Top telecom equipment makers in H1 2020

Research firm Dell’Oro Group has revealed the market share of top telecom equipment makers in the first half of 2020.
Telecom equipment market H1 2020
The worldwide telecom equipment market increased 4 percent in the first half of 2020, the report said. Telecom equipment market revenue had dipped 4 percent in the first quarter of 2020.

Huawei, Nokia, Ericsson, ZTE, Cisco, Ciena, and Samsung ranked as the top seven telecom equipment suppliers, indicating that revenue rankings remained stable between 2019 and H1 2020.

Revenue shares of telecom equipment makers changed slightly as the Chinese suppliers benefitted from large scale 5G rollouts in China.

Huawei has increased its share in the global telecom network market to 31 percent from 28 percent.

Nokia’s telecom network market fell to 14 percent from 16 percent.

Telecom network market share of Ericsson was stable at 14 percent.

ZTE has also increased its telecom network market share to 11 percent as compared with 9 percent in 2019.

Cisco’s telecom network market share dropped to 6 percent from 7 percent.

Dell’Oro Group covers Broadband Access, Microwave & Optical Transport, Mobile Core & Radio Access Network, SP Router & Carrier Ethernet Switch (CES) in its telecom equipment market report.

Telecom equipment market share in H1 2020 vs 2019

Huawei 31 percent (28 percent)
Nokia 14 percent (16 percent)
Ericsson 14 percent (14 percent)
ZTE 11 percent (9 percent)
Cisco 6 percent (7 percent)

The report said telecom equipment market’s growth drivers include mobile infrastructure, optical transport and SP routers and CES. Weaker demand was observed in broadband access and microwave transport business.

Dell’Oro said the overall telecom equipment market is set to advance 5 percent in 2020 despite Covid-19 related challenges.