The global 5G infrastructure market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 82.2% during the forecast period 2020 to 2027 and to reach around US$ 228.4 Bn by 2027.
Rising demand for enhanced communication system from various end use industries, rapid digitalization in developing countries, and high government expenditure on development of telecommunication sector are major factors expected to drive the growth of global market. In addition, government collaborative work with private players for development of smart cities and players focus on providing service such as support & maintenance and consulting are among other factors expected to augment the growth of target market.
Major players focus on enhancing the business presence and increase the revenue share of the company is another factor responsible for the growth of global market.
In 2020, Samsung a South Korean multinational conglomerate acquired TeleWorld Solutions. The TeleWorld Solutions is a provider of wireless networking and consulting services and the acquisition is expected to help the company to enhance the product portfolio and increase the revenue share.
In 2020, Ericsson a multinational networking and telecommunication company acquired Cradlepoint. The Cradlepoint is a global leader in providing wireless edge WAN 4G and 5G enterprise solutions this acquisition is expected to help the company to enhance the business presence and increase the revenue share.
In 2020, Titan Grove a privately owned company acquired Modus a leading provider of 5G infrastructure services. This acquisition is expected to help the company to enhance the business presence and increase the product portfolio.
In 2019, Cisco Systems Inc a global communication device manufacturer announced that it acquired Acacia Communications Inc with the focus to gain a bigger chunk of 5G spending by telecom companies. This acquisition helped the company to enhance the business profit ratio.
In 2020, Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company acquired Affirmed Networks. The acquisition was a move that the company wants to capitalize on opportunities to grow as network operators roll out fast fifth-generation, or 5G, networks.
However, factors such as lack of standardization of spectrum and high cost of deployment are expected to hamper the growth of global 5G infrastructure market. In addition, challenges related to design and coverage is expected to limit the growth of target market.
High spending by major players for technological advancements and rising adoption of IoT devices are factors expected to create new opportunities for players operating in the target market over the forecast period. In addition, increasing partnerships and agreements between region al and international players is expected to support the revenue growth of target market.
Segment Analysis by Region
North America is expected to account for major revenue share in the target market due to high government spending on establishing an advanced and safe communication network. In addition, governments focus on development of smart cities and focus on providing enhanced solution such as radio access network (RAN) and core network are among other factors expected to support the growth of target market.
The global market is high highly competitive due to presence of large number of players and innovative product offerings. In addition, business expansion activities through partnerships and agreements are factors expected to further increase the competition.
Global 5G Infrastructure Market
2016 – 2027
2020 – 2027
Communication Infrastructure, Core Network Technology, Network Architecture, Operational Frequency, End Use and Geography
North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa
Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Competitive Analysis, Player Profiling, Regulation Analysis
5G Infrastructure Market Segment Analysis, 2019
The global market is segmented into communication infrastructure, core network technology, network architecture, operational frequency and end use. The communication infrastructure segment is further solution and services and the services segment is expected to account for major revenue share in the target market. The end use segment is divided in to residential, commercial, industrial, and government. The commercial segment is expected to account for major revenue share in the target market.
The players profiled in the report are Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Nokia Corporation, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, ZTE Corporation, NEC Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., Fujitsu Limited, CommScope Inc., Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Ltd., and Altiostar.
Market By Communication Infrastructure
Market By Core Network Technology
Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
Market By Core Network Architecture
5G NR Non-Standalone (LTE Combined)
5G Standalone (NR + Core)
Market By Operational Frequency
Sub 6 GHz
Above 6 GHz
Market By End Use
Market By Region
Middle East & Africa
Rising demand for enhanced communication system from various end use industries, rapid digitalization in developing countries, and high government expenditure on development of telecommunication sector are major factors expected to drive the growth of global market.
The global 5G infrastructure market in 2027 is expected to be above US$ 228.4 Bn.
In communication infrastructure the service segment is growing at faster pace.
The CAGR of the global 5G infrastructure market from 2020-2027 is above 82.2%.
In the global market the Asia Pacific region is expected to grow faster.
Some of the players considered in the report scope are Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., and Nokia Corporation
The Asia Pacific is expected to account for major revenue share in the global market.