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Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Market, By Coverage (Indoor and Outdoor), By Ownership, By Type (Active DAS, Passive DAS, and Hybrid DAS), By Signal Source, By Application & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI5749
  • Published Date: Jul 2024
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Distributed Antenna System Market Size

Distributed Antenna System Market was valued at USD 9.8 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to demonstrate a CAGR of over 10% between 2024 and 2032. Market growth is driven by a global focus on enhancing spectrum efficiency.

Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Market

Spectrum efficiency, also known as bandwidth efficiency or spectral capacity, refers to the amount of data delivered with minimal transmission errors over a given spectrum or bandwidth in cellular networks. There are multiple strategies to increase spectral efficiency, but simply installing additional antennas can lead to increased interference. Instead, massive multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) DAS using beamforming techniques can enhance transmission efficiency while minimizing potential interference.

Deploying DAS networks is costly, and selecting the appropriate DAS system is critical, given the significant variations in system requirements. This process involves connecting different radio heads to a central hub via fiber optic cables, which further adds to the deployment costs. Additionally, the high installation costs of active distributed antenna systems necessitate substantial investment and careful planning.

Additionally, there is an increasing demand for building wireless solutions in the public safety sector, including bidirectional amplifiers, active DAS, and repeaters. These solutions are anticipated to offer significant growth opportunities for the DAS market during the forecast period. The integration of these technologies into public safety infrastructure will enhance communication capabilities and ensure reliable connectivity in critical areas. Consequently, the market is poised for substantial growth, supported by advancements in wireless communication and regulatory developments.

Distributed Antenna System Market Trends

5G technology offers significantly higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous generations. DAS installations are crucial to delivering these benefits in environments where traditional macrocell networks struggle, such as dense urban areas and large indoor venues. 5G networks utilize millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequencies, which provide high bandwidth but have limited range and penetration. DAS helps overcome these limitations by distributing the 5G signal within buildings and crowded areas, ensuring seamless connectivity.

A significant portion of mobile data usage occurs indoors, in places like offices, shopping malls, hospitals, and residential buildings. DAS solutions provide the necessary infrastructure to ensure strong indoor signal coverage. Building owners and managers are increasingly adopting DAS to enhance the connectivity experience for tenants and visitors, making properties more attractive and competitive

Distributed Antenna System Market Analysis

Distributed Antenna System Market, By Signal Sensor, 2022-2032, (USD Billion)

Based on signal source, the market is segmented into off air antennas, on-site base transceiver station (BTS), and small cells. The off-air antennas is expected to register a CAGR of over 10% during the forecast period.

  • The distributed antenna system (DAS) market for off-air antennas is projected to grow at a rate exceeding 10% and capture over 35% of the market share by 2032. An off-air DAS utilizes a donor antenna positioned on the roof to transmit and receive signals from a cell carrier. Off-air antenna signals are the most common source for DAS, primarily used to extend network coverage at the edges without adding capacity to the carrier's network.
  • These deployments are cost-efficient and enhance indoor coverage. Almost all DAS systems are compatible with off-air signals. The proliferation of 5G, particularly in mmWave bands, has revitalized off-air DAS deployments. This growth is driven by the need for expanded coverage and the cost advantages of using off-air signals for network enhancement. Consequently, the market for off-air antennas in DAS is poised for significant expansion.
Distributed Antenna System Market Share, By Signal Source, 2023

Based on signal sensor, the distributed antenna system market is segmented into Active DAS, Passive DAS, and Hybrid DAS. The Hybrid DAS segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 12%.

  • A passive DAS-type distributed antenna system is expected to witness high growth during the forecast period due to its benefits. It has no active components and is low maintenance, which indicate that the RF signal allocated from the signal source does not require electricity and will be just a combination of splitters, cables & antennas.
  • Additionally, it is robust, has a low failure rate, can support a range of frequencies utilized by cellular technologies usually from 700 - 3,800MHz, is cost-effective, and has minimal maintenance.
U.S. Distributed Antenna System Market Size, 2022-2032, (USD Billion)

The North America market is expected to generate a revenue of over USD 4 billion by 2032. North America has densely populated urban centers where traditional macrocell networks often struggle to provide adequate coverage and capacity. DAS solutions help alleviate these challenges by distributing signals more effectively within buildings and high-traffic areas.

