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Fiber for Breakfast 2023 Week 28 – The North American PON Equipment and Vendor Market – Supporting Growth, Upgrades, Dive

By 2028 the North American PON equipment market is forecast to reach $6.4bn, a 25% CAGR from 2021. Next-gen PON will support FTTH, enterprise services, xHaul transport, smart city applications, aggregation, and private networks. The diversity of subscriber types and applications are creating new opportunities for the ecosystem, leading to an expanding supply of OLT vendor solutions. This means more choice for North American operators. 25G PON is here today, 50G PON is coming soon, and there are development efforts around 100G and 200G PON. The ecosystem, from component vendors to operators, is focusing on sustainability, and PON is delivering amazing results. This brief presentation will provide an overview of the fiber access equipment and vendor market with a focus on North America.

Presenter: Julie Kunstler, Chief Analyst, Broadband Access Intelligence Service, Omdia – Informa Tech