North American Households with Home Networking over Coax & Phone Wiring to Double in Two Years

Coax & phoneline networking is becoming increasingly important among home network connectivity alternatives, particularly for service provider provisioned networks.  Cumulative households with an in-home provider network utilizing coax/phoneline technology will more than double from 2008 to 2010, according to In-Stat (  

Consumers want web video on their TV and also increasingly want whole-home DVR capability. “Networking over coax makes particularly good sense in North America where 90% of homes have pre-existing coax wiring.

The recent research by In-Stat found the following:

  • In 2010, average PC home network throughput will exceed 150 Mbps in North America, ahead of throughput in Asia/Pacific and European households.

  • Nearly 2/3 of consumer respondents from In-Stat's survey expressed an interest in watching Internet Video on their TV

  • Two segregated home networks (HN) have been evolving– A service provider-centric network, and a PC-centric network.  Each is leveraging different business models and technologies.

This Market Alert is drawn from the In-Stat research,  Global & North American Service Provider In-Home Networks Over Coax & Phone Wiring (#IN0904513RC), which includes:

  • Overview of the integrated digital home vision,
  • The driving factors why networking over coax and phone wiring will be an integral part of that vision.
  • Why networking over coax and phone wiring is still primarily deployed in North America
  • Key trends shaping current global deployments.
  • The growth potential of North American household service provider in-home entertainment networks and worldwide chipset shipments for 2007–2013.
  • MoCA and HomePNA shipments are segmented separately for 2007–2009.
  • Key current vendor ecosystems for MoCA and HomePNA, and comparisons of MoCA, HomePNA, and the developing ITU-T
  • North American 2009 consumer survey results reflecting familiarity of and interest in purchasing coax/phone wiring adapters, interest in and price willing to pay for whole-home DVR services, and popular uses of home networks.

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This research is part of In-Stat's Connected Digital Home service which provides comprehensive analysis of the worldwide home networking market and the connected digital home from in-home infrastructure to networked media devices, from equipment, services, silicon, applications, and consumer perspectives. This service provides invaluable insights in areas such as wired, wireless and alternative wired home network hardware, multimedia and entertainment networking, consumer network drives, network management, networked home automation, home network silicon, routers, residential gateways, and more.

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