NEW YORK, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Analysis of the Global Wi-Fi Test Equipment Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p01075789/Analysis-of-the-Global-Wi-Fi-Test-Equipment-Market .html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Wireless_Technology The demand for the ability to offload data traffic is expected to increase in accordance with the growing global adoption of smartphones that use significant amounts of data. This increase in the use of technology creates opportunity for the test equipment market. In this study, the global Wi-Fi test equipment market is segmented into equipment for research and development, quality assurance, manufacturing, and field tests. The market is further segmented by end users, including chipset vendors, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), communications service providers, and enterprise IT departments. Further topics include geographic and competitive analyses, revenue forecasts, and market drivers and restraints from 2012 to 2018. Research Overview This study analyzes the various types of test equipment and technologies that are likely to drive the growth of the global Wi-Fi test equipment market. The market is comprised of the following four application segments: - Research and development (R&D) - Quality assurance (QA) - Manufacturing - Field test The study is further segmented by the following regions: - North America - Europe - Asia-Pacific (APAC) - Rest of World The study also provides a competitive analysis. Study period: 2008 to 2018 Base year: 2011 Forecast period: 2012 to 2018 Revenue Snapshot Frost & Sullivan believes the global Wi-Fi test equipment market will experience healthy growth, with revenue exceeding $xxx million by 2018. The market is expected to have a %xxx compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2011 until 2018. Cellular networks are facing a significant challenge in creating a limited and licensed spectrum. Wi-Fi technology utilizes the unlicensed spectrum and is the most favorable technology for offloading cellular demand because it is inexpensive, pervasive, and high performing; furthermore, standards are constantly being improved.