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Forecast: Satcoms service market to reach $141bn by 2030

The deployment of satellite constellations in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) for low-latency and high throughput network applications and extending terrestrial network (TN) coverage have become significant drivers in the adoption of satellite services in the global telecommunications sector, notes technology intelligence firm ABI Research who forecasts that this adoption will culminate in $141 billion (€135.7bn) […]

November 17, 2022

Forecast: 5G FWA subs at 58m by 2026

According to technology intelligence firm ABI Research, worldwide 5G FWA will reach 58 million subscriptions in 2026. In the near term, the US is driving the number of 5G FWA connections with major operators aggressively expanding their FWA business. “MNOs can launch 5G FWA services to boost revenues by using their spare network capacity in […]

November 3, 2022

Analysis: STB market contraction to stabilise post-2024

Set-top box (STB) shipments continued to decline in 2021, driven by a combination of migration to streaming, market saturation, consumer cost-cutting measures, and supply chain constraints, according to technology intelligence firm ABI Research’s Set-Top Boxes and CPE market data report. ABI Research says that a global, subdued demand will result in a contraction of global […]

September 30, 2022

Forecast: 5G to generate $7trn in 2030

5G is set to generate $7 trillion (€6.9trn) of economic value in 2030, as it fuels a proliferation of connected devices from smartphones to consumer electronics to enterprise applications and beyond, according to a report from mobile and video technologist InterDigital. The State of 5G Report: Enabling the Boundless Generation, written by ABI Research, explores […]

August 18, 2022

Forecast: 5G small cell deployments to accelerate

Mobile network operators promise their subscribers that 5G will provide higher capacity, faster speed, higher energy efficiency, lower RAN latency, and create massive connectivity. However, these come at the cost of skyrocketing mobile data traffic demands. According to the 5G Small Cells application analysis report from technology intelligence firm ABI Research, worldwide 5G mobile data […]

August 17, 2022

Forecast: 75% 5G-Advanced upgrades by 2030

Mobile telecommunications standards group the 3GPP approved the Release-18 package in December 2021, making the official start of 5G-Advanced, with the planned freeze date in December 2023. Technology intelligence firm ABI Research expects that 75 per cent of 5G base stations will be upgraded to 5G-Advanced by 2030, five years after the estimated commercial launch. […]

July 7, 2022

Forecast: Satellite broadband SAM in 330m premises by 2026

According to global technology intelligence firm ABI Research, the serviceable addressable market (SAM) for global satellite broadband over geostationary (GEO), medium earth orbit (MEO), and low earth orbit (LEO) satellites will stand at 330 million premises, equivalent to 1.3 billion household members in 2026. SAM has grown by 5.3 per cent compared to 2021. Fibre-optic […]

November 30, 2021

Forecast: 2022 a new era for wireless innovation

ABI Research forecasts that 2022 will represent a key year for wireless connectivity innovation as Wi-Fi 6, 6E, and Ultra-Wideband adoption accelerates across a growing number of end markets. The technology intelligence firm says that next year Wi-Fi 6 will reach well over 1.5 billion annual chipset shipments, while 6 GHz enabled Wi-Fi 6E chipsets […]

November 24, 2021

Forecast: 2.6bn 5G subs by 2026

Despite a slight decline in the worldwide mobile subscriber base resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, mobile network operators across different markets continue to expand 5G network deployments. By the end of 2020, 264 million subscriptions were achieved, notes technology intelligence firm ABI Research, who forecast that the 5G market will continue to accelerate and reach […]

November 3, 2021

Forecast: VR revenues to surpass $56bn by 2026

ABI Research reports that 2020 both accelerated and severely hampered the Virtual Reality (VR) market, and those impacts continue in 2021. Consumer interest in VR grew significantly, while the bubble created around location-based VR—once a significant portion of the total VR market—is now bursting. Interest is slowly returning for public usage in arcades and other […]

October 1, 2021