India router market drops 13.4% to $70.2 mn: IDC

India router market dropped 13.4 percent to $70.2 million in terms of vendor revenue during the second quarter of 2022, according to IDC.
India router market Q2 2022Cisco leads the Indian router market with 62.6 percent market share in 2Q22 followed by Juniper and Nokia.

Juniper Networks has 14.7 percent share in the Indian router market during the second quarter.

Nokia has 14.3 percent share in the Indian router market during the second quarter.

Huawei has 4.1 percent share in the Indian router market during the second quarter.

The drop in India router market is due to telecom service providers’ reluctance in spending on router in Q2. Service providers’ router deployments declined 5 percent during 2Q22.

IDC said it expects this decline to be temporary and telecom vendors to commence Capex ahead of 5G rollouts. These investments may roll up to two years centered around capacity expansions, building edge DCs, etc. for effective delivery of 5G services in India.

Enterprise router investments grew by 16.3 percent. These investments were focused on regular router refreshes and deployments aimed at SD-WAN implementation. Apart from telecom, key investment verticals were services, finance, and government.