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Global wireline broadband access equipment revenue for 3Q19 was $2.2bn, an increase of 3% sequentially and a decline of 2% year on year (YoY). Huawei reached record quarterly revenue.


  • Global next-gen PON OLT equipment revenue reached record level of nearly $300m. This represented a 28% increase over prior quarter and an 84% increase YoY. For the first time, 10G GPON OLTs revenue (XG-PON1 and XGS) exceeded 10G EPON OLT revenue.
  • DSL + Gfast equipment revenue reached a record low of less than $300m for 3Q19 compared to a record high in 3Q10 of $940m. The focus is on fiber and FWA deployments while Gfast remains a niche technology.
  • CMTS/CCAP equipment vendors had another tough quarter. This trend is likely to continue into 2020.

Features and Benefits

  • This report assesses the various wireline broadband access equipment segments and highlights 3Q19 trends versus previous quarters.
  • Major changes by vendor and region are noted.

Key questions answered

  • Are next-gen PON equipment shipments ramping?
  • Is Gfast equipment shipments ramping?
  • What is the outlook for cable CMTS and CCAP equipment?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view

3Q19 results

  • PON was the only positive segment
  • Rolling 4Q results
  • Analysis of 3Q19 revenue

Market share changes

  • Huawei gained share

FTTx PON results and market share changes

  • PON equipment market revenue up sequentially and YoY
  • FTTx PON market share and changes
  • FTTx PON product revenue in 3Q19
  • FTTx PON shipments in 3Q19

DSL + Gfast results and market share changes

  • Total DSL + Gfast revenue and shipments tanked in 3Q19
  • DSL + Gfast market share and changes

CMTS/CCAP results and market share changes

  • CMTS/CCAP segment continues its down year
  • CMTS/CCAP market share and changes


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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