DSL and G.fast Chip Markets to Show 5 Fold Growth by 2020

Market Research Store has added a new report on global DSL and G.fast chip market and predicted a five-fold growth from the current USD 939 million. The market research report estimates the chips market will reach USD 4.7 billion by the year 2020. The analysis report by Market Research Store scrutinizes market shares, strategy and forecasts worldwide from 2014 to 2020.
A new study DSL and G.fast Chips: Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020. The 2014 study has 319 pages, 109 tables and figures. The report named “Global DSL and G-fast Chips Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2014 to 2020” finds the chip market diverse and is poised to achieve significant growth as broadband is used everywhere.

End to end broadband networks leverage a combination of optical infrastructure in the long haul and copper infrastructure in the last few meters from the distribution box to the home. Fiber has had rapid advance but does not work in the end, it is too expensive to the home.

FTTH is too expensive and DSL continues to be a viable alternative, with DSL set to be replaced at the high end initially by G.fast. Copper based broadband technologies promise to last for a long long time.

Though for many years FTTH has threatened to make xDSL obsolete, this has not proven to be the case. In Japan and similar broadband saturated markets government is killing DSL forcefully to promote the growth of FTTH. It was reported by local media in Japan that there is a conscious effort from the side of telecom policy makers to retain broadband technologies that are offered only through Fiber to the home or Fiber to the building topology. Most people are still satisfied with DSL.

If the user is usually a low bandwidth consumer, DSL is enough to satisfy his browsing needs. Most of the subscribers tend to use high speed broadband only for the purpose of internet browsing. DSL offers significantly higher speeds. Unless service providers come up with attractive services and contents using of which demands ultra-high speed broadband networks, it would be difficult for service providers to convince subscribers to sign up for FTTH services.

Advantage with DSL technology is that it can utilize the existing copper networks. Copper represents an installed infrastructure worth trillions and too expensive to just replace. Fiber is too expensive to use it to replace all the copper.

FTTH DSL and G.fast, the copper works in many cases and does not need to be re3placed. xDSL markets will be strong for some long time to come as copper remains a transport line.

Copper is everywhere in the telecommunications network. It is still the primary wireless backbone transport means, meaning it continues to be vital as new wireless systems continue to expand their markets.

It predominates in the local loop, creating demand for systems that are able to support high speed signal transport over copper wire.

Copper based broadband is and will remain for the foreseeable future, the dominant broadband access technology across the globe. Broadband service providers who rely on copper loops for broadband access have to improve broadband performance and extend its life.

Choices between DSL technologies and G.fast are based on cost. Fiber technologies are used to come to the curb. DSL and G.fast represent a hybrid rooted in a network planning. Copper based broadband continues to be the dominant broadband access technology across the globe. Broadband service providers who rely on copper loops for broadband access have options to improve broadband performance and extend their life.

Despite its throughput limitations, considerable research and development is taking place to improve DSL performance. Cable boasts faster speed than DSL Internet. However, cable does not always deliver on the promise in everyday practical use. Usually cable technology supports 30 Mbps of bandwidth, whereas most forms of DSL cannot reach 10 Mbps.

One type of DSL technology, VDSL, can match cable’s performance, also supporting 30 Mbps. However, Internet service providers generally do not offer VDSL, but rather the cheaper and slower ADSL or SDSL services. Cable modem services can slow down significantly if many people in the neighborhood access the Internet simultaneously.

Consideration of DSL and G.fast chips market forecasts indicates that markets at $939 million will reach $4.7 billion by 2020. Growth comes as every industry achieves leveraging broadband to make social media and smart phones work to grow the business.

DSL and G.fast are able to make the benefits of broadband available to consumers and support network flexibility for the modern enterprise. DSL and G.fast networks are flexible and able to reach customers on the go.

Author: Fiber

Chief Editor of Fiber Optic Mania Magazine

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