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This report analyzes the key vendors in the broadband-to-the-home market, covering their current market positions, strategies, and challenges.


  • The broadband-to-the-home equipment market will remain strong, driven by bandwidth demand; consequently, next-gen equipment dominates Ovum's market forecast.
  • Many of the vendors will retain their current market share positions, but ZTE will lose share outside of China to the likes of Huawei, Nokia, and other smaller vendors.
  • Although FWA has a role to play in broadband to the home, wireline, including fiber, copper, and coax, will continue to dominate the access market.

Features and Benefits

  • Discusses key vendors' market positions, strategies, and challenges.
  • Assesses how vendors can evolve, based on their strengths, competitive positioning, customer relationships, and new market opportunities.

Key questions answered

  • Who are the leading vendors in the broadband-to-the home market? What are their respective market shares?
  • Who are the market leaders and segment leaders? Who are the niche players?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages


  • Recommendations for broadband-to-the-home vendors

Broadband-to-the-home market overview

  • Wireline connections will continue to dominate
  • Subscribers seek bandwidth speed

Wireline broadband equipment forecast

  • Strong shift to next-gen technologies

2017 market share and likely future changes

  • Top vendors retained their positions between 2016 and 2017
  • Possible changes in market share to expect

Vendor market positioning and profiles

  • Overall leaders, segment leaders, niche players, potential FWA challengers, startups, and ZTE
  • Vendor profiles


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author