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Market research can provide a fiber optic company with benchmarks for the past as well as guidance for the future. Whether looking for information on unit shipments, revenue amounts, or market share, fiber optic company executives can find a wealth of market research here to meet their needs.


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Macrocell mobile backhaul market growth slowing says Infonetics

10/20/2014 With operators increasingly turning their focus to small cell deployments, the market growth for ...
Broadbandtrends gigabit broadband deployment drivers

Gigabit broadband driven by technology leadership desire survey says

10/20/2014 Such deployments are moving forward despite doubts operators expressed about customer needs for s...
Analysys Mason estimate of $33 billion spent by/on behalf of content and application providers

Content and application providers create $33B/year infrastructure spend

10/06/2014 Market research and consultancy firm Analysys Mason estimates that content and application provid...

100G focus moves to the metro says Infonetics

10/06/2014 Carriers expect 100G WDM to account for almost 40% of all metro wavelength deployments and 75% of...

White box switch revenues up 95% in one year says Infonetics

09/29/2014 The shift toward bare metal and white box switches in data center networks is driving revenue tow...

Gray area around white boxes?

09/17/2014 Systems vendors across the optical communications spectrum have made significant progress toward ...

VDSL, GPON spark 2Q14 access gear shipment growth says Dell'Oro

09/10/2014 Shipments of broadband access equipment, including PON, DSL, and equipment for cable MSO networks...

No seasonal rebound in enterprise router sales says Infonetics

09/09/2014 Worldwide enterprise router revenue totaled $867 million in the second quarter 2014 (2Q14), just ...

WDM sales set record in 2Q14 says Dell'Oro

08/26/2014 Led by the long-haul segment, sales of WDM gear set a revenue record of $2.6 billion, according t...
Infonetics Research 100 Gigabit Ethernet adoption chart

Operators will move key functions to virtual routers, add 100GbE says Infonetics

08/26/2014 Operators plan to move a multitude of functions from physical routers to software or virtual rout...

Comcast climbs on Vertical Systems Group’s U.S. Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard

08/25/2014 Cable MSO Comcast has risen two spots, to sixth, on Vertical Systems Group's U.S. Carrier Etherne...

40/100 Gigabit Ethernet interest sparks healthy North American MPO connector growth says ElectroniCast Consultants

08/25/2014 Use of "multi-fiber push on" (MPO) fiber-optic connectors in North America should grow ...

SDN market worth $8 billion by 2018 says IDC

08/21/2014 International Data Corp. (IDC) is the latest market research firm to predict the size of the soft...

Broadband binge drives 2Q14 aggregation equipment sales past $2 billion says Infonetics

08/21/2014 Interest in GPON and VDSL2 vectoring and gigabit fiber to the home (FTTH) in North America pushed...

Wireline to drive 70% of telecom gear sales growth through 2018 says Dell'Oro

08/19/2014 The emphasis carriers globally are placing on wireless services will benefit wireline equipment s...

Market Research Featured Articles

Optical transport vendors prep for SDN

The Open Networking Foundation is still prepping its vision of how software-defined networking co...

The most important story of the last 30 years

Lightwave has covered a lot of stories in its history. But one story rises above the rest as the ...

Will FTTN advances delay FTTH?

With copper able to support 100 Mbps, the impetus to switch to fiber may decrease.

Fiber in Europe bucks economic trends

Shortly before the FTTH Council Europe's 2013 conference in London February 19–21, Lightwave Euro...

Finally FTTH blooms in Europe, but not everywhere

The number of fiber-to-the-home/building (FTTH/FTTB) connections in Europe is expected to double ...



Editorial Guides

Evolving Metro/Access Networks

The demands placed on metro and access networks have created new requirements that must be accommodated. These articles will help network planners create a winning strategy that will keep their networks ahead of the game.




Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

ECOC 2014 Reporter's Notebook: Day 3

Wed Sep 24 15:04:00 CDT 2014
The third and final day of the exhibition has come and gone – except, perhaps, for those literally lost souls who have not yet found their way to an exit. ECOC always has a rather bizarre floor plan, but this year they should have just brought in hedges and a minotaur. Here’s a whirlwind tour of what I ran across today and s...
Jim Theodoras

by Earl Kennedy

Life after 100G

Fri Sep 05 14:30:00 CDT 2014
It’s hard to believe we’re talking about it already: The end of the 100G era. But skyrocketing bandwidth demand means many operators are already pondering what’s next. With 200G optical hitting the market, you probably have questions about when to make the move to this next phase – and what you’ll need to know when ...


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