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The Public Safety LTE & Mobile Broadband Market: 2014 - 2020

Published: Mar-2014 | Format: PDF | SNS Telecom & IT | Number of pages: 261 | Code: MRS - 773

Considering its thriving ecosystem, spectrum flexibility and performance metrics, public safety organizations worldwide recognize LTE as the de-facto standard for mission critical mobile broadband communications.

With spectrum already allocated, public safety agencies in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the U.S have already begun to operate private LTE networks. Driven by public safety demands, LTE products can now also operate in spectrum bands previously unthinkable, such as the 400 MHz band, which is widely available to public safety agencies worldwide. Moreover, demands for tactical and rapidly deployable broadband solutions have also led vendors to develop private LTE base station products in a variety of innovative form factors such as Cell in a Box (CIAB) or airborne cells.

SNS Research estimates the global spending on private LTE infrastructure including base stations (eNodeBs), mobile core (EPC) and backhaul will account for $2 Billion annually by the end of 2020. By the same time, the installed base of private public safety LTE base stations (eNode Bs) will reach nearly 155,000 globally, following a CAGR of nearly 60% between 2014 and 2020, and will serve nearly 4 Million private public safety LTE subscribers worldwide.

However it is important to note that the transition to LTE is one of the will be one of the most complex technical changes the public safety communications industry will ever witness and will present challenges in its own right, particularly in the context of global standardization. Furthermore spectrum, regulatory and budgetary issues in certain regions such as Europe will delay large scale private deployments.

Nonetheless, service prioritization partnerships with commercial LTE network carriers will create an ecosystem for operating public safety devices over commercial LTE networks during this transition period. We estimate that public safety LTE device shipments over commercial networks will account for nearly $7 Billion in annual revenue by the end of 2020.

The ""The Public Safety LTE & Mobile Broadband Market: 2014 2020"" report presents an in-depth assessment of the global public safety LTE market, besides considering the wider LMR and mobile broadband industries. In addition to covering the business case, challenges, spectrum allocation strategies, industry roadmap, deployment case studies, vendor products, strategies, standardization activities and application ecosystem for public safety LTE, the report also presents comprehensive forecasts for mobile broadband, LMR and public safety LTE subscriptions from 2011 till 2020. Also covered are public safety LTE service revenues as well as device and infrastructure (eNodeB base stations, EPC mobile core, backhaul) shipment and associated revenue forecasts.

The report comes with an associated XLS datasheet covering quantitative data from all figures presented within the report, as well as a list and associated details of 46 global private public safety LTE network deployments (as of Q1’2014).

Key Findings:

The report has the following key findings:


Global spending on private LTE infrastructure including base stations (eNodeBs), mobile core (EPC) and backhaul will account for $2 Billion annually by the end of 2020
By the same time, the installed base of private public safety LTE base stations (eNodeBs) will reach nearly 155,000, following a CAGR of nearly 60% between 2014 and 2020, and will serve nearly 4 Million private public safety LTE subscribers worldwide
As much as 15% of all public safety LTE investments will be military centric tactical deployments by 2020
Commercial carriers and public safety MVNOs will pocket nearly $7 Billion in public safety LTE service revenues by the end of 2020, following growth at a CAGR of 40% between 2014 and 2020
A large nationwide deployment such as FirstNet in the U.S. can save up to 40% in TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) over 10-years by opting for a public-private partnership rather than a private only investment
Almost all major LMR industry players are leveraging partnerships with established LTE infrastructure vendors such as Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent and NSN, to offer end-to-end LTE solutions

Topics Covered:

The report covers the following topics:

