Major cable TV operators in the U.S. are aggressively
deploying high-speed Wideband network based on the DCOSIS 3.0
technology. DOCSIS 3.0 supports throughput of at least 100
Mbit/second. With DOCSIS 3.0, cable TV operators are now able to
offer one of the fastest Internet speeds available in the
A recent report by Infonetics Research Inc. stated that the
worldwide customer premises equipment (CPE) market size was $2.7
billion in the second quarter of 2013, up 8% sequentially and 29%
year over year. Infonetics is hopeful that at this rate, the
global broadband CPE market size will exceed $10 billion in
DOCSIS 3.0 is facilitating cable MSOs to explore new markets.
The slump in the basic video market is getting compensated by
broadband services in the cable telephony and high-speed Internet
markets. Escalating demand for video-on-demand (watching movie on
the Internet) has made DOCSIS 3.0 essential for cable MSOs.
In addition, demand for online gaming and downloading of
various multimedia applications have also increased.
), the largest cable MSO in the U.S., has completed its DOCSIS
Equipment vendors like
Arris Enterprises Inc.
Cisco Systems Inc.
) will largely benefit from the increased deployment of the
DOCSIS 3.0 technology. After the acquisition of the Home business
division of Motorola Mobility, a subsidiary of
), Arris has become the largest player in the broadband DOCSIS
3.0 CPE market.
In the second quarter of 2013, the CPE segment of Arris
generated $663 million of total revenue, up by a whopping 344%
year over year. The company stated that 90% of its total CPE
shipment was for DOCSIS 3.0 network.
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