Communication Equipment Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Communication Equipment Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33422 | Jun 2014

Signal interference: While innovation will support demand, imports are expected to threaten profit

The Communication Equipment Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Communication equipment manufacturing revenue declined as a result of plummeting consumer spending in the wake of the recession. Moreover, economic uncertainty caused corporations to delay upgrades. However, product innovations have been key drivers of rising consumer demand for new services and merchandise, bolstering industry performance. Consequently, in the five years to 2019, revenue is forecast to recover as a result of more product innovations, although increasing import penetration may hamper growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The Communication Equipment Manufacturing industry is home to an estimated 845 establishments. These establishments are located near key input manufacturing facilities, large supplies of skilled labor and headquarters of major industry companies.


The West has the largest share of establishments, accounting for about 33.1% of the total. The majority of these manufacturers are located in California, which accounts for 26.8% of total industry manufacturers. This is due to the number of top-tier engineering schools located in California and the resulting supply of highly qualified labor. Additionally, major player Cisco is headquartered in San Jose, California... purchase to read more


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What is the Communication Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

This industry primarily manufactures broadcasting and other wireless communication equipment. Examples of such equipment include antennas, set-top boxes, GPS systems, cell phones, satellite uplink technologies and radio and TV broadcasting equipment. Operators in this industry do not manufacture radio or television sets, intercoms or equipment to test communication signals.

Industry Products
Radio station equipmentWireless networking equipmentOther communication systems and equipmentBroadcast, studio and related electronic equipment
Industry Activities
Manufacturing transmitting-and-receiving antennasManufacturing cable television equipmentManufacturing GPS equipmentManufacturing mobile communication equipmentManufacturing radio and TV broadcast equipment

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