The report forecasts a very promising future for the global market for non-cellular waveform chipsets in mobile phones. This market was worth nearly $4.3 billion in 2010 and is expected to increase at a 17.8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to reach $9.7 billion in 2015.
The report has identified NFC as the fastest growing waveform. This sector was valued at $41 million in 2010 and is expected to reach $180 million in 2015, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.4%.
Wi-Fi will continue to be the most dominant non-cellular waveform by a wide margin. BCC forecasts that all phones will support Wi-Fi, overcoming the smartphone-non-smartphone barrier, and Wi-Fi will become a global standard. This sector was valued at $2 billion in 2010 and is expected to reach $4.3 billion in 2015, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.4%.
Changes in mobile phones are occurring rapidly. Many of these changes are driven by advances in mobile computing and the data capabilities of cellular network infrastructures. This positive traction on the application side has necessitated the adoption of allied wireless standards that have diverse purposes, ranging from short-range communication to subscriber authentication. This report forecasts the market size for such waveform chipsets in mobile phones.
Some definitions are in order here:
• Mobile phone refers to all devices (including smartphones) that offer cellular voice connectivity.
• Smartphones are mobile phones embellished with superior computing features and thereby support for office applications, navigation, personal information management and multimedia capabilities.
• Personal digital assistants (PDAs) are handheld computing devices that have over the years added voice and data connectivity to their features. In a sense, there is little to distinguish between PDAs and smartphones.
• Non-smartphones are all mobile phones that are not smartphones.
This study's goals and objectives include the following:
• Forecasting the market size for key non-cellular waveform chipsets for use in mobile phones in terms of dollar and unit sales
• Classifying the market size for key non-cellular waveform chipsets for use in mobile phones by waveform type
• Classifying the market size for key non-cellular waveform chipsets for use in mobile phones by mobile phone type
• Classifying the market size for key non-cellular waveform chipsets for use in mobile phones by geographic region
• Forecasting the market size for key non-cellular waveform chipsets in mobile phones in terms of subscriber volumes
• Classifying the subscriber volume for key non-cellular waveform chipsets in mobile phones by mobile phone type
• Classifying the subscriber volume for key non-cellular waveform chipsets in mobile phones by geographic region
• Analyzing the drivers and challenges for individual non-cellular waveform in the context of integration with mobile phones
• Tracing the evolution of the mobile phone
• Highlighting the roles played by major stakeholders and players
• Providing an overview of the activities of influential companies
• Examining crucial innovation breakthroughs through a detailed patent analysis
This report presents the forecasts for non-cellular waveform markets in mobile phones for 2010 through 2015 on a volume and value basis. The report also presents the size of the chipset market for various wireless individual waveforms employed in mobile phones. The report restricts itself to mobile phones and does not include data cards, netbooks, e-book readers, and other mobile Internet devices that employ cellular waveforms for their operations.
The report covers the following non-cellular waveforms:
• Near-field communication (NFC)
• Broadcast mobile TV (mobile TV)
• Global positioning system (GPS)
• Frequency modulation (FM) radio
The geographic scope of this report is the global market. The following regions are considered:
• Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA)
• Asia-Pacific (APAC)
The market is also classified by the type of mobile phones employing these chipsets. The following classes are considered:
The report also forecasts the market size for the chipsets in terms of subscriber volumes. The subscriber volume data is broken down based on the following parameters:
• Non-cellular waveform types
• Mobile phone type
• Geographic region
This study provides a granular analysis of the market for non-cellular waveforms in mobile phones as follows:
• Identifies the major non-cellular waveforms.
• Breaks down non-cellular waveform chipset sales revenues by waveform type, mobile phone type, and geographic region.
• Breaks down unit sales of non-cellular waveform chipsets by waveform type, mobile phone type, and geographic region
• Breaks down the subscriber base of non-cellular waveform chipsets according to waveform type, mobile phone type, and geographic region.
This report will be valuable to many industry participants, including the following:
• Handset original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
• Handset original design manufacturers (ODMs)
• Handset engineering manufacturing service (EMS) providers
• Intellectual property (IP) owners of individual waveforms
• Semiconductor chipset specialists of cellular as well as non-cellular waveforms
• Cellular operators
• Financial institutions
• Content owners and providers
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