Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
IPTV to drive DSL IC chipset market
While data and VoIP continue to drive the DSL IC chipset market and will account for the bulk of port shipments through 2010, the delivery of IPTV capability is the wave of the future, reports high-tech market research firm In-Stat.
Carriers worldwide are using ADSL2+ and VDSL2 as they upgrade their networks to deliver television and video service, says In-Stat.
Recent In-Stat research has found:
- In 2005, there were 153.1 million total ports of DSL shipped worldwide, including CO and CPE for ADSL, VDSL and SHDSL.
- The number of ports shipped is expected to grow to 185.5 million in 2010.
For more information, visit: www.in-stat.com.