REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – March 4, 2019 – According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, Wireless Packet Core (WPC) market revenues grew 7 percent Y/Y in 4Q 2018. For the full-year 2018, Huawei was the top-ranked vendor, achieving this annual designation for the first time ever.

“The modest growth of the WPC market in 4Q 2018 was due to the 4G Evolved Packet Core (EPC) technologies that service providers are using for 4G networks, but also for EPC use in upcoming 5G network deployments,” said Dave Bolan, senior analyst at Dell’Oro Group. “For 2018 WPC market shares, Huawei was the number on vendor based on revenues; however, Ericsson, retained its first-place ranking for the EPC market that was the largest sub-segment of the wireless packet core market,” Bolan added.

Other findings in the report for the top-three Core vendor rankings for the full-year revenues in 2018 were as follows:

  • Wireless Packet Core (2G/3G/4G): Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia
  • Traditional Packet Core (2G/3G): Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia
  • Evolved Packet Core (4G): Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia

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The Dell’Oro Group Wireless Packet Core Quarterly Report offers complete, in-depth coverage of the market with tables covering manufacturers’ revenue, average selling prices and sessions shipped for Traditional Packet Core equipment (GGSN and SGSN), and Evolved Packet Core equipment (MME and PGW/SGW). To purchase this report, please contact us at dgsales@delloro.com

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