Summary

The bundle World FTTx market includes two deliverables:

1. A half-yearly updated dataset covering:
– 70+ countries & 200+ player sheets including their roll-out projects (bottom-up approach)
– data for markets at December 2018 & forecasts up to 2023 for homes passed and subscribers by architecture (FTTH/B, VDSL, FTTx/Docsis 3.0)

2. A report analysing the developments in FTTx markets up to 2023.
It presents a geographical panorama of FTTx access solutions and superfast broadband markets in Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, Middle East & North Africa, Sub Saharan Africa. It also includes an overview of the major world players in the field.

Table of contents

1. Executive Summary
1.1. Key trends worldwide
1.2. The different superfast broadband technologies
1.3. FTTx leaders, as of December 2018
1.4. FTTH/B trends for the next five years

2. Methodology
2.1. List of indicators by country
2.2. Definitions
2.3. Sources

3. Major FTTx Players
3.1. The Globe’s Superfast Access Leaders
3.2. Worldwide FTTH/B Leaders
3.3. Telcos vs. Cablecos
3.4. Trends in technologies and architectures

4. FTTx access by region
4.1. FTTx overview in Europe
4.1.1. Fibre is making strides in Europe, replacing full-copper and full-cable based architectures
4.1.2. FTTx architectures are widely deployed in Europe, led by Russia, Germany and the UK
4.1.3. FTTH/B subscribers
4.1.4. FTTH/B homes passed in Europe
4.1.5. European region has reached a 35.2% FTTH/B take-up rate
4.1.6. Focus on upgrading to FTTH/B technology and architecture
4.1.7 Forecasts for Europe up to 2023
4.1.8 Key trends identified in Europe
4.2. FTTx overview in Asia-Pacific
4.2.1. Major Asian countries are moving forward with FTTH/B deployments
4.2.2. Fibre becoming more widespread than ever in APAC
4.2.3. FTTH/B homes passed in the region
4.2.4. Fibre expansion is still ongoing in APAC
4.2.5. A region of swift fibre adoption
4.2.6. Focus on upgrading to FTTH/B technology and architecture
4.2.7. Forecasts up to 2023 in Asia Pacific
4.2.8. Key trends identified in Asia-Pacific
4.3. FTTx overview in the Americas
4.3.1. A region dominated by cable networks, led by the USA and Canada
4.3.2. USA, Canada and Brazil lead the way in the pace of the transition from copper and cable-based networks towards full FTTx solutions
4.3.3. FTTH/B subscribers
4.3.4. FTTH/B homes passed in the American region
4.3.5. FTTH/B take-up rate
4.3.6 Focus on upgrading to FTTH/B technology and architecture
4.3.7 Forecasts for America up to 2023
4.3.8. Key trends identified in the Americas
4.4. FTTx overview in MEA
4.4.1. A region adopting FTTx solutions chiefly through full fibre architectures
4.4.2. MEA and the fibre transition
4.4.3. FTTH/B subscribers in MEA
4.4.4. FTTH/B homes passed in MEA
4.4.5. FTTH/B take-up rate
4.4.6 Focus on upgrading to FTTH/B technologies and architecture
4.4.7 Forecasts up to 2023 for MEA
4.4.8. Key trends identified in MEA

List of tables and figures

List of tables and figures

1. Executive Summary
• Breakdown of superfast broadband technologies, December 2018
• Compared growth of VDSL and FTTH/B subscriptions, 2016-2022
• Geographical breakdown of the three main superfast broadband architectures, December 2018
• Top 5 FTTH/B countries, Dec. 2018
• Top 5 VDSL countries, Dec. 2018
• Top 5 DOCSIS 3.x countries, December 2018
• FTTH/B progression worldwide in terms of subscribers and homes passed, 2014-2023
• FTTH/B take-up worldwide, 2017-2023

