Wireless communication is an ever-developing field, and the future holds many possibilities. However, the Wireless LAN market is faced with a number of issues, from ensuring data security to maintaining interoperability for Ethernet-like functionality adapt to the ever-increasing performance demands of the mobile user.

To take advantage of the opportunities in this market, component manufacturers, equipment vendors, service providers, and financial institutions need to answer critical business questions including:

  • How fast in the market adopting 802.11ac wave 2?
  • What can we expect in terms on product timing and adoption trends on 802.11ax?
  • Who are the market leaders in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific? Why are they strong?
  • How do Wireless LAN sales by vertical industry vary through time?
  • What is the business significance of the Cloud-managed Wireless LAN model, and how is the market evolving in response?
  • What will be the impact on the stand-alone SOHO market as wireless home networking evolves from a shared connection to a content distribution platform?

To answer these and other important questions, Dell’Oro Group delivers both quarterly reports and 5-year forecasts on the Wireless LAN market.

Wireless LAN Quarterly Reports

Dell’Oro Group publishes Wireless LAN quarterly reports with in-depth market-level and detailed vendor market share information by the following device segments:

  • Enterprise-class
    • Outdoor Mesh Nodes / Access Points
    •  Indoor Access Points
    • WLAN Controllers
  • SOHO-class
    • Access Points
    • Wireless Routers
    • Broadband CPE with WLAN

The reports include tables showing manufacturers’ revenue, units shipped, and average selling prices. We report revenues, units, and average selling prices by a variety of wireless standards (i.e., 802.11g, 802.11a/g, 802.11n, 802.11ac wave 1 and wave 2, 802.11ax).

We also track:

  • The Wireless LAN market by region – North America, EMEA, China, Asia Pacific excluding China, and Rest of World
  • Enterprise equipment sales by ten vertical industries (e.g., education, government, healthcare, manufacturing, professional services, etc.)
  • Enterprise sales through the Cloud vs. Premises-manged route-to-market

Wireless LAN 5-Year Forecasts

Dell’Oro Group publishes Wireless LAN 5-year forecasts offering a complete overview of the market with historical data from 2000 to the present. The forecasts provide a comprehensive overview of market trends and include tables covering revenue, units shipped, and average selling prices. We report revenues, units, and average selling prices by a variety of wireless standards (i.e., 802.11g, 802.11a/g, 802.11n, 802.11ac wave 1 and wave 2, 802.11ax) for the following device segments:

  • Enterprise-class
    • Outdoor Mesh Nodes / Access Points
    •  Indoor Access Points
    • WLAN Controllers
  • SOHO-class
    • Access Points
    • Wireless Routers
    • Broadband CPE with WLAN

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