Market research firm Infonetics said it expects the number of operators using residential gateways to offer subscribers home automation services will increase to 44 percent by 2014.
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Service providers are increasingly using residential gateways to transform their broadband video services and to build new revenue streams, a study from Infonetics Research concludes.
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Numerous suppliers of microwave equipment are preparing to add millimeter-wave gear to their portfolios as operators increasingly took to the latter category to provide backhaul for LTE macrocells and small cells, according to a fresh report.
The small cell market will reach a value of $2.7 billion by 2017, according to a new study from Infonetics Research, which also predicts 4G small cell shipments will overtake 3G shipments by the end of 2013.
Femtocell vendors can expect a "very big 2013," according to research firm Infonetics, which predicts growth will come from 3G and LTE femto sales.
Cable technology vendors will see a 20 percent increase in revenue from sales of cable modem termination systems and edge QAM modulators this year, according to a report from Infonetics Research.
Forward-looking service providers and OEMs recognize that they must adapt their business models to the emerging environment of M2M and connected, wearable devices to take advantage of future growth. Those that do not could be left behind.
Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (MVPDs) who need to evolve into Multiscreen Video Programming Distributors still have a rough row to hoe, according to Infonetics Research's recently released Multi-Screen TV Service Deployment Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey.