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The broadband-to-the-home equipment market is strong: 1G service offerings have become standard in many countries around the world with operators upgrading their networks, whether fiber, copper, or HFC based, to support higher bandwidth tiers.


  • The China sanctions are a hassle but are unlikely to cause major problems for the broadband-to-the-home equipment vendors covered in this report.
  • Arris and Cisco will continue to take the top two positions in the CMTS/CCAP market.
  • Dasan Zhone, Fiberhome, Adtran, and Calix will continue to do well.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the broadband-to-the-home equipment vendors, looking at overall leaders, segment vendors, niche vendors, and challengers.
  • Analyzes the product offerings, covering broadband-to-the-home equipment, FWA solutions, and SD access.

Key questions answered

  • Who are the leading broadband-to-the-home equipment vendors and how did their market shares change between 2017 and 2018?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the market leaders (namely Huawei, Nokia, and ZTE)?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the niche vendors (namely Adtran, Calix, Dasan Zhone, and Fiberhome)?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations for vendors

Broadband-to-the-home market overview

  • Fixed household connections continue to grow with FTTx gaining against copper
  • Bandwidth demand continues to grow

Wireline broadband access equipment forecast

  • Strong forecast as PON deployments shift to next-generation

2018 market share and possible future changes

  • Top three vendors retained their positions in 2018
  • Possible changes in market share going forward

Vendor market positioning and profiles

  • Overall leaders, CMTS/CCAP segment vendors, niche vendors, and potential challengers
  • Vendor profiles


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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