This is the fifteenth edition of the report dedicated to the market for the licensed mobile radio (LMR) terminals market.
The global LMR market grew by 2.6% in unit shipments from 2017 to 2018, led by the growth of Cost Optimized Digital technologies and P25, which increased by 15% and 20%, respectively, in 2018. Cost Optimized Digital technology continued to increase its footprint in every sub-region in Europe including Eastern Europe, the United Kingdom, and Eire. Meanwhile, TETRA, which grew meagerly in 2018, continued to attract investments through 2023. LMR Technology will continue to permeate into global markets, increasing shipments by a CAGR of 7% between 2018 and 2023. A more detailed analysis can be found in the Licensed Mobile Radio Terminals - 2019 report.
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.