SOURCE: Infonetics Research

February 16, 2006 11:08 ET

DSL Aggregation Ports Up 38%, Revenue Up 23% in 2005

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 16, 2006 -- Worldwide DSL aggregation hardware DSL ports jumped 38% between 2004 and 2005, from 59.8 million to 82.3 million, and revenue increased 23%, from $5.19 billion to $6.37 billion, according to Infonetics Research's latest DSL Aggregation Hardware report.

"We are seeing tremendous growth in the deployment of IP-based DSLAMs, with total revenue up 25% for the fourth quarter and up 124% for 2005," said Jeff Heynen, directing analyst at Infonetics Research. "Worldwide, service providers are rolling out high-bandwidth services, including IPTV and video on demand, which require the flexibility and throughput of IP-based platforms."

Market Highlights

--  Worldwide total DSL port shipments increased 9% between 3Q05 and 4Q05
--  For 2005, Alcatel maintains its top position in worldwide DSL
    aggregation revenue and port market share, followed by Huawei and Siemens
--  Tellabs moves into the number-three spot for fourth quarter worldwide
    DSL aggregation revenue share
--  For 2005 worldwide IP DSLAM share, Alcatel continues in first position
    for revenue, second for ports; Huawei continues in first for ports, second
    for revenue; Ericsson is third in revenue, and ZTE is third in ports
Infonetics releases its 2009 DSL aggregation forecasts March 1. The report tracks ATM DSLAMs, IP DSLAMs, next gen DLCs, and BLCs. Market share and forecasts are updated quarterly and cover worldwide, North America, EMEA, Asia Pacific, and CALA.

The report provides analysis and rankings for ADTRAN, Alcatel, Calix, Ciena, Corecess, ECI, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Huawei, Lucent, Marconi, Millinet, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Occam, Samsung, Siemens, Sumitomo, Tellabs, UTStarcom, Woojyun, Zhone, ZTE, and others.

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Contact Information

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    Jeff Heynen
    Directing Analyst, Broadband & IPTV
    Infonetics Research
    +1 408.583.3359
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