CMTS, Edge QAM Revenue Poised for 20% Growth

Feb. 28, 2013
According to Infonetics Research, worldwide CMTS and edge QAM market revenue is expected to grow more that 20% this year, driven mainly by DOCSIS 3.0, multiscreen video, the deployment of new video gateways, and carrier WiFi services. Among Infonetics' other fin...
According to Infonetics Research, worldwide CMTS and edge QAM market revenue is expected to grow more that 20% this year, driven mainly by DOCSIS 3.0, multiscreen video, the deployment of new video gateways, and carrier WiFi services. Among Infonetics' other findings:


  • For the full year 2012, CMTS and edge QAM revenue decreased 15%, to $1.39 billion.


  • Declining ASPs and channel shipments edged the global CMTS and edge QAM market down for the third consecutive quarter in 4Q12, as revenue fell 1% sequentially, to $284 million.


  • North America bucked the global trend, notching a 7% increase in CMTS and edge QAM revenue in 4Q12 from 3Q12.


  • Cisco held onto its No. 1 CMTS revenue market share position in 4Q12, though No. 2 ARRIS grew its share by 6 percentage points.


  • In the edge QAM segment, Cisco edged out Harmonic to claim the top spot for the first time in 4Q12; even so, Harmonic closed out 2012 as the edge QAM leader.


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