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The report provides an update on the competitive standing of the vendors selling radio access network (RAN) gear to mobile operators.


  • For the first time in many years, there is a new vendor sitting in the top market share position.
  • Samsung and ZTE continue to become more competitive RAN vendors.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn the global market share for RAN vendors.
  • Gain insight into the different vendors' strategies and challenges.

Key questions answered

  • How big was the RAN market in 2016 and how much does each vendor have of that market?
  • What are some of the challenges facing each RAN vendor?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

RAN market defined

  • An overview of the mobile network

RAN market forecast section

  • No growth until 5G

RAN market share

  • Huawei took the top spot in 2016

RAN vendor assessments

  • Highlights of market leaders, challengers, and niche players


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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