The global macrocell mobile backhaul equipment market rose seven per cent year on year to reach over $8bn in 2012, according to research firm Infonetics Research.
The number of global OTT mobile VoIP subscribers increased more than 550 per cent during 2012 to reach over 640 million, and is expected to approach the 1 billion mark in 2013, according to Infonetics Research.
Multimedia over coax (MoCA) helped drive the global home networking device market to $4.9bn in the second half of 2012, up five per cent on a sequential basis, according to US firm Infonetics Research.
Suppliers of customer premises equipment (CPE) for the broadband market had their best year ever in 2012, with revenues increasing 13 per cent to reach $7.7bn, spurred on by particularly strong sales in the cable segment, according to US firm Infonetics Research.
The global market for optical network hardware looks set to have a good year in 2013, with North America and 100G expected to shine particularly bright, according to a report from Infonetics Research.
Mobile broadband subscribers will grow from 15 per cent of all mobile users worldwide in 2011 to nearly 40 per cent by 2016, according to US Infonetics Research.
Global sales of home networking devices grew by 20 per cent last year to reach $7.98bn, with North America taking the largest slice (37 per cent) thanks to the adoption of Multimedia over Coax (MoCA) technology by the cable operators and telcos, according to a report from US firm Infonetics Research.
Telecoms operators around the world will drive a significant spike in capital expenditure (capex) this year as they seek to launch LTE networks and carry out other big projects related to wireless connectivity, according to a new report from US firm Infonetics Research.
The global carrier Ethernet equipment market grew 13.4 per cent to reach $31.7bn in 2011, and will go on to hit $42.4bn in 2016, according to US market research firm Infonetics Research.
Operators around the world are waiting until the price of next-generation Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) technologies drop before they replace existing FTTH equipment, according to a new report from Infonetics Research.