Research and Markets: DECT PHONE MARKETS REPORT: Highly Mature DECT Technology Seeks Growth Opportunities in Untapped Worldwide Markets
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DUBLIN--(Business Wire)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/78bfd8/world_enterprise_d) has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "World Enterprise DECT Phone Markets" to their offering. This Frost & Sullivan research service titled World Enterprise DECT Phone Markets provides telecommunication providers and manufacturers with a detailed look at the dynamics of a changing market. In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets: DECT, IP DECT, SIP DECT, DECT 6.0, and Cat-iq. Market Overview Highly Mature DECT Technology Seeks Growth Opportunities in Untapped Worldwide Markets Although the mature digital enhanced cordless telecommunications (DECT) technology has been in existence for nearly two decades, the market is still offering opportunities for growth. "The general 'Mobility Revolution', the emergence of session initiation protocol (SIP) DECT and IP DECT products, the availability of wider-range feature-improved DECT models, and the continuous penetration of DECT technology in untapped markets have been some of the main factors driving the growth of DECT shipments and revenues in the enterprise market," notes the analyst of this research service. Although the technology has started to witness some degree of decline in the traditional and mature European markets, DECT deployment in emerging regions such as North America, Central and Latin America, and Asia Pacific has offset the decline in the old continent. "In fact, while in Europe the DECT market is demonstrating a steady but slow decline, the DECT market in North America has been showing strong vital signs since its launch in 2005. Although both developed regions are showing increased interest in VoWLAN technologies, DECT, IP DECT and SIP DECT mobile telephony seem to be continuously chosen by businesses based on a number of criteria that range from better voice quality and security, to the desire to separate voice from data networks, to simply the idea of investing in a more mature and reliable technology," notes the analyst. "On the other hand, regions such as Central and Latin America, the Asia Pacific, and the rest of the world are showing varied preference for either VoWLAN or DECT adoption depending on each country's complex range of variables such as degree of cordless implementation, hi-tech regulatory aspects, macro-economic context of the country, and technological influences from neighboring countries," adds the analyst. Participants Must Address Several Issues in Order to Succeed As the mature technology transforms to fit contemporary business requirements, there are several challenges that need to be addressed along the way. Continuous price erosion due to a highly competitive marketplace, multiple regulatory challenges in different geographical areas, and the importance of full integration with newer enterprise solutions and infrastructures such as fixed mobile convergence (FMC) and unified communications (UC) are some of the main aspects that DECT endpoint providers need to straighten out in order to succeed in a fast changing market. Additionally, DECT manufacturers and providers have to grapple with the growing popularity of IP endpoints such as IP desktop phones, softphones, and VoWLAN single- and dual-mode devices, which are thwarting the penetration of DECT devices. DECT is perceived as an old, Europe-centric, and consumer-based technology in comparison with the modern mobile telephony systems, which are considered more in sync with today's business requirements. The ripple effects of advances in technology and intense competition are being felt, bringing down profit margins a few notches for both manufacturers and resellers. Adapting DECT technology to suit the changing dynamics of the enterprise mobile IP telephony market is crucial for business progression. Market Sectors Expert Frost & Sullivan analysts thoroughly examine the following market sectors in this research: * Enterprise communications * Unified communications The following technologies are covered in this research: * DECT * IP DECT * SIP DECT * DECT 6.0 * CAT-iq For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/78bfd8/world_enterprise_d Laura Wood Senior Manager email@example.com Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 Copyright Business Wire 2009