Core Router Growth Continues

April 2005
Business Communications Review;Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p8
Trade Publication
This article informs that the router sales to service providers grew for the eighth straight quarter, posting a 4 percent sequential increase. Growth was strongest for core network deployments, where revenue increased 7 percent sequentially. Service providers are adding capacity to their core IP networks in order to handle traffic growth generated by broadband subscribers. In 4Q04, the worldwide broadband subscriber base grew 10 percent to 133 million, with almost 12 million new subscribers signing up, a record for quarterly additions.


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