High-speed broadband is a vital prerequisite for multiple cutting edge services. Cloud based content, the digital home, OTT service delivery, and the offloading of mobile traffic are but a few of the services being enabled by next generation broadband services. Companies need to understand broadband development in order to better target and structure their service offerings.
The relative mix of subscribers by technology from DSL/VDSL, Cable, and Fiber as well as connection speed are key gating factors for service development. Broadband carriers are faced with multiple challenges, understanding how ARPU trends and service revenues have evolved across the world are key in formulating plans to combat disruptive OTT forces.