2018 U.S. Cable MSO Ethernet LEADERBOARD

Comcast and Spectrum Enterprise are fastest growing; Fiber footprints are driving growth

BOSTON, MA, MARCH 6, 2019 – Spectrum Enterprise, Comcast, Cox, and Altice USA have gained a rank position on the 2018 U.S. Cable MSO Ethernet LEADERBOARD, according to Vertical Systems Group’s latest research. This industry benchmark for measuring Ethernet market presence ranks companies based on U.S. retail port share for this segment.

To qualify for the 2018 U.S. Cable MSO Ethernet LEADERBOARD, companies must have either a top rank or a Challenge Tier citation on the 2018 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD.

  • Spectrum Enterprise and Comcast each hold a top rank on the 2018 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD. Cox and Altice each have a Challenge Tier citation.
  • Comcast and Spectrum Enterprise had the highest Ethernet port growth during 2018.
  • Fiber footprint expansion is driving growth of the U.S. Ethernet port base. Spectrum Enterprise is the top Cable MSO on the U.S. Fiber Lit Buildings LEADERBOARD, followed in rank order by Comcast, Cox and Altice USA.

Cable MSO is one of three U.S. provider segments, along with the Incumbent Carrier and Competitive Provider segments. Cable MSOs selling Ethernet services have business-oriented entities that operate independently from residential cable organizations.

Other companies in the Cable MSO segment include the following (in alphabetical order): Armstrong Business Solutions, Atlantic Broadband, BendBroadband Business, Cable One Business, MediaCom, Midco, RCN Business, WOW!Business and other cable companies selling retail U.S. Ethernet services.

Research sources for share calculations include Vertical Systems Group’s base of enterprise installations, plus direct input from biannual surveys of network operators selling Ethernet network services.

Detailed Ethernet share results that power the Year-End 2018 U.S. Ethernet Segment LEADERBOARDs are available now exclusively through Vertical Systems Group’s ENS Research Programs. For more information Contact us.