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RF Power Amplifier Market

RF Power Amplifier Market

RF Power Amplifier Market Analysis by Type (Broadband Amplifiers, Gain Block Amplifiers, Log Amplifiers, Variable Gain Amplifiers), by Material (Gallium Arsenide, Gallium Nitride), by Linear Average Power, by Supply Voltage, by Frequency, by Use Case & Regional Forecast 2022-2032

RF Power Amplifier Market
  • Jan-2022
  • List of Tables : 112
  • List of Figures : 297
  • 170 Pages
  • Technology

Global RF Power Amplifier Market Outlook

The global RF power amplifier market is estimated at USD 5.2 Billion in 2022 and is forecast to reach USD 19.6 Billion by 2032, growing with an exciting CAGR of 14.8% during 2022-2032.

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2021A

USD 4.3 Billion

Market value estimated in 2022E

USD 5.2 Billion

Market value forecast in 2032F

USD 19 Million

Global Growth Rate (2022-2032)

CAGR 14.8%

North America Market Share in 2022


North America Growth Rate (2022-2032)

CAGR 15.6%

Market Share of Top 5 Companies


Key Companies Profiled

  • MACOM Technology Solutions
  • Texas Instruments Incorporated
  • NXP Semiconductors
  • Broadcom Inc.
  • Analog Devices, Inc.
  • BONN Elektronik GmbH
  • Maxim Integrated
  • Toshiba Corporation
  • Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
  • Qualcomm
  • CML Microcircuits

Fact.MR - a market research and competitive intelligence provider foresees the global RF power amplifier market is expected to reach valuation of around USD 5.2 Billion in 2022. The sales of RF power amplifiers are slated to accelerate at a steady CAGR of 14.8% to top USD 19.6 Billion by 2032. The demand for low noise type of RF power amplifier is likely to increase at a CAGR of 14.0% over the assessment period of 2022 to 2032.

Robust urbanization and globalization has made a positive impact on consumer awareness about a wide range of wireless devices and electronics. The factors such as increased disposable income and availability of cost-effective electronic products such as smart phones, advanced wireless devices, etc., are like to support the market. The demand for broadband amplifiers is likely to grow by 3.9X over the assessment period.

In addition, factors such as increasing global population and changing lifestyle are primarily creating the need for advanced wireless, telecommunication services. In light of the tremendous growth in the sales of wireless devices, manufacturers are focusing on development of smarter and more efficient wireless electronic devices.

As consumer electronics and wireless communication devices gain higher traction, demand for high power RF amplifiers is expected to grow further. The power amplifier market was valued at USD 22 Billion in 2021, whereas RF power amplifier market had a valuation of USD 5.2 Billion in 2021, generated a total 22.7% of the valuation for global power amplifier market in the same year.

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RF Power Amplifier Market Historical Outlook (2017-2021) Vs. Forecast Outlook (2022-2032)

  • North America is acting as a prominent region in the market due to the rising demand for RF power amplifier in U.S., which is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 15.6%, and reach a market value of USD 5.4 Billion by 2032.
  • The East Asia and Europe contributed significantly to the growth in global market, and accounted for around 19% and 25% market share in 2021 respectively.
  • The South Asia & Oceania will hold market value of around USD 3.1 Billion in 2032 owing to high rate of technology adoption.
  • Under use case, the communication infrastructure segment is expected to reach a valuation of USD 3.8 Billion in 2022.

How Increasing Applications for RF Power Amplifiers Supports its Market Growth?

Due to advantages such as high power output, wide range of frequencies, and high power efficiency, high power RF amplifiers are used in different industrial applications, including medical devices, space and military, communication, and high energy physics.

The medical procedures such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) make use of RF amplifiers as they offer high precision and accuracy. RF power amplifiers are also used in sensitive applications such as military communications, plasma physics, and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing.

Apart from its scientific, industrial, and medical applications, high power RF amplifiers can be specially engineered for Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) applications. Considering the extensive range of applications of high power RF amplifiers in a variety of industries, the market is expected to grow by 4.0X during the assessment period.

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Country-wise Insights

How China Market is performing in Overall RF Power Amplifier Market?

China based RF power amplifier market is considered as the major revenue generating region in East Asia. The region is likely to reach a valuation of USD 469 Million by the end of 2022. China is a major market for industrial verticals like automobiles and consumer electronics.

This region has become a global footprint for business expansion and large investments opportunities. As per GSM Association, there are more than 50% of the overall mobile subscribers live in China and India. Moreover, the technology shift of the users from 4G to 5G in this region is one of the key contributing factor to hold a market share of 52.5% in 2021.

What is Growth Outlook for U.S. based Market for RF Power Amplifier?

The U.S. based RF power amplifier market is one of the largest market share holder with 78.8% in 2021 in North America region. The favorable smart technologies, coupled with high per capita expenditure, has created advantageous environment for the adoption of RF power amplifiers in the U.S.

The presence of prominent players like Texas Instruments, Analog Devices, Inc among others in the region is also expected to boost the market growth. The sales for RF power amplifier is expected to reach at USD 3.8 Billion by the end of 2032.

