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Ciena, Infinera, ZTE 2014 optical systems winners says Infonetics

February 23, 2015

Ciena (NYSE:CIEN), Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN), and ZTE posted significant revenue gains in 2014 during what was a rough year for fiber-optic network hardware sales, reports Infonetics Research, now a part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS). Despite the fact that the overall market declined 1% in 2014, Ciena used a 12% boost in revenue to wrest the Number 2 spot in optical network market share from Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU).

European FTTH connects 14.5 million homes

February 17, 2015

Research commissioned by the FTTH Council Europe and released at the organization's annual conference last week indicates that the number of fiber to the home (FTTH) and fiber to the building (FTTB) subscribers in Europe reached approximately 14.5 million in 2014. The total represents a 50% increase over 2013.

Internet content providers capex growth engine says Ovum

February 10, 2015

A new report from market research and analysis firm Ovum asserts that Internet content providers (ICPs) will become increasingly influential market shapers as traditional telcos reduce their capex budgets. ICP capex grew from $23 billion in 2008 to $46 billion in 2013, according to Ovum's "Communications Provider Capex Forecast Report: 2014–19: Internet content providers will drive growth in capital spending on network infrastructure." ICP capex will expand to well over $100 billion by 2019, the report adds.

Data center interconnect sales growth driver for fiber-optic network gear says Ovum

January 26, 2015

Market research and analysis firm Ovum predicted last week that demand for optical network (ON) hardware will increase 3% each year through 2019. The slow but steady growth will see the optical transport market worth $17 billion in 2019, Ovum expects.

Packet-optical transport systems demand robust through 2019 says Dell'Oro

January 22, 2015

Dell'Oro Group says in a newly released forecast report on optical transport gear that the demand for packet-optical transport systems (or, as they call them, optical transport-packet systems) will lead the space to be worth $10 billion by 2019. That's an average annual growth rate of 14%.

25 Gigabit Ethernet, 50 Gigabit Ethernet to reshape data center switching market says Infonetics

January 20, 2015

The IEEE has just started work on 25 Gigabit Ethernet specifications and won't take up 50 Gigabit Ethernet until its 25GbE work is done. Nevertheless, Infonetics Research says the two technologies will be game changers.

Datacom up, telecom sluggish in 2014 says Infonetics

January 12, 2015

A pickup in datacom spending in 2014 partially offset continuing softness in telecom revenues in 2014, according to an upcoming report from Infonetics Research. The datacom market should continue to be healthy in 2015 says the market research firm, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), in the latest edition of its semi-annual "Global Telecom and Datacom Market Trends and Drivers" report.

Broadband service providers battle customer expectations, regulatory uncertainty, says ACG

January 5, 2015

In its report on the video infrastructure market's third quarter of 2014, ACG Research notes that hesitancy because of regulatory uncertainty cancelled the increase in gigabit broadband access network deployments to leave the market flat.

Service provider capex to reach $346 billion in 2014 says Ovum

December 18, 2014

Revenue growth rates for communications service providers (CSPs) remain modest, but CSPs will continue to invest heavily in their networks, according the latest forecast from market research firm Ovum. In spite of the tough financial climate, CSPs have continued to plough an average of nearly 18% of revenues per year into capex.

Increased data center deployments boost active optical cable market says LightCounting

December 16, 2014

While the market for mainstream active optical cables (AOCs) such as 4x10-Gbps QSFP+ AOCs has historically been restricted mainly to high-performance computing (HPC) applications, the use of AOCs in data center networks has begun to increase says LightCounting. The market research firm expects 10GbE SFP+ AOCs will represent 25% of the projected $98 million AOC market in 2014, thanks to growth in data center deployments.

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