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IPTV The Telco's New Light Sword

  • Published: June 2005
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While FTTP has been the biggest telecommunications story for the last couple of years (first as a potential and now in deployment) next year's story is going to be that the RBOCs are moving into residential video delivery in a big way. This was very clear in this year's SuperComm in Chicago. Everyone there seemed to be selling IPTV or something associated with it. After so much testing, learning, false starts and failures, the RBOCs are really committing to a massive effort to compete on a network basis in residential video delivery! This report will highlight the video effort of the RBOCs; it includes an extensive description of IPTV and its associated technologies; it will provide an in-depth review of the various last mile architectures, and the approaches to video delivery; as well as provide extensive forecasts for subscribers, penetration rates, costs, and revenues from these services.

The RBOCs, all four to greater or lesser extents, are now in the process of rolling out FTTP (fully detailed in our report “FTTP – Going Strong in 2005.”) Verizon has a monumental effort underway, and the others are in various stages (lab tests, minor deployments or preparing READ MORE >

THE LIGHTWAVE NETWORK SERIES OF REPORTS

INTRODUCTION

APPROACHES FOR ACCESS ARCHITECTURE

Fiber to the "X"
xDSL Versions
Fiber to the Neighborhood (FTTN)
Fiber to the Node (FTTN)
Fiber to the Curb (FTTC)
Passive Optical Networks
PON Fundamentals
Status of PON
Advantage and Disadvantages of PON
Types of PONs
BPON
EPON
GPON
RBOC RFP PON

APPROACHES TO VIDEO DELIVERY

Broadcast
IPTV
IPTV Architecture
IPTV Global Architecture
Super Hub Office
Video Hub Office
Serving Offices
IPTV Distribution and Access Architecture
IPTV Channel Selection
RBOC VIDEO PLANS
Verizon Plan
Verizon - Physical Description
Delivery Architecture
Video Architecture
Verizon – Video Services
SBC Plan
SBC – Physical Description
Delivery Architecture
Video Architecture
SBC – Lightspeed Services
BellSouth Plan
BellSouth – Physical Description
Qwest Plan
IPTV MARKET ANALYSIS
Forecast for RBOC Video Implementation – the Scenario
Verizon
SBC
BellSouth
Qwest
RBOC IPTV Subscribers Summary
Network Deployment
RBOC IPTV Subscribers
Video Costs
Long-haul Equipment and Specific Entities for Video
Software
Integration Services
Cutover Costs
Summary of Video Annual Costs

RBOC IPTV REVENUES

VENDORS LISTING

Summary of Vendors
Access Vendors
IPTV Vendors
Transmission and Switching Vendors
Component Vendors
Detailed Listing of Vendors

Table of Figures



Figure 1, Fiber to the 'X' Varieties
Figure 2, Chart of Various xDSL Technologies
Figure 3, Fiber to the Neighborhood
Figure 4, Fiber to the Node
Figure 5, Fiber to the Curb
Figure 6, PON Basic Arrangement
Figure 7, RFP PON - Central Office Portion
Figure 8, RFP PON - Outside Plant Portion
Figure 9, RFP PON Service Assignments
Figure 10, Broadcast TV on BPONs
Figure 11, Broadcast TV
Figure 12, IPTV General Architecture
Figure 13, IPTV Global Architecture
Figure 14, IPTV Access Architecture - xDSL
Figure 15, FTTP Architecture for IPTV
Figure 16, IPTV Hub Office Architecture
Figure 17, IPTV Channel Selection
Figure 18, Verizon IPTV Subscribers
Figure 19, SBC IPTV Subscribers
Figure 20, BellSouth IPTV Subscribers
Figure 21, Qwest IPTV Subscribers
Figure 22, Video Network Penetration by RBOC
Figure 23, Penetration Rate of HHs Passed Vs. Total US Homes
Figure 24, Penetration Rate of RBOC Video Services
Figure 25, RBOC HH Passed Vs. Video Services
Figure 26, RBOC Cumulative IPTV Services
Figure 27, Long-haul and Network Office Entities Costs
Figure 28, Software Costs
Figure 29, Integration Costs
Figure 30, Cutover Costs
Figure 31, Video Implementation Costs - All Components
Figure 32, Cutover Costs vs. Network Costs
Figure 33, RBOC IPTV Revenues
Figure 34, Summary of Access Vendors
Figure 35, Table of IPTV Software Vendors
Figure 36, Transmission and Switching Vendors
Figure 37, Component Vendors Forecasts of RBOC IPTV subscribers, penetration rates, costs, and revenues from IPTV.
Market projections for vendors of the equipment and software.

ACTERNA
Adtran
Advanced Fibre Communications Inc. (AFCI) (Now Tellabs)
Alcatel
Alloptic Inc
Amino Technologies plc
AOC Technologies
Avanex Corporation
Broadlight
Calix
Cisco
CORRIGENT
Entrisphere, Inc.
Ericsson
Fiberxon
FINISAR CORPORATION
FlexLight Networks
Fujitsu
GENONE3 TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
HAMMERHEAD SYSTEMS, INC.
HUMAX USA Inc.
iamba Networks
JDS Uniphase
Juniper
Kreatel Communications AB
LightComm Technology
Lucent
Marconi
Microsoft
Motorola
NeoPhotonics
Nortel
OCCAM
OFS
O-Net Communications Ltd
Oplink Communications, Inc.
Optiviva Inc.
Optical Solutions
OSAKI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
Paceon (Mitsubishi)
Passav
Quantum Bridge Communications
Riverstone
Salira Optical Network Systems
Scientific-Atlanta
Siemens
Tandberg, Ltd.
Tellabs
Terawave
Tut Systems
Vinci Systems, Inc.
Wave7 Optics
Worldwide Packets, Inc

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