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Revenues in the global service provider switching & routing (SPSR) market in 3Q16 were up 2.5% from the year-ago quarter. Annualized spending grew $92m from the previous quarter to $15.6bn, 0.6% more than they were a year ago.


  • Huawei, FiberHome, Ciena, and Adva were the only vendors in the top 10 to gain share in the quarter.
  • Revenues versus 2Q16 declined in all regions. Asia-Pacific, with growth of 31%, was the only region to grow versus 3Q15.

Features and Benefits

  • Evalutes the market share of the different vendors.
  • Analyzes which regions are growing and what is impeding growth.

Key questions answered

  • Which regions grew during 3Q16?
  • Which products areas are showing growth?
  • Which vendors are growing share?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view

3Q16 results

  • SPSR market struggled to find growth in 3Q16

Market share changes

  • Huawei and FiberHome gained the most share; Cisco and ZTE lost the most

Vendor highlights

  • Product and market highlights in 3Q16

Regional analysis

  • Market was nearly flat in 3Q16; however, Asia-Pacific is growing, offsetting declines in North America and EMEA

Product-level analysis

  • Segment overview: technology-level analysis


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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