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Global Household Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Subscribers to Cross Half a Billion Mark by 2030

Jul 30, 2020 | Author : Neil Shah, Shiv Putcha


Fixed wireless access (FWA) is emerging as one of the leading use cases for 5G NR architecture and is rapidly gaining momentum as a scalable alternative for fixed broadband. Counterpoint Research predicts that FWA subscriptions will rise from a 4% share of the consumer broadband market today to account for nearly a third of the overall household broadband market by 2030 which is close to half a billion FWA home subscribers. 5G will account to close to 90% of these FWA subscriptions by 2030.

This report provides deep dives into the key drivers behind this increasing momentum for FWA as well as identifying some of the key challenges that need to be overcome for FWA to succeed. The report also helps identify the emerging FWA ecosystem and different value chain players from components to devices to service integrators and providers. The report further looks at the most likely addressable market segments for FWA and makes recommendations for the key FWA stakeholders and Communication Service Provider (CSP) community as they move past trials to commercial launches around the world.

Table of Contents:

  • Snapshot
    • Key Forecast Assumptions
  • The Emerging Case for Fixed Wireless Access (FWA)
  • Market Momentum for FWA
    • FWA deployments around the World
  • Key Drivers for FWA
  • Implementation Challenges for FWA
  • The Emerging FWA Ecosystem and Value Chain
  • FWA Key Vendor Profiles
  • FWA Subscriptions & CPE Forecast
  • Recommendations for Communications Service Providers
  • Conclusion and Future Outlook

Number of Pages: 29
Author: Neil Shah and Shiv Putcha
Publish date, July 2020


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