  • Business case for public safety LTE and mobile broadband services
  • Key benefits of public safety LTE and mobile broadband
  • Challenges to public safety LTE adoption
  • Public safety agency, network operator and vendor commitments to public safety LTE
  • List of private public safety LTE deployments worldwide
  • Public safety LTE deployment case studies
  • The industry roadmap for the public safety mobile broadband in general and the LTE market in particular
  • Public safety LTE deployment and funding models
  • Spectrum allocation for public safety LTE
  • Public safety LTE applications ecosystem
  • Public safety LTE vendor assessment and strategies
  • Profiles of over 100 players in the public safety LTE ecosystem
  • Public safety LTE standardization
  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis of private and commercial public safety LTE deployments
  • Military and tactical LTE deployments
  • Public safety LTE base station form factor analysis
  • Exclusive interview transcripts from 7 industry players including Airbus, Motorola Solutions and General Dynamics
  • Strategic recommendations for vendors, system integrators, public safety agencies and wireless carriers
  • Market analysis and forecasts from 2011 till 2020


Forecast Segmentation:

Market forecasts and historical figures are provided for each of the following submarkets:

Public Safety LTE Base Station (eNodeB) Shipments, Revenue & Installed Base

Network Categories

  • Private LTE
  • Commercial LTE


Form Factor Categories

  • Macrocell
  • Small Cell
  • Relay Node
  • Tactical Cell on Wheel (COW)
  • Tactical Cell in a Box (CIAB)
  • Airborne Cell


Additional Forecasts for Pubic Safety LTE Infrastructure

  • Public Safety LTE Mobile Core (EPC) Investments
  • Public Safety LTE Backhaul Investments


Public Safety LTE Device Shipments & Revenue

  • Network Categories
  • Private LTE
  • Commercial LTE
  • Form Factor Categories
  • Handportable LMR Terminal
  • Mobile (In-Vehicle) LMR Terminal
  • Notebook PC
  • USB Dongle
  • Smartphone
  • PDA


Public Safety LTE Subscriptions & Service Revenue

  • Private LTE
  • Commercial LTE


Public Safety User Subscriptions over Private Mobile Broadband

  • Private LTE
  • Private WiMAX


Public Safety User Subscriptions over Commercial Mobile Broadband

  • LTE
  • WiMAX
  • W-CDMA
  • HSPA
  • CDMA2000
  • EV-DO


LMR Subscriptions

  • P25
  • TETRA
  • Tetrapol
  • dPMR
  • NXND
  • PDT
  • Analog Radio


LMR Data Subscriptions

  • TETRA
  • TETRA TEDS
  • P25 Phase 1
  • P25 Phase 2
  • Tetropol


The following regional markets are also covered:

Regional Markets

  • Asia Pacific
  • Eastern Europe
  • Latin & Central America
  • Middle East & Africa
  • North America
  • Western Europe


Key Questions Answered:

The report provides answers to the following key questions:

  • Which countries will be the first to deploy and adopt LTE for public safety applications
  • How many private public safety LTE base stations (eNodeBs) will ship in 2020, and how will these compare to the wider commercial LTE market
  • How much will be invested on mobile core (EPC) and backhaul infrastructure to support private public safety LTE deployments
  • How will the VoLTE ecosystem evolve and how will this impact PTT and voice services for public safety LTE
  • When will standardized mission-critical voice communications and proximity services see large scale proliferation in the public safety LTE market
  • How much revenue will the public safety LTE application ecosystem generate in 2020
  • How will public safety LTE device shipments vary by form factor (handheld LMR terminals, mobile in-vehicle LMR modems, notebook PCs, USB dongles, smartphones, PDAs) overtime
  • Is the 400 MHZ spectrum realistically feasible to support public safety LTE applications
  • What are the prospects of tactical, rapidly deployable and airborne LTE solutions
  • Does Huawei stand a chance in the public safety LTE market outside of Asia
  • Which vendors and system integrators are the most successful in the public safety LTE market
  • How many first responders rely on private and commercial mobile broadband networks for their daily tasks
  • How will private and commercial public safety LTE subscriptions compare in 2020
  • How will public safety LTE subscriptions compare to other mobile broadband technologies such as WiMAX and HSPA in 2020
  • What opportunities exist for commercial wireless carriers and MVNOs in the public safety LTE market


