According to research by TrendForce, Chinese and European telecom equipment manufacturers will still account for more than 70% of the global market share in 2021. The top three players are China’s Huawei with 30%, Sweden’s Ericsson with 23%, and Finland’s Nokia with 23%. (Nokia) 20%, although Huawei continues to be listed as a banned manufacturer by the US government, the main reason for its global market share is its price advantage and the support of China’s huge domestic demand market.
It is worth mentioning that Samsung (Samsung) has become the key to boosting its market share to 12.5% this year and ranking fourth in the world due to its low price and successful business conversion. It not only provides base station construction to the three major operators in South Korea, but also At the same time, it cooperated with American operators AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon, and signed a base station supply agreement with Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo. In addition, Japan’s NEC has also received an overseas 5G base station order for the first time and cooperated with British operator Vodafone; Japan’s Fujitsu is also a potential 5G equipment alternative supplier to the British government.
According to TrendForce, telecommuting and teaching have stimulated a significant increase in network traffic load rate, and the average global network traffic has increased by more than 40% during the epidemic prevention period. The high-traffic and low-latency transmission characteristics of 5G are in line with the current market demand. In addition, with the increasing demand for 5G commercial use in various countries, according to the announcement of the Global Mobile Communication Suppliers Association (GSA), more than 800 5G products suitable for consumers and enterprises have been released to support more high-speed and convenient networking services and diverse applications. All of them have become the increase in the demand for 5G base stations.
In 2021, China’s 5G users will account for nearly 90% of the world, which will support Huawei’s market share
According to TrendForce research data, as of the end of 2020, there were more than 160 million 5G network users in China, accounting for about 89% of the total global 5G users; by July 2021, China’s three major operators China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom have China has built 916,000 5G base stations, accounting for 70% of the world’s total, which is enough to show the size of the Chinese market and has become the key to supporting Huawei’s mobile communication base station market share performance in the past two years.