Gigabit Driving CPE Spending

April 16, 2015
According to Infonetics Research, growth in spending on FTTH and DOCSIS 3.0 customer premises equipment (CPE) drove the global ...
According to Infonetics Research, growth in spending on FTTH and DOCSIS 3.0 customer premises equipment (CPE) drove the global broadband CPE market to $10.5 billion in 2014, a 9% increase from the prior year.

"Service providers are making significant investments in new technologies that provide a marketing advantage in terms of speeds offered over competitors. The net result is continued growth in DOCSIS 3.0 and upcoming 3.1 devices for cable operators, and FTTH, VDSL and upcoming G.fast CPE for telcos," wrote Jeff Heynen, Infonetics research director for broadband access and pay TV.

Other findings indicate:

  • Worldwide broadband CPE revenue was $2.7 billion in 4Q14, flat from 3Q14.
  • In 2014, FTTH CPE revenue was up 18%, and DOCSIS 3.0 CPE revenue was up 3%.
  • Regional pockets of growth in 2014 included GPON and DOCSIS 3.0 in North America; GPON in China, Europe, and Latin America; and VDSL in Europe.
  • By 2019, DSL is expected to make up a smaller share of broadband CPE revenue as telcos add more FTTH services. Many operators are expected to forgo FTTH altogether and instead use LTE spectrum to deliver fixed LTE services.
About the Author

BTR Staff

EDITORIAL
STEPHEN HARDY
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher
[email protected]
MATT VINCENT
Senior Editor
[email protected]
SALES
KRISTINE COLLINS
Business Solutions Manager
(312) 350-0452
[email protected]
JEAN LAUTER
Business Solutions Manager
(516) 695-3899
[email protected]

Sponsored Recommendations

Data Center Interconnection

June 18, 2024
Join us for an interactive discussion on the growing data center interconnection market. Learn about the role of coherent pluggable optics, new connectivity technologies, and ...

The Journey to 1.6 Terabit Ethernet

May 24, 2024
Embark on a journey into the future of connectivity as the leaders of the IEEE P802.3dj Task Force unveil the groundbreaking strides towards 1.6 Terabit Ethernet, revolutionizing...

The Pluggable Transceiver Revolution

May 30, 2024
Discover the revolution of pluggable transceivers in our upcoming webinar, where we delve into the advancements propelling 400G and 800G coherent optics. Learn how these innovations...

From 100G to 1.6T: Navigating Timing in the New Era of High-Speed Optical Networks

Feb. 19, 2024
Discover the dynamic landscape of hyperscale data centers as they embrace accelerated AI/ML growth, propelling a transition from 100G to 400G and even 800G optical connectivity...