Countires Covered

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Cocos Islands
  • Colombia
  • Comoros Islands
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic Rep of Congo (ex-Zaire)
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • East Timor
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Faroe Islands
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia (ex-Tahiti)
  • French West Indies
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
  • Guinea Republic
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kirghizstan
  • Kiribati
  • Korea
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • North Korea
  • Northern Marianas
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Samoa (American)
  • Sao Tome & Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • St Kitts & Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent & The Grenadines
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
  • UAE
  • Uganda
  • UK
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • US Virgin Islands
  • USA
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Table of Content

1 Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 Executive Summary
1.2 Key Findings
1.3 Topics Covered
1.4 Forecast Segmentation
1.5 Key Questions Answered
1.6 Methodology
1.7 Target Audience
1.8 Companies Mentioned

2 Chapter 2: An Overview of the Public Safety Mobile Broadband Market
2.1 Narrowband Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Systems in Public Safety
2.1.1 LMR Market Size
2.1.3 The Limitations of LMR Data Capabilities
2.1.2 The Perceived Role of Mobile Broadband in Public Safety Scenarios
2.3 How big is the Mobile Broadband Market?
2.2 Mobile Broadband for Public Safety
2.2.1 Partnerships with Commercial Carriers
2.2.2 Private LTE and WiMAX Deployments
2.3.2 What are the Growth Drivers?
2.3.1 Will the Public Safety Segment Witness the Same Level of Growth as the Consumer Segment?
2.3.3 LMR Systems will Continue to Support Mission-Critical Voice
2.5.1 Performance Metrics
2.5 Why LTE?
2.4 Why use Commercial Mobile Broadband Technology for Public Safety
2.5.3 A Thriving Ecosystem
2.5.2 Coexistence, Interoperability and Spectrum Flexibility
2.5.4 OPEX Reduction
2.6 Public Safety LTE Technology & Architecture
2.6.1 E-UTRAN - LTE Radio Access Network
2.6.2 TDD vs. FDD
2.6.3 UE (User Equipment)
2.6.3.1 USB Data Cards
2.6.3.3 Smartphones & Handheld LMR Terminals
2.6.3.4 Tablets & Laptops
2.6.3.2 Vehicular Modems
2.6.4.2 PGW (Packet Data Network Gateway)
2.6.4 Public Safety LTE EPC (Evolved Packet Core)
2.6.4.1 SGW (Serving Gateway)
2.6.4.4 HSS (Home Subscriber Server)
2.6.4.3 MME (Mobility Management Entity)
2.6.4.5 PCRF (Policy Charging and Rules Function)
2.6.5 LMR Network Integration and Inter-Working
2.6.7 Inter-System Roaming
2.6.8 Intra-System Roaming to Commercial Carriers
2.6.6 Support for Roaming in Public Safety LTE
2.6.9 The Evolution to LTE-Advanced and its Implications for Public Safety
2.7.1 Private Public Satiety LTE Network Deployments
2.7.3 Public Safety LTE Access over Commercial Networks
2.7 Public Safety LTE Deployment Models
2.7.2 Shared Commercial Public Safety LTE (Private-Public Partnerships)
2.8.1 Built, Owned and Operated by Integrator/Vendor
2.8 Funding Models for Private Public Safety LTE Network Deployment
2.7.4 Hosted Core Public Safety LTE Networks
2.8.2 Owned and Operated by the Government Authority
2.8.3 Local Agency Hosted Core
2.8.4 Multiple Networks
2.9.3 Bandwidth Flexibility
2.9.2 Economic Feasibility
2.9.1 Higher throughput and Low Latency
2.9.4 Spectral Efficiency
2.9 The Public Safety LTE Business Case
2.9.6 Lack of Competition from Other Standards
2.9.5 Regional Interoperability
2.9.8 Commitments by Infrastructure and Device vendors
2.9.7 Endorsement from the Public Safety Community
2.9.9 Quality of Service (QoS) & Priority Provisioning
2.9.10 Support for Group Voice & Multimedia Communication
2.10 Challenges to the Public Safety LTE Ecosystem
2.10.1 Spectrum Allocation
2.10.3 Budgetary Issues
2.10.2 Interworking with LMR Networks & Standardization
2.10.4 Security & Resilience
2.10.5 Support for Mission-Critical Voice and Direct Mode-Operation
2.10.7 Lack of Specifications for Battery Life in Public Safety Scenarios
2.10.6 Smaller Coverage Footprint to Comparison to LMR Systems
2.10.8 User Profiles to Fit Public Safety Requirements

