ABI reports growth in shipments of DOCSIS 3.0 devices

Nearly 150 million broadband customer premise equipment devices will be shipped worldwide in 2013, ABI Research said Thursday.

The firm said shipments of DOCSIS 3.0 devices increased to 37 million in 2012 and represented 67 percent of CPE shipments to cable operators. DOCSIS 3.0 shipments increased 65 percent compared to 2011, the firm added.

Chinese manufacturers ZTE and Huawei are the top two CPE device manufacturers in terms of market share. ABI said ZTE has a 14 percent share of the market and Huawei has an 8 percent share.

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