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Global Wi-Fi Market by Business (Model Indoor Wi-Fi, Outdoor Wi-Fi, Transportation Wi-Fi), Product (Access Points, WLAN Controllers, Wireless Hotspot Gateways, Others), Service, Vertical, Region- Global Forecast to 2020

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Publishing Date: July 2015
Report Code: TC 2650

 

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The global Wi-Fi market is estimated to be USD 14.8 Billion in 2015 and is projected to reach USD 33.6 Billion by 2020. The Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for the period from 2015 to 2020 is 17.8%. Increase in the usage of internet and growth in mobile data are the major market drivers in the market. The major challenge faced by the market is the lack of skilled and experienced labor to handle the problems and issues that arise in wireless devices and connectivity on a daily basis. The integration of Wi-Fi products and services with other verticals has offered opportunities for the market. The major restraint encountered in this market is the lack of security while using Wi-Fi. Wireless hacking can endanger the data and privacy of the users.

The top players in the market include Aruba Networks, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco Systems, Inc., Ericsson, Netgear, Ruckus Wireless, Juniper Networks, Motorola Solutions, and others. Apart from top players in the market, the Wi-Fi market report also covers small and mid-sized vendors such as WiFi Spark, Arqiva, Aeroscot, Acrylic, Fluke Networks, C-3 Wireless, Digital Wireless, Intello, Dvois, Purple Wi-Fi, Connect 802, TIS ltd, Airangel, Transbeam, and others. Key players such as Cisco and Juniper Networks offer Wi-Fi products and services for enterprises, service providers, and indoor and outdoor networks.

The report analyzes global adoption trends, future growth potential, key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and best practices in the market. The report also examines growth potential market sizes and revenue forecasts across different regions as well as industry verticals.

The research is a comprehensive study of the global Wi-Fi market. The report forecasts the revenues and trends for Wi-Fi in the following sub-markets:

Wi-Fi Market, by Business Model:

  • Indoor Wi-Fi
    • Household
    • Enterprise
    • Commercial buildings
  • Outdoor Wi-Fi
    • Municipality networks (city-wide deployments)
    • Outdoor hotspots
    • Private networks
  • Transportation Wi-Fi
    • Rail networks
    • In-flight and maritime
    • Roadways

Wi-Fi Market, by Product:

  • Access points
  • WLAN controllers
  • Wireless hotspots gateways
  • Others (repeaters, relays)

Wi-Fi Market, by Service:

  • Network planning and design
  • Installation
  • Support
  • Survey and analysis

Wi-Fi Market, by Industry Vertical:

  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Defense and military
  • Retail and hospitality
  • Public sector
  • Transportation and logistics
  • Others (Oil & gas, BFSI, manufacturing)

Wi-Fi Market, by Region:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific (APAC)
  • Middle-East and Africa (MEA)
  • Latin America

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, MarketsandMarkets offers customizations as per the company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Geographic Analysis:

  • Further breakdown of the North American region
  • Further breakdown of the European region
  • Further breakdown of the Asia-Pacific region
  • Further breakdown of the Middle East & Africa region
  • Further breakdown of the Latin American region

Company Profiles:

Detailed analysis and profiling of additional

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Limitation
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 16)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
    2.4 Assumptions

3 Global Wi-Fi Market: Executive Summary (Page No. - 24)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 29)
    4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities in the Wi-Fi Market
    4.2 Market, By Type
    4.3 Top Three Wi-Fi Products vs Top Three Regions
    4.4 Worlwide Snapshot of Wi-Fi Market Share in 2015
    4.5 Lifecycle Analysis, By Region

5 Global Wi-Fi Market: Overview (Page No. - 32)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Evolution
    5.3 Market Segmentation
    5.4 Market Dynamics
           5.4.1 Drivers
                    5.4.1.1 Growth in Internet Usage
                    5.4.1.2 Increase in Demand for Wireless/Smart Devices
                    5.4.1.3 Enhanced Productivity in Organizations
                    5.4.1.4 Offers Competitive Advantage to the Verticals
           5.4.2 Restraints
                    5.4.2.1 Contention Loss and Co-Channel Interference
           5.4.3 Opportunities
                    5.4.3.1 Growth in Smart Cities and Smart Highways
                    5.4.3.2 Government Support and Investments
                    5.4.3.3 Shift Towards Carrier Wi-Fi
           5.4.4 Challenges
                    5.4.4.1 Lack of Skilled and Experienced Labor
                    5.4.4.2 Regulations and Security

