Stefan Pongratz, Senior Director at Dell’Oro Research, has given SCWS World his insight on the global small cells market, challenges and the changing ecosystem. Read his thoughts below. Q: How has the global small cells market changed in the last … Continued


We just published our latest Carrier Economics Report – covering the second half of 2017 and detailing capital expenditure (capex), revenue, capital intensity, and subscriber trends by region for the top wireless and wireline telecom carriers. With publication of the … Continued


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