, Education and Distance Learning, Healthcare. Forecasts also include a breakdown by consumer and enterprise users.

The report covers the following topics:

  • Overview of LTE Technology
  • Value Chain for LTE in Vertical Industry Segments
  • Business Case for LTE in Vertical Industry Segments
  • Subscription and service revenues for consumer and enterprise LTE usage
  • Key Trends Impacting LTE Adoption in Vertical Industry Segments including: Critical Infrastructure, Municipal Networks, M2M and LMR to LTE Migration
  • Use Cases, Case Studies and Adoption Timelines for LTE in vertical segments: Oil, Gas and Energy, Construction, Agriculture, Mining, Utilities, Transportation, Defense, Public Safety, Education and Healthcare
  • Subscription and service revenue forecasts assessing the LTE industry by vertical industry segment (Oil, Gas and Energy, Construction, Agriculture, Mining, Utilities, Transportation, Defense, Public Safety, Education and Distance Learning, Healthcare)
  • Key Findings:
  • The public safety market will be the largest vertical segment in terms of subscriptions
  • LTE subscriptions will grow at a CAGR of nearly 96% over the next five years, eventually reaching 2 Billon subscriptions by the end of 2018
  • Vendors will increasingly optimize LTE for many applications including remote data acquisition, video surveillance, multimedia PTT, and more
  • Vertical market segments will account for nearly $23 Billion in service revenue by the end of 2018, following a CAGR of 63% between 2013 and 2018

Questions Answered in Report:

  • Will LTE completely replace digital LMR systems ?
  • How do vertical markets fit into the LTE value chain ?
  • Will public safety by the largest vertical market segment for LTE?
  • How big is the opportunity for the utilities vertical market segment?
  • What are the adoption timelines for LTE in vertical market segments ?
  • What are the key applications of LTE in each vertical market segment ?
  • How much is the LTE opportunity worth in each vertical market segment?
  • What will be the ratio of enterprise and consumer LTE subscriptions in 2018?

Companies in Report:

  • Alcatel Lucent
  • AT&T
  • BL Healthcare
  • Capita
  • Cassidian
  • Ericsson
  • General Dynamics
  • GSMA
  • Harris
  • Huawei
  • Motorola Solutions
  • Nokia Siemens Networks
  • Pepper Construction
  • Qatar MOI
  • Raytheon
  • Rio Tinto
  • Swindon Borough Council
  • Telit Wireless Solutions
  • Texas Energy Network (TEN)
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Navy
  • UK Broadband (UKB)
  • Verizon Wireless

Target Audience:

  • Application Developers
  • Mobile network operators
  • Managed service companies
  • Mobile device manufacturers
  • Wireless infrastructure vendors
  • Machine-to-Machine (M2M) suppliers
  • WiMAX and WiFi infrastructure suppliers
  • Research and development organizations
  • Government officials and agencies globally

Industry/Government Segments:

  • Agriculture companies
  • Construction companies
  • Healthcare organizations
  • Utilities and smartgrid companies
  • Extraction industries: oil, gas, and mining
  • Education and distance learning companies
  • Government, defense and homeland security
  • Law enforcement, emergency response and public safety

Table of Contents

1 Chapter 1: Introduction

  • 1.1 Executive Summary
  • 1.2 Topics Covered
  • 1.3 Key Findings
  • 1.4 Key Questions Answered
  • 1.5 Target Audience
  • 1.6 Companies Mentioned

2 Chapter 2: An Overview of LTE Technology

  • 2.1 LTE RAN Technology (E-UTRAN)
  • 2.2 EPC Technology
  • 2.3 Interoperability with 2G/3G Systems
    • 2.3.1 Mobile Data Only Service
    • 2.3.2 LTE Data Service with 2G/3G Voice
    • 2.3.3 Voice and Data Services over LTE
  • 2.4 Interoperability with LMR Systems
  • 2.5 LTE Advanced Support for Heterogeneous Commercial and LMR Networks

3 Chapter 3: The Business Case for LTE in Vertical Industry Segments

  • 3.1 Key Market Drivers
    • 3.1.1 Security Features
    • 3.1.2 Spectrum Flexibility
    • 3.1.3 Economic Feasibility
    • 3.1.4 Vendor Commitments
    • 3.1.5 Support for Data Intensive and Low Latency Applications
    • 3.1.6 Voice Interoperability
  • 3.2 Key Barriers
    • 3.2.1 Interoperability with Legacy Proprietary Solutions
    • 3.2.2 The Private vs. Shared Commercial Network Debate
    • 3.2.3 Device Challenges
  • 3.3 The LTE in Industry Verticals Value Chain

