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Market Trends: Broadband Access Systems, North America, 2005-2009

Published: 15 September 2005

ID: G00130368

Analyst(s): Margaret Schoener, Amanda Sabia, Patti A. Reali, Gauri Pavate, Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Ron Cowles


Revenue from broadband access systems will approach $3.9 billion in 2005, and top $5.4 billion by the end of 2009. Growth will come from operators upgrading their infrastructure to offer bundled voice, Internet and TV services.

Table Of Contents
  • Executive Summary
  • A Favorable Broadband Environment
    • U.S. Consumer Broadband Connections
    • Total Broadband Market
  • Market Environment Forces Changes in Broadband Technology
  • VoIP: An IOC's Darling
  • Deployment Highlights
    • xDSL and Cable: the "Enabling" Pipe
    • Fiber to the Premises: Coming to a Home Near You
    • Broadband Wireless, Where Are You?
  • Market Shares
    • Total Narrowband and Broadband Access Market Share
    • Total Broadband Market Share
  • Regulatory Issues

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