Mission critical communication Market Research Report—Global Forecast till 2030

Mission Critical Communication Market Research Report: Information by component (Hardware, Software, Services), Technology (LMR, LTE), End User (Public Safety and Government Agencies, Energy and Utilities, Transportation, Mining, Others) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America)—Forecast Till 2030

ID: MRFR/ICT/7182-CR | November 2022 | Region: Global | 165 Pages         

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Mission Critical Communication (MCX) Market

Mission Critical Communication Market size would be worth USD 48.30 Billion with CAGR of 10.2% by 2030.
Market Size
CAGR
Dominating Region
Forecast Period
$48.30 Billion
10.2%
North America
2022-2030
Segmentation
By Product Type
By Technology
By Vertical
  • Hardware
  • Services
  • Software
  • land Mobile Radio (LMR)
  • Long-Term Evolution
  • Public Safety and Government agencies
  • Transportation
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Mining
Companies Profiled
Key Players
Motorola Solutions
Inc. (US)
Nokia (Finland)
ZTE Corporation (China)
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Sweden)
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd (China)
AT&T Inc. (US)
Harris Corporation (US)
Hytera Communication Corp Ltd (China)
Cobham Wireless (UK)
Ascom (Switzerland)
Market Driving Forces
Drivers
MCX technology shows great potential in a variety of sectors
Increasing Demand of Reliable
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Mission critical communication Market Overview


The global Mission critical communication market accounted for a valuation of USD 16.71 Billion in 2021, and it is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.2% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030, reaching USD 48.30 Billion by 2030.


Mission critical communications are the ability to deliver a fast and reliable emergency response during a disaster and play a vital role in making the world safer. Mission critical communications offers secure communication technologies with digital features specifically designed for mission and business-critical use to boost productivity, safety, and operational efficiency. This further helps businesses better optimize resources and fast-track decision-making processes. Mission critical communications technologies are critical at sites specifically where security and environmental protection requirements are at their highest. Flexible and reliable mission critical communications technologies can support a company's diverse and mission-critical communication and collaboration requirements. The smooth transmission and sharing of voice, video, and data between employees accelerate team coordination and enhance situational awareness.


Increasing adoption of connected devices is one of the major factors expected to drive the growth of the global mission-critical communications market. Furthermore, the capability of mission critical communications systems to communicate in conditions where normal and commercial communication network does not operate is expected to drive the growth of the mission critical communication market. Moreover, the changing customer preference from existing technology to LTE technology is another factor expected to fuel the growth of the global mission critical communication market during the forecast period.


COVID-19 Analysis


Over the last few decades, the telecommunications industry has experienced great technological advancements, with mobile, broadband, and internet services expanding in capabilities and reach around the world. At the end of 2019, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) estimated that there were over 4 billion internet users, with over 3 billion in developing nations. Despite advancements in internet and mobile service access, many people and companies remain isolated. Globally, 3 billion people are still without access to the internet. In Africa, just 294 million people out of a population of over 1 billion have access to the internet.


The COVID-19 pandemic has proven the crucial role that telecommunications infrastructure plays in keeping businesses, governments, and society linked and running, maybe more than any other event in human history. People from throughout the world rely on technology for knowledge, social isolation, and working from home as a result of the pandemic's economic and social devastation. Growth in data and voice traffic has benefited several telecom players, from broadband to mobile to data centre operators. As a result, as compared to other infrastructure sub-sectors, the telecom sector is functioning well. In contrast to many other industries, the telecommunications sector has been exempted from key COVID-19-related restrictions, such as stay-at-home orders and quarantine regulations, because it is considered a critical service. As more individuals work from home and rely on video conferencing to arrange meetings, certain telecom firms have benefited from the short-term rise in data traffic and increased use of internet services. In reality, growing reliance on connection and digital services has accompanied traffic growth.


The technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) industry, on the other hand, is not immune to short- and medium-term upheavals. Short- and medium-term effects on four important aspects of the value chain: network buildout, operation and maintenance, service commercialization, and financing, to name a few. General macroeconomic effects, airtime distribution limits, and demand deficiencies at the bottom of the pyramid are all starting to have an influence.


Mission critical communication Market Dynamics


The growth of the global Mission critical communication market is driven by various factors, such as advance features offered with MCX systems and network and increasing demand of reliable network during emergencies. However, the market's growth is likely to be hindered by the limited spectrum bandwidth.


Mission critical communication Market Drivers



  • Advance features offered with MCX systems and network


The ability of the mission critical communication systems to communicate in conditions where normal/commercial communication network does not operate have made them popular. The mission critical communication systems allow the individuals to easily call for backup irrespective of their location and availability of the commercial network. mission critical communication networks improve communication capabilities and lower the latency in communication, which helps enhance public safety in case of emergencies. Additionally, mission critical communication networks are designed to offer key elements of control such as call prioritization and pre-programmed interoperability during disasters allowing the neighboring systems to be used and other additional users to be added to the network irrespective of the radio technology deployed in their systems. mission critical communication systems and networks allow the users to make video calls during critical conditions, allowing them to share the condition of an area with public safety agencies (PSAs) in real-time and make the decision accordingly. Additionally, the increasing utilization of rugged handheld devices is also driving the market due to their ability to withstand harsh environmental conditions. Thus, the addition of such features, including reliable networks and efficient systems is expected to drive the growth of the market.