6 Global Wi-Fi Market: Industry Trends (Page No. - 41)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 802.11 Standards Comparison
    6.3 Ecosystem Analysis
    6.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.4.1 Threat of Substitutes
           6.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
           6.4.4 Bargaining Power of the Suppliers
                    6.4.4.1 High Switching Cost
           6.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    6.5 Strategic Benchmarking
           6.5.1 Product Enhancements and Expansions
           6.5.2 Collaborations, Partnrships, Strategic Agreements, and Joint Ventures

7 Global Wi-Fi Market Analysis, By Business Model (Page No. - 49)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Indoor Wi-Fi
           7.2.1 Household
           7.2.2 Enterprise
           7.2.3 Commercial Building
    7.3 Outdoor Wi-Fi
           7.3.1 Municipality Networks (City-Wide Deployments)
           7.3.2 Outdoor Hotspots
           7.3.3 Private Networks
    7.4 Transportation Wi-Fi
           7.4.1 Rail Networks
           7.4.2 In-Flight & Maritime
           7.4.3 Roadways

8 Global Wi-Fi Market Analysis, By Product (Page No. - 63)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Access Points
    8.3 Wlan Controllers
    8.4 Wireless Hotspot Gateways
    8.5 Others

9 Global Wi-Fi Market Analysis, By Service (Page No. - 71)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Network Planning & Design
    9.3 Installation
    9.4 Support
    9.5 Survey & Analysis

10 Global Wi-Fi Market Analysis, By Vertical (Page No. - 78)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Education
     10.3 Healthcare
     10.4 Retail & Hospitality
     10.5 Logistics & Transportation
     10.6 Public Sector
     10.7 Defense & Military
     10.8 Others (Bfsi, Oil & Gas, Media & Entertainment)

11 Geographic Analysis (Page No. - 90)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 North America
     11.3 Europe
     11.4 Asia-Pacific
     11.5 Middle East and Africa
     11.6 Latin America

12 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 103)
     12.1 Overview
     12.2 Competitive Situation & Trends
             12.2.1 New Product Launches
             12.2.2 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations, and Joint Ventures
             12.2.3 Expansions
             12.2.4 Mergers and Acquisitions

13 Company Profiles (Page No. - 111)
(Overview, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, Developments and MnM View)*
     13.1 Introduction
     13.2 Aruba Networks
     13.3 Alcatel-Lucent
     13.4 Cisco Systems, Inc.
     13.5 Ericsson
     13.6 Netgear, Inc.
     13.7 Ruckus Wireless, Inc.
     13.8 Juniper Netwokrs, Inc.
     13.9 Aptilo Networks
     13.10 Aerohive
     13.11 Ubiquiti Networks, Inc.

*Details on Overview, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, Developments and MnM View Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

14 Appendix (Page No. - 139)
     14.1 Insights From Key Industry Experts
     14.2 Discussion Guide
     14.3 Introduction RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     14.4 Available Customizations
     14.5 Related Reports


List of Tables (69 Tables)

Table 1 Global Wi-Fi Market Size, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 2 Global Internet Traffic: Historical Data
Table 3 Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 4 Indoor Wi-Fi: Market Size, By Deployment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 5 Indoor Wi-Fi: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 6 Household: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 7 Enterprise: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 8 Commercial Building: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 9 Outdoor Wi-Fi : Market Size, By Deployment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 10 Outdoor Wi-Fi: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 11 Municipality Netwokrs: Global Wi-Fi Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 12 Outdoor Hotsopts: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 13 Private Networks: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 14 Transportation Wi-Fi: Market Size, By Deployment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 15 Transportation Wi-Fi: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 16 Rail Networks: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 17 In-Flight & Maritime: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 18 Roadways: Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 19 Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 20 Access Points: Market Size, By Vertical, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 21 Wlan Controllers: Market Size, By Vertical, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 22 Wireless Hotspot Gateways: Market Size, By Vertical, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 23 Others: Market Size, By Vertical, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 24 Global Wi-Fi Market Size, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 25 Network Planning & Design: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 26 Network Planning & Design: Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 27 Installation: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 28 Installation: Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 29 Support: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 30 Support: Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 31 Survey & Analysis: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 32 Survey & Analysis: Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 33 Global Wi-Fi Market Size, By Vertical, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 Education: Market Size, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 35 Education: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 Education: Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 37 Healthcare: Market Size, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 Healthcare: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 39 Healthcare: Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 Retail & Hospitality: : Market Size, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 41 Retail & Hospitality: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 42 Retail & Hospitality: Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 43 Logistics & Transportation: Global Wi-Fi Market Size, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 44 Logistics & Transportation: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 45 Logistics & Transportation: Market Size,By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 46 Public Sector: Market Size, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 47 Public Sector: Market Size ,By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 48 Public Sector: Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 49 Defense & Military: Market Size, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 50 Defense & Military: Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 51 Defense & Military: Market Size ,By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 52 Others: Market Size, By Service, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 53 Others : Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 54 Others : Global Wi-Fi Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 55 Wi-Fi Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 56 North America: Wi-Fi Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 57 North America: Wi-Fi Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 58 Europe: Wi-Fi Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 59 Europe: Wi-Fi Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 60 Asia-Pacific: Wi-Fi Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 61 Asia-Pacific: Wi-Fi Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 62 Middle East and Africa: Wi-Fi Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 63 Middle East and Africa: Wi-Fi Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 64 Latin America: Wi-Fi Market Size, By Product, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 65 Latin America: Wi-Fi Market Size, By Business Model, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 66 New Product Launches, 2014–2015
Table 67 Agreements, Partnerships, and Collaborations, 2014–2015
Table 68 Expansions, 2015
Table 69 Mergers and Acquisitions, 2013


