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NEW! The State of the Optical Communications Industry: Supplier of Optics Report Steady Profits, Finally

May 2018 - $5,000




This report provides a holistic analysis of the global communications industry, during a period of unprecedented growth in demand for broadband connectivity and rise of the Cloud companies. It examines business strategies of traditional telecom service providers, Cloud/Web2.0 companies, as well as their suppliers of networking equipment, optical and electronic components.

Detailed analysis of revenue growth and profitability across different levels of the industry supply chain in 2010-2017 is used to identify challenges and opportunities for the future. The report also includes review on the latest mergers and acquisitions and their impact on the market landscape.

This report takes a deeper look at suppliers of optical components and modules, providing market shares of leading vendors sorted into the several categories (top 3, top 4-6, top 7-10, and other vendors). It includes data on diversification of the top 12 leading suppliers of optical transceivers in SONET/SDH, Ethernet, Fibre Channel, WDM, FTTx, Wireless, and Optical Interconnect market segments. Many of the leading component vendors shared confidential sales data with LightCounting to support this study.

The success of Chinese equipment and component suppliers is evaluated and a number of Chinese component vendors are profiled.


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