4 Chapter 3: Vertical Industry Segments

  • 4.1 Oil and Gas
    • 4.1.1 Critical Communication Needs in Remote Locations
    • 4.1.2 Reliance on LMR Solutions
    • 4.1.3 Data Applications and Economic Feasibility: Is LTE the Answer ?
    • 4.1.4 Texas Energy Network (TEN): An operational M2M LTE Network for the Oil and Gas Industry
  • 4.2 Construction
    • 4.2.1 The Communication Needs of a $2 Trillion Market
    • 4.2.2 Case Study: LTE Enables Pepper Construction
  • 4.3 Agriculture
    • 4.3.1 A Fundamental Aspect to National Economies
    • 4.3.2 The GSMA mAgri Initiative
    • 4.3.3 LTE Based M2M Solutions
  • 4.4 Mining 35
    • 4.4.1 LTE in Mining: Communications and Remote Monitoring
    • 4.4.2 Case Study: Rio Tinto LTE Network
  • 4.5 Utilities 36
    • 4.5.1 Complimenting LMR Narrowband Communications
    • 4.5.2 Extending Prospects to M2M
    • 4.5.3 Enabling Smart Grid and Smart Meter Applications
  • 4.6 Transportation
    • 4.6.1 Cellular M2M in the Transportation Industry
    • 4.6.2 Enabling Content Services
    • 4.6.3 New Opportunities: Adverting on Public Transport
  • 4.7 Defense
    • 4.7.1 Technology is No Longer Driven by Military Needs and Funding
    • 4.7.2 Leveraging Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Communications Equipment
    • 4.7.3 U.S. Army LTE Trial
    • 4.7.4 Naval Task Force Connectivity: U.S. Navy Adopts LTE
  • 4.8 Public Safety
    • 4.8.1 Endorsement as the Next Generation Public Safety Communication Technology
    • 4.8.2 Transforming the Next Generation Command Centre
    • 4.8.3 Qatar MOI: Leveraging LTE for Real-Time Video Monitoring
  • 4.9 Education and Distance Learning
    • 4.9.1 The Importance of Internet Connectivity in Education
    • 4.9.2 Community-wide LTE Networks
    • 4.9.3 Learning from WiMAX: Past Success Stories
  • 4.10 Healthcare
    • 4.10.1 Transforming the Healthcare Industry
    • 4.10.2 LTE and Mobile Video: The Future of E-Healthcare

5 Chapter 5: Key Trends

  • 5.1 Critical Infrastructure
    • 5.1.1 U.S Nationwide Private LTE Network: Synergies with Public Safety LTE
    • 5.1.2 Private Deployments Targeting Critical Infrastructure
  • 5.2 Municipal Networks
    • 5.2.1 Prospects of Municipal LTE Networks
    • 5.2.2 Case Study: Swindon Borough Council
  • 5.3 M2M
    • 5.3.1 2G/3G Market Penetration
    • 5.3.2 Towards an LTE Era
  • 5.4 LMR to LTE: Complementation or Replacement
  • 5.5 LTE in the 'Traditional' Enterprise Segment
    • 5.5.1 Serving the Needs of the Traditional Enterprise
    • 5.5.2 The Mobile Workforce
    • 5.5.3 Improving In-Building Coverage: LTE Small Cells
  • 5.6 Adoption Timeline by Vertical Industry Segment
    • 5.6.1 Oil, Gas and Energy Production
    • 5.6.2 Construction
    • 5.6.3 Agriculture
    • 5.6.4 Mining
    • 5.6.5 Utilities
    • 5.6.6 Transportation
    • 5.6.7 Defense
    • 5.6.8 Public Safety
    • 5.6.9 Education
    • 5.6.10 Healthcare

