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Strategic Analysis of 5G Technology and Use Cases Transforming the Automotive Industry

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Strategic Analysis of 5G Technology and Use Cases Transforming the Automotive Industry
Published: April 1, 2021 Content info: 97 Pages
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Automakers will Implement 5G to Remain Competitive; Mature Regulations and NR Infrastructure Availability will be Critical for Advanced 5G C-V2X Deployments in the Future

This research study aims to provide an overview of 5G solutions, key use cases, and applications adopted in the automotive industry. The study focuses on the strategies adopted by original equipment manufacturers, the business models used by them, and key vendors analysis. 5G technology will be critical for the automotive industry particularly when higher levels of autonomous vehicles penetrate the roads. The current 4G network is simply not fast enough to give autonomous vehicles human-like reflexes and cooperative driving capabilities in the future. Driverless cars are just one of the many incredible technologies that are likely to be ushered in with 5G. 5G will also present exciting possibilities for Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) connectivity. Furthermore, the technology's low latency will make future autonomous vehicles extraordinarily safe and reliable on roads. This study will explore the different use cases that will require high-speed, low-latency 5G connectivity in the auto industry in the future and market potential for 5G in the industry.

Initially, 5G will be used for HD media streaming and advanced connected services capabilities in vehicles. The automotive industry will pilot edge computing, V2V coordinated driving, automated lane change, automated lane merge, automated overtaking, and teleoperated driving use cases using 5G from 2022. 5G today is very nascent and is being deployed on Non-Standalone (NSA) cellular towers for immediate implementation across industries. The current 5G download and upload speeds through NSA are not sufficient to perform ultra-reliable and low-latency use cases in autonomous vehicles. 5G NR infrastructure will be able to provide the promised 5G data speeds and latency. However, 5G NR will depend on 3GPP's Release 16 and 17 guidelines, and MNOs are currently mitigating legal, operational, and environmental issues and challenges to construct NR base stations. It will take another 4-to-5 years to see global placements of 5G NR cell-towers and base stations. Consortiums' (e.g., 5GAA) push for 5G for V2X services is the biggest 5G influencer for the automotive industry. 5G safety-based V2X use cases will largely depend on future regulations, intense R&D testing, and infrastructure availability and are expected to see commercialization in the industry after 2025.

Some of the growth opportunities identified in this study explained below.

  • 1. Running of L4 vehicles individually does not require 5G network connectivity. However, safe driving of two or more L4 vehicles on highways and roads will require 5G NR infrastructure to transmit data regularly between L4 vehicles and aid in safe driving coordination.
  • 2. Effective use of edge cloud as well as 5G NR infrastructure will support the futuristic deployment of C-V2X services and smart city and traffic relevant use cases.
  • 3. mmWave bands will be critical for advanced 5G use case testing and deployments in the future. However, they are not utilized much by MNOs due to low signal coverage issues.
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Table of Contents

Strategic Imperatives

  • Why Is It Increasingly Difficult to Grow?
  • The Strategic Imperative 8™
  • The Impact of the Top Three Strategic Imperatives 8™ on the Automotive 5G Industry
  • Growth Opportunities Fuel the Growth Pipeline Engine™

Growth Opportunity Analysis

  • Automotive 5G Market-Key Findings
  • Automotive 5G Market-Scope Analysis
  • Automotive 5G Market Segmentation
  • Key Competitors in the Automotive 5G Market
  • Key Growth Metrics for the Automotive 5G Market
  • Overview of Automotive 5G Use Cases
  • Potential 5G Applications in Automotive Industry
  • Automotive 5G Regional Readiness
  • Forecast Assumptions-Automotive 5G Market
  • Growth Drivers for Automotive 5G Market
  • Growth Restraints for Automotive 5G Market
  • Connected Cars With Embedded Telematics-Forecast to 2030
  • 3G, 4G, and 5G Connected Cars Penetration (Likely Scenario)
  • Connected Cars With 5G TCUs-Bullish Scenario
  • Connected Cars With 5G TCUs-Likely Scenario
  • Connected Cars With 5G TCUs-Bearish Scenario
  • Analysis of 5G Growth Factors in Different Scenarios
  • Analysis of 5G Growth Factors in Different Scenarios (continued)

