Report: Global Femtocells industry

Reportlinker has published a new report “Global Femtocells Industry”. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Femtocells in Number of Subscribers (Thousands). 

Reportlinker has published a new report “Global Femtocells Industry”. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Femtocells in Number of Subscribers (Thousands). 

Report provides separate comprehensive analytics for North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2009 through 2015. The report profiles 60 companies including many key and niche players such as 2Wire, Inc., Airvana, Inc., Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Ip.Access Ltd., Motorola, Inc., NEC Corporation, NETGEAR, Inc., Nokia Siemens Networks, PicoChip, Pirelli Broadband Solutions SPA, RadioFrame Networks, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Tatara Systems, and Ubiquisys Ltd. 

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3





Femtocells – A High Potential Market II-1

Current & Future Analysis II-1

Highlights II-2

Femtocell Technology for Indoor Settings II-2

Recession Slows Down Femtocells Deployment II-3

Emerging trends in Femtocells Technology II-3

Efforts to Develop Integrated Devices Intensify II-4

4G Femtocell – A Cost Effective Option for Advanced Mobile

Networks II-4

Femtocells Offer Benefits to Chip Makers and Cellular Operators II-4

Femtocell Semiconductor Market Attracts Silicon Vendors II-4

Role of Femtocells in LTE Deployment II-5

Industry Moves towards Standardization II-5

Femto Forum II-5

Challenges Faced by Femtocells Market II-6

High Cost & Competing Technologies – Threat to Femtocell

Adoption II-6



Femtocell – An Introduction II-7

Historical Perspective II-7

Competing Technologies II-7

Femtocell Vs Wi-Fi II-8

Femtocell Vs UMA II-8

Comparing Cell Structures II-9

Types of Base Stations II-9

Femtocell Vs PicoCell II-9

Femtocell Characteristics II-9

Working of Femtocells (For GSM-UMTS Networks) II-10

Femtocell Benefits II-10

Benefits for Mobile Operator II-11

Benefits for Consumers II-11

Femtocell Applications II-12

Architecture Solutions for Femtocells II-12

Femtocell Access Point Reference Design Architecture II-13

Approaches to Femtocell Deployment II-13

Complications in Deployment of Femtocell Technology II-14

Interference Problems – A Key Challenge II-14

Hurdles in Transfer between Femtocell and Cell Site II-14

Unauthorized Access II-14

Multiplicity of Standards II-14

Complying with Emergency Service Management Regulations II-14

Complying with Legal Interception Requirements II-15

Need for High Accuracy RF Signals II-15

Synchronization – A Major Requirement II-15

Device-Related Challenges II-15

Technical Challenges in Femtocell Deployment II-15

Femtocells Management II-16

Management Issues II-16

Prerequisites II-16



Sprint Nextel Unveils Femtocell Solutions II-18

China Unicom and Huawei Launch 3G Inn Femtocell-Based Service II-18

SFR and Ubiquisys Launch Femtocell Service in France II-18

SerComm and Ubiquisys Unveils FC210U Integrated Home Gateway II-18

HSL Launches Femtocell Developer Initiative II-18

IntelliNet Technologies Develops Femtocell Gateway II-19

Verizon Wireless Introduces Verizon Wireless Network Extender II-19

AT&T Rolls Out Femtocell II-19

Vodafone Unveils 3G Femtocell II-19

picoChip Introduces PicoXcell PC312 HSPA +Femtocell SoC II-20

AirWalk Communications Rolls Out Edge PointTM PRO II-20

Tektronix Introduces New Femtocell Monitoring Solution II-20

Bewan Systems Launches Bewan iBox Femtocell II-21

Huawei Technologies Introduces New Femtocell Device II-21

Intrinsyc Software International and Ubiquisys Develop UX-Zoneâ„¢ II-21

NTT DOCOMO Develops Femtocell BTS II-22

Mobica and Ubiquisys Unveil Femtocells Podcast II-22

Percello and Ubiquisys Introduce G3 Femtocell II-22

Percello Launches PRC6500 SOC II-22

picoChip Unveils PC8219 II-23

Kineto Wireless Unveils Femtocell Gateway II-23

Texas Instruments Introduces Femtocell Solutions II-23

IntelliNet Technologies Introduces Femtocell Gateway II-24

NetCracker Technology and NEC Unveil New Wireless Broadband

Solution II-24

StarHub Rolls Out Home Zone II-24

Motorola Unveils Femtocell Solutions II-24

Sprint Unveils Femtocell II-25

Epitiro Unveils Femtocell Test Suite II-25

picoChip Unveils PC3xx Collection of Base-Band Processors II-25

AirWalk Communications Develops EdgePoint Femtocell II-26

Netgear Unveils DVG834GH Femtocell Gateway II-26

Skyworks Solutions Launches New RF Subsystem II-26

Thomson Unveils TG870 Femtocell Gateway II-27

BitWave Semiconductor Introduces BW1102 Softransceiverâ„¢ RFIC II-27

