Private LTE Market Statistics - 2027
The global private LTE market size was valued at $3.78 billion in 2019, and is projected to reach at $10.64 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 13.9% from 2020 to 2027. Private LTE technology is type of long-term evolution and it is similar to 5G networks technology. According to the 3-generation partnership program which is mobile telecommunication standards organization it is non-public networks that can be shared, unlicensed, and licensed wireless spectrum. It is used similar to 5G base station, LTE networks and radio access networks (RAN) to transmit data to devices such smartphone, routers, and gateways. It is 4G networking technology that offers reliable, secure, and fast connectivity. Private LTE offers may benefits over LTE including faster data transfer, able to connect more than one device and lower latency. It is provided by set upping micro towers similar as Wi-Fi routers at place to place and it is scale down version of public cellular networks.
On the basis of component, the infrastructure segment dominated the overall private LTE market share in 2019, and is expected to continue this trend during the forecast period. This is attributed to increase in adoption of private LTE among enterprises to gain strategic as well as competitive advantage over their competitors. In addition, it helps end users to make quickly & hassle-free data connection and internet calls and online streaming, which drives the growth of the market. However, the service segment is expected to witness highest growth, as these private LTE technologies ensure effective coordination between service provider company and customer by providing implementation & deployment, consulting services, and managed services. The adoption of these technology speeds up new business implementation, maximizes the value of existing mobile and wearable resources by optimizing it, and minimizes the data cost, which further fuel the growth of the market.
In 2019, the global private LTE market was dominated by the frequency division duplexing segment, and is expected to maintain this trend during the private LTE market forecast period as the implementation of private LTE is further helping IT & telecommunication, oil & gas, energy & utility teams of large enterprises to obtain more secure and high-speed personalize private LTE networks. Therefore, private LTE implementation is growing at a rapid pace among industrial vertical, which provides a dynamic and flexible approach.
Service segment is projected as one of the most lucrative segments.
North America dominated the private LTE market share in 2019, owing to high penetration of 5G network and growing use of artificial intelligence (AI) & other smart connected devices in the region. Moreover, surge in need of defined and unique network qualities, increasing need of wireless networks for business due to shifting of business toward digitization, and availability of deployment of unlicensed and shared spectrum in private LTE opportunities for service provider to set up service on the latest technical advances being developed for the high-speed internet. However, Asia-Pacific is expected to exhibit highest growth during the forecast period, owing to strong economic growth along with the ongoing development in the telecom sector, which drives organizations to invest heavily in private LTE to sustain growth and improve productivity. In addition, factors such as major shift toward digital transformation, rise in cloud deployment, and technological advancement among small & medium businesses, and ongoing modernization of telecommunication networks such as 5G networks drive heavy investment in private LTE in emerging economies. Furthermore, key players in Asia-Pacific are focusing on enhancing their operations and increasing their overall efficiency to stay competitive in the market, which is expected to provide lucrative opportunities for the growth of the market during the forecast period.
The report focuses on the growth prospects, restraints, and private LTE market analysis. The study provides Porter’s five forces analysis of the private LTE industry to understand the impact of various factors such as bargaining power of suppliers, competitive intensity of competitors, threat of new entrants, threat of substitutes, and bargaining power of buyers on the private LTE market trends.
TDD technology is projected as one of the most lucrative segments.
Private LTE market is segmented on the basis of component, technology, frequency band, industry vertical, and region. By component it is bifurcated into infrastructure and service. By technology, it is bifurcated into frequency division duplexing and time division duplexing. By frequency band, it is categorized into licensed, unlicensed, and shared spectrum. By industry vertical, it is classified into Healthcare, Retail & E-commerce, IT & Telecom, manufacturing, government and defence, energy and utility, oil and gas, education and others. By region, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
Impact of COVID-19 on Private LTE Market:
Post COVID-19, the global private LTE market is estimated to grow from $4.29 billion in 2020, and reach $10.64 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 13.9%. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a defining moment, The COVID-19 outbreak has low impact on the growth of the global private LTE market, owing to the fact that the government and private sectors in emerging countries are working together to speed up the development of LTE infrastructure in the wake of the pandemic. Moreover, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, almost all businesses are working from home or native place. Factors, such as working from home (WFH), and digital transformation of businesses, have become key components in the emergence private LTE. However, during lockdown, the maintenance of private LTE stations and micro towers get hampered due to temporarily closing of manufacturing unit of auxiliary equipment of micro towers significantly. Furthermore, in post-lockdown scenario, private LTE is expected to decline as the demand grows for high-speed private internet, this will grow the market of private LTE globally.
Shared Spectrum is projected as one of the most lucrative segments.
