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Free-Space Optical Communications Technology: Global Markets

Free-Space Optical Communications Technology: Global Markets

The global free–space optical communications market was valued at $41.9 million in 2013 and $59.2 million in 2014. This market is expected to reach $501.1 million in 2019, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 53.3% from 2014 through 2019.

This report provides:

An overview of the global market for free-space optical communications technology, defined as technology that uses light in free space (air, outer space, or vacuum) as a medium to transfer data wirelessly for computer networking or telecommunications.

Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013 and 2014, and projections of CAGRs through 2019.

Analyses and breakdowns of the market by application, by type, by components, by end use, and by geography.

Information on current and future trends in the industry as well as information on various competitive technologies.


The free–space optical communications market is segmented into categories as follows:

By type: short range, medium range and long range.

By application: data transmission, security, last mile access, storage area network, disaster recovery, healthcare facilities and others.

By end use: defense and civil.

By component: transmitter, receiver, modulator, demodulator, decoders/encoders and others.

By region: North America is segmented into U.S., Canada, and Mexico; Europe is segmented into France, Italy, Germany, U.K., Russia, and rest of Commonwealth Independent States (CIS); Asia–Pacific (APAC) is segmented into China, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and others; and ROW covers Middle East, Africa, and South America.

In addition to industry and competitive analysis of the free–space optical communications market, this report also includes a patent analysis and a listing of company profiles for key players in the free–space optical communications market.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY
SCOPE OF REPORT
INTENDED AUDIENCE
INFORMATION SOURCES
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW
MARKET DEFINITION AND EVOLUTION OF FREE-SPACE OPTICAL
COMMUNICATION
FUTURE OUTLOOK AND EXPECTATIONS
VALUE CHAIN
FIGURE 1 VALUE CHAIN OF FSO
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VARIOUS KINDS OF COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
LOCAL AREA NETWORK (LAN)
METROPOLITAN AREA NETWORK (MAN)
WIDE AREA NETWORK (WAN)
WIRELESS NETWORK
INTER NETWORK
IMPORTANT FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION PATENTS
BI-DIRECTIONAL, COMPACT, MULTI-PATH AND FREE-SPACE CHANNEL
REPLICATOR
BI- SYSTEM FOR OPTICAL OPEN SPACE DATA COMMUNICATION BASED ON
DISCRETE OUTPUT LEVELS
AIRCRAFT BASED WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
MODE-LOCKED LASER WITH FREE-SPACE OPTICAL FEEDBACK
CHAPTER 4 FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS MARKET BY TYPE
INTRODUCTION
FIGURE 2 FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION, BY TYPE
MARKET DYNAMICS
DRIVERS
Demand for High Bandwidth and Economically Viable Optical Solutions
for Short Range Communication
RESTRAINTS
Atmospheric Turbulence and Random Temperature Changes Impairs The
Performance of FSO for Long Range Communication
OPPORTUNITY
Untapped Worldwide Market
SHORT RANGE
TABLE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SHORT RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SHORT RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 2 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SHORT RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY END USE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SHORT RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY END USE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SHORT RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SHORT RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
MEDIUM RANGE
TABLE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MEDIUM RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MEDIUM RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MEDIUM RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY END USE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MEDIUM RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY END USE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MEDIUM RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MEDIUM RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
LONG RANGE
TABLE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LONG RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LONG RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LONG RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY END USE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LONG RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY END USE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LONG RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LONG-RANGE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 5 FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
MARKET BY APPLICATIONS
INTRODUCTION
FIGURE 12 FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION
MARKET DYNAMICS
DRIVERS
Low Initial Investment in the Adoption of FSO Communication Systems
Compared to Fiber Optics in Last Mile Access Applications
Integration of Complementary Communication Technology with FSO to
Fuel its Adoption in Disaster Recovery Applications
RESTRAINTS
Atmospheric Turbulence and Fog Hampering the Growth in Various
Applications
OPPORTUNITY
Advancements to Improve the Performance of the Optical Link
DATA TRANSMISSION
TABLE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DATA TRANSMISSION BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DATA TRANSMISSION BY TYPE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DATA TRANSMISSION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DATA TRANSMISSION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DATA TRANSMISSION BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DATA TRANSMISSION BY COMPONENT, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
SECURITY
TABLE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN SECURITY BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN SECURITY BY TYPE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN SECURITY BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN SECURITY BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN SECURITY BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN SECURITY BY COMPONENT, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
LAST MILE ACCESS
TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN LAST MILE ACCESS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN LAST MILE ACCESS BY TYPE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN LAST MILE ACCESS BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN LAST MILE ACCESS BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN LAST MILE ACCESS BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN LAST MILE ACCESS BY COMPONENT, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
STORAGE AREA NETWORK
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN STORAGE AREA NETWORKS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN STORAGE AREA NETWORKS BY TYPE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN STORAGE AREA NETWORKS BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN STORAGE AREA NETWORKS BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN STORAGE AREA NETWORKS BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN STORAGE AREA NETWORKS BY COMPONENT, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
DISASTER RECOVERY
TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DISASTER RECOVERY BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DISASTER RECOVERY BY TYPE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DISASTER RECOVERY BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DISASTER RECOVERY BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DISASTER RECOVERY BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN DISASTER RECOVERY BY COMPONENT, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
HEALTHCARE FACILITIES
TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES BY TYPE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 29 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES BY COMPONENT, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
OTHERS
TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN OTHERS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN OTHERS BY TYPE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 29 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN OTHERS BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN OTHERS BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN OTHERS BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 33 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION USED IN OTHERS BY COMPONENT, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 6 FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
MARKET BY END USE
INTRODUCTION
FIGURE 34 FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY BY END USE
MARKET DYNAMICS
DRIVERS
Mission Critical Applications Driving the Market for FSO Systems in the
Army Application
RESTRAINTS
Unpredicted Atmospheric Conditions Hinder the Adoption of FSO Systems
in All Army Applications
OPPORTUNITY
Flexible Systems: Integration of Satellite Communication, FSO Systems
and Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
Increased Convenience and Quality of Service to Drive Market for FSO
Systems in Smart Cities
DEFENSE
TABLE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFENSE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 35 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFENSE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFENSE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFENSE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY TYPE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 33 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFENSE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEFENSE FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CIVIL
TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CIVIL FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 38 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CIVIL FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 35 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CIVIL FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 39 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CIVIL FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY TYPE, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CIVIL FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 40 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CIVIL FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 7 FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
MARKET BY COMPONENTS
INTRODUCTION
FIGURE 41 FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY MARKET
BY COMPONENT
MARKET DYNAMICS
DRIVERS
Additional Operational Advantage Offered by LED and Laser Acting as a
Source of Transmitters over Other Communication Technology
RESTRAINTS
Additional Costs Associated with the Use of LEDs Operating at Speeds
Over 250 MHz in an FSO System
OPPORTUNITY
Untapped Applications (Integration of Various Components and Systems
with FSO Systems)
TRANSMITTER
TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR TRANSMITTERS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 42 GLOBAL MARKET FOR TRANSMITTERS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 38 GLOBAL MARKET FOR TRANSMITTERS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 43 GLOBAL MARKET FOR TRANSMITTERS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
RECEIVER
TABLE 39 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RECEIVERS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 44 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RECEIVERS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 40 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RECEIVERS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 45 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RECEIVERS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
MODULATOR
TABLE 41 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MODULATORS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 46 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MODULATORS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 42 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MODULATORS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 47 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MODULATORS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
DEMODULATOR
TABLE 43 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEMODULATORS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 48 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEMODULATORS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 44 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEMODULATORS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 49 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DEMODULATORS USED IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
DECODERS/ENCODERS
