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Private LTE: An Alternative for Wireless Enterprise Networking

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Private LTE: An Alternative for Wireless Enterprise Networking
Published: August 17, 2018 Content info: 22 Pages

This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of LTE technology and its application in enterprise networks. It identifies the most promising use cases and verticals for private LTE and profiles some of the main players addressing private LTE opportunities in Europe. "A combination of changing circumstances is now pushing private LTE to greater prominence as an attractive option for wireless enterprise networks," said Ksenia Efimova, senior research analyst, IDC Telecoms and Networking Team.

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Product Code: EMEA44198418

Executive Snapshot

New Market Developments and Dynamics

  • Introduction
  • LTE: A Technology Overview
    • Origins and Spread of LTE
    • The Properties of LTE
      • Distinctive Characteristics of a Mobile Network
      • Properties Distinguishing LTE from Earlier Mobile Generations
    • Upgrades and Enhancements for LTE Networks
    • Spectrum, and Why It Matters
  • LTE as a Radio Access Technology in Private Networks
    • Attractions of LTE as an Enterprise Networking Technology
    • Spectrum Options for Private LTE
      • Private LTE in Unlicensed Spectrum
      • Private LTE in Spectrum Licensed to the Enterprise User
      • Private LTE in Spectrum Licensed to a Mobile Operator
    • Choice of Spectrum for Private LTE Deployment
  • Vendor Examples: Equipment Vendors' Private LTE Offerings
    • Cisco
    • Ericsson
    • Nokia
    • Quortus
    • Ruckus
    • Huawei
  • The Telco Perspective on Private LTE
    • Telefonica and Private LTE
      • The Need for Private LTE and Telefonica's offering
      • Verticals and Use Cases
      • Positioning Private LTE Against Enterprise Wireless Technologies
      • Spectrum Issues
  • Deployment Scenarios and Use Cases for Private LTE
    • Mining
    • Airports
    • Transportation/Maritime
    • Manufacturing
    • Offshore Wind Farms

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