Lawful Interception Market Size Global Report, 2022 - 2030
Lawful Interception Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, 2022 - 2030

Lawful Interception Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By End-Use (Government & Public Affairs, Law Enforcement Agencies, Small & Medium Enterprises); By Network Technology; By Communication Content; By Mediation Device; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2022 - 2030

  • Published Date:May-2022
  • Pages: 111
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM2409
  • Base Year: 2021
  • Historical Data: 2018 - 2020

Report Outlook

The global lawful interception market was valued at USD 3.83 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 29.0% during the forecast period. The introduction of next-generation networks, benefits of lawful interception tools across the various verticals for safety from cromes, the rising internet users, and increasing digitization, among others, are boosting the lawful interception market growth during the forecast period.

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A lawful interception is a form of network evaluation that is becoming more popular for analytics workloads and social media network influencer evaluation. Marketing managers use this software to understand potential victims for advertising campaigns by triggering chain reactions among social network communities to purchase products and services. It's also used to catch financial fraud like money laundering.

It is also used to identify fraudulent activity in banking, benefits theft in government, and other illegal dealings in telecommunications. These tools are used to prevent crime and combat terrorism. The proliferation of mobile devices, combined with increasing digitalization, has given rise to sophisticated cyberattacks. This is a primary driver factor in the global growth of the lawful interception market.

With increased digitalization and technical development, networks' ability to support new services and applications has improved. The transition from circuit-based switched communication systems to packet-based networks using the Internet Protocol (IP) is the most significant change in the communication network.

As security issues have grown as a result of the rising of cyberattacks, such developments have made the need for new security platforms and innovative architecture for lawful interception. As a result of the implementation of next-generation connections, lawful interception companies must collaborate with network access service suppliers to form an efficient collaboration network among countries. However, high complexities during data hacking make it hard for law enforcement to solve criminal investigations.

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Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers
The market is secretly obstructing communication among parties of significance to law enforcement agencies within a computer system. The lawful interception of internet traffic is a valuable and effective tool in criminal and safety investigations. It has been used to gather evidence for court cases and recognize networks of relationships among suspected criminals.

In July 2021, The National Assembly authorized a 7.46 billion Naira time investment for Nigeria's Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) to introduce an "independent lawful interception platform – speech and advanced data surveillance." Other sums were authorized to other security services that can further establish the violation of citizens' confidentiality, in addition to the payment approved by the NASS to intercept and supervise calls and other internet communications, which can include WhatsApp, e-mail records, Facebook pages, and so on.

Further, the principle of virtualization is gaining traction around the world as cloud computing advances. Modern data centers contribute to virtual network security by offering cloud-based interception solutions and connecting cybernetic traffic to physiological monitoring tools. Furthermore, advancements in data-based communications have resulted in the expansion of telecommunication networks, contributing to the expansion of the global lawful interception market.

Aside from that, governments in both developed and developing countries are rapidly implementing lawful interception to monitor and decrypt digital and analog information. Furthermore, several companies are engaged in researching and developing cloud-based interception market solutions. For example, AQSACOM provides ALIS, its Lawful Cyber Intelligence System, to cloud architecture network function configurations. It is a software-based solution that can be easily integrated into any virtualized network.

Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on network technology, communication content, mediation device, end-use, and region.

By Network Technology

By Communication Content

By Mediation Devices

By End-Use

By Region

  • Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
  • Integrated Services for Digital Networks (ISDN)
  • Long Term Evolution (LTE)
  • Public Switch Telephone Network (PSTN)
  • Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP)
  • Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
  • Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WIMAX)
  • Others
  • Voice Communication
  • Video
  • Text Messaging
  • Faxcimile
  • Digital Pictures
  • File Transfer
  • Routers
  • Switches
  • Gateway
  • Handover Interface
    • O Handover Interface 1
    • o Handover Interface 2
    • o Handover Interface 3
  • Intercept Access Point (IAP)
  • Management Server
  • Government & Public Affairs
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Small & Medium Enterprises
  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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Insight by End-Use

Based on the end-use market segment, the government agencies are projected to garner the largest revenue share. So, these agencies are heavily tasked with intercepting suspected criminals' interaction data to conduct investigations into serious crimes, terror attacks, cyberattacks, and other crimes; there is a strong need for a variety of lawful intercept alternatives.

Furthermore, governmental regulations that allow law enforcement organizations or organizations to conduct criminal investigations by giving access to and tracking traffic data have been critical to the growth of law enforcement government bodies.

Geographic Overview

North America had the largest revenue share in the global market. This is indicative of several regional and international telecom companies and greater awareness between many law enforcement agencies about the benefits of deploying lawful interception solutions. The major factors driving this need for lawful interception in North America are rising investment opportunities in research and development activities, as well as stringent regulatory requirements.

Moreover, Asia Pacific market is projected to register the highest growth rate over the study period in the global market. This increases as network technologies, national infrastructure, and mobile phone and internet penetration improve. These factors have increased the number of cybercrime cases in the region, including the use of social media for terrorist actions and violence.

With the growing penetration of internet technology and heavy investment in communication networks by key market telecom players in the region, developing nations face a significant threat from computer hackers or terror connections.

Competitive Insight

Some of the major players operating in the global market include Accuris Networks, Aqsacom, Atos, Bae Systems, Cisco, Elbit Systems, Ericsson, Incognito Software, IPS S.P.A, Shoghi Communications, SS8 Networks, Trovicor Networks, Utimaco, Verint, and Vocal Technologies.

Lawful Interception Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2021

USD 3.83 Billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 30.28 Billion


29.0% from 2022 - 2030

Base year


Historical data

2018 - 2020

Forecast period

2022 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD Billion and CAGR from 2022 to 2030

Segments covered

By Component, By Application, By Tokenization Technique, By Vertical, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Key companies

Accuris Networks, Aqsacom, Atos, Bae Systems, Cisco, Elbit Systems, Ericsson, Incognito Software, IPS S.P.A, Shoghi Communications, SS8 Networks, Trovicor Networks, Utimaco, Verint, and Vocal Technologies