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Passive Optical Component Market By Application [Interoffice, Loop feeder, FITL, HFC, SONET), and SDH], Component type - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014 - 2022

  • ID: 4612551
  • Report
  • March 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 124 pages
  • Allied Analytics LLP
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The global passive optical component market was valued at $14.6 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach $45.6 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 17.6% from 2016 to 2022. Major components of optical network system include optical components such as optical cables, optical power splitters, optical couplers, optical encoders, and optical connectors. The passive optical network is categorized into two types in terms of its structure, namely, gigabit passive optical network (GPON) and Ethernet passive optical network (EPON). GPON terminal devices offer high-speed voice, video, and data services to business and residential subscribers. Reliability and last-mile long-reach connection reduces the quantity of active switching devices used in a computer network. EPON offers services such as internet protocol television (IPTV) and residential broadband, enterprise services, voice services, such as internet and voice connectivity, 3G and 4G mobile backhaul, time division multiplexing (TDM), and carriage services.

The passive optical components market is segmented into geography, component, and application. Components segment includes optical cables, optical power splitters, optical couplers, optical encoders, optical connectors, patch cords and pigtails, optical amplifiers, fixed and variable optical attenuators, optical transceivers, optical circulators, optical filters, WDM/WDDM, and others. By application this market is classified into interoffice, loop feeder, FITL, HFC, SONET, and SDH.

On the basis of geography, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia–Pacific, and LAMEA. Some of the major key players are Alcatel-Lucent S.A., ZTE Corp., Motorola Solutions Inc., Huawei Technologies Comp. Ltd., Tellabs Inc., Adtran Inc., Freescale Semiconductor Inc., Calix Inc., Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, and Ericsson Inc.


The study provides an in-depth analysis of the trends, with current and future perspective, to elucidate the imminent investment pockets in the market.
Current and future trends adopted by the key players are highlighted to determine overall competitiveness of the market.
Porter’s Five Forces analysis of the key market players are provided to illustrate the business strategies adopted by buyers and suppliers.
The report provides information regarding key drivers, restraints, and opportunities with their impact analysis during the forecast period.
Various operating segments are carefully analyzed to measure the potential of the emerging market.
The quantitative analysis through 2014–2022 is provided to elaborate the market potential.


The global passive optical market is segmented based on application, component type, and geography.


Loop Feeder


Optical Cables
Optical Power Splitters
Optical Couplers
Optical Encoders
Optical Connectors
Patch Cords and Pigtails
Optical Amplifiers
Fixed and Variable Optical Attenuators
Optical Transceivers
Optical Circulators
Optical Filters


North America
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Latin America
Middle East

Key Players

Alcatel-Lucent S.A.
ZTE Corp.
Motorola Solutions Inc.
Huawei Technologies Comp. Ltd.
Tellabs Inc.
Adtran Inc.
Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
Calix Inc.

*Other players in the value chain include:

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Ericsson Inc.
TE Connectivity Ltd.
Verizon Communications, Inc.
*Profiles of these players are not included. The same will be included on request
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1.1 Report description
1.2 Key Benefits for Stakeholders
1.3 Key Market Segments
1.4 Research methodology
1.4.1 Secondary research
1.4.2 Primary research
1.4.3 Analyst tools and models

2.1 Market Snapshot
2.2 CXO perspective

3.1 Market definition and scope
3.2 Key Findings
3.2.1 Top impacting factor
3.2.2 Top winning strategies
3.2.3 Top investment pockets
3.3 Porters five forces analysis
3.4 Market share analysis, 2015
3.5 Drivers
3.5.1 High growth in Internet Protocol (IP) Traffic
3.5.2 Increase in Fiber to the Home (FTTH) requirements
3.5.3 Demand for scalability in mobile network
3.6 Restraints
3.6.1 Difficulty in managing failure of PON
3.6.2 Less range of network devices connection
3.7 Opportunities
3.7.1 Shift towards high capacity optical networks

4.1 Introduction
4.2 Interoffice
4.2.1 Key Market Trends
4.2.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
4.2.3 Market Size and Forecast
4.3 Loop Feeder
4.3.1 Key Market Trends
4.3.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
4.3.3 Market Size and Forecast
4.4 FITL
4.4.1 Key Market Trends
4.4.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
4.4.3 Market Size and Forecast
4.5 HFC
4.5.1 Key Market Trends
4.5.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
4.5.3 Market Size and Forecast
4.6.1 Key Market Trends
4.6.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
4.6.3 Market Size and Forecast
4.7 SDH
4.7.1 Key Market Trends
4.7.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
4.7.3 Market Size and Forecast

5.1 Introduction
5.2 Optical Cables
5.2.1 Key Market Trends
5.2.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.2.3 Market size and forecast
5.3 Optical Power Splitters
5.3.1 Key market trends
5.3.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
5.3.3 Market size and forecast
5.4 Optical Couplers
5.4.1 Key Market Trends
5.4.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.4.3 Market Size and Forecast
5.5 Optical Encoders
5.5.1 Key Market Trends
5.5.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.5.3 Market Size and Forecast
5.6 Optical Connectors
5.6.1 Key Market Trends
5.6.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.6.3 Market Size and Forecast
5.7 Patch cords and Pigtails
5.7.1 Key Market Trends
5.7.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.7.3 Market Size and Forecast
5.8 Optical Amplifiers
5.8.1 Key Market Trends
5.8.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.8.3 Market Size and Forecast
5.9 Fixed and Variable optical attenuators
5.9.1 Key Market Trends
5.9.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.9.3 Market Size and Forecast
5.10 Optical Transceivers
5.10.1 Key Market Trends
5.10.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.10.3 Market Size and Forecast
5.11 Optical Circulators
5.11.1 Key Market Trends
5.11.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.11.3 Market Size and Forecast
5.12 Optical Filters
5.12.1 Key Market Trends
5.12.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.12.3 Market Size and Forecast
5.13.1 Key Market Trends
5.13.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.13.3 Market Size and Forecast
5.14 Others
5.14.1 Key Market Trends
5.14.2 Key Growth Factors and Opportunities
5.14.3 Market Size and Forecast

