Strategy Analytics has released its latest forecast for the global Wi-Fi chip market in smartphones. Analysts believe that the industry will show growth by the end of this year.
According to experts, the volume of the designated segment in monetary terms in 2021 will reach $ 4.3 billion. Increased demand for products with support for Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E will contribute to the growth of suppliers’ revenue. The latter, we recall, assumes the allocation of the 6 GHz frequency range in addition to the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands.
Strategy Analytics predicts that Qualcomm will strengthen its market position compared to last year. The share of this company in monetary terms will be approximately 35%.
MediaTek will take the second place with a result of about 21%. “Bronze” will go to Broadcom – about 20%: by the way, it was this developer who won the contract for the supply of Wi-Fi chips for the Apple iPhone 13 smartphones.
The combined share of all other market participants will be around 24%.