Dell'Oro: Optical transport to grow at 3% CAGR through 2027

According to Dell'Oro Group, Optical Transport equipment demand is forecast to increase at a 3% CAGR for the next five year, with cumulative revenue to be $81 billion. #pressrelease

January 24, 2023

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – According to a recent forecast report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center industries, Optical Transport equipment demand is forecast to increase at a 3 percent compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) for the next five years, reaching $17 billion by 2027. The cumulative revenue during that five year period is expected to be $81 billion.

Additional highlights from the Optical Transport 5-Year January 2023 Forecast Report:

  • Optical Transport market expected to increase in 2023 due to improving component supply.

  • WDM Metro market growth rates in next five years are projected to be lower than historic averages due to the growing use of IP-over-DWDM.

  • DWDM Long Haul market is forecast to grow at a five-year CAGR of 5 percent.

  • Coherent wavelength shipments on WDM systems forecast to grow at 11 percent CAGR, reaching 1.2 million annual shipments by 2027.

  • Installation of 400 Gbps wavelengths expected to dominate for most of forecast period.

Read the full press release here


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