June 06, 2012 05:08 ET

Mobile Broadband Market to Reach $111 Billion in 2012, According to New Market Research

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - Jun 6, 2012) - has announced the addition of the new report "The Mobile Broadband Market 2012-2017," to their collection of Telecommunications & Wireless market reports. For more information, visit

Mobile broadband is increasingly becoming a necessity for subscribers on a global scale. With ever increasing smartphone penetration rates and a host of new devices such as tablets, netbooks, MIDs and increasingly powerful smartphones the need for mobile broadband is at an all time high and is set to continue in demand and popularity. The mobile broadband market is flourishing with increased attention and recognition by an ever growing number of businesses, governments, emergency services (Public Safety), and consumers. With the introduction of newer technologies such as WiMAX and LTE combined as 4G the mobile broadband industry is on the brink of significant growth. Visiongain has determined that the value of the global mobile broadband market in 2012 will reach $111bn.

Mobile broadband technologies are still relatively fresh in the market and have yet to reach their full potential. Visiongain believes that in the next five years the mobile broadband market will continue to expand on a global level, as an increasing number of businesses worldwide switch to mobile broadband networks in order to conduct daily business related tasks.

The convergence of several factors such as cheap pricing plans and the emerging availability of LTE technologies mean that mobile broadband is on the verge of rapid growth. With many handsets already capable of using mobile broadband technologies, operators are poised to see an explosion in subscribers eager to move into the 4G era. Visiongain believes that by the year 2017, 4G LTE technology would act as a principal source to connect to mobile broadband in the developed world, whereas 3G shall be the prominent technology in developing countries.

The report contains 68 tables, charts and graphs that add visual analysis in order to explain developing trends within the mobile broadband market. Visiongain provides forecasts for the period 2012-2017 in terms of value (US$) for the global mobile broadband market. In addition, 5 regional mobile broadband markets are forecast and analyzed by Visiongain over the period 2012-2017. The report also provides profiles of 42 leading companies operating within the market, and includes 2 exclusive interviews with principal mobile broadband companies, providing expert insight alongside Visiongain analysis.

This report features a detailed view of mobile broadband from the perspective of vendors and operators, enterprises and end users. Key supplier strategies and business models are also related in order to provide a sound basis of understanding of the current market. The reader will also find case studies and some specific analysis of key industry players and technologies.

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