List of Figures (69 Figures)

Figure 1 Global Wi-Fi Market: Research Design
Figure 2 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, and Region
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Wi-Fi Service Segment is Expected to Grow at Higher CAGR Than Wi-Fi Product Segment During the Forecast Period
Figure 7 Indoor Wi-Fi to Hold the Largest Market Share in 2015
Figure 8 Wireless Hotspot Gateways are Expected to Fuel the Growth of the Market From 2015 to 2020
Figure 9 Logistics & Transportation Vertical is Expected to Have the Largest Market Size During the Forecast Period
Figure 10 Global Wi-Fi Market Share, 2015
Figure 11 Rise in Internet Usage and Mobile Data Traffic Will Propel the Wi-Fi Market
Figure 12 Wi-Fi Product Segment Would Be Ahead of Wi-Fi Service Segment in Next Five Years
Figure 13 North America Will Continue to Dominate the Wi-Fi Market
Figure 14 North America Commands Over A Third of the Wi-Fi Market in 2015
Figure 15 Asia-Pacific is Expected to Witness A Huge Growth in the Wi-Fi Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 16 Market Evolution
Figure 17 Wi-Fi Market Segmentation
Figure 18 Market: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges
Figure 19 Global Mobile Data Traffic Growth By 2019
Figure 20 Global Mobile Data Connections (2014 vs 2019)
Figure 21 Growth in Carrier Wi-Fi
Figure 22 Comparison of Ieee 802.11 Standards
Figure 23 Global Wi-Fi Market: Ecosystem
Figure 24 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 25 Strategic Benchmarking: Netgear Launched New Products for the Wi-Fi Market
Figure 26 Strategic Benchmarking: Alcatel-Lucent Adopted Inorganic Strategies to Grow in the Wi-Fi Market
Figure 27 Deployment of Wi-Fi Hotspots in Transportation to Grow at the Fastest Rate During the Forecast Period
Figure 28 Indoor Wi-Fi Likely to Be the Fastest Growing Market for Enterprises During the Forecast Period
Figure 29 Increased Installation of Wireless Hotspot Gateways in the Residential and Household Sector is Expected to Drive the Growth of the Indoor Wi-Fi Market
Figure 30 Outdoor Wi-Fi is Expected to Exhibit the Highest Adoption Rate in Municipality Networks
Figure 31 Increased Installation of Wireless Hotsopts Gateways in the Public Sector has Driven the Growth of the Outdoor Wi-Fi Market
Figure 32 Transportation Wi-Fi Market is Expected to Grow Owing to Increase in Deployment of Rail Networks
Figure 33 Transportation Wi-Fi is Expected to Grow Due to Increased Wireless Hotspot Gateways Deployments During the Forecast Period
Figure 34 Wireless Hotspot Gateways are Expected to Grow at the Fastest Rate During the Forecast Period
Figure 35 Basic Arrangement of Any Wireless Network for Soho
Figure 36 Access Points are Expected to Exhibit the Highest Adoption Rate in Retail & Hospitality
Figure 37 Wlan Controllers are Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR in the Retail & Hospitality Vertical During the Forecast Period
Figure 38 Basic Setup for Wireless Hotspots
Figure 39 Wireless Hotspot Gateways are Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR in the Retail & Hospitality Vertical During the Forecast Period
Figure 40 Retail & Hospitality to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 41 The Demand for After Sales Wireless Support Services is Fueling the Growth of Wi-Fi Services
Figure 42 Retail & Hospitality is One of the Fastest-Growing Verticals in the Global Wi-Fi Market
Figure 43 Geographic Snapshot (2015) – Rapid Growth Markets
Figure 44 Asia-Pacific – an Attractive Destination for All Product Categories
Figure 45 Asia-Pacific to Have Maximum Potential for Companies to Invest During the Forecast Period
Figure 46 North America Market Snapshot
Figure 47 Europe Market Snapshot
Figure 48 Asia-Pacific Market Snapshot
Figure 49 Wireless Hotspot Gateways are Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR in the Middle East and Africa During the Forecast Period
Figure 50 Transportation Wi-Fi Market is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 51 Companies Adopted New Collaborations, Agreements, and Partnerships as the Key Growth Strategy Between 2014 and 2015
Figure 52 Market Evaluation Framework
Figure 53 Cisco Sytems, Inc. Grew at the Highest Growth Rate Between 2012 and 2014
Figure 54 Battle for Market Share: Partnerships, Agreements & Collaborations is the Key Strategy of the Leading Market Players
Figure 55 Geographic Revenue Mix of Top Market Players
Figure 56 Aruba Networks: Company Snapshot
Figure 57 Aruba Networks: SWOT Analysis
Figure 58 Alcatel-Lucent: Company Snapshot
Figure 59 Alcatel-Lucent: SWOT Analysis
Figure 60 Cisco Systems, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 61 Cisco Systems, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 62 Ericsson: Company Snapshot
Figure 63 SWOT Analysis: Ericsson
Figure 64 Netgear, Inc: Company Snapshot
Figure 65 Netgear, Inc: SWOT Analysis
Figure 66 Ruckus Wireless, Inc: Company Snapshot
Figure 67 Juniper Networks, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 68 Aerohive: Company Snapshot
Figure 69 Ubiquiti Networks: Company Snapshot

