Global BTS Transceiver Market Analysis and Forecast, 2013-2017
The global base transmitting station (BTS) transceiver (TRx) market declined by 9.5% in units in 2012, according to the latest report from EJL Wireless Research titled “Global BTS Transceiver Market Analysis and Forecast, 9th Edition, 2013-2017.” “The decline in 2012 was the second consecutive year for the market. The market was within 10% of our prior forecast,” says founder and President, Earl Lum. The report provides a unique perspective on the global shipments and demand for base station equipment covering all air interface standards and frequencies and major OEMs including Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei Technologies, Nokia Siemens Networks, Samsung Electronics and ZTE. Some key and notable facts from the analysis include: EJL Wireless Research LLC was correct in predicting total TRx volume shipments within our stated goal of +/- 10%; EJL Wireless Research LLC was correct in predicting an increase in the CDMA market and again within 10% of the forecast; EJL Wireless Research LLC was correct in predicting a decline in GSM/EDGE TRx shipments for 2012.