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Increasing Bandwidth Requirements Drives Record Fourth Quarter Access Revenue, According to Dell'Oro Group


Cisco tops in CMTS, Huawei and Alcatel-Lucent tops in GPON and VDSL

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a newly published report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, increasing subscriber bandwidth requirements drove Cable operators to add DOCSIS 3.0 capacity and telecom service providers to accelerate new VDSL and PON network build-outs in the fourth quarter.  The result was fourth quarter revenue for Access equipment (Cable + DSL + PON) including infrastructure equipment and CPE surging 10% sequentially and 9% over the year ago period.


"Within Access, PON growth was strongest and was not only driven by the massive deployments in China but also by increasing fiber deployments in other regions," said Steve Nozik, Principal Analyst of Access research at Dell'Oro Group.  "Next strongest was Cable as operators added DOCSIS 3.0 capacity to keep up with rapidly increasing video internet traffic. For DSL, despite the overall market trending lower, the higher-speed VDSL segment is growing with port shipments reaching a record level," Nozik added.      

The report shows that in the fourth quarter, Cisco was the lead CMTS vendor followed by Arris.  For GPON, Huawei was the leader followed by Alcatel-Lucent.  For VDSL, Alcatel Lucent holds the top spot. 

About the Report
The Dell'Oro Group Quarterly Access Report provides complete, in-depth coverage of the market with tables covering manufacturers' revenue, average selling prices, and port/unit shipments for Cable, DSL, and PON equipment.  Network infrastructure equipment includes Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS), Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexers ([DSLAMs] by technology ADSL, G.SHDSL, and VDSL), and PON Optical Line Terminals ([OLTs] by technology BPON, EPON, and GPON).  The report also covers Cable and DSL Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) technology and PON Optical Networking Terminals (ONTs).  To purchase this report, call Jessica Hsueh +1.650.622.9400 x222 or email

About Dell'Oro Group
As the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, Dell'Oro Group provides in-depth, objective research and analysis that enable component manufacturers, equipment vendors, and investment firms to make fact-based, strategic decisions.  For more information, contact Dell'Oro Group at +1.650.622.9400 or visit


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