Welcome!

@ThingsExpo Authors: Liz McMillan, Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, Zakia Bouachraoui

News Feed Item

Smart City Communication Networks

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

Smart City Communication Networks

https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2065591/Smart-City-Communication-Networks.html

Fiber, Cellular, Wi-Fi, RF Mesh, and PLC Networks for Smart Energy, Smart Transportation, Smart Water, Smart Buildings, and Smart Government:
Global Market Analysis and Forecasts

Smart city communications that connect people, objects, and sensors involve multiple access and aggregation networks that can vary from public to private and wired to wireless. For any city to become smart, it needs a strong communication infrastructure to support it. Many of the innovations associated with smart cities – in energy, transportation, and the efficient delivery of public services, for example – are based on the availability of ubiquitous communication services. Without the right communication networks, it is hard for a city become more efficient, sustainable, and safer for its citizens.

Yet, the communication layer in a smart city has largely been taken for granted and to an extent become an afterthought, with the main focus on the higher IT and data management layers. The communications environment is highly fragmented, with different technologies serving different constituencies. Today, cities are moving beyond simply connecting citizens and businesses to objects and sensors into a world of Internet of Things (IoT). This trend is spurring interest in more integrated smart city solutions and improving the interoperability, security, data privacy, and scalability of communication networks. Navigant Research forecasts that global shipments of smart city communication nodes will grow from 17 million in 2013 to 55 million in 2020.

This Navigant Research report analyzes the challenges and opportunities for smart city communication networks, with a focus on the five main sectors: smart energy, smart transportation, smart water, smart buildings, and smart government. The study explores the market issues and dynamics associated with smart city communications and covers the viewpoint of communication service providers, communication infrastructure vendors, IT vendors, and city governments. Global market forecasts for communication node shipments, infrastructure revenue, and service revenue, segmented by region, sector, communication type, and network layer, extend through 2020. The report also examines the key communication technologies related to smart city communication infrastructure, as well as the competitive landscape.

Key Questions Addressed:

What are the different types of smart city communication networks?
How do communication technologies and layers vary across the different smart city sectors?
How and where can the different communication layers be consolidated and integrated?
Which smart city communication networks will take a leading position in the marketplace?
Which is a larger market opportunity for smart city communication networks – infrastructure or services?
Which smart city sectors should communication service providers focus on?

Who needs this report?

Communication infrastructure vendors
Telecom equipment manufacturers
Communication service providers
IT infrastructure vendors
IT systems integrators
City governments and local councils
Investor community
1. Executive Summary
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Market Issues
1.2.1 A Fragmented Infrastructure
1.2.2 Cities and the Internet of Things
1.3 Market Outlook
2. Market Issues
2.1 What Is a Smart City?
2.2 Smart City Sectors
2.2.1 Smart Energy
2.2.2 Smart Transportation
2.2.3 Smart Water
2.2.4 Smart Buildings
2.2.5 Smart Government
2.3 Smart City Operating Systems
2.4 Market Issues
2.4.1 Greenfield versus Brownfield Smart Cities
2.4.2 Private versus Public Communications
2.4.3 Stakeholders and Governance Structures
2.4.4 Security and Privacy
2.5 Market Dynamics
2.5.1 Smart City Network-as-a-Service
2.5.2 Communication Service Providers
2.5.3 Telecom Equipment Manufacturers
2.5.4 IT Systems Integrators
3. Technology Issues
3.1 Smart City Communication Infrastructure
3.1.1 Fiber
3.1.2 Cellular
3.1.3 Wi-Fi
3.1.4 RF Mesh
3.1.5 PLC
3.1.6 Summary Comparisons
3.2 Smart City Communication Challenge
3.2.1 Connecting People
3.2.2 Connecting Objects
3.2.3 Connecting Sensors
3.2.4 Balancing Requirements
3.3 Smart Cities and IoT
3.3.1 The Impact of IoT
3.3.2 Smartphones – The Ultimate Smart City Sensor
3.3.3 5G and IoT
3.4 Interoperability
3.5 Integrating Smart City Communications – A Pragmatic Approach
4. Key Industry Players
4.1 Smart City Communication Infrastructure Vendors and Systems Integrators
4.1.1 Alcatel-Lucent
4.1.2 Bitcarrier
4.1.3 Cisco Systems
4.1.4 Ericsson
4.1.5 Firetide
4.1.6 IBM
4.1.7 Libelium
4.1.8 Living PlanIT
4.1.9 Schneider Electric
4.1.10 Semtech
4.1.11 Siemens AG
4.1.12 Silver Spring Networks
4.1.13 Streetline
4.1.14 Urbiotica
4.2 Telecom Service Providers
4.2.1 AT&T
4.2.2 Deutsche Telekom
4.2.3 KPN
4.2.4 KT Corp.
4.2.5 Orange Group
4.2.6 Telefonica
4.2.7 Verizon
4.2.8 Vodafone
5. Market Forecasts
5.1 Forecast Methodology and Assumptions
5.1.1 Smart Energy
5.1.2 Smart Transportation
5.1.3 Smart Water
5.1.4 Smart Buildings
5.1.5 Smart Government
5.2 Smart City Communication Node Shipments
5.3 Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue
5.3.1 Forecasts by Communication Type
5.4 Smart City Communication Node Service Revenue
5.5 Smart City Communication Node Shipments and Revenue by Network Layer
5.5.1 LAN versus WAN
5.6 Conclusions and Recommendations
6. Company Directory
7. Acronym and Abbreviation List
8. Table of Contents
9. Table of Charts and Figures
10. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

