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The wireline broadband access equipment market is in an up cycle as operators, both telco and cable, continue to upgrade their access networks.


  • PON equipment is driving the forecast upside as next-gen PON equipment revenues are forecast to represent more than 50% of total PON equipment revenues in 2022.
  • While xDSL equipment revenues will decline over the forecast period, equipment revenues will grow rapidly, accounting for more than 30% of total xDSL equipment revenues in 2022.
  • CMTS equipment revenues will remain strong over the forecast period due to DOCSIS 3.1 upgrades.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the major trends of the wireline broadband access equipment market, such as the use of PON for nonresidential applications.
  • Evaluates the major potential forecast upsides and downsides by country and region, focusing on China, India, the US, and Indonesia.

Key questions answered

  • Why are we in an up cycle? What is fueling the positive outlook? What are the major drivers?
  • Is China's massive consumption of PON equipment changing over the forecast period? What other countries impact the forecast the most?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Many major factors contribute to positive forecast outlook
  • Key potential upsides/downsides by major country
  • Recommendations for the ecosystem


  • Further reading
  • Author

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