|By Business Wire||
|May 22, 2014 01:07 PM EDT||
Market research firm Infonetics Research released vendor market share and preliminary analysis from its 1st quarter 2014 (1Q14) PON, FTTH, and DSL Aggregation Equipment and Subscribers report. (Full report published by May 30.)
“Compared to the year-ago quarter, GPON equipment revenue is up a solid 44% in the first quarter of 2014, a result of continued fiber-to-the-home spending in China and EMEA,” notes Jeff Heynen, principal analyst for broadband access and pay TV at Infonetics Research.
“And while the first quarter is typically the slowest of the year in North America, and this one was no different, it’s a good sign that the 10% revenue boost we saw in 2013 is carrying over into this year,” continues Heynen. “AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream, and tier 3 operators all have dedicated plans in place to expand their VDSL and GPON deployments in an effort to keep pace with cable DOCSIS 3.0 rollouts and fiber offerings from upstarts like Google.”
BROADBAND MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
- The global broadband aggregation equipment market (DSL, PON, and Ethernet FTTH) is down 5% in 1Q14 from 4Q13, but up a healthy 23% year-over-year, totaling $1.89 billion
- The only equipment category that grew sequentially in 1Q14 is PON (+0.1%)
- Despite a slow 1st quarter, EMEA continues to reap major vectored VDSL2 projects at KPN, Belgacom, Turk Telecom, and Deutsche Telekom, among others, and see a ramp in FTTH spending in Russia and the Middle East
- In China, meanwhile, China Telecom and China Unicom are slowing their FTTH investments to focus on LTE rollouts, while China Mobile picks up the slack, expanding the China Tietong fixed broadband network it inherited in 2008
- #2 Alcatel-Lucent finished 1Q14 only around $1 million behind top dog Huawei
BROADBAND REPORT SYNOPSIS
Infonetics’ quarterly broadband aggregation report provides worldwide and regional market size, market share, forecasts through 2018, analysis, and trends for EPON, GPON, FTTH, FTTB, PON, and DSL aggregation equipment and subscribers. Vendors tracked: Adtran, Alcatel-Lucent, Alphion, Arris, Calix, Cisco, Dasan Networks, ECI, Fiberhome, Fujitsu, Genexis, Hitachi, Huawei, Iskratel, Mitsubishi, NEC, OF Networks, PacketFront, Sagemcom, Sumitomo, Tellabs, Tilgin, Ubiquoss, UTStarcom, Zhone, ZTE, ZyXel, and others. To buy the report, contact Infonetics: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.
RELATED REPORT EXCERPTS
- Infonetics’ May Broadband Access research brief: http://bit.ly/RaAvez
- Operators rate Arris and Pace top residential gateway vendors in Infonetics survey
- 802.11ac routers to make up nearly a third of WiFi-enabled router shipments by 2015
- China's huge LTE rollouts and EU network upgrades push carrier capex to $354B this year
- Tier 3 operators ramping VDSL2 in 2014, rate Calix, Adtran, ALU top broadband vendors
- Infonetics launches broadband subscriber database of 130+ service providers
RECENT AND UPCOMING BROADBAND RESEARCH
- Analyst Note: Middle East GPON Rollouts Continue to Climb; Zhone, Huawei Benefit (Apr.)
- CMTS, CCAP, and Edge QAM Hardware and Subscribers - 1Q14 (May)
- Broadband CPE and Subscribers: PON, FTTH, Cable, DSL, and LTE - 1Q14 (June)
- PON, FTTH, and DSL Aggregation Equipment and Subscribers in Brazil (July)
- Unlocking Revenues with Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Wholesale E-Access (May 29: Attend)
- How to Get the Best Out of DAS, LTE, Small Cells, and WiFi (June 5: Attend)
- Diameter Signaling Control for LTE Networks (June 12: Attend)
- Extending Copper Access Networks with Vectoring and G.Fast (View on-demand)
- Gigabit Broadband Primer for Telcos and Cable Operators (July 10: Sponsor)
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Infonetics Research (www.infonetics.com) is an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking emerging and established technologies in all world regions, Infonetics helps clients plan, strategize, and compete effectively. View Infonetics’ About Us slides at http://bit.ly/QUrbrV.
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