List of Charts and Figures

Smart City Communication Node Shipments and Service and Infrastructure Revenue, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Shipments by Sector, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Sector, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Communication Type, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Service Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Service Revenue by Sector, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Shipments by Network Layer, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Network Layer, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Service Revenue by Network Layer, World Markets: 2013-2020
Navigant Research Smart City Model
Mesh Network Configurations

List of Tables

Smart City Communication Node Shipments and Service and Infrastructure Revenue, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Shipments by Sector, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Sector, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Communication Type, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Service Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Service Revenue by Sector, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Energy Communication Node Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Transportation Communication Node Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Water Communication Node Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Buildings Communication Node Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Government Communication Node Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Energy Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Transportation Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Water Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Buildings Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Government Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Communication Type, North America: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Communication Type, Europe: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Communication Type, Asia Pacific: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Communication Type, Latin America: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Communication Type, Middle East & Africa: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Energy Communication Node Service Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Transportation Communication Node Service Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Water Communication Node Service Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Buildings Communication Node Service Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Smart Government Communication Node Service Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Shipments by Network Layer, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Infrastructure Revenue by Network Layer, World Markets: 2013-2020
Smart City Communication Node Service Revenue by Network Layer, World Markets: 2013-2020
Relative Comparison of Smart City Communications
Network Attributes When Connecting People, Objects, and Sensors


Read the full report:
Smart City Communication Networks

https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2065591/Smart-City-Communication-Networks.html

For more information:
Sarah Smith
Research Advisor at Reportbuyer.com
Email: [email protected]  
Tel: +44 208 816 85 48
Website: www.reportbuyer.com

SOURCE ReportBuyer

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that CrowdReviews.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5–7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CrowdReviews.com is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users that have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buye...
Founded in 2000, Chetu Inc. is a global provider of customized software development solutions and IT staff augmentation services for software technology providers. By providing clients with unparalleled niche technology expertise and industry experience, Chetu has become the premiere long-term, back-end software development partner for start-ups, SMBs, and Fortune 500 companies. Chetu is headquartered in Plantation, Florida, with thirteen offices throughout the U.S. and abroad.
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that All in Mobile, a mobile app development company from Poland, will exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO. All In Mobile is a mobile app development company from Poland. Since 2014, they maintain passion for developing mobile applications for enterprises and startups worldwide.
Nicolas Fierro is CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions. He is a programmer, technologist, and operations dev who has worked with Ethereum and blockchain since 2014. His knowledge in blockchain dates to when he performed dev ops services to the Ethereum Foundation as one the privileged few developers to work with the original core team in Switzerland.
Cloud-enabled transformation has evolved from cost saving measure to business innovation strategy -- one that combines the cloud with cognitive capabilities to drive market disruption. Learn how you can achieve the insight and agility you need to gain a competitive advantage. Industry-acclaimed CTO and cloud expert, Shankar Kalyana presents. Only the most exceptional IBMers are appointed with the rare distinction of IBM Fellow, the highest technical honor in the company. Shankar has also receive...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that ICOHOLDER named "Media Sponsor" of Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO. ICOHOLDER gives detailed information and help the community to invest in the trusty projects. Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO has opened its Call for Papers. The two-day event will present 20 top Blockchain experts. All speaking inquiries which covers the following information can be submitted by email to [email protected] Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPOalso offers sp...
Headquartered in Plainsboro, NJ, Synametrics Technologies has provided IT professionals and computer systems developers since 1997. Based on the success of their initial product offerings (WinSQL and DeltaCopy), the company continues to create and hone innovative products that help its customers get more from their computer applications, databases and infrastructure. To date, over one million users around the world have chosen Synametrics solutions to help power their accelerated business or per...
DXWordEXPO New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City and will bring together Cloud Computing, FinTech and Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, AI, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time t...