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Global Optical Network Hardware Market 2017-2021

Global Optical Network Hardware Market 2017-2021

About Optical Network Hardware

The optical network provides functions such as data transportation, switching, multiplexing, supervision, management, and monitoring of client channels carrying client signals. The Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU's) G.709 interface, which defines the network, enables a network-wide framework that provides similar features such as synchronous optical networking (SONET)/synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH) to wave division multiplexing (WDM) equipment.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global optical network hardware market to grow at a CAGR of 12.68% during the period 2017-2021

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global optical network hardware market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of optical network hardware.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Optical Network Hardware Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

key vendors
  • Huawei
  • Infinera
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Ciena
  • Cisco
Other prominent vendors
  • ADTRAN
  • ADVA Optical Networking
  • Ericsson
  • NEC
  • Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN)
  • Padtec
  • TE Connectivity
  • ZTE
Market driver
  • High demand for data centers.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Limited spectral efficiency limits in optical fiber network.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Essential developments in cables.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Market coverage
    • Base year and forecast period
    • Vendor segmentation
    • Market segmentation
      • Table Global optical network hardware market segmentation 2016
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Key regions
    • Vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global optical network hardware market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by communication type
    • Global optical network hardware market by communication type
      • Table Global optical network hardware market by communication type 2016-2021 (% share)
      • Table Global optical network hardware market by communication type 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global optical network hardware market by geography 2016-2021
      • Table Global optical network hardware market by geography 2016-2021 (% share)
      • Table Global optical network hardware market by geography 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Americas
      • Table Optical network hardware market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table Optical network hardware market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table Optical network hardware market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Key growth factors across regions
    • Key developments in fiber-optic market
  • Market drivers
    • Growing mobile data traffic
      • Table Global smartphone market 2016-2021 (millions of units)
      • Table Global tablet market 2016-2021 (millions of units)
    • High demand for data centers
    • Development of 5G network
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Limited spectral efficiency in optical fiber network
    • Deployment issues
    • Lack of OTN standards
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Emerging new age technologies and their requirements scaling business opportunities for optical network hardware market
    • Essential developments in cables
    • Development of smart cities
      • Table Partner cities selected in EU and China under PDSF initiative
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table R&D spending shares of top five players in global optical network hardware market 2015 (% share)
    • Huawei
      • Table Huawei: Recent developments
    • Infinera
      • Table Infinera: Recent developments
    • Alcatel-Lucent
      • Table Optical hardware network components by Alcatel-Lucent
      • Table Alcatel-Lucent: Recent developments
    • Ciena
      • Table Ciena: Business segments in optical transport
      • Table Ciena: Recent developments
    • Cisco
      • Table Cisco: Key products
      • Table Key products
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviation
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