In today’s era, people are always striving for higher living standards, which enable them to adopt smart devices and smart technologies. The development of various Wi-Fi-enabled devices in the market has increased the consumer’s needs and requirements. The increase in usage of Wi-Fi has impacted the standard of living of the consumers. This has simultaneously increased the sale of smart home and work devices and vice versa. The developed countries such as the U.S., Japan, and Germany have already witnessed large-scale deployment of smart home security and other vehicle infotainment devices. These smart devices require connecting with other devices via homogeneous or heterogeneous networks. Wi-Fi makes integration and inter-connection with other devices easy and less complex. Due to the smart technology integrated in them, the consumers can remotely operate the various devices and manage their operations. The Wi-Fi feature is a mandatory requirement for smart technology enabled devices. The Wi-Fi market is driven by the need for Wi-Fi enabled devices and increase in the adoption of smart devices by consumers.

North America accounted for the largest share of the global Wi-Fi market in 2015. Factors such as increase in usage of smart devices, demand for free public Wi-Fi hotspots, need to increase the ridership for public transportation, increase in investments in the wireless technology sector, growth in smart education techniques, advancements in medical and healthcare sector, growth in retail and hospitality due to wireless access for the customers and others are driving the growth of the Wi-Fi market in North America. However, cyber attacks, wireless hackers, wireless security concerns, Wi-Fi coverage and speed issues, low after-sales service are holding the growth of the Wi-Fi market in North America.

The market research report will help the buyer better understand the competitors and gain more insights to better position their business. There is a separate section on competitive landscape, including mergers and acquisition and expansions in the report. Besides, there are company profiles of the top 10 players in the global Wi-Fi market. In this section, market internals are provided that can put them ahead of their competitors. The major players in the Wi-Fi market are Aruba Networks, Cisco Systems, Inc., Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Netgear, and Juniper Networks, among others. The market research report covers three major types of business models, indoor, outdoor, and transportation Wi-Fi. The global Wi-Fi market has been segmented by service into network planning & design, installation, support, and survey & analysis.

The Wi-Fi market size is expected to grow from USD 14.8 Billion in 2015 to USD 33.6 Billion by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 17.8% from 2015 to 2020. The table given below highlights the global Wi-Fi market forecast from 2015 to 2020.

Wi-Fi Market

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