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Author: Andrew Brown
Publication Date: Nov 24 2014
Pages: 11
Report Type: Data Table, Excel
Mobile Workforce

Mobile Broadband Devices Market Outlook and Forecast on Embedded and External Modems

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Report Summary:

The mobile broadband device Installed Base (USB Modems, PC Cards and Embedded PCs) will Grow from over 193 million units in 2014 to over 228 million by 2018. The installed base has fallen back from previous years as a number of factors impact the market, such as carriers bundling tablets with smartphones, offering of subsidies or service extras, providing lower cost SIM-only data plans or creating shared data plan tariffs across multiple devices. This market data set provides market share and shipment forecast data for wireless wide area networking (WWAN) modems used to provide data connectivity for mobile computing devices. This forecast is designed to assist our clients in understanding sales of mobile broadband devices, both embedded and external as well as the installed base of mobile broadband devices. Also included are splits for embedded and external modems as well as devices such as Mobile Hotspots/Mi-Fi devices. External WWAN modems have several form factors: PC card modems, USB modems and WWAN/Wi-Fi routers (or mobile hotspot routers, often referred to by the term Mi-Fi, a Novatel Wireless trademark). Embedded devices covered are Tablet PCs, mobile computers, desktop replacement laptops, thin and light laptop models, ultra-portables, convertibles, netbooks, smartbooks, and ultra-mobile PCs (UMPCs). It does not include smartphones or other telephony devices.
Table of Contents

  • Cover
  • KPI
  • Coverage
  • Methodology
  • Definitions
  • New in this Forecast Version
  • Shipments

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