MCX Market Opportunity



  • Need for reliable and high-quality public safety communication in emerging economies


LTE-Advanced is a cellular network standard that offers higher throughput than LTE networks. While the latter can deliver data at speeds of up to 300 MB per second, the former delivers speeds of up to 1 GB per second. LTE networks support the 1.4 MHz, 3 MHz, 5 MHz, 10 MHz, 15 MHz, and 20 MHz bandwidths, whereas LTE-Advanced supports a 70 MHz downlink and 40 MHZ uplink bandwidth. LTE-Advanced networks use multiple-in multiple-out technology to send data at a faster rate via one or more signals. The high data rate, high spectrum efficiency, two times higher theoretical throughput than LTE, and support from carrier aggregation of LTE-Advanced lends itself to developments in the communications industry. With these advanced features over the current LTE networks, several countries are planning to deploy LTE-Advanced public safety solutions during the forecast period, which is expected to offer a number of growth opportunities in the forecast period.


Mission critical communication (MCX) Market Restraints


Limited spectrum bandwidth


In recent years, mobile data traffic around the world has increased owing to rapid developments and expansion of wireless network coverage and capacity. The introduction of 5G mobile communications services that use millimeter-wave frequency bands is likely to be delayed due to issues over spectrum allocation in the 60 GHz frequency band. However, it is expected that the first rollout of the 5G service would use the 5 GHz band, with lower channel bandwidth, as suppliers may not have the time to build networks in the 60 GHz band by 2020. Moreover, since 5G uses a broader spectrum and multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) technique on a large scale, the common public radio interface (CPRI) needs to be re-split. Considering the industry chain and 5G spectrum, sub-6G bands have become the preferred spectrum resource of mobile operators for the early deployment of 5G—3.5 GHz, being the topmost priority. It is difficult for each operator to obtain more than 100 MHz from the 3.5 GHz spectrum. Therefore, utilizing the limited spectrum resources to deliver expected 5G access rates is expected to hamper the growth of the mcx market, at least in the coming years.


Mission critical communication Market Segmentation


The Mission critical communication Market has been segmented based on component, Technology, End User and region.


Based on component, the global Mission critical communication market has been segmented into solution, hardware, and services. Further Hardware has divided into command and control, router and gateways, distribution management system, Others. Also, Services have been divided into Consulting Services, integration services, maintenance services.


By Technology, the Mission critical communication (mcx) market has been segmented into LMR, LTE. Further, LMR has been divided into Analogue, TETRA and P25 and Others.


Based on End User, the Mission critical communication market has been segmented into Public Safety and Government Agencies, Energy and Utilities, Transportation, Mining, Others.


MCX Market Regional Analysis


Globally, the Mission critical communication market has been categorized into five different regions—North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. North America accounted for the largest market share of 33.1% in 2021. North America dominates the Mission critical communication market. The existing infrastructure and major players in the region provide the regional market with ample opportunities for significant growth during the study period. Europe has witnessed rapid growth in recent times due to the strict government regulations related to the design, manufacture, and marketing of devices. The region witnesses high awareness regarding workers' safety among industrialists and government officials, which significantly increases the adoption of Mission critical communication in end-use industries. Asia-Pacific is one of the key markets for global Mission critical communication owing to the presence of emerging economies, such as India and China, which is expected to increase the demand during the forecast period. China accounts for the largest market share in the region due to presence of various local and key vendors in the country. The region is prone to natural disasters such as hailstorms, floods, earthquakes and others which affect the traditional communication networks, therefore various end-users are adopting the MCX systems and networks. For instance, As the coronavirus began to spread in early 2020, Ericsson teams in China were on the ground supporting with mission-critical communications infrastructure and services to bolster medical services for impacted communities. Also, to support the hospital's crucial role, Ericsson teams were entrusted with creating high-speed, 5G mobile connection.


GLOBAL MISSION CRITICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET, BY REGION, 2021 (% SHARE)MISSION CRITICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET, BY REGION, 2021 (% SHARE)Source: Industry Expert, Secondary Research, and MRFR Analysis


North America Region to Bolster the Mission critical communication Market


North America is expected to be the third fastest growing region for the MCX for critical communication market during the forecast period; this is due to increasing investments of public safety agencies in P25 two-way radio technology and shifting customer preference from existing technology to LTE technology. The region is a leading adopter for broadband technology including PMR and LMR technologies industry. The US accounted for the largest market share in the region due to presence of various local and key vendors in the country. Launch of LTE services by major service providers such as AT&T and deployment of FirstNet, a national security broadband network in 2012 using LTE 700 MHz spectrum results in the growth of mission-critical communication market in US. In March 2021, the US proposed a huge infrastructure measure that would offer USD 15 billion in federal cash to modernize 911 centers across the country to IP-based next-generation-911 (NG911) technology. The infrastructure bill is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to repair the gaps in America's 911 networks, which are the backbone of any public safety response.