RadioFrame Networks Introduces Second Generation OmniRadioâ„¢

Processor II-28

Starent Networks Provides Femtocell Solutions II-28

Fujitsu Introduces Mobile WiMAX Base Station SoC II-28

picoChip Introduces Reference Design II-29

Ubiquisys Introduces ZoneGate E2 femtocell II-29

picoChip Unveils TD-SCDMA Femtocell Reference Design II-29

RadioFrame Networks Introduces Omnicell@Work and Omnicell@Home II-30

Kineto Wireless Adopts HNB Architecture II-30

Huawei Technologies Installs Femtocell Network for StarHub II-30

AirWalk Communications Unveils Femtocell Solution II-30

Ericsson Introduces Femto Cell Solution II-31

Sprint Introduces Airave in Indianapolis and Denver II-31

Nokia Siemens Networks Unveils 3G Femto Home Access Solution II-31

2Wire Launches HomePortal® BaseStation® II-31

picoChip Introduces PC6532 Wave 2 Femtocell II-32

picoChip Launches PC8532 WiMAX Platform II-32

HelloSoft Rolls Out VoIP Technology for WiMAX II-32

Ukranian High Technologies Deploys Alvarion’s BreezeMAX II-33



Airvana Enters into Collaboration with VeriSign II-34

Tatara Systems and Acme Packet Enter into Partnership II-34

SOLiD Technologies Selects Sequans Communications’ SQN2130

ASIC Chips II-34

WiMAX Forum Partners with Femto Forum II-35

Cellcom Chooses Starent Networks to Offer Femtocell Services II-35

Lime Microsystems Chooses Jazz Semiconductor’s 0.18-micron

SiGe Process II-35

IntelliNet Selects SafeNet’s IPsec Solution II-36

Acme Packet Enters into Partnerships with Major Equipment

Providers II-36

NEC and TDC Mobile Enter into Collaboration II-36

Ubiquisys, Airvana and ip.Access Extend Support to Services SIG II-37

Continuous Computing® Inks Agreement with picoChip II-37

Ubiquisys Enters into Partnership with picoChip II-37

GENBAND Selects SafeNet for Femtocell Gateway II-37

Aricentâ„¢ Partners with Cavium Networks II-38

Texas Instruments Selects mimoOn and Continuous Computing II-38

Continuous Computing Enters into Alliance with TeamF1 II-38

Ubiquisys Enters into Collaboration with Percello II-39

picoChip Collaborates with Elliptic Technologies II-39

Tele2 Sweden Signs Agreement with Telenor Sweden II-39

Tatara Systems and Ericsson Enter into Partnership II-40

Ubiquisys Integrates Iuh Interface for Standardized Communication II-40

Nokia Siemens Networks Inks Agreement with Pirelli Broadband

Solutions II-40

NETGEAR® and Nokia Siemens Networks Collaborate II-41

NEC Europe Partners with NETGEAR® to Develop 3G Access Point II-41

GENBAND Takes Over NextPoint Networks II-41

BroadLight Enters into Partnership with Percello II-42

Airvana and Hitachi Communication Technologies Sign Agreement II-42

AirWalk Communications, Tatara Systems, and Tango Networks

Form Partnership II-42

Percello Licenses MIPS Processor Core for Femtocell Applications II-42

Airvana and Alcatel-Lucent to Develop CDMA/EV-DO Femtocell

Platform II-42

NEC Europe Partners with Motive II-43

ip.Access Chooses Tektronix Communications’ G35 Protocol Analyzer II-43

Airvana and Motorola Sign Agreement II-43

BitWave Semiconductor and Open-Silicon Enter into Strategic

Partnership II-43

ShoZu and Ubiquisys Enter into Partnership II-43

Thomson Inks Agreement with Airvana II-44


2Wire Enters into Partnership with Rosum Corporation II-44

HSL Starts New Project on Femtocell II-44

ip.access Partners with Mavenir Systems II-45

Motive Inks Agreement with Airvana II-45

NewStep Networks Becomes Part of Femto Forum II-45

Rakon and Centum Electronics Form Joint Venture II-45

Tatara Systems and AirWalk Communications Collaborate II-46

IntelliNet Technologies Purchases Azaire Networks’ Assets II-46

C&S Microwave Chooses Continuous Computing II-47

Continuous Computing and picoChip Enter into Partnership II-47

Tatara Systems and NETGEAR® Collaborate II-47

Pirelli Broadband Solutions Selects Airvana’s Femtocell II-48

Telefónica and Alcatel-Lucent Ink Frame Agreement II-48

Chunghwa Telecom Selects Alcatel-Lucent to Deploy Femtocell

Network in Taiwan II-48

Ubiquisys and Nokia Siemens Networks Ink Agreement II-49

Sonus Networks Collaborates with Apertio II-49

NextPoint Networks Enters into Alliance with ZTE II-50

Nokia Siemens Networks Collaborates with Thomson II-50

Airvana Takes Over 3Way Networks II-50

picoChip Partners with Tatara Systems II-50

Kineto Wireless Collaborates with NEC II-50

Sonus Networks and 3Way Networks Enter into Partnership II-51

Samsung Electronics Inks Agreement with ZTE II-51

Google Purchases Interest in Ubiquisys II-51

Ubiquisys and NETGEAR® Collaborate II-51

RadioFrame Networks and Nokia Siemens Networks Enter into a

Contract II-52

Nokia Siemens Networks and Airvana to Provide Femtocell Solution II-52

