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FTTH and DOCSIS 3.0 lead global broadband CPE growth

The global broadband consumer premises market was worth US$10.5 billion (€9.9 billion) last year, up 9% on the 2013 figure, according to Infonetics Research. According to IHS-owned Infonetics Research’s PON, FTTH, Cable, DSL and Wireless Broadband CPE report, the figures were boosted by growth in the FTTH segment, up 18%, with DOCSIS 3.0 equipment sales […]

DOCSIS channel shipments hit record 4.8 million

Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) channel shipments climbed by 114% in 2014, hitting a record 4.8 million worldwide, according to IHS-owned Infonetics Research. Globally, equipment revenue from converged cable access platforms (CCAPs), cable modem termination systems (CMTSs), quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) channels, and coaxial media converters (CMCs) totalled US$493 million (€441 million) in Q4 2014 – […]

Home networking devices to gross US$13.4 billion

Home networking devices are expected to bring in US$13.4 billion (€10.7 billion) globally in 2014, up 18% compared to last year, according to Infonetics Research. The new report said that 802.11ac routers represented just 2% of all WiFi-enabled routers shipped in 2013, but tipped this figure to rise to 42% of all WiFi-enabled router shipments by […]

DOCSIS channel shipments climb 95%

DOCSIS channel shipments came to 1.2 million units in the third quarter, up 95% year-on-year despite being down slightly on a sequential basis, according to Infonetics Research. “This reflects just how much the cable companies are investing to support higher-bandwidth services such as IP video and to compete with fibre,” said Jeff Heynen, principal analyst […]

OTT revenues to pass US$10 billion by 2018

Over-the-top (OTT) pay TV revenues will grow from US$5.8 billion (€4.7 billion) in 2014 to just over $10 billion in 2018, according to Infonetics Research. The research also claims that the global pay TV market totalled US$117 billion in the first half of 2014, an increase of 3.9% from the first half of 2013. “Subscription-based […]

STB market revenues hit US$4.8 billion

The global set-top box (STB) market saw revenues climb 4% quarter-over-quarter to reach US$4.8 billion in Q2, according to new stats by Infonetics Research. In its Set-Top Boxes and Pay TV Subscribers report, Infonetics described “mixed signals” in the market, with STB unit shipments up 7% sequentially in Q2, but down 3% compared to Q2 […]

DOCSIS channel shipments pass 1 million

DOCSIS channel shipments reached 1.2 million in the second quarter, marking the first time the figure exceed 1 million in a single quarter, according to Infonetics Research. The new study claims that the combined CCAP and CMTS upstream and downstream DOCSIS channel shipments in Q2 easily beat last quarter’s record, and that “the velocity of […]

Set-top box revenue drops despite cable gains

Worldwide set-top box revenue dipped in Q1 2014 despite gains in the cable set-top box segment of the market, according to Infonetics Research.  The ‘Set-Top Boxes and Pay TV Subscribers’ report claims that quarter-over-quarter STB revenue fell 3% to US$4.8 billion, with cable STB unit sales and revenues each growing by 5%. In the coming […]

CCAP sales rise 177% in first quarter

Sales of CCAP (converged cable access platform) equipment climbed by 177% quarter-over-quarter in Q1 2014, marking a “dramatic shift” in cable operator spending, according to Infonetics Research.  Rising CCAP spend was at the expense of “the bedrock of cable broadband” CMTS (cable modem termination systems), which saw revenues drop 76% sequentially. “Cable operators are on […]

STB market declines 10% despite gateway gains

The global set-top box (STB) market declined 10% year-on-year in 2013, despite an increase in shipments of cable and satellite video gateways, according to Infonetics Research. The firm’s fourth quarter and full-year 2013 set-top boxes and pay TV subscribers report found that the worldwide STB market – including IP, cable, satellite, DTT set-tops and OTT […]