EJL Wireless Research Announces its 2015 Predictions for Wireless RAN Technology

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Operators will focus on CRAN and CPRI™ Fronthaul; In Building Wireless Coverage a Key Differentiator for Operators

EJL Wireless Predictions 2015

China LTE deployments will continue to dominate the global wireless equipment market and supply chain

EJL Wireless Research is unveiling its predictions for wireless RAN technology for 2015 in a new white paper.

“We are releasing our predictions for 2015 for mobile RAN technology with centralized radio access network (CRAN) architecture, Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI™) fronthaul, in-building wireless, and carrier aggregation (CA) being the primary focus areas for many mobile operators worldwide” said founder and President, Earl Lum.

“We remain cautious on any large scale deployments of outdoor small cell base stations in 2015, however we are finally seeing real demand for in-building small cells targeting the enterprise market in Europe. We believe that in-building coverage is a key differentiator for mobile operators and will represent a strategic focus area in 2015,” says Lum.

Other predictions include:

China LTE deployments will continue to dominate the global wireless equipment market and supply chain

802.11ac Wave 1/Wave 2 deployments displace legacy 802.11n technology

North American mobile operators focus on LTE 2T4R RRH deployments

Strong wireless spectrum auction outlook and spectrum awards across all regions will drive continued demand for wireless infrastructure equipment

China MIIT awards FDD-LTE license to China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom

Operator M&A activity continues to drive industry consolidation

EJL Wireless Research continues to lead the wireless market research segment with innovative and cutting edge research such as its DNA-I series of products and a complete portfolio of market analysis reports from antennas to base stations and Wi-Fi to 5G technology.

The white paper is currently available for downloading at http://www.ejlwireless.com.

About EJL Wireless Research
EJL Wireless Research 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 it 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 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 is managed by Earl Lum. Mr. Lum has 20+ years of experience within the wireless industry including 8 years as an Equity Research Analyst on Wall Street cover 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 or http://www.ejldefense.com.

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