The first reference of Wireless Fidelity or Wi-Fi can be tracked back all the way to the year 1985 but not until recently it started attracting the attention of the Indian consumers both business and general users. Wi-Fi allows the users to take advantage of the wireless networking through internet and intranet along with the flexibility of multiple usage location and multiple devices. With more and more mobile devices such as smartphones, Tablet PCs and laptops being equipped with Wi-Fi chips, usage of wireless broadband via the same has seen significant growth. Increasing numbers of Wi-Fi equipments offering and variations of the same ensures a promising market for Wi-Fi in India.
The report begins with 'Introduction' section covering overview regarding Wi-Fi which provides basic idea regarding the wireless technologies with some technical details. It also elaborates the process of Wi-Fi transmission of wireless radio signals & receival of it by various compatible devices in different locations.
The 'Market Overview' section elaborates global & domestic market state of Wi-Fi products & services. It also provides statistical information regarding Wi-Fi enabled devices, shipment of Wi-Fi products, enterprise Wi-Fi market, global Wi-Fi hotspots and its growth. Market overview of Wi-Fi in India covers similar information regarding Wi-Fi equipments, devices, Wi-Fi hotspot deployment and market share by major Wi-Fi equipment manufacturers. 'Wi-Fi Technology Snapshot' sub-section briefs about the various revisions of the Wi-Fi technologies till date with technical information such as frequency channel, bandwidth and disadvantages for each. The 'Wi-Fi Value Chain' provides basic idea regarding the flow of Wi-Fi products from producer to end users. Next the locations of major Wi-Fi hotspots in various states & cities in India are stated & highlighted on a map.
It is followed by 'Scope in India' section which discusses the advantages of Wi-Fi, scope of the same in verticals or sectors. Specific sectors have been highlighted with information regarding each of their market state and opportunity areas in the sectors for Wi-Fi
Next, 'Selection Criteria' highlights the prime factors which the users consider upon before buying Wi-Fi equipments and other WLAN hardware products. It will provide a fundamental idea regarding the generic & technical aspects on which the user emphasize more on, hence help the vendors focus on prime factors of such products.
The report continues with 'Drivers & Challenges' section elaborating the major furtherance & impediments for Wi-Fi adoption in India. Both the 'drivers' and 'challenges' are equally stressed upon to provide clear idea regarding the probable obstacles and rewards in the line of business and help vendors take necessary measures.
In the 'Major Players' section the major Wi-Fi equipment manufacturers operating in India have been profiled. It provides information such as corporate & business highlights covering operational & recent information regarding Wi-Fi offering, related services & strategic moves regarding the same. It also provides key contacts for each of the players under Sales Intelligence. Also specific areas of opportunity for Wi-Fi in India are discussed in 'Vendor Opportunity' section.
Next the developments & trends in the domestic market related to Wi-Fi or WLAN products, growing trend & developments are mentioned in the 'Key Trends & Development' section.
The report concludes with the section 'Strategic Recommendation' section which is derived after a comprehensive analysis of the market state & scope.