Spectrum Tops Cable MSO Ethernet LEADERBOARD

Spectrum Enterprise, Comcast, Cox, and Altice USA have gained a rank position on the 2017 U.S. Cable MSO Ethernet LEADERBOARD, according to Vertical Systems Group’s latest research.

The LEADERBOARD ranks cablecos in order based on U.S. retail Ethernet port share. To qualify,  companies must achieve either a top rank or a Challenge Tier citation on the 2017 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD. Cable MSO is one of three U.S. provider segments, along with the Incumbent Carrier and Competitive Provider segments.

Spectrum Enterprise retains first position on the 2017 LEADERBOARD, driven by strong growth in fiber-based Ethernet connections. Comcast continues to hold second position, followed by Cox in third. Each of these companies also holds a top rank on the 2017 U.S. Carrier Ethernet market benchmark. A

ltice, which received a 2017 U.S. Challenge Tier citation, holds fourth position in the Cable MSO segment.

“Leading cable MSOs have made strategic commitments to deep fiber buildouts, aggressive service pricing, and market expansion to include mid-market and national enterprises,” the analyst firm said. “Enterprise is the top cable MSO on the U.S. Fiber Lit Buildings LEADERBOARD. Comcast had the highest organic growth rate of companies across all 2017 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARDs.”
Other companies in the cable MSO segment include (in alphabetical order): Armstrong Business Solutions, Atlantic Broadband Business, BendBroadband Business, Cable One Business, Metrocast Business Services, Midco, MediaCom, RCN Business and WOW!Business.