March 30, 2011 01:30 ET

Broadband CPE Market Grows Slowly in 2010, While Residential Gateways Go Gangbusters, Says In-Stat

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - March 30, 2011) - In 4Q10, 36.8 million broadband CPE units shipped, a 1.2% increase from the previous quarter and a 0.8% increase from the same quarter last year. Total revenues were $1.6 billion, remaining flat from the previous quarter and a 0.3% increase from the same quarter last year, according to In-Stat (

"In terms of revenues, Technicolor continues to lead the Broadband CPE industry as a whole," says Brad Shaffer, Analyst. "Riding a large increase in broadband router sales, NETGEAR rose to claim the second spot in terms of revenue, with D-Link rounding out the top three. Looking at the hot gateway market, Technicolor continues to lead in revenues. In terms of growth, D-Link and Actiontec both grew revenues over 80% from the prior year."

Top 10 revenue market share data includes:

2009 Revenue (000s)   2010 Revenue (000s)
Company       Company    
Technicolor   $706,061   Technicolor   $685,141
Other   $696,927   NETGEAR   $592,538
D-Link   $612,824   D-Link   $564,973
Motorola   $517,799   Other   $528,551
NETGEAR   $405,988   ZyXEL   $404,724
Huawei   $389,408   Arris   $399,537
Pace   $380,020   Huawei   $378,353
Cisco   $379,341   Linksys   $377,377
Linksys   $378,751   Motorola   $372,863
Arris   $363,490   Cisco   $367,930
2009 4Q Revenue (000s)   2010 4Q Revenue (000s)
Company       Company    
Technicolor   $168,972   NETGEAR   $184,724
Other   $156,868   Technicolor   $174,200
D-Link   $155,589   D-Link   $149,776
NETGEAR   $142,473   ZyXEL   $118,045
Motorola   $114,667   Other   $110,263
Cisco   $101,427   Arris   $101,291
Huawei   $99,640   Linksys   $100,738
ZyXEL   $98,710   Cisco   $95,028
Linksys   $87,643   Huawei   $94,699
TP Link   $86,394   TP Link   $93,028

Recent In-Stat research, 4Q10 Broadband CPE Tracker: By Region, Product, Technology, and Vendor (#IN1104877BM), examines the worldwide broadband CPE market for 4Q10. Market shares for broadband CPE vendors are provided, based both on unit shipments and manufacturers' revenue for the quarter. The broadband CPE market's measurable components include:

  • Cable modems and embedded multimedia terminal adapters (E-MTAs)
  • DSL modems
  • Broadband routers
  • Residential gateways
  • All data is provided with worldwide regional breakouts

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