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Jeff Heynen
Jeff Heynen

Principal Analyst, Broadband Access and Pay TV +1 408.583.3359
twitter: @jeffheynen

Read Jeff's "Cable's Hunger Games" on Light Reading

Analyst Jeff Heynen is a widely recognized author, speaker, and consultant with expertise in telco, cable, and satellite pay TV networks and services, multiscreen video, broadband access technologies and services, machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies and services, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Jeff leads Infonetics Research’s broadband access and pay TV coverage, authoring numerous market share and forecast reports, surveys, and opinion pieces on video on demand, IP/satellite/cable set-top boxes, video encoders and transcoders, edge QAMs, CMTS and CCAP, DSL infrastructure and broadband CPE, including fixed wireless CPE, PON, and FTTH.

An influential thought leader, Jeff is frequently quoted in leading publications including the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Bloomberg Businessweek, Investor's Business Daily, FierceIPTV, Light Reading, Multichannel News, Cable360, FierceTelecom, and CED Magazine. He also moderates webinars, chairs conference programs, and speaks at events around the world, including Broadband World Forum, FTTH Conference, IPTV World Forum, TV Connect, and FoE Japan.

As a consultant to startups, service providers, vendors, and the investment community, Jeff helps clients identify new market opportunities, provides due diligence, and advises on positioning, product development, business plans, and M&A activity.

Before joining Infonetics in 2005, Jeff was a Senior Product Marketing Manager with VoIP switch equipment startup sentitO Networks and a Marketing Communications Manager at telecommunications infrastructure manufacturer Tellabs. As a journalist for Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun, Jeff covered the rise of the technology industry in Silicon Valley in the mid-90s, as well as the entertainment industry in Hollywood.

Jeff holds an MA from Georgetown University in German and European Studies, focusing on International Communications and Business Diplomacy, and a BA from Whittier College, where he double-majored in International Relations and English Literature and double-minored in Psychology and Journalism. While in grad school, Jeff co-authored A Force More Powerful, a book on the history of non-violent conflict resolution.

Jeff Heynen authors or co-authors the following services:

Market Size, Market Share, and Forecast Services
  • 1G/10G/40G/100G Networking Ports
  • Broadcast and Streaming Video Equipment
  • CCAP, CMTS, and Edge QAM Hardware
  • Connected Car M2M Connections and Services
  • Connected Health M2M Connections and Services
  • FTTH, DSL, and Cable Subscribers
  • HFC Optical Nodes
  • Home Networking Devices
  • M2M Connections and Services by Vertical
  • Multiscreen TV Strategies and Vendor Leadership
  • Pay TV Services and Subscribers
  • PON, FTTH, and DSL Aggregation Equipment
  • PON, FTTH, Cable, DSL, and Wireless Broadband CPE
  • Service Provider Capex, Revenue, and Capex by Equipment Type
  • Set-Top Boxes, Middleware, and Conditional Access
  • Smart Grid M2M Connections and Services
  • Total Broadband Equipment and CPE Pivot
  • Total Fixed and Mobile Subscribers Pivot

Global Service Provider Surveys
  • CCAP, DOCSIS 3.1, and Distributed Access Strategies and Vendor Leadership
  • Home Automation and Connected Home Strategies
  • IP Set-Top Box Features and Vendor Leadership
  • Multiscreen TV Strategies and Vendor Leadership
  • Residential Gateway Strategies and Vendor Leadership
  • VDSL, G.Fast, and Next-Gen FTTH Strategies and Vendor Leadership

Continuous Research Services
  • Broadband Access
  • Pay TV and Video




























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