3 Chapter 3: Public Safety LTE and Mobile Broadband Industry Roadmap
3.1 Industry Roadmap
3.2 2011 – 2013: The Disparate Networks Era
3.3 2014 – 2016: Mission Critical Data over Private LTE
3.4 2017 – 2020: Emergence of Mission Critical Voice and Proximity Services
3.5 Public Safety LTE Deployment & Trial Case Studies
3.5.1 Zhengzhou Metro
3.5.2 Harris County
3.5.4 Oman Royal Office
3.5.3 Qatar MOI
3.5.5 Turkish National Police Force
3.5.7 China’s Ministry of Public Security
3.5.8 German Armed Forces
3.5.6 Hong Kong Police Force Trial

4 Chapter 4: Public Safety LTE and Mobile Broadband Applications Ecosystem
4.1 Mobile Video
4.3 GIS, AVLS and Mapping
4.2 Mobile Broadband and Seamless Mobile VPN Access
4.4 CAD (Computer Aided Dispatching)
4.5 Remote Database Access
4.6 Telemetry and Remote Diagnostics
4.7 Bulk Multimedia/Data Transfers
4.9 PTT over LTE
4.8 Situational Awareness Applications
4.10 The Present State of the Market: What’s on offer
4.11 The Numbers: How big is the Public Safety LTE Applications Ecosystem?

5 Chapter 5: Public Safety LTE & Mobile Broadband Vendor Assessment
5.1 7 layers AG
5.2 Aculab5.3 Adax
5.4 Aeroflex
5.5 Airbus Defence and Space (Formerly Cassidian)
5.6 Airspan Networks
5.7 Alcatel-Lucent
5.8 Amdocs (Bridgewater)
5.9 Anritsu
5.10 Aricent Group
5.11 Artevea
5.12 Aviat Networks
5.13 Avtec
5.14 Axell Wireless (Acquired by Cobham)
5.15 Axis Communications
5.16 BFDX
5.17 Broadcom
5.18 CalAmp
5.19 CCTI (Catalyst Communications Technologies Inc)
5.20 Cisco
5.21 Cobham
5.22 CommScope
5.23 Covia Labs
5.24 DAMM Cellular Systems A/S
5.25 Eastcom
5.26 Ericsson
5.27 ETELM
5.28 Etherstack
5.29 EXACOM
5.30 Exalt Communications
5.31 Exelis and C4i
5.32 FREQUENTIS AG
5.33 General Dynamics C4 Systems
5.35 Harris
5.34 The Genesis Group
5.36 Hitachi
5.37 Honeywell
5.38 HQT Radio
5.39 Huawei
5.40 Hytera
5.41 iCOM
5.42 Imtradex
5.43 Intel
5.44 InterSec
5.45 Intrado
5.46 Japan Radio Company
5.47 JDI (JING DENG INDUSTRIAL)
5.48 JVC Kenwood
5.49 Kapsch CarrierCom
5.50 Kirisun
5.51 Kodiak Networks
5.52 L-3 Communications
5.53 Lemko
5.54 LiveViewGPS
5.55 Mentura Group
5.56 MODUCOM
5.57 Motorola Solutions
5.58 Mutualink
5.59 NEC
5.60 NetMotion Wireless
5.61 NextNav
5.62 NSN (Nokia Solutions & Networks)
5.63 Northrop Grumman
5.64 nTerop
5.65 Oceus Networks
5.66 Panasonic
5.67 Panorama Antennas
5.68 Phonak
5.69 Piciorgros (Funk-Electronic Piciorgros GmbH)
5.70 Polaris
5.71 Portalify Ltd (Acquired by Sepura)
5.72 POTEVIO International
5.73 PowerTrunk (Teltronic Subsidiary)
5.74 Puxing Radio
5.75 Qualcomm
5.76 RACOM
5.77 Radisys
5.78 Radio IP
5.79 Raytheon
5.80 Reality Mobile (ASTRO Solutions)
5.81 RELM Wireless
5.82 Rivada Networks
5.83 Rohill
5.84 SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation)
5.85 Samsung
5.86 Savox Communications
5.87 Selex ES
5.88 Sepura
5.89 Signalion
5.90 Simoco
5.91 SiRRAN
5.92 SmithMicro
5.93 Sonic Communications
5.94 Space Data
5.95 Star Solutions
5.96 Stop Noise
5.97 Tait
5.99 TCS (TeleCommunication Systems)
5.98 Tecore Networks
5.100 Televate
5.101 TELEX (Bosch Security Systems)
5.102 Teltronic
5.103 Telum
5.104 TETRAtab
5.105 Thales
5.106 TITAN Communication Systems
5.107 Toshiba
5.108 Twisted Pair Solutions (Acquired by Motorola Solutions)
5.109 UNIMO Technology
5.110 Utility
5.111 Vidyo
5.112 Zetron (Part of JVC Kenwood)
5.113 ZTE

