FPGA in Telecom Sector Market Research Report – Forecast to 2027

Global FPGA in Telecom Sector Market, By Technology (SRAM, Flash, Antifuse), By Configuration (Low-End FPGA, Mid-range FPGA, High-end FPGA), node size (Less than 28 nm, 28–90 nm, More than 90 nm), Application (4G, 3G, WiMax and LTE) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/0857-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 110 pages

Market Overview

The Field-programmable gate array (FPGA) is an application-specific integrated circuit that is supposed to implement logical functions. To implement custom hardware functionality, the field-programmable gate array uses pre-built programmable routing channels and pre-built logic blocks that ultimately depend upon the system developer. With the help of Hardware Description Language (HDL) such as Verilog and VHDL, a field-programmable gate array is programmed.

In one or more Field-programmable gate arrays, large devices are used to array system design whereas for control functionality and interfacing small devices are used. A programmable semiconductor device, field-programmable gate array is function-specific and can be reprogrammed according to the requirement. It is expected to grow with a high CAGE of 9% with USD 1625 million.

COVID 19 Analysis

The global pandemic of COVID 19 has affected the lives of businesses in the worst way possible. Owing to the lockdown situation and the post effects of lockdown, economies have shifted to a forced recession. In this global situation now we have to a fight double battle between the health sector and the economic sector. Now businesses have to adapt according to the new way of working. This situation has brought the economies to the ground with little capacity to grow any further.

Despite this situation, the businesses are still trying their best to come back on track and strategize according to the new opportunities available and with the potential resources left. Businesses have to strategize their policies according to the need of the customers. It is further estimated that the economies will grow with a high CAGR at the beginning of the second quarter of the coming year.

FPGA in Telecom Sector Market Size, (USD Million)

Market Dynamics


The growing demand for power-efficiency and high-performance IC design acts as a major driving force field-programmable gate array (FPGA) in the telecom sector market. Another factor responsible for the growing demand for field-programmable gate arrays in the telecom sector is the increasing service of bandwidth to various service operators to generate networks that are compatible from 2G to 3G and further from 3G to LTE.


Due to the low-cost advantage and high-performance capabilities, the low-end field programmable array has dominated the market before the forecasted period. In the automotive sector and military sector, low-end field-programmable gate array is widely used. In the networking and telecom system, there is a huge need for a field-programmable gate array and its feature of proprietary functionality helps in rising the application of FPGA in the telecom sector.


The major challenge in the growth of field-programming gate array in the telecom sector is the high cost of initial set-up and high maintenance cost. In the telecom sector, new business start-ups do not spend that much during the initial period of their start-ups. Not only this, but it also requires technical expertise, the fact that the field-programmable gate array is only understood by a technical expert hinders its growth in the telecom sector globally.

Value Chain Analysis

The increasing demand for field-programmable gate array in the FPGA in Telecom Sector Market. It is mainly used in applications which has networking and telecom system like an optical transport network. (OTN) and packet processing and switching. To provide proprietary functionality for merchant silicon devices, a field-programmable gate array is used for the connection. It helps in creating circuits digitally.

As compared to the other modern microprocessors, it allows higher processing speed and power that gives better response times that further leads to improvement in overall performance. FPGA in Telecom Sector Market can be reused and reprogrammed which makes it more flexible and reliable to use in the telecom sector. One can easily modify it and can use it to create prototypes according to the need of the requirements.

Market Segmentation

The field-programmable gate array FPGA in Telecom Sector Market is classified based on technology, configuration, node size, and application.

By the technology

The field-programmable gate array (FPGA) is segmented based on technology into SRAM, Flash, and Antifuse.

By the configuration

The field-programmable gate array (FPGA) is segmented based on configuration into Low-End FPGA, Mid-range FPGA, and High-end FPGA.

By the node size

The field-programmable gate array (FPGA) is segmented based on node size into less than 28 nm, 28-90 nm, and more than 90 nm.

By the application

The field-programmable gate array (FPGA) is segmented based on application into 4G, 3G, WiMax, and LTE.

Regional Analysis

The forecast period of 2017-2023 predicts a good boost for the FPGA in the telecom industry for major geographical locations like North America, the Asian Pacific nations, the European countries, along the rest of the world. As per the global FPGA in the telecom sector market research report is concerned, there is a prediction that the Asian Pacific regions are going to emerge as the dominant players. Counties like India, China, South Korea, and Japan are experiencing a boosted demand for consumer electronics. This is a great opportunity for the growth of the FPGA scope. also, owing to the increased demand for in-budget smartphones, and tablets, countries like India and China are on the way to the expansion of the foreign investment quantum.

Also, the FPGA manufacturing industry is all set to witness North America as a major competitor. There is a huge rise in the number of companies undergoing expansions and mergers with North American companies. This is giving the much-needed acceleration to the cloud server platform. As far as, Europe is concerned, it is going to witness stable growth.

Competitive Landscape

Concerning the countries emerging as the dominating forces in the telecom market, the companies belonging to these are also growing massively. The major players increasing the market size by extending their services are Cypress Semiconductor and Achromic Semiconductor Corporation (US), S2C Inc. (US), Atmel Corporations (US), Texas Instruments (US), Intel Corporations (US), and many more.

Following the companies belonging to the North American region, companies belonging to other nations are dominating the globe, as well. These are Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (Taiwan). There are some other companies in the USA like - QuickLogin Corporation, SiliconBlue Technologies, Tabula, as well as, Applied Microcircuits Corporations. These companies are playing a major role in taking the FPGA in the telecom sector to an all-new level. The services being provided are not only gaining support and momentum of the government but also widely accepted by the public. Product launching and innovations are playing a major role in generating wide customer needs. This is providing a much-needed boost to the market and a promising flourishment, by the end of the forecast period.

Recent Developments

The recent developments are fueling the growth of the FPGA in the telecom sector market on the global level. Recently, Huawei Technologies Corporations, in collaboration with Xilinx Inc. announced its entry into the North American market. The Huawei FPGA is more of an accelerated cloud server (FACS) platform for the benefit of the users.

The Indian and Chinese companies are working for producing smartphones and tablets that are of a relatively low budget. This will accelerate the demand for both the electronic devices, as well as, the scope of the FPGA’s. Also, the same nations are witnessing a growing interest in investments towards foreign entities. Also, different verticals of the APAC markets are employing FPGAs for the provision of fast and quality services to their customers.

Report Overview

The global FPGA in telecom sector market research report covers the market analysis, as well as, the impact of the global pandemic on its services and products. The report gives a clear depiction of the dependence of the industries on the data centers, as well as the cloud-based technology for computing. All these have a significant role to play, owing to their market contribution. Also, there are many initiatives on the way from the countries’ side with respect to the networking services. All these factors will increase the scope of the market growth by the end of the forecast period of 2023.

There is another expectation of splendid market growth by making use of applications like 5G networking, artificial intelligence, edge computing, as well as, data centers, across the globe.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market for FPGA will be forecast until the year 2023.

One of the most critical growth drivers of FPGA in the telecom market is the growing demand for power-efficiency and high-performance IC design.

There is an exuberant demand for power-efficiency, along with a high performance of the IC design. This is the largest driver responsible for the growth.