The Asia Pacific distributed antenna system market growth is attributed to the rapid construction of residential buildings and commercial spaces such as business parks & malls. Government initiatives, such as Smart Cities Mission India & Smart Nation Singapore, and the increasing volume of 4G- & 5G-enabled smartphones are also driving the DAS market. Advancements in cellular technology are major factors that will propel regional growth over the forecast period. An increase in planned deployments of LTE networks in emerging economies and the rapid adoption of open APIs & virtualization of mobile networks are some of the other factors contributing to the Asia Pacific DAS market growth.

Likewise, South Korea is a global leader in 5G technology deployment, with widespread adoption and continuous expansion of 5G networks. DAS plays a crucial role in enhancing indoor coverage and supporting high-speed connectivity, driving demand for advanced DAS solutions.

Also, Japan's focus on technological innovation and manufacturing excellence drives demand for advanced DAS solutions. Companies prioritize reliable wireless connectivity to support industrial automation, IoT applications, and smart manufacturing initiatives.

Moreover, China's smart city initiatives drive the deployment of advanced telecommunications infrastructure, including DAS, to support smart transportation, public safety, and environmental monitoring applications. China is aggressively deploying and expanding its 5G networks across urban and rural regions. DAS supports 5G deployment by extending coverage indoors and in challenging environments, ensuring seamless connectivity.

Distributed Antenna System Market Share

Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. and Boingo Wireless, Inc. accounted for a significant revenue share in the distributed antenna system (DAS) market in 2023. Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. (ADRF) is a leading provider of in-building wireless solutions, including Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), repeaters, and passive components. ADRF offers a range of DAS solutions designed to enhance wireless coverage and capacity within buildings. These systems support multiple frequency bands and are scalable to meet the needs of various venues.

Boingo Wireless, Inc. is a leading provider of wireless connectivity solutions, specializing in DAS, Wi-Fi, and small cells. The company offers a variety of services to enhance wireless coverage and capacity in high-density environments such as airports, stadiums, military bases, multifamily properties, and commercial real estate. Boingo designs, installs, and manages DAS networks to improve cellular coverage and capacity in large venues. Their DAS solutions support multiple carriers and frequency bands.

Distributed Antenna System Market Companies

Major players operating in the industry are:

  • Advanced RF Technologies, Inc.
  • Axell Wireless
  • Boingo Wireless, Inc.
  • CenRF Communications Limited
  • Dali Wireless
  • Decypher
  • Fixtel Services
  • Galtronics

Distributed Antenna System Industry News

  • In January 2024, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation, a global electronic manufacturing company announced the launch of ART3711, a New 5G Distributed Antenna System for Neutral Host. This new product launch is expected to help company attract new customers.
  • In September 2023, PROSE Technologies announced the launch of EPIC (Enhanced PROSE Integrated Coverage) its active Distributed Antenna System (DAS) portfolio. The introduction of new product is expected to help company strengthen its position in global market.

The distributed antenna system market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD million from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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Market, By Coverage

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor

Market, By Ownership

  • Carrier Ownership
  • Neutral-host Ownership
  • Enterprise Ownership

Market, By Type

  • Active DAS
  • Passive DAS
  • Hybrid DAS

Market, By Signal Source

  • Off-air Antennas
  • On-site Base Transceiver Station (BTS)
  • Small Cells

Market, By Application

  • Airports & Transportation
  • Public Venues & Safety
  • Education Sector & Corporate Offices
  • Hospitality
  • Industrial
  • Healthcare
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • ANZ
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Rest of Latin America
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa


Authors: Suraj Gujar, Rutvij Kshirsagar

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Distributed antenna system industry size was worth USD 9.8 billion in 2023 and will expand at 10% CAGR between 2024 and 2032, propelled by increasing mobile data traffic, demand for seamless connectivity in high-traffic areas like stadiums and airports, and the proliferation of smart devices.

The hybrid distributed antenna system (DAS) market will record 12% CAGR through 2032, fueled by its ability to combine benefits of both active and passive DAS solutions.

North America industry will reach USD 4 billion by 2032, owing to the regions high mobile data usage and stringent regulations for promoting enhanced wireless coverage, extensive adoption of advanced telecommunications technologies.

Advanced RF Technologies, Inc., Axell Wireless, Boingo Wireless, Inc., CenRF Communications Limited, Dali Wireless, Decypher, Fixtel Services, and Galtronics, among others.

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  • Companies covered: 24
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