MCX Market Competitive Landscape


The global market for Mission critical communication has witnessed significant growth over the forecast period due to the growing digital content. There are several domestic, regional, and global players operating in the Mission critical communication market who continuously strive to gain a significant share of the overall market. During the study, MRFR has analyzed some of the major players in the global Mission critical communication market who have contributed to the market growth. These include Motorola Solutions Inc. (US), Nokia (Finland), ZTE Corporation (China), Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Sweden), Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (China), AT&T Inc. (US), L3Harris Technologies, Inc. (US), Hytera Communications Corp. Ltd. (China), Cobham Wireless (UK), Ascom (Switzerland), Mentura Group Oy (Finland), Leonardo SPA (Italy), Inmarsat Plc (UK), Zenitel (Norway), Telstra (Australia).


There are several domestic, regional, and global players in the Mission critical communication market who continuously strive to gain a significant share of the overall market. During the study, MRFR has analyzed some of the major players in the global Mission critical communication market who have contributed to the global market growth.


Mission critical communication Market Key Players



According to MRFR analysis, Harris Corporation has occupied the leading position in the global MCX for critical communication market. The company provides a comprehensive product portfolio consisting of radios including LTE two radio and digital mobile radios and other products. The company is heavily investing to position itself for gaining the tactical radio modernization opportunity in the market. In order to remain competitive in the global market, the company enters into offset agreements or vendor financing agreements to facilitate sales to certain customers. It utilizes indirect sales channels including distributors, dealers, and sales representatives for the sale of its products domestically as well as internationally. The company invests significant resources in research and development, including acquisitions, to enhance its technology and existing products and services portfolio and introduce new products and services that customers can use effectively and easily.


Motorola Solutions occupied the second position in the global MCX for critical communication market in terms of market share. The company has an extensive product and service portfolio which includes two-way radios, command center software suite, public safety analytics, and managed and support services. The company has strong reputation with partners and customers, technology leaders, and trusted brands. It is experiencing strong competition from growing number of new and existing competitors including large system integrators and manufacturers of public and private wireless network equipment and devices. The company has global presence in the regions including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa. The traditional LMR competitors include Hytera, Harris, Airbus, and others. Due to its strong patent portfolio, the company has gained a key competitive advantage in the mcx market.


Recent Developments



  • In November 2021, Motorola acquired Envysion, a provider of enterprise video security and business analytics for the retail industry.

  • In July 2021, Motorola acquired Openpath Security Inc., a cloud-based mobile access control provider, for an undisclosed sum.

  • In April 2019, Nokia, in partnership with Nordic Telecom, launched Mission Critical Communication-ready LTE network in the 410–430 MHz band. The advanced and future-proof mobile broadband solution offered by Nokia has enabled Nordic Telecom to provide public protection and disaster relief on mobile broadband networks.

  • In February 2019, Ericsson launched a critical communications broadband networks portfolio for service providers. The new portfolio consists of critical network capabilities, critical broadband applications, and flexible deployments for private networks, enabling service providers to meet critical communication needs in industries such as public safety, energy and utilities, transportation, and manufacturing.


Report Overview


This study estimates revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and offers an overview of the latest developments in each of the sub-sectors from 2018 to 2030. For this analysis, MRFR segmented the global Mission critical communication Market report based on Component, deployment, Organization Size, Industry vertical and region.


By Component




  • Hardware

    • Command and control center

    • Router and gateways

    • Distribution management system

    • Others



  • Software


  • Services

    • Consulting services

    • Integration services

    • Maintenance services




By Technology




  • Land Mobile Radio (LMR)

    • TETRA AND P25

    • Analog

    • Others



  • Long-Term Evolution (LTE)


By Hazard



  • Public Safety and Government Agencies

  • Energy and Utilities

  • Transportation

  • Mining

  • Others



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2021: USD 16.71 Billion 2030: USD 48.30 Billion
  CAGR   10.2%
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022-2030
  Historical Data   2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Component, Services
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific
  Key Vendors   Motorola Solutions Inc. (US) Nokia (Finland) ZTE Corporation (China) Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Sweden) Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd (China) AT&T Inc. (US) Harris Corporation (US) Hytera Communication Corp Ltd (China) Cobham Wireless (UK) Ascom (Switzerland)
  Key Market Opportunities   â€˘ Need for Reliable and High-Quality Public Safety Communication in Emerging Economies • Growing Benefits Of 5G For Mission Critical Systems
  Key Market Drivers   â€˘ Advance Features offered with Mission- Critical Communication (MCX) Systems and Network • Increasing Demand of Reliable Network During Emergencies


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The North America regional market is projected to be the major driver of the market.

The segments in the market are offering component, technology, end user,

The key contenders in the market are Motorola Solutions Inc. (US), Nokia (Finland), ZTE Corporation (China), Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Sweden), Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (China), AT&T Inc. (US), L3Harris Technologies, Inc. (US), Hytera Communications Corp. Ltd. (China), Cobham Wireless (UK), Ascom (Switzerland), Mentura Group Oy (Finland), Leonardo SPA (Italy), Inmarsat Plc (UK), Zenitel (Norway), Telstra (Australia).