Global Software-Defined Radio Industry Projected to Grow

Dublin, 26 January 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Software-defined radio market by platform (land, aircraft, naval, space), application (defense, commercial), type (general purpose radios, cognitive / intelligent radio, terrestrial trunk radio), band, component and region Global Forecast 2025 “ report added to’s supply.

The global software-defined radio market is estimated at $ 11.4 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $ 14.5 billion by 2025, with a CAGR of 4.9% over the forecast period.

Factors such as the growing adoption of SDRs in telecommunications and the many technological developments in software-defined radio stations are likely to lead to market growth. The growing demand for software-defined radios in modern communication systems used for important missions in the aerospace sector will stimulate market growth.

COVID-19 has influenced to some extent the growth of the software-defined radio market and this varies from country to country. Industry experts believe the pandemic has not significantly affected the demand for software-defined radio in defense applications.

The market for software-defined radios includes major players such as Elbit Systems Ltd. (Israel), Thales (France), Northrop Grumman Corporation (USA), Raytheon Technologies Corporation (USA), L3Harris Technologies, Inc. (USA), General Dynamics Corporation (USA) and BAE Systems (USA). By the way. These players have spread their business to various countries, including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

Based on the application, the trading segment of the software-defined radio market is expected to register significant growth over the forecast period.

In terms of application, the market is divided into commercial and defense. The growing use of SDRs in commercial applications, including aviation communications, maritime communications, transport, telecommunications, supports the growth of the segment. Software-defined radios are mainly used in air traffic control (ATC), transport and telecommunications applications. They are easy to upgrade and provide high data transfer speeds, which further improves their use for the commercial segment.

The cognitive / intelligent radio subsegment of the software-defined radio market by type is expected to witness the highest CAGR due to growing improvements in cognitive radio products

Based on the type, the software-defined radio market is divided into a joint tactical radio system (JTRS), general purpose radio, cognitive / intelligent radio and terrestrial truncated radio (TETRA). The main advantages of cognitive radio with SDR, such as optimized spectrum use, interoperability and the ability to reconfigure networks to meet current needs and reach hidden frequency nodes.

In the coming years, cognitive radio applications are expected to grow in various industrial verticals. Technological advances, optimized spectrum use and the growing adoption of 5G technology are among the main drivers of market growth.

North America: The largest contributing region to the software-defined radio market

North America is expected to register for the bulk of the software-defined radio market in 2020. The market in this region is expected to register the highest CAGR over the forecast period. The United States and Canada are taken into account to assess the size of the market in the North American region.

North American companies are focusing on investing in a variety of software-defined radio systems to ensure secure communication between the various armed forces. Software-defined radio systems provide easy data sharing between different armed forces and better operational planning and implementation in a network-centered military environment.

The market for software-defined radio stations is dominated by several globally established players such as Thales (France), Elbit Systems Ltd. (Israel), Northrop Grumman Corporation (USA), General Dynamics Corporation (USA), Raytheon Technologies Corporation (USA), L3Harris Technologies, Inc. (USA) and BAE Systems (USA). among others.

Research coverage

This research report categorizes the software-defined base of the radio market on a platform (air, naval, land, space), application (defense, commercial), by type (general purpose radio, joint tactical radio system (JTRS), cognitive / intelligent radio, Terrestrial Trunk Radio (TETRA), by frequency band (HF, VHF, UHF, other bands), by component (general purpose processor, digital signal processor, programmable input arrays, application specific integrated circuit (ASIC), amplifiers, converters , Software), major regions, namely North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa.

The scope of the report covers detailed information on key factors such as drivers, challenges and opportunities influencing the growth of the software-defined radio market.

A detailed analysis of key players in the industry has been made to give an idea of ​​their business reviews; solutions and services; key strategies; launching new products, contracts, partnerships, cooperation, extensions, acquisitions and development of new products related to the software-defined radio market.

Market dynamics

  • Drivers
    • Technological advances in software-defined radio
    • Growing adoption of SDRs in telecommunications
    • Increasing military spending on tactical communication
  • Limits
  • Opportunities
    • Increase the demand for next generation IP systems
    • Growing demand for SDR in home security applications, industrial and commercial applications
  • Challenges
    • Ensuring interoperability of different communication technologies
    • energy consumption
  • Emerging trends
    • Use of software-defined radio (SDR) and cognitive radio (CR) in 5G technology
    • Mobile Consumer Target System (MUOS): Mobile-like capability to software-defined radio stations
    • Cognitive Radio: Fusion of Artificial Intelligence and Software Defined Radio (SDR)
    • Software defined Doppler radar
    • Communication in the near field
    • Multiband tactical communication amplifiers
    • Next generation IP

Profiled companies

  • Aselsan
  • Bae Systems
  • Elbit Systems
  • General Dynamics
  • Harris
  • Huawei
  • Leonardo
  • National instruments
  • Northrop Gruman
  • Rockwell Collins
  • Rohde & Schwarz
  • Thales
  • Viasat
  • ZTE

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