Introduction to 5G Technology

  • Cellular Network Evolution
  • 5G Technology-Overview
  • 5G-Types of Spectrum Allocation
  • 4G Versus 5G Key Differences
  • 5G Core Network Architecture-Overview
  • 5G Core Network Architecture-Key Definitions
  • 5G Key Pillars and Use Case Categorization
  • Heatmap of 4G Versus 5G Network Coverage-Global
  • Regional Highlights-Licensed 5G Bands and Coverage Analysis
  • Regional Highlights-Licensed 5G Bands and Coverage Analysis (continued)

5G Automotive-Market Overview and Trends Analysis

  • 5G Automotive Value Chain and Ecosystem
  • 5G Automotive Ecosystem Participants-Overview
  • 5G Connectivity in Vehicles
  • 5G in Automotive-Overview
  • 5G Standards Evolution by 3GPP
  • Key OEM Strategies to Implement 5G Connectivity
  • Key Trends Impacting the Automotive 5G Market
  • 5G for V2V and V2X Communications
  • 5GAA-Roadmap of 5G V2X Use Cases
  • Global C-V2X Test and Trials
  • Unlicensed Spectrum for Critical V2X Applications
  • 5G Edge Computing to Drive C.A.S.E
  • 5G Edge Computing Challenges and Industry Initiatives
  • Increasing Automotive 5G Partnerships
  • Increasing Automotive 5G Partnerships (continued)
  • MNO and MNVOs Partnerships will Increase in future
  • Comparison of 5G MNO and MVNO Business Models
  • Automotive 5G-Regional Readiness
  • Automotive 5G-Regional Readiness (continued)
  • Automotive 5G-Regional Readiness (continued)

5G Automotive-Use Case Analysis

  • Global 5G Download and Upload Speeds-Automotive Use
  • Top 5G Use Cases-Growth Potential in the Auto Industry
  • 5G in V2V Interactions
  • Softbank-5G Truck Platooning
  • V2X Services and Use Cases-For C-ITS
  • 5G in C-V2X and Traffic Management
  • 5G in HD Mapping and RTTI
  • 5G for AV Data Management

5G Automotive-OBU Suppliers, MNOs, and Tier-1 Supplier Analysis

  • OBU Suppliers-Comparative Analysis
  • OBU Suppliers-Comparative Analysis (continued)
  • Telecom Operators-Comparative Analysis (US and China)
  • Telecom Operators-Comparative Analysis (Europe)
  • Telecom Operators-Comparative Analysis (Japan, South Korea, Canada, and Australia)
  • 5G Infrastructure Providers-Comparative Analysis
  • Automotive Tier-1 Suppliers-Comparative Analysis

Conclusions and Future Outlook

  • Key Future Scenarios of Automotive 5G
  • 5G in Automotive-What are Challenges Ahead?
  • Key Conclusions and Future Outlook

Growth Opportunity Universe

  • Growth Opportunity 1: 5G Connectivity to Push Advanced V2X Safety Use Cases in Vehicles
  • Growth Opportunity 1: 5G Connectivity to Push Advanced V2X Safety Use Cases in Vehicles, 2020 (continued)
  • Growth Opportunity 2: 5G-based Edge Computing to Drive Monetization Opportunities for MNOs
  • Growth Opportunity 2: 5G-based Edge Computing to Drive Monetization Opportunities for MNOs (continued)
  • Growth Opportunity 3: Digital Cockpits With 5G Connectivity to be Launched by OEMs
  • Growth Opportunity 3: Digital Cockpits With 5G Connectivity to be Launched by OEMs (continued)

Next Steps

  • Your Next Steps
  • Why Frost, Why Now?
  • List of Exhibits
  • List of Exhibits (continued)
  • List of Exhibits (continued)
  • Legal Disclaimer
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