The top 5G Mobile Core Networks (MCN) vendors for 2022 were Huawei, Ericsson, ZTE, and Nokia, according to Dell’Oro Group.
Top Mobile Core Networks (MCN) vendors for 2022 were Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia, and ZTE, the report said.
The Mobile Core Networks (MCN) and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) market, excluding China, returned to growth in 4Q 2022, according to Dell’Oro Group. The report did not reveal the specific growth.
Growth is expected to accelerate in 2023 for the Mobile Core Networks market outside China. Worldwide 5G Standalone (5G SA) enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB) network launches stand at 39 at the end of 2022.
“The worldwide market, excluding China, returned to a positive growth rate in 4Q 2022, the first since 3Q 2021,” said Dave Bolan, Research Director at Dell’Oro Group. “In 2022, growth rate was negative, but we expect the return to a positive growth rate started in 4Q 2022 to continue throughout 2023 for the market outside China.”
In 4Q 2022, three Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) launched 5G SA eMMB networks. They included Reliance Jio, India; China Telecom, Macau; and Globe Telecom, Philippines; bringing the total up to 39 MNOs with 5G SA eMBB networks at the end of 2022.
Leading MNOs such as Reliance Jio (India), AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon (the United States), are expected to aggressively expand their 5G SA coverage in 2023, driving the market growth. In addition, several more MNOs are expected to launch new 5G SA eMMB networks in 2023.