Microwave Transmission Equipment Market Rebounded 21 Percent in 2Q 2012, According to Dell'Oro Group

Point-to-Point Microwave Market at $1.1 Billion

Aug 29, 2012, 09:00 ET from Dell'Oro Group

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a newly published report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, the point-to-point Microwave Transmission equipment market rebounded from a trough in the first quarter of the year when the market revenues fell significantly below $1 billion.  In 2Q 2012, the point-to-point microwave market rose 21 percent sequentially to $1.1 billion.

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"With the exception of Europe, microwave sales picked up across all the geographic regions," said Jimmy Yu, Vice President of Microwave Transmission research at Dell'Oro Group.  "This broad increase across the globe including North America is what helped the microwave market improve this quarter.  The only area of disappointment was the European region, which continued to stall from a peak level it reached a year ago," Yu added.

The report includes other findings on equipment configuration:

  • The most popular configuration continued to be split-mount; approximately 90 percent of shipments.
  • Full outdoor unit configuration is favored by vertical markets rather than mobile backhaul and, therefore, accounted for less than 5 percent of microwave shipments.  However, as small cell deployments rise, requirements for low power and small footprint will drive demand for full outdoor units.
  • The remainder of shipments was full indoor unit configuration, which are used mainly for long haul transmission.

About the Report
The Dell'Oro Group Microwave Transmission Quarterly Report offers complete, in-depth coverage of the market with tables covering manufacturers' revenue, ports/radio transceivers shipped, and average selling prices by capacities (low, high and ultra high).  The report tracks point-to-point TDM, Packet and Hybrid Microwave as well as full indoor and full outdoor unit configurations.  To purchase this report, call Jessica Hsueh at +1.650.622.9400 x222 or email Jessica@DellOro.com.

About Dell'Oro Group
As the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, Dell'Oro Group provides in-depth, objective research and analysis that enables component manufacturers, equipment vendors, and investment firms to make fact-based, strategic decisions.  For more information, contact Dell'Oro Group at +1.650.622.9400 or visit www.DellOro.com.

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