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MOBILE BACKHAUL AND MICROWAVE RESEARCH BRIEF
Mobile operators evaluating SDN and NFV for more flexible and cost-effective backhaul
Momentum building in millimeter wave market, ignited by outdoor small cells
Revenue growth constrained in macrocell mobile backhaul market despite demand
MNOs see strong role for small cells, but backhaul challenges remain
A third of operators plan to use SDN in transport networks for backhaul in next 2 years
Outdoor small cell backhaul market expected to pick up
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Mobile operators evaluating SDN and NFV for more flexible and cost-effective backhaul

Macrocell Backhaul Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey
Analyst: Richard Webb
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The mobile network is evolving to incorporate small cells, distributed antenna systems (DASs), remote radio heads (RRHs), and WiFi, and though the macrocell layer still does the heavy lifting when it comes to traffic handling, the backhaul network behind all this is becoming increasingly complex. Our macrocell backhaul study reveals the extent to which operators are looking at ...
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Momentum building in millimeter wave market, ignited by outdoor small cells

Millimeter Wave Equipment Market Share and Forecasts
Analyst: Richard Webb
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Although the millimeter wave market is still modest in scale at this point, the enhanced capacity capabilities delivered by this technology will be invaluable as a backhaul aggregation solution for small cell deployments as they scale up ...
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Revenue growth constrained in macrocell mobile backhaul market despite demand

Macrocell Mobile Backhaul Equipment and Services Market Share and Forecasts
Analyst: Richard Webb
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The macrocell mobile backhaul equipment market continues to be driven by demand for capacity increases to support LTE deployment and 3G network expansion. But there will be few greenfield macro base station deployments and this, combined with ...
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MNOs see strong role for small cells, but backhaul challenges remain

Small Cell Backhaul Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey
Analyst: Richard Webb
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Operators participating in our small cell backhaul survey have yet to scale their small cell deployments, but they are looking to place over 20% of their traffic from the macro network onto small cells by 2018. But they also tell us that backhaul-specific challenges like ...
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A third of operators plan to use SDN in transport networks for backhaul in next 2 years

Microwave Strategies and Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey
Analyst: Richard Webb
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For the first time in our annual microwave survey, we asked operator respondents about their plans to utilize software-defined networking (SDN) in the transport network, and a third confirmed they plan to do ...
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Outdoor small cell backhaul market expected to pick up

Small Cell Mobile Backhaul Equipment Market Size and Forecasts
Analyst: Richard Webb
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The service provider small cell market is still in very early days, with outdoor small cell backhaul connections at only around 10,000 worldwide. This is in part due to operators still developing their low-power node strategy for dense coverage and capacity, and partly due to those operators having many other ...
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Analyst Spotlight

Richard Webb
Directing Analyst, Mobile Backhaul and Small Cells

Richard Webb is a highly sought-after analyst who has been covering telecom markets for over 15 years. As a directing analyst with Infonetics Research, he authors numerous market share and forecast reports, surveys, and opinion pieces on microwave, millimeter wave, mobile backhaul, small cells, and carrier WiFi . . .

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Making Mobile Backhaul Flexible with NFV and SDN (View on-demand)

SDN and NFV Roundup of Trials and Deployments (View on-demand)

The Role of NFV in Mobile Neworks (View on-demand)

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Driving Next-Gen Carrier WiFi Revenue Models (Sponsor)

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