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Research and Markets: Edge Evolution: Competitive Air Interface for the Next Decade

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fe77cf/edge_evolution_co) has announced the addition of the "Edge Evolution: Competitive Air Interface for the Next Decade" report to their offering.

This report is an assessment of the opportunity for EDGE Evolution mobile technology and of its impact upon the global wireless market. The report identifies and analyzes key drivers, such as the quest for a low cost 3G option, as well as the challenges that EDGE Evolution will face. It takes a close look at the regional and economic factors which will help make deployments of EDGE Evolution occur. The report provides detailed global figures regarding EDGE Evolution and its sister technologies. Tables provided include EDGE Evolution, EDGE, GSM and total subscribers and handset shipments by region. Yearly EDGE Evolution base station shipments and deployments as well as EDGE Evolution device shipments and revenues by region are also given in the report.

Key Study Topics:

  • Why EDGE Evolution will be deployed
  • Leading markets for EDGE Evolution
  • EDGE Evolution deployment time frame and life cycle
  • Regional analysis
  • Challenges to extend mobile penetration
  • EDGE Evolution capabilities and key strengths
  • Competitive landscape

Quantifies through 2015:

  • Quantity and value of EDGE Evolution user device (phone) shipments by region
  • EDGE Evolution users and service revenues by region
  • Cumulative deployments of EDGE Evolution base stations by region
  • Total mobile subscribers by region (all technologies)
  • Total handset shipments by region (all technologies)
  • EDGE and GSM subscribers by region
  • EDGE and GSM device shipments by region
  • Total aggregate mobile subscribers of all mobile technologies by region

Key Topics Covered:


EDGE Evolution Capabilities

  • Downlink Capacity
  • Uplink Capacity
  • Latency
  • Spectral Efficiency Improvements with EDGE Evolution
  • Coverage Improvement with EDGE Evolution

EDGE Evolution Technical Improvements

  • Modulation and Coding
  • EDGE Evolution Lower Transmission Time Interval (TTI)
  • Dual Carriers Supported by EDGE Evolution Downlink
  • Error Correction and Turbo Codes
  • Dual Terminal Antenna use in EDGE Evolution
  • Future Upgrades for EDGE Evolution

Market Factors and Why EDGE Evolution will Succeed

  • Deployment Time Frame
  • Operator Support and the World Economy in 2009 and Beyond
  • The Real Competition to Putting up EDGE Evolution
  • Carriers with Limited or no Deployment of WCDMA
  • Carriers with Established WCDMA Networks

Business Case and Rationale for EDGE Evolution

  • Low Hanging Fruit Taken
  • Gross National Income Disparities
  • Global Poverty
  • ARPU in Emerging vs. Established Markets
  • GSM/GPRS, EDGE, EDGE Evolution and WCDMA Costs per Pop
  • GSM/GPRS, CDMA, WCDMA, EDGE and EDGE Evolution Handset Costs

Market Opportunity and Roles for EDGE Evolution

  • Low Cost 3G
  • GSM Life Cycle Extender
  • 3G/4G Coverage Gaps

EDGE Evolution Growth through the Study Period and Beyond

Market Opportunity and Figures

  • Global Figures
  • Global Population, Total Subscribers, Service Penetration
  • Global GSM, EDGE and EDGE Evolution Users
  • Global EDGE Evolution Service Revenues and ARPU
  • Global GSM, EDGE, and EDGE Evolution Handset Shipments
  • Global EDGE Evolution Handset Revenues and ASP
  • GSM, EDGE and EDGE Evolution Base Station Deployments

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fe77cf/edge_evolution_co

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