According to the Dell’Oro Group CBRS RAN 5-year January Forecast Report, short term delays will not impact the long-term demand for LTE and 5G NR CBRS solutions – theCBRS RAN Revenue 5 year forecast January Report overall CBRS RAN market is expected to grow at a rapid pace between 2019 and 2023 with cumulative investments surpassing $1 B over the next five years.

“We continue to believe the CBRS band with its unique spectrum sharing characteristics include many of the right ingredients to change the status quo about how networks are built,” said Stefan Pongratz, senior director at Dell’Oro Group. “And recent announcement by the CBRS Alliance to support OnGo over 5G underpins projections that 5G NR deployments in the CBRS band are set to accelerate in the outer part of the forecast period,” continued Pongratz.

Followings are additional highlights from the CBRS 5-Year Forecast January Report (2019 to 2023):

  • CBRS capex is not projected to have a significant impact on the WLAN capex.
  • CBRS investments are projected to account for more than a fifth of the U.S small cell market by the outer part of the forecast period.
  • FWA is projected to drive the lion share of the CBRS capex over the near-term.

 About the Report

Dell’Oro Group’s Advanced Research: Citizen Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) 5-year Forecast Report offers an overview of the CBRS RAN potential with a 5-year forecast (2019 to 2023) for indoor and outdoor LTE and 5G NR CBRS deployments along with a discussion on the participating suppliers.

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Stefan Pongratz

Posted by Stefan Pongratz on March 21, 2019

About Stefan

Stefan Pongratz joined Dell’Oro Group in 2010 and is responsible for the firm’s Mobile RAN market and Telecom Capex research programs. While at the firm, Stefan has expanded the Mobile RAN research adding significant detail on LTE and 5G NR. He has published articles in industry media such as in Fierce Wireless, RCR Wireless and Capacity Magazine. He has been cited in publications such as Barron’s, Bloomberg, Fierce Wireless, Lightreading, Pipeline Magazine, Telecom Asia and the Wall Street Journal.