|[February 27, 2013]
Infonetics Research: GPON and VDSL Bright Spots in Struggling Broadband Aggregation Market
CAMPBELL, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Market research firm Infonetics
Research released vendor market share and preliminary analysis from
its 4th quarter 2012 (4Q12) PON,
FTTH, and DSL Aggregation Equipment and Subscribers report.
(Full report published Mar. 4.)
"2012 was a challenging year for fixed broadband equipment, with DSL
taking the biggest hit as China continues its transition to FTTH,"
Heynen, directing analyst for broadband access and pay TV at Infonetics
Research. "But despite the difficult road for DSL, VDSL
remains a real bright spot, expanding among operators in Western Europe,
North America and Latin America. Vectoring solutions and a long-term
path to G.Fast are driving sustained interest in VDSL2."
adds: "Meanwhile, GPON equipment had an outstanding year, with China
again contributing the most revenue and EMEA
and Latin America providing pockets of strength."
BROADBAND AGGREGATION MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
Global sales of broadband aggregation equipment (DSL,
fell 6% in 4Q12, to $1.56 billion, as a result of declines in spending
on DSL equipment in EMEA
gear in Asia
For the full year 2012, worldwide spending on broadband aggregation
equipment was down 10% to $6.65 billion, with DSL
equipment taking the largest hit, plunging 26%
Meanwhile, the 2.5G GPON equipment segment is up 30% in 2012, led by
China, where a dramatic swing in technology choice by China Telecom
and China Unicom (News - Alert) is shifting investment from EPON to GPON for FTTH
port shipments grew by almost a quarter in 2012, reaching 23 million
worldwide, as Belgacom, KPN, British Telecom, France Telecom,
Deutsche Telekom, Turk Telecom, and Telekom Austria (News - Alert) deploy VDSL2
to keep pace with cable DOCSIS
In 2012 in the overall broadband aggregation market, perennial leader Huawei (News - Alert)
lost some revenue share to its top competitors, and Alcatel-Lucent
pulled ahead of ZTE for 2nd place
The top 3 overall vendors also lead the growing 2.5G GPON equipment
market, with Dasan Networks rounding out the #4 spot
Infonetics' quarterly broadband
aggregation report provides worldwide and regional market size,
vendor market share, forecasts, analysis, and trends for 1.25G, 2.5G,
and 10G EPON, 2.5G and 10G GPON, FTTH, FTTB, PON, and DSL aggregation
equipment. The report also tracks FTTH, FTTB+LAN, and DSL subscribers.
Companies tracked include ADTRAN, Alcatel-Lucent, Calix (News - Alert), Dasan, ECI
Telecom, Fiberhome, Fujitsu, Genexis, Hitachi, Huawei, Iskratel,
Mitsubishi, Motorola, NEC, OF Networks, PacketFront, Sumitomo, Tellabs,
Ubiquoss, Zhone, ZTE, ZyXEL, and others. To buy
the report, contact Infonetics: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.
UPCOMING BROADBAND MARKET SHARE/FORECAST REPORTS AND SURVEYS
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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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