6 Chapter 6: Public Safety LTE Spectrum Allocation Strategies Worldwide
6.1 North America
6.3 Europe
6.2 Latin & Central America
6.4 Middle East & Africa
6.5 Asia Pacific
6.6 The Prospects of Spectrum Harmonization

7 Chapter 7: Market Analysis and Forecasts
7.1.1 First Responder Data Subscriptions over Public (Commercial) Cellular Networks
7.1 The Global Public Safety Mobile Broadband Market
7.1.2 First Responder Data Subscriptions Over LMR Networks
7.1.3 First Responder Data Subscriptions over Private Mobile Broadband
7.1.3.2 Private Public Safety LTE and WiMAX Subscriptions Compared
7.1.3.1 The Unreliability of Commercial Cellular Mobile Broadband Networks
7.1.4 Private Public Safety LTE Networks
7.1.4.1 Subscriptions over Private Public Safety LTE Networks
7.1.4.2 Device Shipments over Private Public Safety LTE Networks
7.1.4.3 Private Public Safety LTE Network Service Revenue
7.1.5 Public Safety LTE over Public (Commercial) LTE Networks
7.1.5.1 Public Safety Subscriptions over Commercial LTE Networks
7.1.5.2 Public Safety Device Shipments over Commercial LTE Networks
7.1.5.3 Public Safety Service Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks
7.1.6.1 Private and Commercial Public Safety LTE Subscriptions Compared
7.1.6 Private vs. Commercial Public Safety LTE Compared
7.1.6.2 Private and Commercial Public Safety LTE Device Shipments Compared
7.1.6.3 Private and Commercial Public Safety LTE Service Revenues Compared
7.1.7 Public Safety LTE Device Shipments by Form Factor
7.1.8.1 Commercial and Private Public Safety LTE eNodeB Shipments Compared
7.1.8 Private Public Safety LTE eNodeB Shipments
7.1.8.2 Regional Assessment of Private Public Safety LTE eNodeB Shipments
7.1.9 Private Public Safety LTE eNodeB Installed Base
7.2.1 Asia Pacific
7.2.1.1 Private Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2 Regional Market Assessment
7.2.1.2 Commercial Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.1.3 Private Public Safety LTE eNodeB Shipments, Revenue & Installed Base
7.2.2 North America
7.2.2.1 Private Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.2.2 Commercial Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.2.3 Private Public Safety LTE eNodeB Shipments, Revenue & Installed Base
7.2.3 Latin & Central America
7.2.3.1 Private Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.3.2 Commercial Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.3.3 Private Public Safety LTE eNodeB Shipments, Revenue & Installed Base
7.2.4 Middle East & Africa
7.2.4.1 Private Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.4.2 Commercial Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.4.3 Private Public Safety LTE eNodeB Shipments, Revenue & Installed Base
7.2.5 Eastern Europe
7.2.5.1 Private Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.5.2 Commercial Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.5.3 Private Public Safety LTE eNodeB Shipments, Revenue & Installed Base
7.2.6.1 Private Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.6 Western Europe
7.2.6.2 Commercial Public Safety LTE Subscriptions, Device Shipments & Service Revenues
7.2.6.3 Private Public Safety LTE eNodeB Shipments, Revenue & Installed Base