TABLE 45 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DECODERS/ENCODERS IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 50 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DECODERS/ENCODERS IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 46 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DECODERS/ENCODERS IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 51 GLOBAL MARKET FOR DECODERS/ENCODERS IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
OTHERS
TABLE 47 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER COMPONENTS IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 52 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER COMPONENTS IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY APPLICATION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 48 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER COMPONENTS IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 53 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER COMPONENTS IN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION, 2013-2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 8 FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
MARKET BY REGION
INTRODUCTION
FIGURE 54 FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION BY REGION
MARKET DYNAMICS
DRIVERS
Increasing Awareness of the Operational Advantage Offered by FSO
Communication over Other Communication Methodology
OPPORTUNITY
Untapped Market
NORTH AMERICA
TABLE 49 NORTH AMERICAN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 50 NORTH AMERICAN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY END-USE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 51 NORTH AMERICAN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 52 NORTH AMERICAN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
EUROPE
TABLE 53 EUROPEAN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 54 EUROPEAN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY END -USE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 55 EUROPEAN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 56 EUROPEAN FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
ASIA-PACIFIC
TABLE 57 ASIA-PACIFIC FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 58 ASIA-PACIFIC FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY END-USE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 59 ASIA-PACIFIC FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 60 ASIA-PACIFIC FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
REST OF THE WORLD
TABLE 61 REST OF THE WORLD FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY COMPONENT, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 62 REST OF THE WORLD FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY END-USE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 63 REST OF THE WORLD FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 64 REST OF THE WORLD FREE-SPACE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
INFLUENTIAL FACTORS
FORECAST COMPONENTS
FIGURE 55 INDUSTRY REVENUE MODEL FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS
PORTER'S FIVE FORCES
BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
FIGURE 56 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES FOR FREE-SPACE OPTICAL
COMMUNICATION
THREAT FROM SUBSTITUTES
THREAT FROM NEW ENTRANTS
DEGREE OF COMPETITION
CHAPTER 10 COMPANY PROFILES
ATTOCHRON LLC
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Focus on Building Rugged Products by Leveraging Research and
Development Activities
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 65 DEVELOPMENTS OF ATTOCHRON LLC
FSONA NETWORKS CORP.
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Building Supportive Relationship with Resellers through FSONA
Partnership Program
Innovation through Technological Advances
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 66 DEVELOPMENTS OF FSONA NETWORKS CORP
GALLIUM LIGHTING LLC
OVERVIEW AND PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Strategic Partnership
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 67 DEVELOPMENTS OF GALLIUM LIGHTING SYSTEMS LLC
IBSENTELECOM
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Focus on Expanding Business through Partnerships and Agreements
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 68 DEVELOPMENTS OF IBSENTELECOM
ITT EXELIS INC.
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Focus on Business Expansion through Promoting Sales and Extending
its Regional Reach
Research and Development Initiatives
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 69 DEVELOPMENTS OF ITT EXELIS INC.
LASEROPTRONICS
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 70 DEVELOPMENTS OF LASEROPTRONICS
LIGHTPOINTE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Leveraging R&D Activities Across its Products Offerings
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 71 DEVELOPMENTS OF LIGHTPOINTE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
LSA INC.
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Research and Development Initiatives
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 72 DEVELOPMENTS OF LSA INC.
MOSTCOM
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Innovation through Technological Advances
Sales Promotion through Participating in Tradeshows and Exhibitions
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 73 DEVELOPMENTS OF MOSTCOM LTD.
NORTHERN HI-TEC
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Focus on Increasing Market Penetration through Offering Cost
Competitive Products
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 74 DEVELOPMENTS OF NORTHERN HI-TEC
PURELIFI
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Inorganic Growth through Strategic Partnership
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 75 DEVELOPMENTS OF PURELIFI
SCHOTT AG (SCHOTT NORTH AMERICA INC.)
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Focus on Strengthening Market Position through Product Innovation
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 76 DEVELOPMENTS OF SCHOTT AG
SPACE PHOTONICS INC.
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Innovation through R&D Initiatives
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 77 DEVELOPMENTS OF SPACE PHOTONIC INC.
UBIQUITI NETWORKS
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Focus on Leveraging R&D Activities across its Product Offerings
Strategic Partnership
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 78 DEVELOPMENTS OF UBIQUITI NETWORKS, INC
WIRELESS EXCELLENCE LIMITED
OVERVIEW
PRIMARY BUSINESS
FINANCIALS
BUSINESS STRATEGIES
Focus on Leveraging Technical Expertise of Other Players through
Partner Programme
Sales Promotion through Trade Shows and Exhibition
DEVELOPMENTS
TABLE 79 DEVELOPMENTS OF WIRELESS EXCELLENCE LIMITED

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