Top impacting factors
The private LTE market growth is driven by factors such as factors such as growing need of defined and unique network qualities, increasing need of wireless networks for business due to shifting of business towards digitization and availability of deployment of unlicensed and shared spectrum in private LTE along with infusion of cloud technology and virtualization and open network model. However, high cost of deployment, issue arising in Interoperability and frequency band interference restrain the growth of the market. Furthermore, upsurge in business use cases of manufacturing, energy & utility, oil and gas. As well as increasing adoption of robotics and artificial intelligence in industry create private LTE market opportunity. Moreover, growing use of industrial IoT and 5G network will opportunistic for global private LTE market.
Increasing need of wireless networks for business due to shifting of business towards digitization:
Due to emergence of high-end technology such as artificial intelligence, internet of things and automation need of high-speed internet is get increases. Businesses are shifting their operations on the various digital platforms such as cloud infrastructure and industrial automation, which surges the need of wireless network for more secure internet and data transfer which can be obtain by private LTE technology. Moreover, due to COVID-19 pandemic lots of people working from home they required high and low-cost internet for their regular work this will drive the market of private LTE globally.
Asia-Pacific is projected as one of the most significant region.
Key Benefits For Stakeholders
- The study provides an in-depth analysis of the Private LTE market along with the current private LTE market trends and future estimations to elucidate the imminent investment pockets.
- Information about key drivers, restraints, and opportunities and their impact analysis on the Private LTE market size is provided.
- Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers and suppliers operating in the Private LTE market.
- The quantitative analysis of the market from 2019 to 2027 is provided to determine the private LTE industry potential.
Private LTE Market Report Highlights
By Deployement Model
By Frequency Band
By Industry Vertical
Key Market Players
VODAFONE GROUP, ATANDT, TELEFONICA, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM, CISCO CORPORATION, VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS, ZTE CORP, ERICSSON, NOKIA, HUAWEI
The adoption of private LTE technology has increased over the period to deliver reliable and consistent experiences for their subscribers. In addition, the ability of these service to provide various opportunities for businesses to reduce the cost of data and communication to run the business efficiently is increasing its popularity among end users. Furthermore, many healthcare, retail & e-commerce, IT & Telecom, and manufacturing industries are investing in private LTE to increase speed of internet and reduce network-related issues in organizations, which is impacting positively on the growth of the market.
The market is expected to witness significant growth in the future due to increase in use of 5G networks in domestic user and rise in adoption of artificial intelligence-oriented business models among organizations. For instance, organization such as AT &T, Ericsson, Huawei Technology, and Nokia Corporation having heavy users of private LTE technology to enhance internet streaming quality and reduce communication cost. The global private LTE market is moderately concentrated, and companies are focusing on leveraging new technologies for offering advance private LTE solutions to meet the evolving user requirements. Moreover, rise in investments in artificial intelligence & tools among every industry vertical is boosting the revenue growth.
In the current business scenario, substantial rise has been experienced in the usage of private LTE technology across Asia-Pacific. This is attributed to the fact that large population in this region has created an extensive pool of mobile subscribers for telecom companies. Moreover, the region is the largest contributor to the total number of mobile subscribers across the globe, and is expected to add more subscribers to its network in the upcoming years. Asia-Pacific is further anticipated to heavy growth in private LTE deployments in the upcoming years, due to its size; diversity; major shift toward digital transformation; and the logical lead taken by countries, including China, South Korea, and Japan.
The presence of a large number of providers in the global private LTE market increases the competitive rivalry among the key players. Therefore, private LTE providers are differentiating themselves from competitors and driving revenue growth by incorporating new digital business technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, 5G networks, and low-cost data into their offerings to gain a competitive edge and retain their market position. The market is considerably concentrated with major players consuming significant market share. The degree of concentration will remain the same during the forecast period. The vendors operating in the market are taking several initiatives such as new product launches and partnership to stay competitive in the market and to strengthen their foothold in the market.
For instance, the North Eastern part of the Asia-Pacific region is the most populated area and has generated the largest mobile data traffic share of around 30%, globally in 2019. As well as in year 2020 private LTE is launched by 165 operators in 49 countries of Asia-Pacific. The emerging mobile internet subscriptions is another factor adding to the regional market demand. In the current business scenario, substantial rise has been experienced in the usage of private LTE networks across Asia-Pacific. This is attributed to the fact that large population in this region has created an extensive pool of mobile subscribers for telecom companies. Moreover, the region is the largest contributor to the total number of mobile subscribers and connected devices across the globe, and is expected to add more subscribers to its network in the upcoming years.
North America is further anticipated to dominate private LTE market in the upcoming years, due to its technological advancement and major shift toward digital transformation. As well as Asia-Pacific region is highest growing region in private LTE market due to its size and the logical lead taken by countries, including China, South Korea, and Japan. Furthermore, continuous increase in mobile data traffic is positively impacting the private LTE market growth