IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market by Component (Product and Service (Professional and Managed Service)), Telecom Operator (Mobile and Fixed Operators), and Region (North America, Europe, APAC, MEA, and Latin America) - Global Forecast to 2023

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Date: 09-Aug-2018
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The increasing need by telecom operators to reduce their CAPEX and OPEX is driving the growth of the IMS market.

The global IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) market size is estimated to grow from USD 1.79 billion in 2018 to USD 3.71 billion by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15.7% during the forecast period.

The IMS market is in the growing phase and expected to grow at a moderate pace across the globe. Low Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) and Operational Expenditure (OPEX), increasing number of Long-Term Evolution (LTE) mobile subscribers across the globe, and the growth of the network infrastructure are expected to drive the market growth. However, security concerns in virtualization, lack of availability of skilled workforce, and unwillingness of telecom operators to transit from the legacy infrastructures to a virtual environment may hamper the growth of the market, but for a specific period.

The mobile operator segment is expected to hold the larger market share during the forecast period.

Among telecom operators, the mobile operators segment is expected to hold the largest market share during forecast period. Mobile operators have been facing several challenges, such as updating the legacy systems to meet the current demands for end-customers, intense competition, high CAPEX and OPEX, and low Return on Investment (RoI). Hence, they are in the process of seeking scalable and cost-effective solutions. All these factors are expected to be the key reason for the rapid adoption of IMS solutions and services by telecom operators.

Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.

APAC is expected to grow at the highest growth rate during the forecast period. The majority of the mobile and fixed operators in the APAC region are still using traditional IMS solutions. However, this trend is expected to change while operators would eventually shift toward virtualized and cloud-based solutions. Hence, the demand for IMS market would be huge in this region.

In-depth interviews were conducted with Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), marketing directors, innovation and technology directors, and executives from various key organizations operating in the IMS market.

The breakup of the profiles of primary participants is given below:


  • By Company: Tier 1 – 25%, Tier 2 – 35%, and Tier 3 – 40%

  • By Designation: C-Level – 45%, Director Level – 51%, and Others – 4%

  • By Region: North America – 39%, Europe – 25%, APAC – 30%, and Rest of the World (RoW)–6%


The key IMS vendors profiled in the report are as follows:


  • Ericsson (Sweden)

  • Huawei (China)

  • NEC (Japan)

  • Nokia (Finland)

  • ZTE (China)

  • Athonet (Italy)

  • Cirpack (France)

  • Cisco (US)

  • CommVerge Solutions (China)

  • Dialogic (US)

  • Interop Technologies (US)

  • Italtel (Italy)

  • Metaswitch (UK)

  • Mavenir (US)

  • Oracle (US)

  • Radisys (US)

  • Ribbon Communications (US)

  • Samsung (South Korea)

  • WIT Software (Portugal)


Research Coverage

The IMS market has been segmented by component (product and service), telecom operator, and region. A detailed analysis of the key industry players has been done to provide insights into their business overview; services; key strategies; new service launches; partnerships, agreements, and collaborations; expansions; and competitive landscape associated with the globalism market.

Reasons to Buy the Report

The report would help market leaders/new entrants in the following ways:


  • The report segments the IMS market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations to the revenue numbers for the overall market and sub segments across different regions.

  • The report is expected to help stakeholders understand the pulse of the market and provide information on the key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.

  • The report is expected to help stakeholders understand their competitors better and gain more insights to enhance their position in the market. The competitive landscape section includes competitor ecosystem, new services developments, partnerships, and acquisitions.

IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market by Component (Product and Service (Professional and Managed Service)), Telecom Operator (Mobile and Fixed Operators), and Region (North America, Europe, APAC, MEA, and Latin America) - Global Forecast to 2023

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives of the Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Market Scope
1.4 Years Considered for the Study
1.5 Currency
1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology
2.1 Research Data
2.1.1 Secondary Data
2.1.2 Primary Data
2.1.2.1 Breakdown of Primaries
2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
2.2 Market Size Estimation
2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
2.3 Research Assumptions
2.4 Limitations

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities in the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market
4.2 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market, By Service, 2018–2023
4.3 Market Investment Scenario

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.2.1 Drivers
5.2.1.1 Increasing Network Infrastructure All Over the World
5.2.1.2 Reduced Capex and Opex
5.2.2 Restraints
5.2.2.1 Reluctance in Transiting From the Legacy Infrastructure to A Virtualized Infrastructure
5.2.3 Opportunities
5.2.3.1 Huge Opportunity for Network Operators in Volte and Vowifi Spaces
5.2.3.2 Emergence of 5g
5.2.4 Challenges
5.2.4.1 Security Concerns in Virtualization
5.2.4.2 Lack of Skilled Workforce
5.3 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Architecture

6 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market, By Component
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Product
6.3 Services
6.3.1 Professional Services
6.3.1.1 Consulting
6.3.1.2 Integration and Deployment
6.3.1.3 Training and Support
6.3.2 Managed Services

7 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market, By Telecom Operator
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Mobile Operators
7.3 Fixed Operators

