Global Wi-fi Chipset Market 2016-2020 - Growing Security Concerns a Major Market Challenge

Mar 03, 2016, 07:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Wi-fi Chipset Market 2016-2020" report to their offering.

The global Wi-Fi chipset market to grow at a CAGR of 4.15% during the period 2016-2020.

Factors such as the growing integration between Wi-Fi and mobile networks, the development of smart-home technology, the proliferation of Wi-Fi-enabled mobile devices, the emergence of wearable technology, and increasing integration of Wi-Fi into homes and enterprises are likely to boost the Wi-Fi market, driving the demand for Wi-Fi chipsets during the forecast period. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the sales of Wi-Fi chipsets to electronic device manufacturers. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key trends that the market is experiencing include the emergence of dual-band routers and the evolution of IEEE 802.11 wireless standards. The continuous evolution of IEEE 802.11 wireless standards is an emerging trend that is expected to foster the growth of the market due to improved Wi-Fi network during the forecast period.

According to the report, some of the key factors that drive the global Wi-Fi chipset market include the increasing popularity of voice over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) and proliferation of smartphones and tablets.

Further, the report states that Wi-Fi networks are considered to be more vulnerable to interception than other mobile and wired networks. These networks are deployed with minimal regard for user authentication, which results in an increased number of users. This has led to increasing concern about data security and poses a major challenge in the market, as critical personal data is often stored in Wi-Fi-enabled mobile devices.

Key vendors:

- Qualcomm

- Broadcom

- Texas Instruments

- MediaTek

- Intel

Other prominent vendors:

- Infineon

- Marvell

- MediaTek


- Newracom

Key Topics Covered:

Part 01: Executive summary

Part 02: Scope of the report

Part 03: Market research methodology

Part 04: Introduction

Part 05: Technology Landscape

Part 06: Market landscape

Part 07: Market segmentation by end-user

Part 08: Geographical segmentation

Part 09: Market drivers

Part 10: Impact of drivers

Part 11: Market challenges

Part 12: Impact of drivers and challenges

Part 13: Market trends

Part 14: Vendor landscape

Part 15: Key recommendations for vendors and investors

Part 16: Appendix

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