Global Radio over Fiber Market 2018-2022
About Radio over Fiber
Radio-over-fiber (RoF) is a technology that is used for modulating radio frequencies over an optical carrier to use the fiber network. This is used for the provision of broadband and interactive multimedia services over wireless media in both mobile and fixed cellular networks so that it can accommodate more users and other such services.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the Global Radio over Fiber Market to grow at a CAGR of 11.27% during the period 2018-2022.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the radio over fiber market. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the retail sales of radio over fiber solutions across the globe.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
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Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend affecting this market is the growth of 5G networks. The RoF is a revolutionary technology that transmits radio signals over optical fibers and is emerging as a completely new and promising communication paradigm.”
According to the report, one driver influencing this market is the high dependency of wireless communication industry on RoF. The radio over fiber technology is important for the wireless market, as it supports the ever-growing data traffic volumes and transports the information through optical fibers by modulating the light with the radio signal.
Further, the report states that one challenge affecting this market is that RoF as an analog transmission system which is used to distribute RF signals over analog optical links. The reduction of NF and DR by RoF is one of the major challenges faced by the global radio over fiber market.