6.1 Introduction
6.2 North America
6.2.1 Key market trends
6.2.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
6.2.3 Market size and forecast
6.2.4 US Market size and forecast
6.2.5. Canada Market size and forecast
6.2.6. Mexico Market size and forecast
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Key market trends
6.3.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
6.3.3 Market size and forecast
6.3.4 Germany Market size and forecast
6.3.5. U.K Market size and forecast
6.3.6. France Market size and forecast
6.3.7 Italy Market size and forecast
6.3.8 SPAIN Market size and forecast
6.3.9 Rest of Europe Market size and forecast
6.4.1 Key market trends
6.4.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
6.4.3 Market size and forecast
6.4.4 China Market size and forecast
6.4.5. India Market size and forecast
6.4.6. Japan Market size and forecast
6.4.7 Oceania Market size and forecast
6.4.8 Rest of APAC Market size and forecast
6.5.1 Key market trends
6.5.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
6.5.3 Market size and forecast
6.5.4 Latin America Market size and forecast
6.5.5 Middle East Market size and forecast
6.5.6 Africa Market size and forecast

7.1. Alcatel-Lucent S.A.
7.1.1. Company overview
7.1.2. Operating business segments
7.1.3. Business performance
7.1.4. Key strategic moves and developments
7.2. ZTE Corp.
7.2.1. Company overview
7.2.2. Operating business segments
7.2.3. Business performance
7.2.4. Key strategic moves and developments
7.3. Motorola Solutions Inc.
7.3.1. Company overview
7.3.2. Operating business segments
7.3.3. Business performance
7.3.4. Key strategic moves and developments
7.4. Huawei Technologies Comp. Ltd.
7.4.1. Company overview
7.4.2. Operating business segments
7.4.3. Business performance
7.4.4. Key strategic moves and developments
7.5. Tellabs Inc.
7.5.1. Company overview
7.5.2. Operating business segments
7.5.3. Business performance
7.5.4. Key strategic moves and developments
7.6. Adtran Inc.
7.6.1. Company overview
7.6.2. Operating business segments
7.6.3. Business performance
7.6.4. Key strategic moves and developments
7.7. Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
7.7.1. Company overview
7.7.2. Operating business segments
7.7.3. Business performance
7.7.4. Key strategic moves and developments
7.8. Calix Inc.
7.8.1. Company overview
7.8.2. Operating business segments
7.8.3. Business performance
7.8.4. Key strategic moves and developments
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Passive Optical Components Market Report, forecasts that the global market is expected to garner $45,622 million by 2022, registering a CAGR of 17.6% during the period 2016 - 2022. In 2015, in components, WDM/WDDM held the largest market share in the total market.

In an optical system, major optical components include, optical connectors, optical power splitters, optical encoders, optical couplers, and optical cables. Another major application of passive optical components is in Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) networks to branch the optical sigls. Passive optical components do not have electrical-to-optical or optical-to-electrical conversion during its operation. Passive optical components are a wide range of devices, which not only include simple components but also the electronically controlled, optical devices such as switches and variable optical attenuators.

Some of the major drivers for this market growth are high growth in IP traffic, increased FTTH requirements, demand for scalability in mobile network, advancement in GPON SoC technologies and high return on investment and low cost of ownership. However, difficulty in maging failure of passive optical networks (PON) and less range of network devices connection are restraining factors for the growth of this market. Opportunities for optical components market are its increasing demand for higher and broadband bandwidth and shift towards high capacity optical networks.

In components, WDM/WDDM holds the largest market share in terms of revenue, owing to several factors that boost its growth in the market. Increase in demand for the cloud services, rapid growth in deployment of FTTx, and rise in IP traffic are the factors that are driving the growth of the WDM market. Ongoing efforts of telecom companies to upgrade their network infrastructure with performance enhancing networking technologies provides major opportunity for the growth of the market.

SDH and SONET together contributed over 62% of the technology segment in the passive optical components market in 2015. Scalability factor of SDH application is one of the key factors anticipated to vigate its demand in the market. In the long run, with service providers (SPs) increasing the size of their networks worldwide, the future of the SONET/SDH test equipment markets relies largely on advancement in the optical technology.

Key findings of the Passive Optical Components Market:

Optical amplifiers, patch cord, and pigtails are second and third largest segments, in passive optical components market and contributed over 27% of the share.
WDM/WDDM is anticipated to grow with a very high growth rate of about 18% CAGR during the forecast period.
SONET and SDH applications are expected to experience a high growth rate in the upcoming years.
Asia-Pacific domited the market in 2015, supported by growth in Chi, South Korea, and Japan.

Based on geography, Asia-Pacific contributes the largest share in overall passive optical components market, followed by North America, Europe, and LAMEA. The Asia-Pacific market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period

The key players of the global passive optical components market adopt novel concepts & ideas, partnerships, acquisitions, and improvement in manufacturing techniques, besides enhancing their profitability, to gain a competitive edge over other players.

The major players profiled in the report include Alcatel-Lucent S.A., ZTE Corp., Motorola Solutions Inc., Huawei Technologies Comp. Ltd., Tellabs Inc., Adtran Inc., Freescale Semiconductor Inc., Calix Inc., Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, and Ericsson Inc.
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