Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Market Report

Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Market Analysis By Product (Power Sourcing Equipment, Powered Devices), By Application (Residential, Commercial, Industrial), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Mea) And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Published Date: Oct, 2016
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2015
  • Report ID: GVR-1-68038-217-4
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2013-2015
  • Number of Pages: 95

Industry Insight

The global Power over Ethernet market was valued at USD 445.3 million in 2015.The increasing demand for cost-effective and fast communication owing to growing number of internet users is expected to drive the market growth.

The technology enables the transfer of data and electric signals on a twisted pair Ethernet and allows electric power to pass along with data to the devices such as IP cameras and wireless access points. The technology implementation helps in transferring of data signals, which further saves the costs of installing different network of cables.

Germany Power over Ethernet market by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)

Germany Power over Ethernet market

Rising deployment of network security based cameras, proximity sensors and RFID readers are anticipated to boost the growth over the forecast period. The development of advanced technologies such as cloud-based services and big data analytics have led to increased demand of data centers in developed countries which is contributing to Power over Ethernet market growth.

The increasing adoption of VoIP phones and wireless networking owing to the increasing investments of various players such as Verizon and SBC for increasing the penetration of fiber-optic cable to residences.New launched applications and delivery systems enabling the users to switch to an IP service from a POTS offering a versatile platform is expected to drive the demand and focus of the VoIP over the forecast period.

The introduction and advancement in the PoE Plus, i.e., IEEE802.3at, the ability of delivering power to powered devices has increased to 34.2W, which is double to the PoE which is further expected to impact the market in positive manner. Furthermore, the applications of the Ethernet cable have also increased significantly which is projected to enhance the market growth.

Application Insight

The application segment is categorized into residential, commercial, and industrial. The commercial application segment is projected to be the key region for generating revenue over the forecast period. The segment includes the implementation of PoE in the retail, healthcare and office buildings.

Residential application is also expected to emerge as key segment over the forecast period. Increasing implementation of IP cameras for security, webcams, VoIP phones are projected to lead the segment growth. Increasing trend of home automation and control of delivering data and power for centrally managing the electrical systems and appliances has also contributed to the segment growth.

Product Insight

Based on the products, the market is segmented into power sourcing equipment (PSE) and powered devices (PD). The PSE is a device that provides power on the Ethernet cable such as the network switch.The maximum continuous output power per cable is 15.40 W in IEEE 802.3af.

PoE market by product, 2015

PoE market

A powered device (PD) is a device that consumes energy powered by PSE which include IP phones, wireless access points and IP cameras. Powered devices segment is expected to witness significant growth of over a CAGR of 11% over the forecast period.

Regional Insight

North America Power over Ethernet regional market is expected to contribute significantly for the growth of the technology owing to vast availability of technologically advanced infrastructure. Increasing investments of government for the development of smart grids is the major factor contributing to the market growth.

Increasing availability of high-speed internet is anticipated to lead to the growing demand for PoE across the region. Asia Pacific regional market is also anticipated to emerge as a potential market for the technology growth over the forecast period.

Competitive Insight

The industry players are majorly focusing on product innovations and developments. the key vendors in the market are also seeking for strategic alliances and merger & acquisitions for further expanding the business and for maintaining the dominance in the market.

The key industry competitors include Cisco Systems, Inc. (U.S.), Silicon Laboratories, Inc. (U.S.), ST Microelectronics N.V. (Switzerland), Microsemi Corporation (U.S.), and Akros Silicon, Inc. (U.S.).

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historic data

2014 - 2015

Forecast period

2016 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million & CAGR from 2016 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America & MEA

Country scope

U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, Japan, China, India, Brazil, Mexico

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Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional & country levels and provides an analysis on the latest trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the Power over Ethernet market on the basis of product, application and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)

    • Power sourcing equipment

    • Powered devices

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)

    • Residential

    • Commercial

    • Industrial

  • Region Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • UK

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Japan

      • India

    • Latin America

      • Mexico

      • Brazil

    • MEA

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