DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3dfz55/annual_market) has announced the addition of the "Annual Market Outlook Report: Global Fixed Broadband Subscribers (2015-2020)" report to their offering.
Global fixed broadband subscribers are expected to grow from 711 million at the end of 2014 to 814 million by the end of 2020, representing a CAGR of 2.3 percent. Global penetration of households is expected to flatten out by 2017 to reach 42 percent, up from 39 percent at the end of 2014.
Broadband speeds are also expected to rise dramatically with 75 percent of subscribers receiving speeds of 25Mbps or greater, up from 28 percent in 2014. Gigabit speeds are expected to contribute only 2 percent of total subscribers by 2020. Asia Pacific will continue to support the largest number of subscribers, accounting for 44 percent of the total by 2020.
Mobile broadband delivered over LTE networks remains the biggest threat to fixed broadband, particularly in markets where penetration is low (emerging markets), mobile broadband speeds are comparable to fixed and where mobile broadband pricing is on par with fixed broadband.
Additionally, the emerging 5G standard Services that require a reliable and consistent broadband connection, such as streaming video, whole home networking and Smart Home services will play key roles in the continued growth of fixed broadband and will offer new opportunities for fixed broadband operators to innovate in packaging and pricing.
Global Fixed Broadband Subscribers by Type is shown in Figure 1. DSL will lose its' position as the dominant broadband technology during the forecast period, with only 37 percent of total fixed broadband subscribers, down from nearly 52 percent in 2014. FTTx will offer the strongest growth opportunity with 10 percent CAGR.
This report provides details on broadband subscribers with the following segmentation:
- By Region (Asia Pacific, CALA, EMEA and North America)
- By Technology Type (DSL, FTTx, Cable, Other)
- Penetration of Households by Region
- Broadband subscribers by Speed Tier
- 1Gbps +
Key Topics Covered:
1. Executive Summary
2. Global Fixed Broadband Subscriber Analysis
3. Asia Pacific Analysis
4. CALA Analysis
5. EMEA Analysis
6. North America Analysis
7. Forecast Methodology
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