Fiber broadband growth in Asia-Pacific in Q4 2006

The growth of FTTx has been significant in the Asia-Pacific region. With the subscriber base growing twice as fast as that of cable modem, the market share of the FTTx is now out-performing cable modem in the region. As reviewed in our Q3 2006 report, the market share of FTTx in the Asia-Pacific region (20.5%) was a tick higher that that of cable modem (20.2%). By the end Q4, the figure increased to 22.7% for FTTx services compared to 19.6% for cable modem services, Point Topic says.