3. Major FTTx Players
• The Globe’s Superfast Access Leaders
• Worldwide FTTH/B Leaders
• Geographical breakdown of FTTx/D3.x subscribers
• FTTx/D3.0 subscribers by region, Dec. 2018
• Main FTTH/B architectures and technologies in the world, Dec. 2018

4. FTTx access by region
4.1. FTTx overview in Europe
• Breakdown of superfast broadband subscribers in Europe by country and technology, Dec. 2018
• Top 10 countries in terms of superfast broadband subscribers (in millions) in Europe, Dec. 2018
• Additional FTTx subscribers and homes passed in Russia, Germany and the UK from Dec. 2017 to Dec. 2018
• Breakdown of superfast access technologies in the main European markets, Dec. 2018
• Progression in top 10 European countries in terms of FTTH/B homes passed, Dec. 2015 to Dec. 2018
• Four fastest growing FTTH/B markets, Dec. 2017 to Dec. 2018
• FTTH/B take-up rates in Europe, by country, Dec. 2018
• FTTH/B subscriber forecasts up to 2023 EU-28 vs. EU-39
• Progression of FTTH/B homes passed up to 2023 EU-28 vs. EU-39
4.2. FTTx overview in Asia-Pacific
• Breakdown of superfast access technologies in the main Asian markets, Dec. 2018
• Breakdown of superfast broadband subscribers in Asia-Pacific by country and technology, Dec. 2018
• Top 10 countries in terms of superfast broadband subscribers in Asia-Pacific, Dec. 2018
• Change in Asia-Pacific rankings in terms of FTTH/B homes passed, Dec. 2015 to Dec. 2018
• Four fastest growing markets, Dec. 2017 to Dec. 2018
• FTTH/B subscribers and homes passed in China, Japan and South Korea, Dec. 2018
• FTTH/B take-up rates in Asia-Pacific, by country, Dec. 2018
• FTTH/B subscribers and homes passed, 2018 – 2023
4.3. FTTx overview in the Americas
• Breakdown of superfast broadband subscribers in the Americas by country and technology, Dec. 2018
• Country rankings n terms of superfast broadband subscribers in the Americas, Dec. 2018
• Additional FTTx subscribers and homes passed in the USA, Canada and Brazil from Dec. 2017 to Dec. 2018
• FTTH/B subscribers and breakdown of FTTx access technologies in the four main American fibre markets, Dec. 2018
• Progression in the eight largest American countries in FTTH/B homes passed , Dec. 2015 to Dec. 2018
• Four fastest growing FTTH/B markets, Dec. 2017 to Dec. 2018
• FTTH/B take-up rates in eight largest American countries, December 2018
• FTTH/B subscribers and homes passed forecasts in the selected American countries, 2018 – 2023
4.4. FTTx overview in MEA
• Breakdown of superfast broadband subscribers in the MEA region by country and technology, Dec. 2018
• Country rankings in terms of superfast broadband subscribers in the MEA region, Dec. 2018
• FTTx additional subscribers and homes passed in Saudi Arabia, Oman and Israel, from Dec. 2017 to Dec. 2018
• FTTH/B subscribers and breakdown of FTTx access technologies in the four main MEA fibre markets, Dec. 2018
• Progression in MEA countries in terms of FTTH/B homes passed , Dec. 2015 to Dec. 2018
• Four fastest growing FTTH/B markets in the MEA region, Dec. 2017 to Dec. 2018
• Main MEA countries with an FTTH/B take-up rate of more than 30%, as of Dec. 2018
• FTTH/B subscribers and homes passed forecasts in MEA, 2018 – 2023

DataSet Scope

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List of indicators by country

Access indicators
• Number of subscribers per superfast architecture
• Number of homes passed per superfast architecture
Taking into account overlap when applying
• FTTx as a share of total broadband customers
• Market share of the leading superfast broadband players
• Breakdown of FTTH vs. FTTB subscribers
• Breakdown of Ethernet vs. PON technology

Type of data
• Historical data since December 2014 (twice yearly) per country
• Forecasts 2019-2023

