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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – June 6, 2016 – As reported in a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, PON and Cable equipment sales pushed the Broadband Access market up 13 percent year-over-year in 1Q16. The availability of DOCSIS 3.1 compatible platforms spurred strong investment in Cable Access Concentrators.

“Both PON and Cable revenue grew double digits year-over-year. For PON, Huawei, Nokia, and ZTE were, in rank order, the top vendors. Nokia was able to secure the second-rank over the past two quarters with strength in North America. Meanwhile, all three vendors continued to do well in China,” said Alam Tamboli, Senior Analyst at Dell’Oro Group. “After a small decline in 2015, the Cable market rebounded in the first quarter of 2016. Cable Access Concentrators drove the market with revenues growing almost 50 percent year-over-year. Both Arris and Cisco, the two largest Cable Access Concentrator vendors, saw significant increases in demand for their flagship platforms. Both of these platforms have been available for over a year now and are compatible with DOCSIS 3.1, the next generation of technology that will enable Cable operators to easily deploy gigabit services,” Tamboli added.


The Dell’Oro Group Quarterly Access Report provides complete, in-depth coverage of the market and data on approx. 25 vendors, including Nokia, Arris, Cisco Systems, Huawei Technologies and ZTE.  Included are tables covering manufacturers’ revenue, average selling prices, and port/unit shipments for Cable, DSL, and PON equipment – Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS), Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexers ([DSLAMs] by technology), and PON Optical Line Terminals ([OLTs] by technology).  The report also covers Cable and DSL Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) technology and PON Optical Networking Terminals (ONTs).  To purchase this report, please contact Matt Dear at +1.650.622.9400 x223 or email

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