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無線の襲撃:新型ワイヤレス通信機能を補充する有線通信企業

Air Attack: Cable Adding New Wireless Weapons

発行 Heavy Reading 商品コード 662739
出版日 ページ情報 英文 20 Pages
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無線の襲撃:新型ワイヤレス通信機能を補充する有線通信企業 Air Attack: Cable Adding New Wireless Weapons
出版日: 2018年07月17日 ページ情報: 英文 20 Pages
概要

米国の有線通信企業は現在、大規模な変化の只中にあり、デジタル転換の動きを受けてワイヤレス通信機能を取り込もうとしています。具体的には、モバイル通信サービスの提供開始や、Wi-Fiスポットの拡充、新たな周波数帯域の獲得・活用、5Gなどの最新技術の導入などが挙げられます。

当レポートでは、米国の有線通信 (ケーブル) 企業におけるワイヤレス通信への取り組み状況について分析し、各種ワイヤレス通信サービス (Wi-Fi、MVNOなど) の全体的な普及状況や、技術移行の主な促進要因、最新のワイヤレス技術 - CBRS、LoRa、5Gなど - の導入状況、各企業での今後の対応予定といった情報を取りまとめてお届けいたします。

第1章 エグゼクティブ・サマリー

第2章 背景事情

  • ワイヤレス通信の急速な普及
  • MSO (マルチシステムオペレーター) におけるワイヤレス通信の現状
  • 市場促進要因

第3章 モバイル通信・Wi-Fi

  • Wi-Fiホットスポット
  • MVNO (仮想移動体通信事業者)
  • バックオフィス・プラットフォーム

第4章 CBRS

  • CBRSについて
  • CBRSの試行状況

第5章 LoRa

  • LoRaについて
  • LoRaの活用状況

第6章 5Gの市場機会

  • 5G用スモールセル
  • ワイヤレス通信の統合

第7章 有線通信 (ケーブル) 企業向けワイヤレス技術サプライヤー

第8章 結論

利用条件

分析対象企業

  • Adtran Inc.
  • AirTies Wireless Networks
  • Altice USA Inc. (Altice N.V.の子会社)
  • Amdocs
  • Arris International plc
  • Casa Systems
  • Charter Communications Inc.
  • CiscoSystems Inc.
  • Comcast Corp.
  • CommScope Inc.
  • Corning Inc.
  • Cox Communications Inc. (Cox Enterprises Inc.の子会社)
  • Ericsson AB
  • Federated Wireless
  • Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
  • InterDigital
  • Lindsay Broadband
  • Netscout Systems Inc.
  • Nokia
  • Ruckus Networks, an Arris Company
  • Samsung Technicolor SA
  • Viavi Solutions Inc.
目次

For cable providers, the current industry trend of digital transformation is passé; cable is well versed in delivering digital services. U.S. cable providers are undergoing a bigger change: wireless transformation. The larger cable companies are rolling out mobile services, expanding WiFi footprints, exploring spectrum opportunities and taking advantage of emerging wireless technologies, including 5G.

The transformation began a couple years ago as cable providers blanketed their service footprints with WiFi hotspots and homespots. That foundation gave cable the impetus to move forward with mobile services that rely upon WiFi and cellular capability in mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) partnerships.

While mobile likely will be the most-watched service in determining the success of cable's wireless foray, behind the scenes the industry is exploring a wide number of opportunities. The major cable companies are in various stages of trials and explorations of Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), which the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed for shared usage in the 3.5GHz band. Comcast and Cox Communications each have launched new business services using LoRa, a wireless protocol that's well suited for low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs) that can carry Internet of Things (IoT) commands over distances up to about 30 miles.

Cable leaders have seen the handwriting on the wall. For an industry rooted in wires, wireless service is a must. Cable companies need to find a way to play in the wireless space or face the prospect of being left behind by consumers or, worse, being usurped by 5G carriers.

Throughout its history, cable's naysayers have bet against the industry's ability to be successful at providing Internet access, VoIP phone service and initial MVNO mobile services. They lost the first two bets but won the third one when cable's early MVNO ventures failed. But this time, as cable providers increase their wireless presence utilizing numerous available technologies, cable will prove to be the winning bet.

‘Air Attack: Cable Adding New Wireless Weapons ’ provides a comprehensive update of U.S. cable providers' wireless activity, including WiFi and MVNO mobile services, and adoption of emerging capabilities, including CBRS, LoRa and 5G. It includes a status report of the top four cable providers and a table of 19 suppliers serving the U.S. cable industry with wireless equipment and solutions.

The reasons for cable to move into the wireless arena have become obvious. Wireless could either bolster the cable industry or be used to compete against it. With pay-TV subscriptions declining and interest in landline phones waning, the cable industry needs new avenues for future growth. While it is building up its wired infrastructure for Gigabit Internet and new services, it can add wireless capability that creates a powerful converged delivery platform. A host of market trends, opportunities and threats are driving cable's wireless endeavors. Some of the key drivers are listed in the following excerpt.

‘Air Attack: Cable Adding New Wireless Weapons ’ is published in PDF format.

Table of Contents

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • 1.1. Key Findings
  • 1.2. Companies Covered

2. BACKGROUND

  • 2.1. Wireless Aspirations
  • 2.2. MSO Wireless Status Report
  • 2.3. Market Drivers

3. MOBILE & WIFI

  • 3.1. WiFi Hotspots
  • 3.2. MVNOs
  • 3.3. Back-Office Platforms

4. CBRS

  • 4.1. What Is It?
  • 4.2. CBRS Trials

5. LORA

  • 5.1. What Is It?
  • 5.2. LoRa Applications

6. 5G OPPORTUNITIES

  • 6.1. 5G Small Cells
  • 6.2. Wireless Integration

7. WIRELESS SUPPLIERS FOR CABLE

8. CONCLUSION: I GOTMY WINGS

TERMS OF USE

CABLE WIRELESS COMPANIES COVERED:

  • Adtran Inc. (Nasdaq: ADTN)
  • AirTies Wireless Networks
  • Altice USA Inc. (NYSE: ATUS), a subsidiary of Altice N.V. (Euronext: ATC)
  • Amdocs (Nasdaq: DOX)
  • Arris International plc (Nasdaq: ARRS)
  • Casa Systems
  • Charter Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR)
  • CiscoSystems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO)
  • Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA)
  • CommScope Inc. (Nasdaq: COMM)
  • Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW)
  • Cox Communications Inc., a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc.
  • Ericsson AB (Nasdaq: ERIC)
  • Federated Wireless
  • Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
  • InterDigital (Nasdaq: IDCC)
  • Lindsay Broadband
  • Netscout Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: NTCT)
  • Nokia (NYSE: NOK)
  • Ruckus Networks, an Arris Company (Nasdaq: ARRS)
  • Samsung Technicolor SA (Euronext: TCH)
  • Viavi Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: VIAV)
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