Posted by Mae Kowalke on Monday, October 26, 2015 with No comments
In its September 2015 global report, “Analysis of the Global HetNet Infrastructure Test Equipment Market,” Frost & Sullivan looked at the current and forecasted (2015-2021) state of infrastructure and test equipment for HetNets (defined as networks that use small cells/Wi-Fi/DAS and macro in the same network). It characterized this market as being in a ‘growth’ phase, with predicted 6.8% CAGR through 2021.
Frost & Sullivan noted that, logically, demand for HetNet testing solutions is driven by three factors fueling HetNet deployments:
- Need for continual network coverage and capacity
- OpEx and CapEx savings
- New technologies like LTE, LTE-A, and 5G
Frost & Sullivan called out two particular characteristics for HetNets, illustrated here:
|HetNet characteristics noted by Frost & Sullivan|
|Conclusions about HetNets drawn by Frost & Sullivan. Source.|
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