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U.S. SMB Broadband Forecast, 2016–2020

This IDC study measures the penetration of broadband services into the U.S. small and medium-sized business (SMB) market and also growth of broadband services in the SMB market. "Broadband continues to be the foundation for communication and productivity in all sizes of business," says Matt Davis, program director of SMB Telecom services at IDC. "Growth of fiber-based broadband is accelerating, and we are at a transition point as the industry moves to new broadband platforms."

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors

Drivers

Increasing Competition

Technology Advancements

Inhibitors

Broadband Availability

Significant Market Developments

Changes from Prior Forecast

Market Definition

Small Business

Medium-Sized Business

Home Office

Income-Generating Home-Based Businesses

Methodology

Related Research


IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Drivers
Increasing Competition
Technology Advancements
Inhibitors
Broadband Availability
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Small Business
Medium-Sized Business
Home Office
Income-Generating Home-Based Businesses
Methodology
Related Research

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