The WLAN industry being one of the fastest growing segments in the global communications industry, it provides a ray of hope to the rather grim global economic situation. This report by RNCOS analyzes the changing technological trends of the wlan industry and the consumer penetration within the market. WLANs have gained wide acceptance, over the past decade, among various different market segments, especially in retail, manufacturing, warehousing, education, and healthcare. WLANs are replacing wired LANs in offices and factories in order to provide employees with un-tethered access to the corporate network.
Scope, the premier market research company, predicts that the WLAN market will become more dominant in the future and increase to around $4.8 billion in 2005 at a CAGR of over 34 percent. According to the Dell’Oro Group, the wireless lan market is predicted to grow constantly till 2006, but there will be a little decline in 2007. Moreover, the speedy growth of the Wireless LAN industry is drawing attention from systems integrators and wireless carriers.
This report analyzes the prospects for the continued deployment of public WLAN services in the US till 2007. It utilizes different market scenarios to provide forecasts for the next five years. The scenarios assess the extent to which adoption of 802.11X technologies and the deployment of location hot spots will affect the number of subscribers and scale of revenues for public WLAN services in the US.
- Overview of the Wireless Networking
- Overview of Wireless lan 802.11 technologies
- HiperLAN and HiperLAN/2 Standards
- Third generation and bluetooth technology
- Security requirements and threats
- Detailed study of WLAN and 3G
- Application of Wireless technology
- Global market landscape and market segmentation
- Market trend analysis and potential drivers
- Threats and challenges faced by WLAN market
- Future market prospects and growth study
- Recent Advances and Ongoing Developments worldwide
This report critically examines and provides insights into state of the WLAN Industry, as it exists today, including market segmentation, current market size, and its forecast across segments, major players and their market shares, end user analysis, regional market analysis, key industry drivers etc. Chapters 2 and 3 present an overview of the Wireless Local Area Networking and its technologies, while Chapter 4 talks about the application of WLAN. Chapter 6 and 7 deal with the widespread security concern and the recent advances and ongoing developments worldwide.