Cable & Telecom

Global CMTS market up 15%: Report

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Worldwide CMTS revenue jumped 15% to US$209 million between the second and third quarters of 2005 (following a 25% increase the previous quarter) with upstream port shipments up 18% and downstream ports up 19%. Strong growth is expected to continue for at least the next few years, says a report released last week from Infonetics Research's Cable Aggregation Hardware quarterly report, with annual CMTS (cable modem termination system) revenue reaching US$1.1 billion in 2008. Growth in the market is fuelled by increasing data capacities, telephony, multimedia, and later, wideband DOCSIS 3.0, says the report. Cable subscribers...