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Communication Equipment Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Communication Equipment Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C26.300 | Mar 2017

A bad line: the industry is expected to continue its long-term decline over the coming years

IBISWorld’s Communication Equipment Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Siemens plc Siemens plc market share
Sony Europe Limited Sony Europe Limited market share
Vertu Corporation Limited Vertu Corporation Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The world is an increasingly connected place. People communicate through a host of devices and services such as smartphones and computers. Connections are made via radio and TV, and infrastructure such as alarm systems are now often connected to the authorities. Communication equipment is used to provide these connections and its manufacture is consequently an increasingly important aspect of the global manufacturing sector.

Despite increased global demand, the industry is declining as cost pressures have forced many manufacturers to relocate offshore. Strong imports and technology convergence have led to increasing competition for local manufacturers that operate in a highly globalised industry. Industry revenue is expected to fall at a compound annual rate of 4.3%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographical distribution of the industry is influenced by proximity to complementary industries, such as software and electronic component manufacturing industries, low-cost raw materials and labour, as well as proximity to customers and export markets. Consequently, the Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry is concentrated in the South of England. A significant number of establishments are also located in the East of England, the East Midlands and the North West of England.

The South East

Manufacturers in the South East are responsible for over a quarter of total industry sales and the region accounts for 21.7% of establishments. The.. purchase to read more


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What is the Communication Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

Firms in this industry manufacture telecommunication and broadcasting equipment. Products include telephones (fixed-line, cordless and mobile), data communications equipment, pagers, modems, burglar and fire alarm systems, transmitting and receiving antenna and radio and TV transmitters. Products also include other broadcasting equipment, including professional video cameras.

Industry Products
TV and radio broadcasting equipmentData reception and transmission equipmentBurglar and fire alarmsAerialsOther communication equipmentTelephones
Industry Activities
Telecommunications equipmentModems and carrier equipmentTelephone equipmentRadio and TV broadcasting equipmentCable TV equipmentInfrared signal deviceTransmitting and receiving antenna

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