Middle East and Africa Self-Organizing Network (SON) Market, By Offering (Software, Services), Network (Radio Access Network (RAN), Wi-Fi, Core Network, Backhaul), Architecture (C-SON (Centralized), D-SON (Decentralized),H-SON (Hybrid)), Network Technology (4G/LTE, 2G/3G,5G), Application (Network Security and Authentication, Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), Intermachine Communication, Global Positioning System, Gaming, Others) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2030.
Middle East and Africa Self-Organizing Network (SON) Market Analysis and Size
Self-organizing network generally goals to reduce network operator’s efforts, by the process of automatic network management. A self-organizing network (SON) provides various benefits, for instance, cheap operation cost, improved customer satisfaction, effective network traffic management, and effective load balancing. Moreover, rapid uptake in mobile subscription mainly in developing region of Middle East and Africa is significantly increasing the market growth during the forecast period of 2023 to 2030.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the self-organizing network (SON) market is expected to reach USD 1,013.32 million by 2030, which is USD 452.59 million in 2022, at a CAGR of 10.60% during the forecast period. In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.
Middle East and Africa Self-Organizing Network (SON) Market Scope and Segmentation
2023 to 2030
2021 (Customizable to 2015- 2020)
Revenue in USD million, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Offering (Software and Services), Network (Radio Access Network (RAN), Wi-Fi, Core Network and Backhaul), Architecture (C-SON (Centralized), D-SON (Decentralized) and H-SON (Hybrid)), Network Technology (4G/LTE, 2G/3G and 5G), Application (Network Security and Authentication, Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), Intermachine Communication, Global Positioning System, Gaming and Others)
Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA)
Market Players Covered
Nokia (Finland), Cisco Systems, Inc. (U.S.), Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Sweden), Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), Airspan Networks (U.S.), Innovile (Turkey), Corning Incorporated (U.S.), Hughes Systique Corporation (U.S.), Capgemini (France), Cellwize (Singapore), Airhop Communications (U.S.), ZTE Corporation (China), Comarch SA (Poland), P.I. Works (Turkey), Radisys (U.S.), VIAVI Solutions Inc. (U.S.) and Infovista (U.S.)
A self-organizing network (SON) is a mobile network software solution which manipulates difficult network operations to provide improved network performance. It is designed for managing, diagnosing, planning, configuring and troubleshooting network errors through advanced automated configurations. An efficient and well-designed SON system can maintain and achieve high levels of network performance by minimizing workload on the network operator, constantly finding improvement patterns and automating various network management processes.
Middle East and Africa Self-Organizing Network (SON) Market Dynamics
- Increasing capabilities of self-organizing network (SON) in private 4G/5G networks
Self-organizing network (SON) capabilities are playing an important role in the ongoing proliferation of private 4G or 5G networks because of increasing number of cross-sector partnerships. For instance, Betacom which is a private wireless service provider has collaborated with Qualcomm. With this partnership, they will boost adoption of private 5G networks in enterprise by combining the former's 5GaaS offering with the latter's enablement ecosystem such as Cellwize RAN automation and management platform. Thus, increasing capabilities of self-organizing network (SON) in private 4G/5G networks is expected to drive the market growth.
- Multiple advantages associated with self-organizing network (SON) technology
Self-organizing network (SON) technology helps to minimize the lifecycle price of running a mobile network by removing manual configuration of network components at the time of deployment through troubleshooting and dynamic optimization during operation. Along with this improving customer experience and network performance, self-organizing network (SON) can significantly decrease the price of mobile operator services by deferring avoidable CapEx and improving the OpEx-to-revenue ratio. Hence, as a result of all these advantages, the demand for the self-organizing network (SON) increases which is expected to impel the market growth.
- Introduction of centralized SON by market players to boost subscriber experience
The surging introduction of centralized SON by market players to boost subscriber experience will create lucrative opportunities for the market growth. For instance, P.I. Works has introduced Customer Experience Management (CEM) based centralized SON in 2019 to improve subscriber experience. This application level customer experience management (CEM) is combined with Unified Self Organizing Networks (USON) which improves user experience metrics coupled with operational efficiency.
- Surging acquisition, merger and collaboration between major market players
The surging acquisition, mergers and collaboration between major market players will further offer numerous growth opportunities within the market. For instance, Cisco Systems, Inc. collaborated with Telenor Group to sign an Agreement 2.0 in 2019. This collaboration is aimed at growing the offerings in the cloud, cybersecurity field and digital workplace and will be involved in exploring Open Virtualized RAN solutions for 5G. This new collaboration increased the company growth by generating new opportunities.
- Challenges related to the full automation of self-organizing network (SON)
The challenges related to the full automation of self-organizing network (SON) of tasks such as self-configuration self-optimization and self-healing are expected to hamper the growth of the self-organizing network (SON) market during the forecast period of 2023 to 2030.
- Limited compatibility and lack of in-house skillset associated with self-organizing network (SON)
Limited compatibility of self-organizing network (SON) with legacy network equipment and lack of in-house skillset to manage self-organizing network are some other factors which are projected to challenge the growth of the self-organizing network (SON) market during the forecast period of 2023-2030.
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- In 2020, VIAVI Solutions Inc. has launched two 3D geolocation solutions for GEOperformance 5G, 5G network and Coverage Assurance 5G. Both of these give a summary of subscriber experience coupled with 5G coverage. It will allow the operators to managing positions which will enable them to create new revenue streams.
Self-Organizing Network (SON) Market Scope
The self-organizing network (SON) market is segmented on the basis of offering, network, architecture, network technology and application. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Radio Access Network (RAN)
- Core Network and Backhaul
- C-SON (Centralized)
- D-SON (Decentralized)
- H-SON (Hybrid)
- Network Security and Authentication
- Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
- Intermachine Communication
- Global Positioning System
Self-Organizing Network (SON) Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The self-organizing network (SON) market is analysed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, offering, network, architecture, network technology and application as referenced above.
The countries covered in the self-organizing network (SON) market report are Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA).
Israel dominates the Middle East and Africa self-organizing network (SON) market in terms of market and revenue share. This is owing to increasing innovation in 5G technology with the integration of self-organizing network (SON) in this region.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in market regulation that impact the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Self-Organizing Network (SON) Market Share Analysis
The self-organizing network (SON) market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to self-organizing network (SON) market.
Some of the major players operating in the self-organizing network (SON) market are:
- Nokia (Finland)
- Cisco Systems, Inc. (U.S.)
- Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Sweden)
- Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (U.S.)
- Airspan Networks (U.S.)
- Innovile (Turkey)
- Corning Incorporated (U.S.)
- Hughes Systique Corporation (U.S.)
- Capgemini (France)
- ellwize (Singapore)
- Airhop Communications (U.S.)
- ZTE Corporation (China)
- Comarch SA (Poland)
- P.I. Works (Turkey)
- Radisys (U.S.)
- VIAVI Solutions Inc. (U.S.)
- Infovista (U.S.)