Survey: Cable Modem Is King


With 58 percent of the broadband-subscriber total, cable modems remain the
leading technology in use among consumers and businesses, according to The
Yankee Group.

With one-third of the lines, digital subscriber line is a strong second,
bolstered by its consistent growth in the consumer market.

Satellite and MMDS (wireless cable) remain wild cards, with enormous
potential but significant hurdles.

'Emerging technologies have the potential to shake up this forecast in the
2004-through-2007 time frame,' Yankee broadband-access-technologies director
Matt Davis said in a release.

'However, over the next two to three years, the market share for broadband
access technologies is unlikely to change substantially,' he