This report provides a comprehensive outlook on the development and state of 5G private networks worldwide, including a market sizing covering the forecast period of 2020-2025.

The main cases covered are: Industrial IoT, Automation, Location tracking, Edge analytics, Control systems, Video, Fixed Wireless Access.

Focus on selected countries in North America: USA and Canada, in Asia-Pacific: China, Japan and South Korea and in Europe: Germany, Italy and the UK.

Table of contents

1. Introduction
1.1. Private Network, definition and characteristics
1.2. Overview of private mobile networks
1.3. Key components of a private mobile network
1.4. Cost model for a private wireless network deployment

2. 5G deployment worldwide
2.1. From 4G to 5G
2.2. Main 5G assignment dates
2.3. Spectrum in use
2.4. Spectrum definition
2.5. Total 5G subscriptions

3. 5G Private Network: Key drivers and enablers
3.1. Key driver: Network slicing
3.2. Key driver: Network virtualisation
3.3. Key driver: Edge computing
3.4. Key enabler: Unlicensed spectrum for industry verticals
3.5. Key enabler: Spectrum options for industrial IoT
3.6. Key enabler: Spectrum sharing for private enterprise spectrum

4. Deployment models
4.1. Current state of LTE Private Networks
4.2. Market sizing of the LTE Private Networks
4.3. Current state of 5G Private Networks
4.4. Comparison of different deployment scenarios
4.5. Deployment model: Standalone private 5G networks
4.6. Deployment model: Shared radio access network
4.7. Deployment model: Shared radio access network and control plane
4.8. Deployment model: NPN hosted by the public network

5. Use cases and major players
5.1. Use cases: overview
5.2. Use case: High capacity eMBB
5.3. Use case: Vertical sectors
5.4. Use case: Campus environment
5.5. Use case: Governmental applications
5.6. China Mobile private network overview
5.7. Deutsche Telekom private network overview
5.8. Ericsson private network overview
5.9. Huawei private network overview
5.10. Nokia private network overview
5.11. Telefónica private network overview

6. Market sizing
6.1. Total market sizing
6.2. Regional market sizing

List of tables and figures

List of tables and figures

1. Introduction
• Main characteristics of private wireless network
• Benefits of private mobile network
• Architecture of private wireless network

2. 5G Deployment
• Main characteristics of 4G and 5G
• 5G assignment dates worldwide
• 5G subscriptions by region
• Regional shares of 5G subscriptions, 2020-2025

3. 5G Private Network: Key drivers and enablers
• Evolution from 4G to 5G network
• Architecture of edge computing network
• Main challenges for 5G in edge computing
• Different approaches to sharing

4. Deployment models
• LTE Private network revenue
• Architecture of standalone private 5G network
• Architecture of shared radio access private 5G network
• Architecture of private 5G hosted on a shared radio access network
• Architecture of a NPN hosted by the public network

5. Use cases and major players
• Overview of 5G use cases

6. Market sizing
• Worldwide 5G private network revenue forecast 2019-2025
• Distribution of revenue by region, 2020 and 2025

Geographic area

  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom
North America
  • Canada
  • United States


  • China Mobile
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Ericsson
  • Huawei
  • Nokia
  • Telefónica

Other details

  • Reference: M19430MRA
  • Delivery: on the DigiWorld Interactive platform
  • Languages available: English
  • Tags: 5G, automation, control systems, edge analytics, fixed wireless access, Industrial IoT, location tracking, private networks, Video

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