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Global wireline broadband access equipment revenues for 2Q17 experienced a marked 18% growth YoY and an increase of 14% sequentially.


  • 10G EPON OLT shipments had an impressive quarter and it is prudent to note that the technology is shipping in commercial quantities.
  • VDSL remained propped up by continued European investment in next-gen copper technologies, as well as deployments in the US supported by funding from CAF-II (Connect America Fund Phase II). had its first significant quarter of shipments, signaling further movement from trial to commercial deployments.
  • Shipments increased in 2Q17 across the CCAP/CMTS segment; however, revenues declined largely due to significant CCAP shipments to China.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the wireline broadband access equipment vendors' 2Q17 results versus the sequential and YoY quarters.
  • Assesses market share for vendors by equipment type and region.
  • Examines unit shipments and revenues.

Key questions answered

  • How did the FTTx PON market perform in 2Q17? Will 2017 surpass the performance of 2016?
  • How did the xDSL and market perform in 2Q17? Are shipments growing?
  • How did the CMTS/CCAP market perform in 2Q17?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view

2Q17 results

  • Quarterly revenues show strong growth YoY
  • Rolling 4Q results
  • Analysis of 2Q17 revenues

Market share changes

  • Huawei, Nokia, and ZTE remained market share leaders; NEC had a remarkable quarter

FTTx PON results and market share changes

  • 2Q17 PON shows impressive growth in revenues
  • FTTx PON market share and changes
  • 2Q17 FTTx PON product revenues
  • 2Q17 FTTx PON shipments

DSL/ results and market share changes

  • 2Q17 DSL/ revenues decreased 1% sequentially and increased 13% YoY
  • DSL/ market share and changes
  • 2Q17 DSL/ shipments

CMTS/CCAP results and market share changes

  • 2Q17 CMTS/CCAP down 15% sequentially and 4% YoY
  • CMTS/CCAP market share and changes
  • 2Q17 CMTS/CCAP shipments

Market trends

  • 2017 is the year of 10G PON's rise


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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