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Alan Weissberger

Infonetics: Mobile Infrastructure Market DOWN in Quarter & Year Except for LTE-Growth in 2013; Small Cells not so hot!

Overview: With the continued exponential growth in mobile data traffic, one would expect a substantial increase in sales of mobile (2G/3G/4G) network infrastructure equipment.  Not so, according to Infonetics Research, which released excerpts from its 3rd quarter 2012 (3Q12) 2G, 3G, 4G (LTE and WiMAX) Infrastructure and Subscribers market share and forecasts report, which tracks 2G, […]

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Alan Weissberger Wireless

Infonetics Research: LTE Leadership in Wireless Infrastructure, IMS, VoLTE, and CAPEX

LTE and Wireless Infrastructure: Infonetics Research reports that LTE spending is up 128% from the year-ago first quarter, and the number of mobile operators committing to LTE continues to increase rapidly. The prestigious market research firm forecasts the LTE equipment market to grow to $17.5 billion in 2016.   In its 2G, 3G, 4G (LTE and WiMAX) Infrastructure and […]

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Alan Weissberger Optical Networking

Infonetics: OTN Switching Gains Market Traction- but will it replace SONET/ SDH?

The results of Infonetics Research OTN Deployment Strategies survey show that OTN switching will play a leading and significant role in the regional and long haul networks of most, but not all carriers. “Most notable is the fact that about three-quarters of the service providers interviewed plan to deploy OTN switching (see comment below).  This sample  represents 90% of all respondent […]

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Alan Weissberger

Infonetics’ Carrier Switch & Router Forecast; “Carrier Ethernet Market is Booming”

Introduction: On February 23rd, 2012 Infonetics Research released excerpts from its fourth quarter 2011 (4Q11) Service Provider Routers and Switches vendor market share report, which analyzes the IP edge router, IP core router, and carrier Ethernet switch (CES) market segments and the manufacturers within them. That same day Infonetics co-founder & principal analyst Michael Howard led off […]

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Alan Weissberger Wireless

Mobile Market Growth to Stimulate Mobile Cloud Services

Infonetics Research: Mobile Services Revenue to reach $870 billion in 2014 Infonetics Research recently updated its report on Mobile Services and Subscribers: Voice, SMS/MMS, and Broadband, based on revenue reported for the first half of 2010 (1H10). This update resulted in increased short- and long-term revenue forecasts by the company. Infonetics: Mobile Services Market Highlights […]