Ethernet over Coax Set to Jump in China

Jan. 22, 2013
According to Infonetics Research, the Ethernet over coax (EoC) market in China is set for significant growth, potentially setting up Chinese cable operators to challenge the dominant Chinese telcos in fixed-line broadband services. Infonetics forecasts the ma...
According to Infonetics Research, the Ethernet over coax (EoC) market in China is set for significant growth, potentially setting up Chinese cable operators to challenge the dominant Chinese telcos in fixed-line broadband services.Infonetics forecasts the market for EoC equipment in China, including master/headend units and modems, to grow at a 33% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2011 to 2016. EoC modem shipments are expected to grow sixfold by 2016, when they will make up around 70% of total EoC revenue. There are currently 3.7 million EoC subscribers in China, and that number is expected to grow to nearly 24 million by 2016.