This is the sixth edition of the IHS Markit report dedicated to the market for LMR infrastructure and system integration. Because the migration from analogue to digital technologies is forecast to continue to gather pace in the coming years, many countries want to upgrade their communication systems to a digital solution. This migration presents a considerable opportunity for infrastructure and system integration suppliers as these new infrastructure networks are selected and rolled out.
This executive summary provides an overview of key statistics and trends contained in this report. The global market for LMR Infrastructure and system integration grew by 13.7% in revenue from 2016 to 2017, as growth was noted across geographic region and technology. Cost Optimized Digital technology continued to increase its footprint, particularly in Asia, whilst TETRA deployments continued to increase in every major region whilst the other major digital LMR technologies (P25 and TETRAPOL) continue to attract investment. For more information on any of the points listed here, please refer to the relevant country, regional, or technology sections.
Senior Analyst II, Critical Communications
Ryan Darrand is a senior analyst II in Omdia's Critical Communications team, having spent nearly 15 years as a military intelligence analyst and communications specialist. His area of expertise is the critical communications field and the applied use of this technology.