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Infonetics: Telecom Operators Spending $150 Billion Over 5 Years on Carrier Ethernet Equipment, Driven by IP
|By Business Wire
|June 17, 2014 12:49 PM EDT
Market research firm Infonetics
Research released excerpts from its latest Carrier
Ethernet Equipment market size and forecast report, which tracks
investment, penetration, and use of carrier Ethernet products in service
“Carrier Ethernet is one of the key technologies that’s globally
integral to IP transformation projects as operators are finalizing the
move from TDM
to packet-based networks. In 2013, these investments amounted to over
$27 billion, and we forecast them to total $147 billion in the five-year
period between 2014 and 2018,” reports Michael
Howard, principal analyst for carrier networks and co-founder of Infonetics
CARRIER ETHERNET MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
Mobile backhaul continues to be a carrier Ethernet growth area:
Ethernet equipment spending for mobile backhaul was $8.4 billion in
2013 and is expected to increase to over $9.2 billion in 2018
On the other hand, pricing and technology changes are causing SONET/SDH
to decline and microwave growth to slow
Infonetics expects the global carrier Ethernet equipment market to top
$30 billion in 2018
The chief drivers of the carrier Ethernet equipment market are the
move to IP packet networks and the growing traffic from consumer,
business, and mobile backhaul networks, particularly video traffic
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CARRIER ETHERNET REPORT SYNOPSIS
Ethernet report provides market size, forecasts, analysis, and
trends for the Ethernet portion of equipment used in carrier networks,
including switches, IP core and edge routers, SONET/SDH, WDM, VDSL,
Ethernet access device (EAD), EPON, and microwave equipment, as well as
ports by speed. Companies tracked: Adcomtec, Adtran, Adva,
Alcatel-Lucent, BTI Systems, Calix, Ciena, Cisco, Exalt Communications,
Global Capacity, Huawei, Infinera, Juniper, Keymile, Lantiq, Overture,
RAD Data, Telco Systems, others. To buy
the report, contact Infonetics: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.
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communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking
emerging and established technologies in all world regions, Infonetics
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