ADTRAN leads 10G PON worldwide adoption wave

DTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), the provider of next-generation open networking solutions, has announced that a new global service provider survey by Broadbandtrends names ADTRAN the top source in all categories for delivering the next-generation technology, products, services and solutions needed to help network operators build their best 10G fiber access networks, the company said.

According to its “Global Service Provider Survey: 2018 10G PON Deployment Strategies & Vendor Leadership” report, 79% of carriers worldwide plan to deploy 10G PON by 2020.

Additional data from IHS Markit reinforces this services trend by highlighting that 10G PON presents the highest growth engine for the broadband access equipment market over the next four years. According to IHS Markit´s recently released “Broadband Aggregation Equipment and Components Worldwide Tracker,” the compound aggregate growth rate (CAGR) for 10G PON equipment will grow 95% by 2022 — generating over USD 6B in total addressable market in North America and EMEA alone.

ADTRAN´s fiber access portfolio uniquely supports a flexible optic approach, affording operators to use the 10G PON version that best suits them, whether XGS-PON, NG-PON2 or 10G-EPON. These open SDN controlled solutions are currently being leveraged within large incumbents and MSOs, competitive carriers and alternate network operators, regional service providers and utilities, as part of active deployments, field trials and lab evaluations.

ADTRAN, Inc. is the global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN´s products enable voice, data, video and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by service providers, private enterprises, government organizations and millions of individual users worldwide. For more information, visit