FTTx market consolidation at December 2018
Subscribers & Homes passed, breakdown by architecture
– FTTH/B
– VDSL
– FTTx/Docsis 3.0
– % of the different FTTx architectures in total fixed broadband market

Emerging FTTx markets
By country
– Current broadband market
– National regulation regarding FTTH/B & Government initiatives
– Details for main players
– FTTx Subscribers and Homes Passed at December 2018

Country sheets
– Number of Subscribers and Homes Passed at December 2018 (breakdown by architecture)
– Main architecture & technology deployed (in %)
– FTTx players market shares (in %)
– FTTx in total broadband (in%)
– National regulation regarding FTTH/B & Government initiatives
Within country sheet by operator:
– operator description
Fiber strategy
– Subscribers and Homes Passed by architecture, historicals until December 2017
– Deployment targets
– Financial Data (CapEx for FTTx)
– Technical data & contracts (main vendors)
– Services provided & Pricing
72 country sheets including detailed data for +200 operators

Network architectures
– FTTH
– FTTx/VDSL – FTTx/LAN
– FTTB
– FTTx/Docsis 3.0

Technologies
– NGPON
– Ethernet P2P
– GPON
– DOCSIS 3.0
– DOCSIS 3.1
– G.Fast
– EPON/GEPON
– VDSL
– 10 GPON
– WDM PON

Geographic area

Asia-Pacific
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
Europe
  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Uruguay
Middle East & Africa
  • Algeria
  • Bahrain
  • Egypt
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Tunisia
  • United Arab Emirates
North America
  • Canada
  • United States

