The fixed broadband market continues to grow apace. Emerging markets are buoying overall market growth, while developed markets continue to be dynamic at the operator and access technology level. Our quarterly metrics include market share, access technology splits and quarterly growth figures for 59 countries, and have been updated to include 3Q 2013 data.
We suggest that stakeholders in the white-space spectrum value chain proceed with caution and consider their options carefully.
The problem of spectrum shortage for mobile data services is well known. Recently, the mobile industry and the press have suggested that white-space spectrum offers a credible means of addressing this spectrum shortage. In our Report, we assess the capabilities of white-space technology, determining the extent of its potential advantages and limitations.
This Report provides:
The conclusions of the Report are supported by interviews with industry stakeholders including Arqiva, BSkyB, BT, Cognovo, Hutchison 3G UK, Neul, Nokia, Orange/France Telecom, Spectrum Bridge and Telcordia Technologies.
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