CMTS Shipments Up 39%, Cisco Leads

According to Infonetics Research's first quarter (1Q11) "CMTS and Edge QAM Hardware and Subscribers" preliminary report, CMTS port shipments quarter-over-quarter were up 39% worldwide and nearly double in North America, but CMTS revenue failed to keep up. The...

According to Infonetics Research's first quarter (1Q11) "CMTS and Edge QAM Hardware and Subscribers" preliminary report, CMTS port shipments quarter-over-quarter were up 39% worldwide and nearly double in North America, but CMTS revenue failed to keep up.

The report indicates that worldwide CMTS and edge QAM revenue grew 13% to $414 million in 1Q11 over 4Q10, and edge QAM hardware market grew 3% in 1Q11 over 4Q10. Cisco's worldwide CMTS revenue share jumped 9 percentage points to 60% in 1Q11. Cisco also posted strong gains in the edge QAM hardware market, jumping ahead of BigBand in 1Q11 to take the No. 2 spot; Harmonic maintained its lead in the edge QAM market.
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