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Private Line & SONET Services Market Insight

Private Line & SONET Services Market Insight

Private line services considered in this study are dedicated, point-to-point, always-connected circuits delivered over copper or fiber transmission medium. This includes DS0, DS1, and DS3 speeds. Synchronous optical networking (SONET) services included in this study are fiber-based point-to-point and ring services.

SONET networks are most often configured with port speeds of OC3, OC12, OC48, and OC192.

OC48 and OC192 speeds can also be configured on a DWDM platform as 􂀀G and 􂀀G waves, respectively. However, those services are excluded from this analysis. Ethernet, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and Wavelength services market growth is referenced extensively in this report. Readers are encouraged to refer to the following reports for a detailed analysis on these topics.

BCS 8-3, Wholesale Carrier Ethernet Services Market Update, 2014

BCS 8-2, Business Carrier Ethernet Services Market Update, 2014

BCS 8-5, MPLS/IP VPN Services Market Update, 2014

BCS 7-5, U.S. Wavelength Services Market Forecasts, 2013

About this report

This analysis covers the U.S. market for private line and SONET services for the period 2013 to 2020.

The analysis in the study is segmented by retail (sales to enterprises) versus wholesale (sales to service providers) revenues, which is further segmented by metro versus long-haul segments.


  • Market Definitions & Scope
    • Market Definitions
    • Research Scope & Methodology
  • Wholesale Private Line and SONET Analysis
    • Wholesale Market Trends
    • Strategic Market Insights
  • Wholesale Private Line and SONET Services Market Forecasts
    • Wholesale Private Line Services Market Forecasts
      • Table Wholesale Private Line Services Market: Total Revenue Forecast, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Wholesale Private Line Services Market: Revenue Split by Metro vs. Long Haul, U.S.,2013-2020
      • Table Wholesale Metro Private Line Services Market: Metro Revenue Forecasts, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Wholesale Long Haul Private Line Services Market: Revenue Trends by Port Speed, US, 2013-2020
    • Wholesale Private Line Market: Market Share, U.S., 2013
    • Wholesale SONET Services Market Forecasts
      • Table Wholesale SONET Services Market: Total Revenue Forecast, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Wholesale SONET Services Market: Revenue Split by Metro vs. Long Haul, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Wholesale SONET Services Market: Revenue Trends by Port Speed, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Wholesale SONET Services Market: Metro Revenue Forecast, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Wholesale SONET Services Market: Long Haul Revenue Forecast, US, 2013-2020
    • Wholesale SONET Services Market: Market Shares, 2013
  • Retail Private Line and SONET Analysis
    • Retail Market Trends
    • Strategic Insights into Retail Private Line and SONET Services Market
  • Retail Private Line and SONET Services Market Forecasts
    • Retail Private Line Services Market Forecasts
      • Table Retail Private Line Services Market: Total Revenue Forecast, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Retail Private Line Services Market: Revenue Split by Metro vs. Long Haul, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Retail Private Line Services Market: Metro Revenue Forecasts, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Retail Private Line Services Market: Long Haul Revenue Forecast, US, 2013-2020
    • Retail Private Line Services: Market Shares, U.S., 2013
    • Retail SONET Services Market Forecasts
      • Table Retail SONET Services Market: Total Revenue Forecast, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Retail SONET Services Market: Revenue Split by Metro vs. Long Haul, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Retail SONET Services Market: Revenue Trends by Port Speed, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Retail SONET Services Market: Metro Revenue Forecast, US, 2013-2020
      • Table Retail SONET Services Market: Long Haul Revenue Forecast, US, 2013-2020
    • Retail SONET Services Market: Market Shares, U.S., 2013
    • Additional Sources of Information on Business Communication Services Market

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