EJL Wireless Research Reports Global Microcell BTS Market Poised for Commercial Volumes in 2014

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56% of microcells will be WiFi only by 2016 Total microcell base station revenues will exceed USD $7 billion by 2016

The global microcell base transmitting station (BTS) market will ready for commercial volume shipments in 2014, according to the latest report from EJL Wireless Research titled “Global Microcell Base Station Market Analysis and Forecast, 1st Edition, 2011-2016.” “We believe that a combination of 3G/4G/WiFi and WiFi only enabled microcell BTS will be a critical part of each OEM's base station product portfolio to support future heterogeneous network topologies and provide mobile operators with an effective way of dealing with the explosive growth of data traffic on their networks,” says founder and President, Earl Lum.

The report provides a unique perspective on the global demand for microcell base station equipment covering all air interface standards and frequencies including 802.11ac WiFi and major OEMs including Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei Technologies, Nokia Siemens Networks (including Motorola), and ZTE.

This report focuses only on the outdoor microcell base station market defined as base stations having 5W-10W RF output power per TRx and not products that are in the 250mW to 1W per transceiver (TRx) category such as picocells and femtocells.

Some key predictions from EJL Wireless Research LLC for 2014-2016:

EJL Wireless Research LLC predicts WiFi-only microcell BTS will account for over 50% of the total market opportunity in unit volumes

EJL Wireless Research LLC predicts total microcell BTS revenues will exceed USD$7 billion by 2016

EJL Wireless Research LLC predicts Asia Pacific region represents 46% of global microcell BTS unit opportunity

“Our analysis covers seven regions and 78 countries globally and provides a very realistic view by country and region for microcell BTS opportunities. We believe that the microcell ecosystem continues to evolve as both the backhaul and access technologies will undergo field trials in 2012-2013 and should be ready to go by 2014,” says Lum.

The report is currently available for purchase and information can be downloaded at http://www.ejlwireless.com.

About EJL Wireless Research LLC
EJL Wireless Research LLC provides proprietary, accurate and cutting-edge market analysis and consulting services on the wireless technology ecosystem and defense and aerospace industries. The firm's wireless infrastructure research division focuses on all vertical elements of the wireless ecosystem including mobile subscribers, mobile operators, mobile handsets, mobile infrastructure and mobile content. In addition, the firm provides analysis across horizontal technology suppliers including RF semiconductor materials, RF semiconductor/components, subsystems and OEMs. Similarly, the defense and aerospace division focuses its efforts on the ecosystem supporting UAV and airborne platforms and subsystems. Our goal is to provide our clients with mission critical market analysis and information.

EJL Wireless Research LLC believes it has a corporate responsibility, both local and international, in giving back to the community. Please visit our website for more information about the charitable organizations it supports at: http://www.ejlwireless.com/corporate_responsibility.html.

EJL Wireless Research LLC is managed by Earl Lum. Mr. Lum has 19 years of experience within the wireless industry including 8 years as an Equity Research Analyst on Wall Street covering the global wireless industry. The company is headquartered in Salem, NH. For more information about EJL Wireless Research, please visit the company’s websites at http://www.ejlwireless.com, http://www.ejldefense.com or our weblog at http://ejlwireless.wordpress.com.

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