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Daryl Schoolar
Practice Leader, Next Generation Infrastructure at Omdia


Daryl covers the wireless infrastructure space at Omdia, with a primary focus on market activities as they apply to the radio access network (RAN). RAN coverage includes macro-, micro-, and picocell solutions for HSPA/HSPA+, LTE (TDD and FDD), LTE-Advanced and 5G. Daryl’s research includes not only what infrastructure vendors are developing, but also how mobile operators are deploying and using these wireless network solutions. Within his broader role as practice leader he leads a team responsible for Omdia’s research around fixed and mobile broadband networks, and network transformation.

As an industry analyst Daryl has been involved in such projects as helping technology vendors develop use cases for new products and services, identifying new technology trends, and providing market sizing and market share support. He regularly speaks at industry and vendor events on trends impacting the wireless infrastructure market. He is also sought out by trade publications to comment on mergers and acquisitions, new product announcements, and market developments as they relates to his coverage area. Daryl currently writes a monthly column for Fierce Wireless.

Daryl brings over 20 years of industry analyst experience to Omdia. Prior to joining Omdia in September of 2011 he held similar positions with Current Analysis and In-Stat. Before becoming an industry analyst, Daryl worked at telecommunications service provider Cable & Wireless USA, where he was a member of the marketing and competitive intelligence team.