8 Chapter 8: Standardization & Regulatory Initiatives
8.2 NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
8.1 NPSTC (National Public Safety Telecommunications Council)
8.3 NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Administration)
8.4 PSCR (Public Safety Communications Research)
8.6 3GPP (Third Generation Partnership Project)
8.5 APCO (Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International)
8.7 TCCA (TETRA and Critical Communications Association)
8.8 ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute)
8.9 UIC (International Union of Railways)
8.10 ATIS (Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions)
8.11 TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association)
8.12 Features for Public Safety LTE Standardization
8.12.1 Group Communications
8.12.2 Proximity based Services (3GPP ProSe)
8.12.4 PTT Voice Application Standardization
8.12.3 Resilience
8.12.5 Higher Power Terminals (UEs) for Public Safety Requirements

9 Chapter 9: Conclusion and Strategic Recommendations
9.1 How Big is the Private Public Safety LTE/EPC Mobile Core Market?
9.2 Backhaul Investments to Support Public Safety LTE
9.4.1 Funding Prospects
9.3 Military & Tactical Deployments
9.4 Prospects of FirstNet
9.4.2 Is Funding the Key Constraint?
9.4.3 Technical Constraints
9.4.5 Halt of Early LTE Deployments: Good or Bad?
9.4.4 Moving Towards the Applications Ecosystem
9.5.1 Prospects of 400 MHz LTE
9.5 Spectrum: Will 700 MHz Gear Dominate the Market Worldwide?
9.5.2 TD-LTE and Opportunities for Higher Bands in Public Safety
9.6.1 Case Study: UK Home Office
9.6 Proposals for Wholly Commercial Public Safety LTE Networks
9.8 Revenue Prospects for Commercial Carriers
9.7 The Public Safety LTE MVNO Opportunity
9.9 TCO Analysis: Private LTE vs. Public-Private Partnerships
9.10 Mission Critical PTT over LTE
9.10.1 Off-Network PTT/LTE-Direct: A Long Road Ahead
9.11 Standardization & Interoperability: The Key to a Successful Ecosystem
9.12 Vendor Alliances: Are there more to come?
9.13 What Cell Types will Public Safety LTE Networks Encompass?
9.13.1 Macrocells
9.13.2 Small Cells
9.13.3 Macrocell Relay Nodes
9.13.4 Tactical Cells on Wheels (COWs)
9.13.5 Tactical Cells in a Box (CIABs)
9.13.6 Airborne Cells
9.14.1 Recommendations for LMR Vendors/Integrators
9.14.2 Recommendations for LTE Infrastructure Vendors
9.14 Strategic Recommendations
9.14.3 Recommendations for Public Safety Agencies
9.14.4 Recommendations for Commercial Wireless Carriers

10 Chapter 10: Expert Opinion – Interview Transcripts
10.1 Airbus Defence and Space (Formerly Cassidian)
10.2 General Dynamics C4 Systems
10.3 Motorola Solutions
10.4 Mentura Group
10.5 InterSec
10.6 Aculab
10.7 Anritsu


