Global Wireless and Backhaul Equipment
Improvements in modern networks and communications have created a need for massive voice and data communications from one point some 50 to 100 miles away from another. Traditional wired networks, while high in capacity, required the complex task of running physical cables over long distances. With wireless backhaul, packets of data can be sent at speeds from 1 Mbps to 2 Gbps over a distance of up to 50 miles. Cellular operators have played an important role in this emerging wireless backhaul market.
The advent of 3G services has led to the greatest growth in the market as these services offer businesses tremendous bandwidth to transfer data from one place to another. The increasing trend towards globalization has been a key factor in the growth of the telecommunications market; and thus acts as a driving force in the market for wireless data transmission and wireless backhaul.
Economic growth in developing countries and the spread of the Internet and mobile communications in these regions have opened up new markets for wireless data backhauling. The market is poised for massive growth as wireless backhaul is expected to become the mainstream data transmission technology in the next five years. By 2014, the global wireless and mobile backhaul equipment market is expected to reach $38.0 billion, with an estimated CAGR of 18.7% in the period 2009-2014.
The microwave oven is the largest segment of the market and is expected to reach US$16.5 billion by 2014. Asia is the largest wireless backhaul market; It is expected to be worth $12.2 billion by 2014, accounting for nearly 32% of total sales.The Asian wireless backhaul market also has the highest CAGR at 21.8%. Scope of Report The purpose of this report is to identify and analyze the global wireless and mobile connectivity devices market by application, technology and topology. The report provides detailed market estimates and forecasts for the global wireless and mobile backhaul equipment market as follows: