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According to the latest report – Market for Optics in China – by LightCounting, the last decade has seen China exhibit a greater impact on the global optical communications industry than any other nation.
The market for active optical cables (AOC) and embedded optical modules (EOM) is set to experience unprecedented growth, according to the latest report from specialist market research and consulting company, LightCounting.
Now in its tenth edition, the study has forecast a likely rise of 33 per cent in unit shipments by 2021, in comparison with the company’s research a year ago. In spite of this, however, the revenue forecast for 2021 has only risen very slightly as prices erode.
Lower than anticipated demand from the telecom segment has interrupted the steady growth that the optical components market has enjoyed in recent years, according to market research firm LightCounting in the semi-annual update to its Optical Components Market Forecast.
The optics market will enjoy robust growth in 2017 even though many network operators are cutting capital expenditure, according to market research firm LightCounting, which has just issued an update to its Optical Communication Market Forecast.