By 2018, at least 25% of CSP/MSO-hosted and managed CDN services revenue for video delivery within mature markets will include software-defined video functionality built into video services, with over $10 billion forecast.
From a services revenue perspective, what is at stake is approximately $40.6 billion of CSPs’ projected adjacent market (nontraditional) revenue for 2017.
The SDV market is estimated at approximately 25% of the overall forecast, as SDN and NFV become more prevalent in CSP and cable MSOs’ services. By 2018, at least 25% (or over $10 billion) is forecast for the SDV total addressable market for CSP/MSO-hosted and managed CDN services revenue. Video delivery within mature markets will have SDV functionality built into CSP and MSOs’ video service offerings.