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Mobile fronthaul has been a fast growing segment of the optical modules market, driven by the deployment of high capacity 4G mobile networks. This report describes the $500+ million mobile fronthaul market opportunity for optical components, focusing on where, when, how, and why optics are being used. It provides a five-year forecast of transceiver shipments, prices, and revenues, broken down by speeds, reaches, and colors. Current and future fronthaul architectures, service provider deployment strategies and trends, component requirements, products sold today, and the products which will be needed for future fronthaul systems are discussed. Leading vendors of fronthaul equipment and components are profiled, and historical transceiver shipment data is included, along with a visual guide to mobile fronthaul networking equipment. A discussion and sales forecast of the mobile backhaul optical modules market is also included. This report and forecast was originally published in November 2014, and was extensively revised and updated in November 2015.