Global 2G and 3G Switch Off Market Overview:
As 5G is emerging in the networking market, the issues around the shutdown of older networks are increases. Major players already decommissioned their legacy networks while others have announced their plan to do so. Some small Asia countries have no longer any 2G networks, after a government or regulatory decision. Shutting down 2G or 3G is technically define as LTE supersedes 2G and 3G mobile technologies. At a period of moving away from 2G is painful for many IoT and M2M companies, it is a necessary measure to get more stable and better networks in return. 3G and 4G coverage are growing fast, LTE-M and NB-IoT networks are steadily rolling out and many module makers already support them. Some of the players profiled in the study are AT&T (United States), Verizon (United States), China Mobile (China), NTT (Japan), Telefonica (Spain), Deutsche Telekom (Germany), America Movil (Mexico), Orange (United Kingdom), China Telecom (China), KDDI (Japan), China Unicom (Hong Kong), T-Mobile (United States), Bell Canada (Canada), Telus (Canada) and Telenor (Norway).
On the basis of geography, the market of 2G and 3G Switch Off has been segmented into South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Rest of Europe), MEA (Middle East, Africa), North America (United States, Canada, Mexico). If we see Market by Technology, the sub-segment i.e. 2G will boost the 2G and 3G Switch Off market. Additionally, the rising demand from SMEs and various industry verticals gives enough cushion to market growth.
Market Growth Drivers
- Higher Spectral Efficiency of LTE
- Freed-Up Frequencies They Can Use To Increase LTE Coverage
- Higher Network Efficiency on LTE than On Either 2G Or 3G
- IoT Device Maker, Use 2G Or 3G Modules in the Devices and Sell Globally
- Devices Enabled With 5G Technology Act as a Restraining Factor for This Market
- The Subject Of M2M Helps To Shape Strategies For Network Shutdown, 4G Evolution Appears To Be A Sustainable Technology For This Segment
Key Market Developments:
In Jun 2018, BT Plans to Switch Off Its UK 3G Network by 2022, Relying On a Mixture Of 2G, 4G And 5G Technologies to Serve Mobile Customers, and Continues To Work On Its 2025 Target for the Shutdown of Its Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
With Increasing 4G Proliferation And 5G Already Being Rolled Out In Some Regions. Players Are In Way To Switching-Off 2G Networks In Countries Such As Japan, Macau, Singapore And South Korea. In Some European Countries It Could Be The Case Where 2G May Even Outlive 3G, UMTS. Norwegian MNO Telenor Announced 3G Switch-Off In 2020 – Five Years Before 2G.
Telecommunication Providers, End Users, Government Bodies and Others
Major Objectives Focused through this Study
To define, describe, and forecast the Global 2G and 3G Switch Off market on the basis of product [Natural Shutdown, - Mix Of Customer Less Than 2%, Constrained Shutdown, - Government/Regulator Action, - Negative Competitive Positioning, Anticipated Shutdown, - Reduce Investment and - Positive Competitive Positioning] , application [Message, Voice, Data and Video], key regions and end user
To provide in-depth information regarding major influencing factors affecting the growth of the market (trends, drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-centric and regional challenges)
To strategically analyse the micro-markets and important business segments with respect to individual growth drivers , market trends and potential, and historical contributions to the total market
Identifying the opportunities in the market for key stakeholders and detailing the competitive landscape for market leaders
To provide market size for various segments of the 2G and 3G Switch Off market with respect to major geographies, namely, South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Rest of Europe), MEA (Middle East, Africa), North America (United States, Canada, Mexico)
To strategically profile the key players and analyzing their market shares and core competencies in the 2G and 3G Switch Off industry
To track key developments such as product launches, expansions, agreements, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, and R&D activities that are key factors in shaping the market
Data related to EXIM [Export- Import], production & consumption by country or regional level break-up can be provided based on client request**. Additionally, the Players which are also part of the research are Swisscom (Switzerland), SK Telecom (South Korea) and Korea Telecom (South Korea).
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While framing the research framework, major and emerging players operating in the 2G and 3G Switch Off market in various regions have been profiled, and their offerings, geographic footprints, and distribution/sales channels have been analysed through in-depth discussions. The primary research is performed by taking the interviews of executives of various companies dealing in the market as well as using the survey reports, research institute, and latest research reports. Meanwhile, analyst team keeps preparing set of questionnaires and after getting appointee list; the target audience are then tapped and segregated with various mediums and channels that are feasible for making connection that includes email communication, telephonic, skype, LinkedIn Group & InMail, Community Forums, Community Forums, open Survey, SurveyMonkey etc.