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3.5 GHz CBRS: Disrupting the Disruptive Spectrum

Market Study

Published Fourth Quarter 2017 Version 2.0

 

Table of Contents

Abstract .....................................................................................................................................

Executive Summary ..................................................................................................................

Figure A: Total Installed CBRS Nodes in the U.S., 2017-2022...............................................

Methodology..............................................................................................................................

Basic Mobile Operator Network Architecture .......................................................................

Figure 1: Simple View of Backhaul and a Mobile Operator’s Network ..............................

Figure 2: Mobile Network Architecture with Fronthaul and Backhaul................................

Location......................................................................................................................................

Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) Overview ............................................................

Figure 3: Overview of CBRS Band ...........................................................................................

Licensing.....................................................................................................................................

Figure 4: Census Tracts, Chicago ............................................................................................

Figure 5: U.S. Counties .............................................................................................................

Figure 6: Partial Economic Areas.............................................................................................

PAL light-touch leasing / Secondary market..........................................................................

WISPs .........................................................................................................................................

ESC and SAS...............................................................................................................................

Environmental Sensing Capability (ESC).................................................................................

Figure 7: Interaction of ESC and SAS ......................................................................................

Spectrum Access System (SAS)................................................................................................

Figure 8: SAS Interaction ..........................................................................................................

CBRS Devices ............................................................................................................................

Table 1: CBSD Categories ........................................................................................................

Network Devices .......................................................................................................................

End User Devices ......................................................................................................................

Rollout Delays ...........................................................................................................................

Potential Impact of CBRS..........................................................................................................

Potential business models ......................................................................................................

In-building CBRS signal penetration ......................................................................................

Figure 9: In-building Penetration at Different Frequencies..................................................

CBRS U.S. Market Forecast ......................................................................................................

Table 2: Small Cells Total Addressable Market, 2017-2021 .................................................

Figure 10: Small Cells Total Addressable Market, 2017-2021 ..............................................

Modeling Potential CBRS Deployments..................................................................................

WISPs Go First ...........................................................................................................................

Table 3: CBRS Nodes Deployed by WISPs, 2017-2022..........................................................

Figure 11: CBRS Nodes Deployed by WISPs, 2017-2022 ......................................................

Non WISPs, Outdoor Deployments ........................................................................................

Table 4: CBRS Nodes Deployed by Non-WISPs, 2017-2022 (cumulative)...........................

Figure 12: CBRS Nodes Deployed by Non-WISPs, 2017-2022 (cumulative) ...................... 

In-Building CBRS .......................................................................................................................

Table 5: CBRS Nodes in Commercial Buildings, 2017-2022 (cumulative)...........................

Figure 13: CBRS Nodes in Commercial Buildings, 2017-2022..............................................

Residential CBRS........................................................................................................................

Table 6: Residential CBRS Nodes, 2017-2022.........................................................................

Figure 14: CBRS Nodes – Actual Deployments, 2017-2022 (cumulative)............................

Summary ...................................................................................................................................

Table 7: Total CBRS Nodes Deployed, 2017-2022 (cumulative) ..........................................

Figure 15: Total CBRS Nodes Deployed, 2017-2022..............................................................

CBRS Vendor Profiles................................................................................................................

Airspan Networks...................................................................................................................... Alphabet.....................................................................................................................................

American Tower ........................................................................................................................

AT&T ...........................................................................................................................................

Baicells .......................................................................................................................................

Boingo ........................................................................................................................................

CableLabs ..................................................................................................................................

Charter Communications, Inc..................................................................................................

Comcast Corporation ...............................................................................................................

CommScope ..............................................................................................................................

Crown Castle .............................................................................................................................

Ericsson .....................................................................................................................................

ExteNet Systems........................................................................................................................

Federated Wireless....................................................................................................................

Fujitsu Network Communications ..........................................................................................

Huawei........................................................................................................................................Intel.............................................................................................................................................

ip.access ....................................................................................................................................

LigadoNetworks........................................................................................................................ 

Mavenir.......................................................................................................................................

Nokia Networks.........................................................................................................................

Qualcomm..................................................................................................................................

Rise Broadband ........................................................................................................................

RuckusWireless..........................................................................................................................

Samsung Electronics ................................................................................................................

Sercomm ...................................................................................................................................

SpiderCloud Wireless................................................................................................................

Sprint .........................................................................................................................................

T-Mobile US................................................................................................................................

Telrad Networks .......................................................................................................................

US Cellular .................................................................................................................................

Verizon .......................................................................................................................................

ZTE Corporation........................................................................................................................

Definitions .................................................................................................................................

General ......................................................................................................................................

Device Types..............................................................................................................................

Services .....................................................................................................................................

Network Technology.................................................................................................................

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