Content Delivery Network Market (By Content-type: Static, Dynamic; By Solutions: Web Performance Optimization, Media Delivery, Cloud Security; By Service Provider: Traditional Commercial, Cloud, Peer-to-Peer, Telecom; By End-use: Advertising, E-commerce, Media & Entertainment, Gaming) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Revenue, Regional Outlook 2022 – 2030

Published Date : Feb 2022 | No. of Pages : 150+ Pages | Category : ICT

The global content delivery network market size was valued at USD 15.45 billion in 2021, and is predicted to be worth around USD 95.36 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 23.01% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.

Content Delivery Network Market Size 2021 to 2030

Growth Factors

The major factors expected to drive the market’s growth are rising demand for advanced technologies such as Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), increasing accessibility and affordability of mobile and broadband networks, reducing costs, and increasing demand for affordable smartphones and data plans, are giving the opportunities to the market players to launch advanced CDN solutions.

The increasing population and the advancements in network technologieslead to high content consumption, there by increasing the demand for efficient CDN solutions. Furthermore, the digitalization of the media andentertainment industry is boosting the overall market growth. However, data security and information privacy are likely to limit market growth. Several initiatives have been taken by the government in different countries to provide high-speed internet facilities in both rural and urban areas and also the recent improvements in internet speed have increased data consumption.

The growing adoption for OTT and VOD services involves broadcasters offering latency-free data over the network and enhancing the quality of video delivery. The continuous investments in network infrastructure worldwide, especially in emerging economies such as India, have improved the overall network connectivity, bandwidth, and coverage.

Report Coverage

Report Scope Details
Market Size US$ 95.36 billion by 2030
Growth Rate CAGR of 23.01% From 2022 to 2030
Largest Market North America
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segments Covered Content Type, Solutions, Service Provider, End-use
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa
Companies Mentioned Akamai Technologies; Amazon Web Services, Inc.; International Business Machines Corp.; Limelight Networks; Verizon; AT&T Intellectual Property; Google LLC; Microsoft; CenturyLink; Deutsche Telekom AG; Tata Communications; Fastly, Inc.; Tencent Cloud; Kingsoft Corporation, Ltd.; Alibaba.com

By Content-type Analysis

The dynamic CDN segment dominated the market with a revenue share of over 60% in 2021. The growth can be attributed to the increasing demand for CDN solutions for supporting real-time Voice Over IP (VoIP), video streaming, and online gaming. 

The static CDN segment is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period due to the increasing adoption of high-speed data networks, better bandwidth, and increasing volume of static content. 

By Solutions Analysis

The media delivery segment has witnessed growth over the forecast period and accounted for a revenue share of over 35% in 2021. The segment will expand further at the fastest CAGR of over 23.0% from 2022 to 2030. 

The increasing demand for smartphones and other smart and connected devices capable of supporting digital media is anticipated to drive the segment growth. In emerging economies, the continued roll-out of high-speed networks left no choice for customers to access the data anywhere and anytime. 

The cloud security segment is anticipated to witness significant growth over the forecast period due to the rising concerns over data security and privacy protection. Several organizations depend on telecommunications, cloud storage, and the related infrastructure for their operations, protecting the systems and assets hosted over the cloud is turning out to be a priority in the modern world.

By Service Provider Analysis

The traditional commercial CDN segment held the leading revenue share of over 50% in 2021. Multiple solutions offered by the service providers for network optimization, content acceleration, and media delivery are driving this growth.

The cloud segment is expected to witness a significant CAGR over the forecast period. The increasing volumes of the rich media file content, proliferation of smart and connected devices, introduction of high-quality video content, and growing availability of rich media over social media sites are the driving factors for the growth of the market in the forthcoming years.

By End-use Analysis

In 2021, the media and entertainment segment accounted for the largest revenue share of over 40%. The media and entertainment industry is transitioning toward a digital distribution model and witnessing significant growth in line with the growing demand for online streaming and VOD services, which primarily calls for optimizing the data and network delivery.

The e-commerce segment is expected to register a significant CAGR of 22.9% from 2022 to 2030. The growing demand for online gaming is driving the growth. Gaming is emerging as one of the industries, there has been high growth in downloading speeds, and it is mandatory to ensure optimum experiences for endusers (gamers).

CDN solutions can reduce the delay and optimize the entire content delivery process. This can benefit the viewers through a high-quality experience, which can emerge as a prime factor in augmenting revenues for media & entertainment enterprises.

By Regional Analysis

North America held the largest revenue share of over 30%in 2021. The region has the highest internet penetration, and the rising popularity of the 4K resolution display region are the key factors supporting the regional market growth.

These provide a robust CDN infrastructure for the efficient delivery of data. Moreover, the rapid adoption of cloud-based services, the introduction of high-speed data networks, and increasing demand for smartphones are expected to impact the regional market growth directly. 

Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR over the forecast period, due to the presence of emerging economies, such as India and China, and is also one of the fastest-growing consumer markets. Moreover, the growing population and number of viewers for online gaming content have resulted in an increased demand for technological advancements in networking infrastructure to fulfill the needs for online media consumption.

Key Players

  • Akamai Technologies

  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.

  • International Business Machines Corp.

  • Limelight Networks

  • Verizon

  • AT&T Intellectual Property

  • Google LLC

  • Microsoft

  • CenturyLink

  • Deutsche Telekom AG

  • Tata Communications

  • Fastly, Inc.

  • Tencent Cloud

  • Kingsoft Corporation, Ltd.

  • Alibaba.com

Market Segmentation

  • By Content-type 

    • Static

    • Dynamic

  • By Solutions 

    • Web Performance Optimization

    • Media Delivery

    • Cloud Security

  • By Service Provider 

    • Traditional Commercial

    • Cloud

    • Peer-to-Peer

    • Telecom

  • By End-use

    • Advertising

    • E-commerce

    • Media & Entertainment

    • Gaming

    • Others

  • Regional 

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

    • MEA

The content delivery network market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of content delivery network market for the base year 2022 and the forecast between 2022 and 2030. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global content delivery network market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the content delivery network market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted content delivery network market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the content delivery network capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of content delivery network by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global content delivery network market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2019 to 2030. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major content delivery network market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of content delivery network market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the content delivery network industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

content delivery network market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to content delivery network market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of content delivery network market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new content delivery network market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for content delivery network. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for content delivery network. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, end-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of content delivery network are as follows:

  • History Year: 2019-2021
  • Base Year: 2022
  • Forecast Year 2022  to 2030

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- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
- Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2019-2022) and forecast (2022-2030);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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