2014 U.S. Cable MSO Ethernet LEADERBOARD

Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox, Charter and Lightpath are top ranked providers

BOSTON, MA, MARCH 16, 2015 ‚Äď Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox,¬†Charter and Lightpath are the top Cable MSOs selling Carrier Ethernet services in the U.S., according to Vertical Systems Group‚Äôs latest research. These companies are listed on Vertical‚Äôs 2014 U.S. Cable MSO Ethernet LEADERBOARD ranked by¬†share of billable U.S. retail ports delivered by cable operators as of year-end 2014.

Each of these five companies has achieved either a LEADERBOARD rank or a Challenge Tier citation on the 2014 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD, the benchmark for measuring Ethernet market presence in the U.S.

‚ÄúThe Cable MSO segment remained the fastest growing overall in 2014, garnering growth that considerably outpaced the Incumbent Carrier and Competitive Provider segments,‚ÄĚ said Rick Malone, principal at Vertical Systems Group. ‚ÄúAlready established in metro markets, leading cable companies are fortifying their Ethernet offerings to meet the needs of larger businesses with regional and nationwide networks.‚ÄĚ

Other companies in the Cable MSO segment include the following (in alphabetical order): Bright House Networks, Consolidated Communications, RCN Business, SuddenLink, WOW!Business and other cable companies selling retail U.S. Ethernet services.

Detailed Ethernet share results for the U.S. market and by provider segment ‚ÄstCable MSO, Incumbent Carrier, Competitive Provider¬†‚Ästplus in-depth share analysis are available now exclusively through Vertical Systems Group‚Äôs ENS (Emerging Networks Service) Research Programs.

Vertical Systems Group’s LEADERBOARDs are the industry’s foremost benchmarks for measuring Ethernet Service Provider market presence based on billable retail port installations. Share results are calculated at year-end and mid-year for the U.S. and Global Provider markets. Year-end results additionally include U.S. provider share analysis for three separate segments: Incumbent Carrier, Competitive Provider, and Cable MSO. For releases and more information on methodology, see LEADERBOARDs.

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