I had the opportunity to meet and interact with key stakeholders in the mobile infrastructure industry last week during the MWC show in Barcelona and came away with some thoughts: 2017 will be challenging but better than 2016 Operators don’t … Continued


I had the opportunity to meet and interact with key stakeholders in the mobile infrastructure industry last week during the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona. Key Takeaways from the show: Doing more with less Opportunities drive high level of … Continued


We have just wrapped up 3Q15 for the Mobile Radio Access Network (RAN) market, and it might be a good time to review the key takeaways for the quarter, a sub-segment of the overall Mobile Infrastructure market The trends that … Continued


by Chris DePuy, Stefan Pongratz and Shin Umeda Ericsson and Cisco announced a strategic partnership on November 9 to better position themselves for the rapidly changing business and technology requirements for next generation networks and information technology (IT) infrastructures. The … Continued



Stefan Pongratz is a Senior Director at Dell’Oro Group covering the Mobile Radio Access Network (RAN) and Small Cells markets.  In addition, Stefan conducts our economics research on the top 50 network operators in the world.  In this edition of … Continued



Huawei introduced LampSite, a local C-RAN small cell system for indoor applications, in early 2013.  Since then Ericsson, ZTE, Airvana, and Kathrein have announced scalable indoor C-RAN small cell systems. Huawei and SpiderCloud announced multi-mode standalone small cells in 2013. … Continued


With telecom service providers now in the fifth year of rolling out 4G networks, the industry is already preparing for what is coming next. Even if it is still very early for consumers to start thinking about 5G, development of … Continued


Our Mobile RAN and Small Cell analyst, Stefan Pongratz, recently participated in an exclusive webinar, Small Cells – Is 2014 the Breakthrough Year?, run in partnership with Avren Events, organizers of the Small Cells World Summit 2014 taking place next … Continued