1 INTRODUCTION 13
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 13
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 13
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 14
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 14
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED IN THE REPORT 15
1.4 LIMITATIONS 15
1.5 CURRENCY 15
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 15

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 16
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 16
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 16
2.1.1.1 Key data taken from secondary sources 17
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 17
2.1.2.1 Key data taken from primary sources 18
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 18
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews: by company type, designation, and region 19
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 19
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 19
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 20
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 21

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 22

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 26
4.1 ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN THE HETNETS MARKET 26
4.2 HETNETS MARKET ACROSS VARIOUS REGIONS 26
4.3 HETNETS MARKET BY REGION: SNAPSHOT 2015 27
4.4 LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION, 2015 28

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 29
5.1 INTRODUCTION 30
5.2 MARKET EVOLUTION 30
5.3 MARKET SEGMENTATION 31
5.3.1 BY PRODUCT 31
5.3.2 BY SERVICE 31
5.3.3 BY DEPLOYMENT 32
5.3.4 BY VERTICAL 32
5.3.5 BY REGION 33
5.4 MARKET DYNAMICS 33
5.4.1 DRIVERS 34
5.4.1.1 Mobile data traffic growth 34
5.4.1.2 Attractive cost-effective means of data offload 34
5.4.1.3 Lack of available spectrum 35
5.4.2 RESTRAINTS 35
5.4.2.1 Adopting SON 35
5.4.2.2 Hetnets wireless security 35
5.4.2.3 Deployment issues 36
5.4.2.4 Lack of operator knowledge 36
5.4.3 OPPORTUNITIES 36
5.4.3.1 Small cell as a service 36
5.4.3.2 Expansion in rural areas 36
5.4.3.3 Integration of Wi-Fi within network 36
5.4.4 CHALLENGES 37
5.4.4.1 Network coverage and capacity issues 37

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 38
6.1 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 39
6.1.1 CELLUAR TECHNOLOGIES 39
6.1.2 WI-FI 40
6.1.3 SMALL CELLS 40
6.2 SMALL CELLS ECOSYSTEM 41
6.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 41
6.3.1 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 42
6.3.2 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 43
6.3.3 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 43
6.3.4 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 44
6.3.5 INTENSITY OF RIVALRY 44
6.4 STRATEGIC BENCHMARKING 44
6.4.1 PRODUCT ENHANCEMENTS AND EXPANSIONS 44
6.4.2 COLLABORATIONS, PARTNRSHIPS, STRATEGIC AGREEMENTS, AND JOINT VENTURES 46
6.5 TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS 46
6.5.1 MOBILITY 46
6.5.2 QUALITY OF SERVICE 47
6.5.3 SECURITY 47
6.5.4 SELF-ORGANIZING NETWORK (SON) 47
6.6 BACKHAUL SOLUTIONS 47
6.6.1 LINE-OF-SIGHT (LOS): 11 GHZ TO 42 GHZ BANDS 47
6.6.2 E-BAND LOS: 60 GHZ BAND 48
6.6.3 NON-LINE-OF-SIGHT (NLOS): SUB 6 GHZ LICENSED TDD SPECTRUM 48
6.7 BACKHAUL APPLICATION AND CHALLENGES 48
6.7.1 STREETS 48
6.7.2 RAILWAY STATIONS 49
6.7.3 HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS 49
6.7.4 SMALL OFFICES 49
6.7.5 TOWN SQUARE 49

7 HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS MARKET, BY PRODUCT 50
7.1 INTRODUCTION 51
7.2 SMALL CELL 52
7.3 DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEMS (DAS) 53
7.4 CLOUD RADIO ACCESS NETWORKS (C-RAN) 55
7.5 CARRIER WI-FI 56

8 HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS MARKET, BY SERVICE 58
8.1 INTRODUCTION 59
8.2 DESIGN AND CONSULTING 60
8.3 RF PLANNING 61
8.4 INTEGRATION 62
8.5 TESTING 63
8.6 TRAINING 64

9 HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS (HETNETS) MARKET ANALYSIS, BY DEPLOYMENT 65
9.1 INTRODUCTION 66
9.2 GREENFIELD DEPLOYMENT 67
9.3 BROWNFIELD DEPLOYMENT 68

10 HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS (HETNETS) MARKET ANALYSIS, BY VERTICAL 69
10.1 INTRODUCTION 70
10.2 CONSUMER AND RESIDENTIAL 71
10.3 COMMERCIAL AND OFFICE BUILDINGS 72
10.4 UTILITIES?ENERGY, OIL, AND GAS 74
10.5 PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY 76
10.6 TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS 77
10.7 ACADEMIA AND EDUCATION 79
10.8 TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY 81
10.9 OTHER VERTICALS 82
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11 HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS MARKET, BY REGION 84
11.1 INTRODUCTION 85
11.2 NORTH AMERICA (NA) 86
11.3 EUROPE 89
11.4 ASIA-PACIFIC (APAC) 91
11.5 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA (MEA) 93
11.6 LATIN AMERICA (LA) 95

12 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 97
12.1 OVERVIEW 97
12.2 COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS 98
12.2.1 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 99
12.2.2 COLLABORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS 100
12.2.3 VENTURE CAPITAL 102
12.2.4 EXPANSIONS 102

13 COMPANY PROFILES 103
13.1 INTRODUCTION 103
(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)*
13.2 AIRHOP COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 104
13.3 ALCATEL-LUCENT 106
13.4 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS 109
13.5 TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED 111
13.6 NEC CORPORATION 113
13.7 RUCKUS WIRELESS, INC. 115
13.8 IP.ACCESS 117
13.9 CERAGON NETWORKS LTD 119
13.10 TE CONNECTIVITY LTD 121
13.11 COMMSCOPE, INC. 123
*Details on overview, financials, product & services, strategy, and developments might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

14 APPENDIX 125
14.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 125
14.2 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 128
14.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 130
14.4 RELATED REPORTS 131
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