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Global Radio Frequency (RF) Cable Market 2017-2021

Global Radio Frequency (RF) Cable Market 2017-2021

About Radio Frequency (RF) Cable

Radio frequency (RF) comprises electromagnetic wave frequencies that range from 3 kHz to 300 GHz in which the frequency can be used for communications or radar signals. RF usually refers to electrical oscillations rather than mechanical oscillations. An RF cable is designed to work at radio frequencies in a multi-megahertz range. RF cables are designed to maintain and minimize the transmission line impedance at the connection. Broadly, there are two types of RF cables namely coaxial cables and RF over fiber-optic cables.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global radio frequency (RF) cable market to grow at a CAGR of 9.18% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global radio frequency (RF) cable market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of coaxial cables of different impedance levels and RF over fiber-optic cables.The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Radio Frequency (RF) Cable 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
  • Belden
  • General Cable Technologies
  • Habia Cable
  • HUBAR+ SUHNER
  • Nexans
  • Pasternack Enterprises
  • Times Microwave Systems
  • W.L. Gore & Associates
Market driver
  • Increase in internet data traffic
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Complex installation process and high implementation cost
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Demand for upcoming 5G technology
  • 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?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Radio Frequency (RF) Cable Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global radio frequency (RF) cable market: Belden, General Cable Technologies, Habia Cable, HUBAR+ SUHNER, Nexans, Pasternack Enterprises, Times Microwave Systems, and W.L. Gore & Associates.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is demand for upcoming 5G technology. The growth of the RF cables market has been a driver for the telecom sector since it facilitates the use of optical fibers and coaxial cables for last mile connections. The usual connections are made through copper cabling. However, with the increasing number of customers demanding faster Internet speeds at their homes, the use of fiber-optic cables is preferred.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is increase in internet data traffic. When a fiber-optic cable is used for transmission of data, there is very low attenuation since it is not affected by electromagnetic interference, which allows accurate data transmission. Fiber optics offer accessibility, agility, and high speeds. Fiber-optic cables are used as the transport medium, and coaxial cables are used for the distribution of the broadband signal to network end-users. These basic provisions are required for data services such as video calling and broadcasting.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is complex installation process and high implementation cost. An RF cable system consists of the implementation of hardware and support cost, which sums up to a sizeable amount. The installation process of RF cable devices is complex in nature because of the requirement of high levels of accuracy and the involvement of a number of small processes. The implementation cost of hardware includes the cost of wiring, cabling, and electrical components along with the cost of installation and payment of electricians.

Companies Mentioned

Belden, General Cable Technologies, Habia Cable, HUBAR+ SUHNER, Nexans, Pasternack Enterprises, Times Microwave Systems, and W.L. Gore & Associates.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global RF cables market: Overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global RF cables market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by type of cable
    • Table Global RF cables market by type of cable 2016 (% share of revenue)
    • Table Global RF cables market by type of cable 2016-2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Coaxial cables
      • Table Global RF cables market by coaxial cables 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global RF cables market by impedance level 2016-2021 (% share by revenue)
      • Table Global RF coaxial cable market by 50 Ohms-60 Ohms cables 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global RF cables market by 60 Ohms-80 Ohms cables 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global RF cables market by above 80 Ohms cables 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • RF over fiber-optic cable
      • Table Global RF cables market by RF over fiber-optic cable 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Table Global RF cables market by application 2016-2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Cable television industry
    • Internet service providers
      • Table Global RF cables market by Internet service providers 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Military and aerospace
      • Table Global RF cables market for military and aerospace 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Telephone network operators
      • Table Global RF cables market by telephone network operators 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Global RF cables market by geography 2016- 2021 (% share of revenue)
    • APAC
      • Table RF cables market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Americas
      • Table RF cables market in the Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table RF cables market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries (% share of revenue)
    • China
    • United States
  • Decision framework
    • Introduction
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table LTE penetration and deployment 2016
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Demand for upcoming 5G technology
    • Decrease in price of RF cable
    • Innovations in HDTV and video broadcasting
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive analysis
  • Vendor analysis
    • Belden
      • Table Belden: Segmentation by business 2016 (% share of revenue)
    • General Cable Technologies
      • Table General Cable Technologies: Segmentation by product lines 2016 (% share of revenue)
      • Table General Cable Technologies: Segmentation by geography 2016 (% share of revenue)
    • Habia Cable
    • HUBER+SUHNER
    • Nexans
    • Pasternack Enterprises
    • Times Microwave Systems
    • W. L. Gore & Associates
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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