|By Business Wire||
|May 20, 2014 03:03 AM EDT||
Market research firm Infonetics Research released vendor market share and forecasts from its 1st quarter (1Q14) Service Provider VoIP and IMS Equipment and Subscribers report. (Full analysis published by May 30.)
“Voice over LTE (VoLTE) continues to positively impact the service provider VoIP and IMS equipment market, though we look for the market to slow this year as operators commercially launch services and draw down capacity built over the past year,” notes Diane Myers, principal analyst for VoIP, UC, and IMS at Infonetics Research.
Myers continues: “Already this year we have seen AT&T, PCCW/HKT, and other operators launch VoLTE services, and NTT DoCoMo is set to do so in June. There will be additional launches in 2014 by large and small providers alike that will hit the bottom line, but mobile does not completely dominate the picture. Spending on Class 5 replacement and voice over broadband (VoBB) and SIP trunking expansion will continue.”
VOIP AND IMS MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
Worldwide service provider VoIP and IMS equipment revenue totaled $992
million in 1Q14, an increase of 37% from 1Q13, but a sequential
decline of 9%
- Most segments were down on a sequential basis following a strong 4Q13
- The core IMS and voice application server segment posted the strongest growth in 1Q14, continuing to be driven by VoLTE activity in the large North American and Asian markets
- All regions are up on a year-over-year basis in 1Q14, with Asia Pacific and North America forming the foundation for the IMS rise due to activity from mobile operators
- The standout vendor in 1Q14 is Alcatel-Lucent, rising to the top due to strong growth of core IMS and voice application server revenue, particularly in North America
VOIP AND IMS REPORT SYNOPSIS
Infonetics’ quarterly carrier VoIP and IMS report provides worldwide and regional market share, market size, forecasts through 2018, analysis, and trends for trunk media gateways, SBCs, media servers, softswitches, voice application servers, HSS, CSCF, BGCF, MGCF, IM/presence application servers, and subscribers. Vendors tracked: Alcatel-Lucent, BroadSoft, Ericsson, Genband, Huawei, Mavenir, Metaswitch, NEC, Nokia, Oracle, Radisys, Sonus, ZTE, and others. To buy the report, contact Infonetics: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.
RELATED REPORT EXCERPTS
- China's huge LTE rollouts and EU network upgrades push carrier capex to $354B this year
- China Mobile increases capital intensity 6% year-over-year
- 8x8 is #1 in hosted UC scorecard; Verizon, XO, AT&T tops in IP connectivity
- Exploding mobile device traffic, acquisitions heat up Diameter signaling controller market
RECENT AND UPCOMING VOIP AND IMS RESEARCH
- White Paper: How Much Will Cloud Unified Communications Cost? Responses to Two RFPs
- Analyst Note: NFV Dominated MWC Conversations (Mar. 7)
- Analyst Note: 2014 Oracle Industry Connect (Apr. 3)
- VoLTE & OTT Mobile VoIP Services & Subscribers Market Size & Forecasts (June 26)
- IMS Service Strategies & Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey (July 1)
- SBC Strategies & Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey (Nov. 4)
- The Role of Service Delivery Platforms in M2M and IoT (May 20: Attend)
- Unlocking Revenues with Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Wholesale E-Access (May 29: Attend)
- How to Get the Best Out of DAS, LTE, Small Cells, and WiFi (June 5: Attend)
- Diameter Signaling Control for LTE Networks (June 12: Attend)
- Deploying IMS in the Cloud with NFV (View on-demand)
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N. America (East, Midwest), L. America: Scott Coyne, [email protected], +1 408-583-3395
EMEA, India, Singapore: George Stojsavljevic, [email protected], +44 755-488-1623
Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp
Infonetics Research (www.infonetics.com) is an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking emerging and established technologies in all world regions, Infonetics helps clients plan, strategize, and compete effectively. View Infonetics’ About Us slides at http://bit.ly/QUrbrV.
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