Players

  • A1 Bulgaria (Mtel)
  • A1 Croatia
  • ACT Fibernet
  • Agni
  • AIS
  • Algérie Telecom
  • AlmaTV
  • Alta Kraftlag & Varanger Kraft
  • Altibox (Lyse)
  • Amis / A1 Slovenia
  • Andorra Telecom (STA)
  • Antel
  • ARGE Glasfaser Waldviertel
  • Asia Pacific Telecom
  • Asturias Telecom
  • AT&T
  • Awasr
  • Axtel
  • Baltcom / IZZI
  • Batelco
  • BCE
  • Beeline / Vimpelcom / VEON
  • Bezeq
  • BizNet
  • Bouygues Telecom
  • Broadnet
  • BSNL
  • BT
  • BTCL
  • Cablevision
  • CAT Telecom
  • Cgates
  • Charter Communications
  • China Mobile
  • China Telecom
  • China Unicom
  • Chorus
  • Chungwa Telecom
  • Citycom / Graz
  • CityFibre
  • Claro
  • Claro/Telmex Argentina
  • Cogas Kabel
  • Com Hem
  • Comcast
  • Cosmote / OTE
  • Crown Fibre Holdings
  • Cyta Hellas
  • Dawiyat
  • Deutsche Glasfaser
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • DNA
  • Du
  • eir - Eircom
  • Elisa
  • Entel
  • ER Telecom
  • ETB
  • Etisalat
  • Euskaltel
  • EWZ Zürinet
  • Fastweb
  • Fiber@Home
  • Finnet
  • FPT
  • Globe Telecom
  • GO Telecom
  • GoranNet
  • GR / Reykjavik Energy
  • Grameen Cybernet Ltd
  • GTD Group
  • GWBN
  • HGC
  • HKBN / CTI
  • HOT Telecom
  • Hyperoptic
  • i-Cable
  • IEC - IBC
  • Illiad-Free
  • Inea
  • Infotech
  • Internet Solutions / MWEB
  • Inwi
  • Iranian Net
  • ITC
  • ITPC
  • Izzi
  • J:COM
  • Jordan Cable Services
  • Karditsa / Optronics Technologies
  • KaR-Tel
  • Kazakhtelecom
  • kbro
  • KCOM
  • KDDI
  • KPN/Reggefibre
  • KT
  • Lattelecom
  • LG Uplus (LG Powercom)
  • Magenta Telecom
  • Magyar Telecom
  • Maroc Telecom
  • MÁSMÓVIL
  • Maxis
  • MGTS / MTS/ Comstar
  • MNC Kabel Mediacom
  • M-Net
  • Mobily
  • MTNL
  • Multimedia Polska
  • NBN
  • Neotel / Liquid Telecom
  • NetCologne
  • Netia
  • NGNBN
  • NOS
  • Nova (ForthNet)
  • Nowo
  • NTT
  • Nuetel
  • Nursat
  • O2 - CETIN
  • OBC
  • Ogero Telecom
  • Oi Telecom - Brazil Telecom
  • Ollo
  • Omantel
  • ONO / Vodafone
  • Ooredoo
  • Open Fiber
  • Orange
  • Orange Jordan
  • Orange Morocco - Meditel
  • Orange Poland
  • Orange Romania
  • Orange Slovensko
  • Orange Spain
  • Orange Tunisia
  • PCCW / HKT
  • PHD
  • PLDT
  • Portugal Telecom
  • Post Luxembourg
  • Proximus
  • Public Initiatives (RIP)
  • QNBN
  • Quickline Media
  • Radius & Ericsson
  • RanksTel
  • RCS & RDS
  • RIO Media
  • Rogers Communications
  • Rostelecom
  • Salzburg AG (CableLink)
  • SBN
  • SCIS
  • SFR
  • Shaw Communications
  • Siminn / Mila / Skipti
  • SIRO
  • SK Broadband
  • Sky Cable
  • Slovak Telekom
  • SMART Comp
  • Softbank BB
  • Solidere
  • So-Net
  • Starman
  • STC
  • Supercanal
  • Swisscom
  • T2
  • TCI
  • TDC
  • TE Data
  • Tele2
  • Telecom Argentina
  • Telefónica
  • Telefónica / Vivo / GVT
  • Telefonica Colombia
  • Telefónica de Argentina
  • Telefónica Movistar Chile
  • Telefónica O2
  • Telekom Austria (A1)
  • Telekom Malaysia
  • Telekom Romania
  • Telekom Slovenije
  • Telemach
  • Telenet
  • Telenor
  • Telia
  • Telia - Elion
  • Telia (ex-TeliaSonera)
  • Telia Lietuva / TEO
  • Telkom Indonesia
  • Telkom South Africa
  • Telmex
  • Telstra
  • Telus
  • Terre Cablate
  • T-Hrvatski Telekom
  • Tigo UNE
  • TIM / Telecom Italia
  • TIM Brazil
  • TIME dotcom
  • TOT
  • TotalPlay
  • Triple T Broadband
  • True Corp
  • TTK
  • Tunisia Telecom
  • Turk Telekom
  • Turkcell Superonline
  • Unitymedia / KBW
  • UPC
  • UPC Hungary
  • UPC Polska
  • UPC Romania
  • UPC Slovakia
  • UPC Switzerland
  • Vario
  • VeeTIME
  • Verizon
  • Vienna City Council / Blizznet
  • Viettel Telecom
  • Virgin Media
  • Virgin Media Ireland
  • Vivacom
  • VNPT
  • Vodafone
  • Vodafone (HOL)
  • Vodafone / KDG
  • Vodafone Portugal
  • Vodafone Qatar
  • Vodafone Ziggo
  • Voo
  • Vox
  • VTEL Jordan
  • Waoo
  • Wilhelm Tel
  • WTT
  • Zain Jordan
  • Zajil Telecom

Other details

  • Reference: M19510B1A
  • Delivery: on the DigiWorld Interactive platform
  • Languages available: English
  • Tags: broadband access, FTTH, FTTH/B, FTTx, FTTx/DOCSIS 3.0, homes passed, sockets deployed, superfast access, Superfast Broadband, superfast technologies, VDSL

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