Mobile broadband is driving mobile service revenue and will be the main telecom growth engine worldwide.
Enterprises are fueling the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M) connections as they strive to gain an advantage over competitors, improve business agility and lower operational costs, judges Godfrey Chua with Infonetics Research.
Mobile deployments are fueling strong growth in the policy management market, which reached $1 billion last year and is expected to grow to $2.5 billion by 2018, according to Infonetics Research.
A majority of enterprises surveyed by Infonetics Research said that they are deploying mobile device security products in order to "effectively handle mobile application control and mixed personal and business use."
Mobile device traffic growth is fueling demand for Diameter signaling controllers, with revenues forecast by Infonetics Research to increase at a 54 percent compound annual growth rate through 2018.
Enterprise use of femtocells, which are small, low-power base stations that beef up indoor wireless coverage, is driving growth in the femtocell gear market, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.
Fueled by the initial shipments of high-speed enterprise class 802.11ac access points, the enterprise Wi-Fi equipment market had a strong second quarter, increasing 12 percent sequentially to $1.12 billion, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.
The Asia-Pacific region is forecast to make up three quarters of new mobile voice over LTE subscribers this year, predicts Infonetics Research.
Swedish telecom equipment firm Ericsson leads the mobile backhaul microwave equipment market and is poised to take on market leader BridgeWave in the millimeter wave market, according to Infonetics Research.
Roughly one million malicious or high-risk Android apps are expected to be introduced into the enterprise this year, according to an Infonetics Research's mobile security report, which was based on a survey of decision makers at 103 medium and large enterprises in North America.