NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Overview:
LTE has been a driver for major investment for wireless carriers. However, much of the investment is in core network infrastructure that will be used for more than just raw data services. Voice over LTE (VoLTE) represents an opportunity for wireless carriers to improve their competitive position marginally at first, but much more longer term, assuming they properly execute VAS applications such as RCS and open up their APIs.
The incumbent carriers must deal with the threat of these "dial around" voice over wireless IP (or VoIP over Wireless OTT) providers by offering their own "dialable" VoIP. In addition to solving the problems of deploying "diable" VoIP via VoLTE, the incumbent network operators must offer VAS applications and capabilities such as the presence-enabled Dynamic Address Book.
With modest beginnings, there were approximately 12 million VoLTE subscribers worldwide in 2013, mostly in South Korea. We expect this to change as the pace of VoLTE deployments, and more importantly, adoption rates in countries/networks already deployed, grows dramatically on a global basis.
This research assesses the market drivers and outlook for VoLTE as well as carrier opportunities and challenges. The report forecasts VoLTE growth and includes insights, conclusions and recommendations for network operators including strategies for VAS application deployment and integration with various telecom assets via Telecom APIs. All purchases of Mind Commerce reports includes time with an expert analyst who will help you link key findings in the report to the business issues you're addressing. This needs to be used within three months of purchasing the report.
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) forecast 2014 - 2019
Identify challenges and opportunities for LTE services providers
Understand the business drivers and key success factors for VoLTE
Identify opportunities to leverage the integration of VoLTE with RCS
Understand the short and longer term VoLTE benefits to wireless carriers
Mobile network operators
Telecom infrastructure providers
Content and applications providers
Social network and commerce vendors
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