According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, total global revenue for the broadband access equipment market increased to $19 billion in 2022, up 17 percent year-over-year (Y/Y). Spending on PON equipment continues to fuel the overall market, with revenue for PON OLTs and ONTs reaching $11.7 B for the year.

“The focus on upgrading and expanding broadband access networks was a clear focus for operators around the world in 2022,” said Jeff Heynen, vice president with Dell’Oro Group. “We expect broadband to remain a critical area of investment in 2023, as operators expand their footprint and increase the speeds and services they offer subscribers.”

Additional highlights from the 4Q 2022 Broadband Access and Home Networking quarterly report:

  • Total XGS-PON OLT port shipments exceeded 2 million for the year, reaching a total of 2.3 million worldwide
  • Total cable access concentrator revenue was up 1 percent Y/Y at $1 billion remote PHY devices, remote OLTs and virtual CMTS platforms all recorded significant revenue gains for the year, as cable operators continue to expand their DAA and fiber initiatives.

The Dell’Oro Group Broadband Access and Home Networking Quarterly Report provides a complete overview of the broadband access market with tables covering manufacturers’ revenue, average selling prices, and port/unit shipments for cable, DSL and PON equipment. Covered equipment includes converged cable access platforms and distributed access architectures; digital subscriber line access multiplexers (by technology VDSL, VDSL Profile 35b and G.FAST); PON optical line terminals, cable, DSL and PON CPE; and residential WLAN equipment, including mesh routers.