List of Figures


Figure 1: Global Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Subscriptions by Technology: 2011 – 2020 (Millions)
Figure 2: Global Mobile Broadband Subscriptions by Technology: 2011 – 2020 (Millions)
Figure 3: Purpose of Using Mobile Broadband for Public Safety Applications (Survey Results - 2011 & 2013)
Figure 4: Global LTE Subscriptions: 2011 – 2020 (Millions)
Figure 5: Public Safety LTE Network Architecture
Figure 6: Global Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Subscriptions: 2011 – 2020 (Millions)
Figure 7: Public Safety LTE Industry Roadmap
Figure 8: Global Mobile Video Surveillance Market: 2011 – 2020 ($ Million)
Figure 9: PTT over LTE Application
Figure 10: The Public Safety LTE/Broadband Applications Market: 2011 – 2020 ($ Million)
Figure 11: Global First Responder Data Subscriptions over Public Cellular Networks by Technology (Millions) 2011 - 2020
Figure 12: Global First Responder Data Subscriptions over LMR Networks by Technology (Thousands) 2011 - 2020
Figure 13: Global First Responder Data Subscriptions over Private Mobile Broadband Networks by Technology (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 14: Global First Responder Subscriptions over Private Public Safety LTE Networks (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 15: First Responder Subscriptions over Private Public Safety LTE Networks by Region (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 16: Global First Responder Data Device Shipments over Private Public Safety LTE Networks (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 17: Global First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Private Public Safety LTE Networks ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 18: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Private Public Safety LTE Networks by Region (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 19: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Private Public Safety LTE Networks by Region ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 20: Global Service Revenue over Private Public Safety LTE Networks ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 21: Service Revenue over Private Public Safety LTE Networks by Region ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 22: Global First Responder Subscriptions over Commercial LTE Networks (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 23: Global First Responder Subscriptions over Commercial LTE Networks by Region (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 24: Global First Responder Data Device Shipments over Commercial LTE Networks (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 25: Global First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 26: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Commercial LTE Networks by Region (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 27: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks by Region ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 28: Global Public Safety Service Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 29: Public Safety Service Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks by Region ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 30: Private vs. Commercial Public Safety LTE Subscriptions Compared (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 31: Private vs. Commercial Public Safety LTE Device Shipments Compared (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 32: Private vs. Commercial Public Safety LTE Device Shipments Revenues Compared ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 33: Private vs. Commercial Public Safety LTE Service Revenues Compared ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 34: Public Safety LTE Device Shipments by Category (Thousands): 2011 - 2020
Figure 35: Global Private (Public Safety) and Commercial LTE eNodeB Shipments Compared: 2011 - 2020
Figure 36: Global Private (Public Safety) and Commercial LTE eNodeB Shipment Revenues Compared ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 37: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipments by Region: 2011 - 2020
Figure 38: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipment Revenue by Region ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 39: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Installed Base by Region: 2011 - 2020
Figure 40: First Responder Subscriptions over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Asia Pacific (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 41: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Asia Pacific (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 42: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Private LTE Public Safety LTE Networks in Asia Pacific ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 43: Service Revenue over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Asia Pacific ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 44: First Responder Subscriptions over Commercial LTE Networks in Asia Pacific (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 45: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Commercial LTE Networks in Asia Pacific (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 46: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in Asia Pacific ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 47: Public Safety Service Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in Asia Pacific ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 48: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipments in Asia Pacific: 2011 – 2020
Figure 49: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipment Revenue in Asia Pacific ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 50: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Installed Base in Asia Pacific: 2011 - 2020
Figure 51: First Responder Subscriptions over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in North America (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 52: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in North America (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 53: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Private LTE Public Safety LTE Networks in North America ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 54: Service Revenue over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in North America ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 55: First Responder Subscriptions over Commercial LTE Networks in North America (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 56: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Commercial LTE Networks in North America (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 57: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in North America ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 58: Public Safety Service Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in North America ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 59: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipments in North America: 2011 – 2020
Figure 60: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipment Revenue in North America ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 61: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Installed Base in North America: 2011 - 2020