6 Chapter 6: Market Analysis & Forecasts

  • 6.1 The Global LTE Market: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.1 Global LTE Subscriptions: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.2 Global LTE Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.3 Consumer and Enterprise LTE Subscriptions Compared: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.4 Consumer and Enterprise LTE Service Revenue Compared: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.5 Global LTE Subscriptions by Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.6 Global LTE Service Revenue by Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.7 Global LTE Subscriptions by Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.8 LTE in the Oil, Gas & Energy Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.9 LTE in the Construction Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.10 LTE in the Agriculture Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.11 LTE in the Mining Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.12 LTE in the Utilities Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.13 LTE in the Transportation Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.14 LTE in the Defense Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.15 LTE in the Public Safety Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.16 LTE in the Education Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.17 LTE in the Healthcare Vertical Segment: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.18 Global LTE Subscriptions by Region: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.1.19 Global LTE Service Revenue by Region: 2013 - 2018
  • 6.2 The Regional LTE Market: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.2.1 North America LTE Subscriptions & Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.2.2 Asia Pacific LTE Subscriptions & Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.2.3 Western Europe LTE Subscriptions & Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.2.4 Eastern Europe LTE Subscriptions & Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.2.5 Middle East and Africa LTE Subscriptions & Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018
    • 6.2.6 Latin and Central America LTE Subscriptions & Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: LTE RAN Architecture
  • Figure 2: LTE EPC Architecture
  • Figure 3: LTE Value Chain: Traditional Enterprise and Vertical Segments
  • Figure 4: LTE Applications in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Figure 5: Cellular Network Integration in a Smart Grid Setup
  • Figure 6: Illustration of a Public Safety LTE Network
  • Figure 7: Global LTE Subscriptions: 2013 - 2018 (Millions)
  • Figure 8: Global LTE Service Revenues: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 9: Consumer and Enterprise LTE Subscriptions Compared: 2013 - 2018 (Millions)
  • Figure 10: Consumer and Enterprise LTE Service Revenues Compared: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 11: Global LTE Subscriptions by Vertical Industry Segment - Excluding Generic Enterprise: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 12: Generic Enterprise LTE Subscriptions: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 13: Global LTE Service Revenue by Vertical Industry Segment - Excluding Generic Enterprise: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 14: Generic Enterprise LTE Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 10: Global LTE Subscriptions by Vertical Industry Segment - Excluding Generic Enterprise: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 11: Generic Enterprise LTE Subscriptions: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 17: Global LTE Service Revenue - Oil, Gas & Energy Vertical: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 18: Global LTE Subscriptions - Oil, Gas & Energy Vertical: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 19: Global LTE Service Revenue - Construction Vertical: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 20: Global LTE Subscriptions - Construction Vertical: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 21: Global LTE Service Revenue - Agriculture Vertical: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 22: Global LTE Subscriptions - Agriculture Vertical: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 23: Global LTE Service Revenue - Mining Vertical: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 24: Global LTE Subscriptions - Mining Vertical: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 25: Global LTE Service Revenue - Utilities Vertical: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 26: Global LTE Subscriptions - Utilities Vertical: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 27: Global LTE Service Revenue - Transportation Vertical: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 28: Global LTE Subscriptions - Transportation Vertical: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 29: Global LTE Service Revenue - Defense Vertical: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 30: Global LTE Subscriptions - Defense Vertical: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 31: Global LTE Service Revenue - Public Safety Vertical: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 32: Global LTE Subscriptions - Public Safety Vertical: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 33: Global LTE Service Revenue - Education Vertical: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 34: Global LTE Subscriptions - Education Vertical: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 35: Global LTE Service Revenue - Healthcare Vertical: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 36: Global LTE Subscriptions - Healthcare Vertical: 2013 - 2018 (Thousands)
  • Figure 37: Global LTE Subscriptions by Region: 2013 - 2018 (Millions)
  • Figure 38: Global LTE Service Revenue by Region: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 39: North America LTE Subscriptions: 2013 - 2018 (Millions)
  • Figure 40: North America LTE Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 41: Asia Pacific LTE Subscriptions: 2013 - 2018 (Millions)
  • Figure 42: Asia Pacific LTE Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 43: Western Europe LTE Subscriptions: 2013 - 2018 (Millions)
  • Figure 44: Western Europe LTE Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 45: Eastern Europe LTE Subscriptions: 2013 - 2018 (Millions)
  • Figure 46: Eastern Europe LTE Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 47: Middle East and Africa LTE Subscriptions: 2013 - 2018 (Millions)
  • Figure 48: Middle East and Africa LTE Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
  • Figure 49: Latin and Central America LTE Subscriptions: 2013 - 2018 (Millions)
  • Figure 50: Latin and Central America LTE Service Revenue: 2013 - 2018 ($ Billion)
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