The wireline broadband access equipment market is forecast to grow from $8.5bn in estimated 2017 revenues to $10bn in 2022.
- PON equipment is driving the forecast, with a CAGR of 4.5% from 2018 to 2023. The CMTS/CCAP equipment segment is forecast to slightly exceed $1.1bn in 2023, with strength from DOCSIS 3.1 and Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 upgrades.
- Growing bandwidth demand from residential subscribers remains a strong driver, along with the use of access networks for nonresidential applications. Several operators are focusing on the implementation of a single access network.
Features and Benefits
- This report identifies key highlights to the wireline broadband access equipment forecast.
- This 2018 forecast is more optimistic than last year’s positive outlook. This year’s forecast expects network and subscriber-side upgrades to remain stronger than previously expected.
Key questions answered
- What is driving the optimistic forecast?
- Is next-gen PON being adopted by China? Is next-gen PON being adopted outside of China?
- What are the key forecast risks?
- When is Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 equipment likely to be adopted by cable operators?
- What is the outlook for Gfast?
Table of contents
Numerous positive factors contribute to the forecast outlook
Key forecast risks – by region and China
Key forecast risks – equipment upgrades
What’s different and what’s next