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Category-wise Insights

How Increasing Demand for 5G Infrastructure in Use Case to Fuel the Market Growth?

Several semiconductor manufacturers are attracted to the growing infrastructure development in the telecommunications industry in both emerging and developed economies. In the telecommunications business, the implementation of next-generation LTE networks and 5G is a contemporary technological trend.

In the next half-decade, telecom companies are anticipated to cover the globe with 5G networks. Semiconductor manufacturers have begun to upgrade their product portfolios for 5G-capable infrastructure, according to reports. Recently, NXP Semiconductors has launched RF power amplifier modules to cover the frequency range for 5G cellular network development.

As per Fact.MR analysis, RF power amplifiers for the frequency range of 5G networks are providing significant growth prospects for RF power amplifier manufacturers. The 5G infrastructure under communication infrastructure in use case had a market share of 15.1% in 2021 and is likely to grow at a CAGR of 17.1% by the end of 2032. As a result, RF power amplifier manufacturers should invest in and enhance their product range for the 5G market.

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Competitive Landscape

Fact.MR profiled the following key RF power amplifier manufacturers in its report are MACOM Technology Solutions, NXP Semiconductors, Broadcom lnc, Analog Devices, Inc, Maxim Integrated, Texas Instruments Incorporated, STMicroelectronics N.V., Toshiba Corporation, Skyworks Solutions, Inc, Qualcomm lnc, Infineon Technologies, Qorvo, Inc, CML Microcircuits, BONN Elektronik GmbH and Empower RF System Inc. are identified as key players manufacturing RF Power Amplifier.

The above mentioned manufacturers of RF power amplifier are focusing on increasing investments in technology upgrades. The onus has shifted to revamp legacy models to improve operational efficiency. Evolving end-user demand has also meant that manufacturers of RF power amplifier have to make consistent size/weight reductions, while increasing the power density of amplifiers.

Investment into R&D of the next generation of multi-mode RF power amplifiers will potentially play a pivotal role in enabling businesses address the challenge of adapting the legacy platforms to support modern business operations, thereby unlocking infinite opportunities of growth in the market in the near future.

Some of the key developments are:

  • In 2021, MACOM collaborated with another market leader MaxLinear Inc. to assure interoperability of MACOM’s 100G/lane and MaxLinear’s PAM4 DSPs.
  • In 2021, MACOM announced its new high speed laser portfolio, after the market defining qualification test completion of Telcordia GR-468.

Similarly, recent developments by top providers of RF power amplifier have been tracked by the team at Fact.MR, which are available in the detailed report.

Key Segments Covered:

  • By Type :

    • Broadband Amplifiers
    • Gain Block Amplifiers
    • Log Amplifiers
    • Variable Gain Amplifiers
    • Low Noise Amplifiers
    • Coaxial and Waveguide Power Amplifiers
    • Linear Amplifiers
    • Bi-Directional Amplifiers
    • Hi-Rel Amplifiers
  • By Frequency :

    • < 10 GHz
    • 10-20 GHz
    • 20-30 GHz
    • 30+ GHz
  • By Supply Voltage :

    • 0-5 V
    • 5.1-10 V
    • 10.1-20 V
    • 20.1-40 V
    • >40 V
  • By Linear Average Power :

    • 0 to 23 dBm (1mW to 20mW)
    • 23 - 30 dBm (20mW to 1W)
    • 30 - 40 dBm (1W to 10W)
    • 40 - 50 dBm (10W to 100W)
    • Above 50 dBm (above 100W)
  • By Material :

    • Gallium Arsenide
    • Gallium Nitride
    • Silicon Germanium
    • Others
  • By Use Case :

    • Communication Infrastructure
      • 4G infrastructure
        • Antenna System
        • Base station
        • Communication Equipment
      • 5G infrastructure
        • Antenna System
        • Base station
        • Communication Equipment
      • Satcom infrastructure
        • Antenna System
        • Base station
        • Communication Equipment
      • Wi-Fi 6/6E access points / terminals
      • Automotive
      • Manufacturing and Industrial
      • Smart Technologies
  • By Region :

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • East Asia
    • South Asia & Oceania
    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

- FAQs -

The global RF power amplifier is projected to reach at a valuation of more than USD 5.2 Billion in 2022.
The global RF power amplifier is likely to grow at a CAGR of over 14.8% during 2022 – 2032.
Value sales of RF power amplifier grew with a CAGR of 9.5% during 2017 – 2021.
The increasing sales of smart phones and advanced wireless devices to drive the demand for RF power amplifier.
Texas Instruments Incorporated, Analog Devices Inc., Infineon Technologies, NXP Semiconductors and Skyworks Solutions, Inc are considered at top 5 prominent market players.
Top 5 countries driving demand for RF Power Amplifier are the U.S., China, Germany, India and Japan.
The European market for RF power amplifier is projected to expand at a CAGR of around 14.6% during 2022 – 2032.
Gallium nitride material segment holds the dominating position with 46% of market share in RF power amplifier in 2021.

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