Figure 62: First Responder Subscriptions over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Latin & Central America (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 63: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Latin & Central America (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 64: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Private LTE Public Safety LTE Networks in Latin & Central America ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 65: Service Revenue over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Latin & Central America ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 66: First Responder Subscriptions over Commercial LTE Networks in Latin & Central America (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 67: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Commercial LTE Networks in Latin & Central America (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 68: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in Latin & Central America ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 69: Public Safety Service Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in Latin & Central America ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 70: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipments in Latin & Central America: 2011 – 2020
Figure 71: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipment Revenue in Latin & Central America ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 72: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Installed Base in Latin & Central America: 2011 - 2020
Figure 73: First Responder Subscriptions over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Middle East & Africa (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 74: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Middle East & Africa (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 75: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Private LTE Public Safety LTE Networks in Middle East & Africa ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 76: Service Revenue over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Middle East & Africa ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 77: First Responder Subscriptions over Commercial LTE Networks in Middle East & Africa (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 78: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Commercial LTE Networks in Middle East & Africa (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 79: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in Middle East & Africa ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 80: Public Safety Service Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in Middle East & Africa ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 81: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipments in Middle East & Africa: 2011 – 2020
Figure 82: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipment Revenue in Middle East & Africa ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 83: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Installed Base in Middle East & Africa: 2011 - 2020
Figure 84: First Responder Subscriptions over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Eastern Europe (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 85: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Eastern Europe (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 86: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Private LTE Public Safety LTE Networks in Eastern Europe ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 87: Service Revenue over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Eastern Europe ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 88: First Responder Subscriptions over Commercial LTE Networks in Eastern Europe (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 89: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Commercial LTE Networks in Eastern Europe (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 90: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in Eastern Europe ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 91: Public Safety Service Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in Eastern Europe ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 92: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipments in Eastern Europe: 2011 – 2020
Figure 93: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipment Revenue in Eastern Europe ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 94: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Installed Base in Eastern Europe: 2011 - 2020
Figure 95: First Responder Subscriptions over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Western Europe (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 96: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Western Europe (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 97: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Private LTE Public Safety LTE Networks in Western Europe ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 98: Service Revenue over Private Public Safety LTE Networks in Western Europe ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 99: First Responder Subscriptions over Commercial LTE Networks in Western Europe (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 100: First Responder Data Device Shipments over Commercial LTE Networks in Western Europe (Thousands): 2011 – 2020
Figure 101: First Responder Data Device Shipment Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in Western Europe ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 102: Public Safety Service Revenue over Commercial LTE Networks in Western Europe ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 103: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipments in Western Europe: 2011 – 2020
Figure 104: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipment Revenue in Western Europe ($ Million): 2011 – 2020
Figure 105: Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Installed Base in Western Europe: 2011 - 2020
Figure 106: LTE Proximity Service (ProSe) Examples
Figure 107: Global Private (Public Safety) and Commercial LTE EPC/Mobile Core Revenues Compared ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 108: Global Private (Public Safety) LTE Backhaul Investments ($ Million): 2011 - 2020
Figure 109: TCO Comparison for Private LTE vs. Public-Private Partnership
Figure 110: Global Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Shipments by Cell Type: 2011 - 2020
Figure 111: Global Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Installed Base by Cell Type: 2011 - 2020
Figure 112: Global Private (Public Safety) LTE Macrocell eNodeB Installed Base: 2011 - 2020
Figure 113: Global Private (Public Safety) LTE Small Cell eNodeB Installed Base: 2011 - 2020
Figure 114: Global Private (Public Safety) LTE Macrocell Relay eNodeB Installed Base: 2011 - 2020
Figure 115: Global Private (Public Safety) LTE eNodeB Installed Base: 2011 - 2020
Figure 116: Global Private (Public Safety) LTE Cell in a Box (CIAB) eNodeB Installed Base: 2011 - 2020
Figure 117: Global Private (Public Safety) LTE Airborne eNodeB Installed Base: 2011 - 2020

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