5G Market Research Report- Forecast 2027

5G Market by Components (Phantom Cell, Device-To-Device Communication), By Applications (Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Retail, Energy, Utility, Healthcare) - Forecast 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/1961-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

5G Market Overview

The 5th generation of wireless systems or mobile networks is wireless broadband or network technology. The 5G market trends aim to provide data and connectivity services to its target audience at a great speed. The communication services are aiming to provide data and connectivity to customer devices like mobile phones and tablets, laptops, PCs, iPads, and much more. 5G is the next level for the provision of the mobile data network services surpassing the 4G market. The features of the 5G market render a lot of benefits to its customers. The main aim of the market is to reduce the cost of the services in comparison to the current network rates provided to the customers.

Because of the increased levels of data consumption, the market is expected to rise, thud widening its energy footprint at a global level. The 5G market is expected to grow at a 41.2% CAGR by the end of the global forecast to 2017-2022 with a market valuation of USD 9.22 billion.

COVID 19 Analysis

Businesses all around the world have witnessed major disruptions due to the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic. The current situation is challenging and various companies, as well as, industries around the globe are witnessing these challenges and adapting strategies to overcome the losses that occurred during the pandemic.

The global pandemic has brought major changes in the way businesses conduct their operations, and as far as the 5G rollout services by the tech giants are concerned, the main aim is to provide services as per the industry standards to the communication providers, as well as, spread awareness amongst people to adopt the 5G technology amongst different established industries. COVID 19 is extending opportunities to the communication operators to expand their scale and pace of the 5G investments.

5G Market Dynamics


The main aim of the 5G market trends is to deliver data at 5G speed at a low market cost. The target audience is making wide use of the data consumption which is likely to play a major role in establishing a considerable footprint of the 5G market networks. Also, the 5G technology is expected to make much lesser use of energy. All these factors are acting as major growth drivers for the market and provide a boost to the market share.

Cumulative Growth Analysis

The 5G technology market is initiating an increase in the demand for connected devices. Also, the market is deploying a huge number of wirelessly connected actuators, as well as, sensors. The market trends are further aiming to establish machinery connectivity that is planned to meet the vibrant demands of the customers with the help of new device models and connectivity managements. The security concerns are being well catered to, which is promising excellent growth to the 5G market by the end of the forecast year to 2022.

Value Chain Analysis

The 5G market expectation is a highly increasing market owing to the low latency, and high reliability of the connectivity services being provided. Also, there is an expectation of a low level of energy consumption. The 5G market is being made available to different applications, wearable devices, smart homes, and much more. All these facilities of the market are expected to upheaval the supply chain management of the market by establishing a satisfied customer base.

Study Objectives

  • To take into consideration the historic and future revenues, and predict the market growth by the end of the forecast period of 2022.

  • To have an idea about the country-wise, region-wise, as well as, the market segment-wise growth

  • Studying the key market players for the future perspective, along with analyzing their competencies, to figure out the competitive market landscape

  • Study the market insight of the market concerning the drivers, opportunities, restaurants, and cumulative growth analysis

  • To track the market undertakings in the name of alliances, joint ventures, company acquisitions, product portfolio development, and launching.

Segment Overview

The 5G market size is based on its segments. The global 5G Market research has market segments based on components, as well as, applications.


  • Phantom cells

  • Access or Backhaul integration

  • Device-to-device, as well as, flexible duplex communication

The component of the phantom cell comes from an architecture that is related to a multi-layer network. The concept spills the plane for controlling, as well as, the user data plane in between the small and microcells that make use of various frequency bands.


The 5G market applications include:

  • Consumer automotive and electronics

  • Retail manufacturers and the energy sector

  • Utility outlets and the healthcare sector

  • Home automation devices

 Regional Analysis

The 5G market analysis is extended to Europe, North American regions, Asian Pacific countries, as well as, the rest of the world. The region that is expected to enjoy domination in the 5G market in North America. The USA, as well as, Canada, are rapidly investing in technological advantages since the early stages and are deploying the 5G across various industrial units. The European nations are also expected to gain a prominent market share. Following these nations is the Asian Pacific region. The Asian Pacific nations are expected to undergo growth at a steady pace during the global forecast period ending in 2022. The pace of the 5G market is expected to undergo a steep rise in countries like Korea, as well as, Japan, in a significant manner by the end of the future forecast to 2022.

Competitive Landscape

The competitive landscape is based on the functionality of the key market players. These are:

  • Bharti Airtel Limited (India)

  • LM Ericsson (Sweden)

  • Verizon Wireless (U.S.)

  • Vodafone Group PLC (UK)

  • AT&T Inc. (U.S.)

  • Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (China)

  • NTT DOCOMO, Inc. (Japan)

  • Alcatel-Lucent (France)

  • China Mobile Ltd. (China)

The 5G market report predicts that competitive players like Nokia, as well as, Ericsson, are entering into partnerships with Indian companies like BSNL, as well as, Airtel. The main aim of this partnership is to build the 5G technology infrastructure and provide similar competitive services to the target audience prevailing in the market. The report suggests that the competitive players are expected to be deployed on the global scale by the end of the forecast period of 2022.


Recent Developments

  • Huawei in China is an established leader in the 5G market providing the 5G infrastructure. The company not only provides global information but also is emerging as a leader as a provider of technology solutions. The company is establishing its global representation with as many as 36 joint ventures, as well as, 14 centers dedicated to research and development purposes.

  • Huawei is also emerging as a major vendor in the telecom network sector. The rollouts are in countries like APAC, the US, as well as, Europe. The company is also looking for opportunities for collaborations and mergers, by the end of the global forecast to 2022.

  • IoT, as well as, M2M are such technologies that belong to the 5G network for communication. Though the adoption of the 5G network service might take time, it is speculated that there are a lot of growth opportunities for these two, in different areas like defense, healthcare, industrial, aerospace, and much more.

  • Governments, through its regulations, are largely focusing on the development of the 5G market size. 5G has great potential for the new mobile bands that are above 24 GHz. This indicates a significant availability that enables good speed at affordable rates in the market.

Report Overview

The report indicates a study conducted to depict the 5G market overview and the impact of the global spread of the coronavirus pandemic on the same. The global pandemic led to the pausing of many industrial and manufacturing units but, the companies related to the 5G market development and service provision, are upcoming with excellent ways to convert the pandemic into a great growth opportunity. The report takes into consideration the historic performance of the opportunities, market segments, and the key players, to predict the growth in the future period. Also, the market analysis the performance of the market players to draw a competitive landscape in the market and predict the dominant forces in terms of regions, and companies, by the end of the future forecast to 2022.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Increase in online streaming contents can benefit the 5G market.

Verizon Wireless (U.S.), LM Ericsson (Sweden), AT&T Inc. (U.S.), and Alcatel-Lucent (France) are some major companies in the 5G market.

Phantom cell, flexible duplex communication, device-to-device communication, and access/backhaul integration are components of 5G.

Consumer electronics and automotive are likely to be the early adopters of 5G technology.

North America boasting of its firm technical support can bolster the 5G market expansion.

● OEMs ● Infrastructure, network equipment, and chipset vendors ● Commercial banks ● Manufacturers of integrated devices and network operators, and infrastructure ● Government sector ● Consultancy firms ● Research organizations ● Manufacturers of user equipment ● System integrators

The steep increase in online content streaming is the major driver for the growth of the market size by the end of the forecast period to 2022.