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C-RAN (Centralized Radio Access Network) Ecosystem Market Growth 2016 Global Analysis,Share,Trends and Forecast to 2030 Market Research Report

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WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –C-RAN (Centralized Radio Access Network) Ecosystem Market Growth 2016 Global Analysis,Share,Trends and Forecast to 2030 Market Research Report”.


Centralized RAN or C-RAN is an architectural shift in RAN (Radio Access Network) design, where the bulk of baseband processing is centralized and aggregated for a large number of distributed radio nodes. In comparison to standalone clusters of base stations, C-RAN provides significant performance and economic benefits such as baseband pooling, enhanced coordination between cells, virtualization, network extensibility, smaller deployment footprint and reduced power consumption.

Although Japan and South Korea continue to spearhead commercial C-RAN investments, interest is also growing in other parts of the world. Mobile operators such as China Mobile, Orange, Verizon and Sprint are already investing in the technology.

SNS Research estimates that global investments on C-RAN architecture networks will reach over $7 Billion by the end of 2016. The market is further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 20% between 2016 and 2020. These investments will include spending on RRHs (Remote Radio Heads), BBUs (Baseband Units) and fronthaul transport networking gear.


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The “C-RAN (Centralized Radio Access Network) Ecosystem: 2016 – 2030 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies & Forecasts” report presents an in-depth assessment of the C-RAN ecosystem including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardization, regulatory landscape, deployment models,  operator case studies, opportunities, future roadmap, value chain, ecosystem player profiles and strategies. The report also presents forecasts for C-RAN infrastructure investments from 2016 till 2030. The forecasts cover 3 individual submarkets and 6 regions.

The report comes with an associated Excel datasheet suite covering quantitative data from all numeric forecasts presented in the report.

List of Companies Mentioned

3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project)


Absolute Analysis

Accelink Technologies

ADLINK Technology


ADVA Optical Networking


Airspan Networks



Altera Corporation

Altiostar Networks


América Móvil Group


Anritsu Corporation


ARM Holdings

Artemis Networks

Artesyn Embedded Technologies

Artiza Networks


ASTRI (Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute)

Avago Technologies

Aviat Networks

Axxcelera Broadband Wireless (Moseley Associates)

BLiNQ Networks

Blu Wireless Technology


BridgeWave Communications

Broadcom Corporation

Cambium Networks


CBNL (Cambridge Broadband Networks Ltd.)

CCS (Cambridge Communication Systems)


China Mobile

China Telecom

Ciena Corporation

Cisco Systems

Cobham Wireless

Coherent Logix

Comcores ApS




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Table Of Contents – Major Key Points

1              Chapter 1: Introduction

1.1          Executive Summary       

1.2          Topics Covered

1.3          Historical Revenue & Forecast Segmentation     

1.4          Key Questions Answered            

1.5          Key Findings      

1.6          Methodology   

1.7          Target Audience              

1.8          Companies & Organizations Mentioned               


2              Chapter 2: An Overview of C-RAN           

2.1          What is C-RAN?               

2.1.1      Decoupling the Base Station      

2.1.2      Brief History      

2.2          Competing RAN Architectures  

2.2.1      Traditional Macrocells   

2.2.2      Small Cells          

2.2.3      DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems)       

2.3          Key Architectural Components for C-RAN            

2.3.1      RRH (Remote Radio Head)          

2.3.2      BBU (Baseband Unit)    

2.3.3      Fronthaul           

2.4          Baseband Functional Split Approaches  

2.4.1      Fully Centralized Baseband Processing  

2.4.2      Partially Centralized: RRH with L1 & L2 Baseband Capabilities      

2.5          Fronthaul Interface Options       

2.5.1      CPRI (Common Public Radio Interface)  

2.5.2      OBSAI (Open Base Station Architecture Initiative)            

2.5.3      ORI (Open Radio Interface)        

2.5.4      Ethernet             

2.6          Cloud RAN: Virtualizing C-RAN  

2.6.1      Leveraging Commodity Technologies     

2.6.2      Moving RAN to the Cloud            

2.7          Market Growth Drivers

2.7.1      Capacity & Coverage Improvement: Addressing the Mobile Data Traffic Tsunami              

2.7.2      Towards Greener RANs: Cost Efficiency & Energy Savings            

2.7.3      Agile & Flexible Network Architecture   

2.7.4      Enhanced Support for LTE-Advanced Features  

2.7.5      The Benefits of Virtualization    

2.7.6      Impact of 5G Rollouts    

2.8          Market Barriers               

2.8.1      Fronthaul Investments 

2.8.2      Virtualization Challenges             

2.8.3      Migration from Legacy Architectures     


3              Chapter 3: Standardization & Regulatory Initiatives         

3.1          3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project)        

3.2          ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute)            

3.2.1      ORI for Fronthaul            

3.2.2      NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) for Cloud RAN  

3.2.3      MEC (Mobile Edge Computing) 

3.3          NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Networks) Alliance     

3.3.1      P-CRAN (Project Centralized RAN)          

3.4          Small Cell Forum              

3.4.1      Release 5.1: Small Cell Virtualization       

3.5          MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum)   

3.5.1      Ethernet Transport        

3.6          IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)     

3.6.1      IEEE 802.1CM: Time-Sensitive Networking for Fronthaul               

3.6.2      IEEE P1904.3: Standard for RoE (Radio over Ethernet) Encapsulations and Mappings        

3.6.3      Other Standards & Work Groups             

3.7          ITU (International Telecommunications Union) 

3.7.1      Focus Group on IMT-2020           


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