picoChip Unites with Femto Forum II-52

picoChip Enters into Partnership with Semtech II-52

ip.access and Tatara Systems Enters into Partnership II-53

3Way Networks Enters into Partnership with Tatara Systems II-53

Tatara Systems and NEC Ink Agreement II-53

ip.access and Thomson Collaborate II-54

RadioFrame Networks Chooses Continuous Computing II-54

Samsung Selects Skyworks Solutions II-54

ip.access Signs Frame Contract with Orascom Telecom II-55

Axiom Wireless Selects picoChip’s PC8208 Software and PC202

multi-core DSP II-55



2Wire, Inc. (US) II-56

Airvana, Inc. (US) II-56

Alcatel-Lucent (France) II-56

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China) II-57

Ip.Access Ltd. (UK) II-57

Motorola, Inc. (US) II-57

NEC Corporation (Japan) II-58

NETGEAR, Inc. (US) II-58

Nokia Siemens Networks (Finland) II-59

picoChip (UK) II-59

Pirelli Broadband Solutions SPA (Italy) II-59

RadioFrame Networks, Inc. (US) II-60

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-60

Tatara Systems (US) II-60

Thomson, Inc. (France) II-61

Ubiquisys Ltd. (UK) II-61



Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Femtocells by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, and

Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of

Subscribers in Thousands for Years 2009 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62


Table 2: World 7-Year Perspective for Femtocells by Geographic

Region – Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Number of

Subscribers for North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific for

2009, 2012 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63






A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Femtocell Market in US: A Snapshot III-1

Market Participants Intensify Efforts to Launch Femtocells III-1

Product Launches III-2

Strategic Corporate Developments III-10

Key Players III-21

2Wire, Inc.. III-21

Airvana, Inc. III-22

Motorola, Inc. III-22


RadioFrame Networks, Inc. III-23

Tatara Systems III-23

B.Market Analytics III-24

Table 3: North American Recent Past, Current and Future

Analysis for Femtocells Analyzed with Number of Subscribers

in Thousands for Years 2009 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24



A.Market Analysis III-25

Outlook III-25

Femtocells Market in Europe: An Overview III-25

Threats to Market Expansion III-25

High Cost of Femtocells – A Major Obstacle III-26

Product Launches III-26

Strategic Corporate Developments III-32

Key Players III-39

Alcatel-Lucent (France) III-39

ip.access Ltd. (UK) III-39

Nokia Siemens Networks (Finland) III-39

picoChip (UK) III-40

Pirelli Broadband Solutions SPA (Italy) III-40

Thomson, Inc. (France) III-40

Ubiquisys Ltd. (UK) III-41

B.Market Analytics III-41

Table 4: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Femtocells Analyzed with Annual Number of Subscribers

for Years 2009 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-41


Table 5: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Femtocells Analyzed with Installed Base in 000 Units

for Years 2009 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-41


Table 6: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Femtocells Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million

at Vendor Level for the Years 2009 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42


Table 7: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Femtocells Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million

at Service Provider Level for Years 2009 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42



A.Market Analysis III-43

Femtocells Advancing at a Slow Pace in Asia-Pacific Region III-43

Mobile Network Extension Solutions for Enterprises and

Consumers III-43

China III-43

India III-44

Product Launches III-44

Strategic Corporate Developments III-45

Key Players III-49

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China) III-49

NEC Corporation (Japan) III-49

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea) III-49

B.Market Analytics III-50

Table 8: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future

Analysis for Femtocells Analyzed with Number of Subscribers

in Thousands for Years 2009 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50




Total Companies Profiled: 60 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries – 63)



Region/Country Players


The United States 26

Japan 5

Europe 22

France 9

Germany 1

The United Kingdom 7

Italy 2

Spain 1

Rest of Europe 2

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 7

Africa 1

Middle-East 2



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