Content Delivery Network Market Size & Share, by Component (Solutions, Services); Content Type (Static, Dynamic); Solution (Web Performance Optimization, Media Delivery, Cloud Security); Provider (Traditional CDN, Telecom CDN, Cloud CDN, P2P CDN); Services (Designing & Consulting, Storage Services, Analytics & Performance Monitoring) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2035

  • Report ID: 5129
  • Published Date: Aug 04, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023 - 2035

Content Delivery Network Market size is expected to surpass USD 80 Billion by the end of 2035, witnessing around 24 % CAGR during the forecast period, i.e. 2023 – 2035. In the year 2022, the industry size of content delivery network was USD 19 Billion. Increasing volumes of data being generated and exchanged over the internet raises the need for an efficient content delivery network for a smooth rollout of data at high speed. By 2025, the amount of data being created and consumed globally is projected to reach almost 180 zettabytes, an increase from 95 zettabytes in 2022.

The popularity of content delivery networks has increased in recent years owing to the demand for decreasing the delays and loss of time in web pages and content loading. It is also beneficial in lowering the physical distance between the user and the server which increases the speed of internet surfing.

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Content Delivery Network Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Growing Internet Traffic – The absence of a content delivery network makes the server respond to every single user request ticket which increases the internet traffic and cases of server failures. The global internet traffic was almost 8 exabytes per day in 2021, up from 3 exabytes per day in 2016.
  • Increasing Penetration of Internet Services – Rapid adoption of Internet services and IoT operating systems has increased the demand for content delivery network solutions for an enhanced user experience and improved content delivery.  Today, over 65% of the global population uses the Internet every day.
  • High Demand for OTT and VOD services – Content delivery network ensures continuous content delivery over a high-speed data network on Over the Top (OTT) and Video on Demand (VOD) services. The total number of OTT video users around the globe is estimated to reach 4 billion by 2027.
  • Rapid Boom in the E-commerce Industry – Content delivery networks have been deployed in the e-commerce sector to make customers access to all the necessary data present in the e-commerce websites to help them make an informed buying choice. By the end of 2022, global retail e-commerce sales exceeded USD 6 trillion.


  • Increasing Concern Related to Privacy – Cases of viruses and cyberattacks have been increasing owing to the integration of internet solutions in every spectrum of the digital world. Also, the lack of appropriate standards and procedures to tackle cybercrimes could decrease market value.
  • Network Connectivity Issues and Insufficiency in Connectivity
  • High Cost of the Content Delivery Network Technology

Content Delivery Network Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year




Base Year Market Size (2022)

~ USD 19 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2035)

~ USD 80 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Content Delivery Network Segmentation

Content Type (Static, Dynamic)

The dynamic segment is considered to hold lucrative opportunities for garnering a robust revenue and 59% of the global CDN market share by the end of 2035. Dynamic content has gained popularity owing to the penetration of real-time Voice Over IP (VoIP), video streaming, and online gaming which requires a content delivery network for performance optimization and fast delivery of webpages. There are 830,000 online games and 3 billion online gamers worldwide as of January 2023.

End-Use (Media & Entertainment, E-Commerce, IT & Telecom, Healthcare, Government, Advertisement)

The media & entertainment segment in the content delivery network market is expected to garner a significant share of around 46% in the year 2035. The media & entertainment industry is transitioning towards digitization which requires high-quality visual capabilities without any interruption primarily calling for optimization of the data and an efficient content delivery network.

Our in-depth analysis of the market includes the following segments:


  • Solutions
  • Services


  • Static
  • Dynamic


  • Web Performance Optimization
  • Media Delivery
  • Cloud Security


  • Traditional CDN
  • Telecom CDN
  • Cloud CDN
  • P2P CDN
  • Others


  • Designing & Consulting
  • Storage Services
  • Analytics & Performance Monitoring


  • Media & Entertainment
  • E-Commerce
  • IT & Telecom
  • Healthcare
  • Government
  • Advertisement

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Content Delivery Network Industry- Regional Synopsis

North American Market Forecast

The North America CDN market is attributed to garner the highest market share of 35%. The rising popularity of 4K resolution displays along with the rapid adoption of cloud-based services and the increasing penetration of high-speed data networks are some of the key factors supporting the growth of the market value. Furthermore, the presence of giant IT firms and the emergence telecom industry is also anticipated to create a positive outlook to expand the content delivery network sector size in the region.

The growth in the region is directed toward the increasing demand for smartphones and smart devices along with the high expenditure on security services and solutions

Asia Pacific Market Analysis

Furthermore, the content delivery network industry present in the Asia Pacific region is forecasted to hold a significant share of 28%. Emerging economies such as India, China, and Japan with rapid technological advancement in the networking infrastructure are poised to attract revenue generation. Also, the burgeoning population of the region along with the increasing users of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is estimated to favor market expansion in the projected timeline.

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Companies Dominating the Content Delivery Network Landscape

    • Edgio, Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Fastly, Inc.
    • Microsoft Corporation
    • Akamai Technologies Inc.
    • CloudFlare Inc.
    • CenturyLink
    • Google LLC
    • Amazon Web Services Inc.
    • Kingsoft Corporation, Ltd.
    • Verizon


In The News

  • Edgio, Inc., a global provider of web applications and content delivery solutions has announced its agreement to acquire Yahoo’s Edgecast, Inc.
  • Fastly, Inc., a cloud network provider is all set to acquire Fanout. This acquisition has enabled the company to broaden its strategy to identify and deploy technologies and talent that increase performance, security, and innovation for customers.

Author Credits:  Abhishek Verma, Hetal Singh

  • Report ID: 5129
  • Published Date: Aug 04, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Increasing penetration of internet solutions along with the rise in online data is estimated to bring lucrative growth opportunities for market growth.

The market size of the content delivery network is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~24% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2035.

The major players in the market are Edgio, Inc., Fastly, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Akamai Technologies Inc., CloudFlare Inc., CenturyLink, Google LLC, Amazon Web Services Inc., Kingsoft Corporation, Ltd., Verizon, and other key players.

The IT & Telecom segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2035 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in the North American region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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