8 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market, By Region
8.1 Introduction
8.2 North America
8.2.1 United States
8.2.2 Canada
8.3 Europe
8.3.1 EU5
8.3.2 Rest of Europe
8.4 Asia Pacific
8.4.1 Japan
8.4.2 China
8.4.3 India
8.4.4 Australia
8.4.5 Rest of Asia Pacific
8.5 Latin America
8.5.1 Brazil
8.5.2 Mexico
8.5.3 Rest of Latin America
8.6 Middle East and Africa
8.6.1 Middle East and North Africa
8.6.2 Sub-Saharan Africa

9 Competitive Landscape
9.1 Overview
9.2 Vendor Market Share Analysis
9.3 Competitive Situations and Trends
9.3.1 New Product Launches/Product Enhancements
9.3.2 Partnerships, Agreements, and Collaborations
9.3.3 Acquisitions

10 Company Profiles
10.1 Introduction
(Business Overview, Products, Solutions & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
10.2 Ericsson
10.3 Huawei
10.4 NEC
10.5 Nokia
10.6 ZTE
10.7 Athonet
10.8 Cirpack
10.9 Cisco
10.10 Commverge Solutions
10.11 Dialogic
10.12 Interop Technologies
10.13 Italtel
10.14 Metaswitch
10.15 Mavenir
10.16 Oracle
10.17 Radisys
10.18 Ribbon Communications
10.19 Samsung
10.20 WIT Software

*Details on Business Overview, Products Solutions, & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

11 Appendix
11.1 Discussion Guide
11.2 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
11.3 Available Customizations
11.4 Related Reports
11.5 Author Details

List of Tables

Table 1 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Component, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 2 Product: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 3 Services: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Type, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 4 Services: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 5 Professional Services: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Type, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 6 Professional Services: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 7 Consulting Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 8 Integration and Deployment Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 9 Training and Support Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 10 Managed Services: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 11 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Telecom Operator, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 12 Mobile Operators: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 13 Fixed Operators: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 14 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 15 North America: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Component, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 16 North America: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Service, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 17 North America: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Professional Service, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 18 North America: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Telecom Operator, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 19 North America: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 20 Europe: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Component, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 21 Europe: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Service, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 22 Europe: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Professional Service, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 23 Europe: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Telecom Operator, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 24 Europe: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 25 Asia Pacific: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Component, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 26 Asia Pacific: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Service, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 27 Asia Pacific: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Professional Service, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 28 Asia Pacific: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Telecom Operator, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 29 Asia Pacific: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 30 Latin America: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Component, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 31 Latin America: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Service, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 32 Latin America: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Professional Service, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 33 Latin America: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Telecom Operator, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 34 Latin America: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 35 Middle East and Africa: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Component, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 36 Middle East and Africa: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Service, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 37 Middle East and Africa: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Professional Service, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 38 Middle East and Africa: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Telecom Operator, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 39 Middle East and Africa: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Size, By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 40 New Product Launches/Product Enhancements, 2015–2017
Table 41 Partnerships, Agreements, and Collaborations, 2018
Table 42 Acquisitions, 2017–2018

List of Figures

Figure 1 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market: Market Segmentation
Figure 2 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market: Research Design
Figure 3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company, Designation, and Region
Figure 4 Data Triangulation
Figure 5 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 6 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 7 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market: Assumptions
Figure 8 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Share in 2018, By Component
Figure 9 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market Share in 2018, By Telecom Operator
Figure 10 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market: Regional Snapshot
Figure 11 Reduced Capital Expenditure and Operational Expenditure is Expected to Drive the Growth of the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market
Figure 12 Managed Services Segment is Expected to Grow at A Higher CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 13 Asia Pacific is Expected to Emerge as the Best Market for Investments in the Next 5 Years
Figure 14 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges
Figure 15 Services Segment is Expected to Grow at A Higher CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 16 Managed Services Segment is Expected to Grow at A Higher CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 17 Training and Support Segment is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 18 Mobile Operators Segment is Expected to Dominate the Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 19 Asia Pacific is Expected to Register the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 20 North America: Market Snapshot
Figure 21 Asia Pacific: Market Snapshot
Figure 22 Key Developments By Leading Players in the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Market During 2015–2018
Figure 23 IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Vendor Market Share, 2017
Figure 24 Geographic Revenue Mix of the Top Market Players
Figure 25 Ericsson: Company Snapshot
Figure 26 Ericsson: SWOT Analysis
Figure 27 Huawei: Company Snapshot
Figure 28 Huawei: SWOT Analysis
Figure 29 NEC: Company Snapshot
Figure 30 NEC: SWOT Analysis
Figure 31 Nokia: Company Snapshot
Figure 32 Nokia: SWOT Analysis
Figure 33 ZTE: Company Snapshot
Figure 34 ZTE: SWOT Analysis
Figure 35 Cisco: Company Snapshot
Figure 36 Italtel: Company Snapshot
Figure 37 Oracle: Company Snapshot
Figure 38 Radisys: Company Snapshot
Figure 39 Ribbon Communications: Company Snapshot
Figure 40 Samsung: Company Snapshot

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