Report: Optical ADM Market to Balloon

SAN MATEO, Calif. -- The global consumption value of Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers (OADMs), which will be an extremely important factor in the increase use of optical communications, will accelerate from $135.2 million in 2000 to $3.46 billion in 2005, then expand further to $29.8 billion by 2010, according to a new global market forecast by the ElectroniCast Corporation.

The OADM is defined, for the ElectroniCast study, as a single-fiber unit; that is, one fiber in, one out. “The fiber, in essentially all situations, will transport wavelength division multiplexed (WDMd) signals, ranging 2-128 channels deployed in our base year 2000, and rising to 1024 wavelengths by the end of this forecast period, 2010,” according to ElectroniCast Chairman and Founder Jeff D. Montgomery. “We recognize that the typical transport trunk cable contains many fibers; mainly in the range of 4-180 fibers; some recent cables with more fibers. However, some cables are shared by multiple carriers, each using a few fibers,” Mr. Montgomery said.

csco 12/4/2012 | 8:49:17 PM
re: Report: Optical ADM Market to Balloon http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/010305...

LR staff is going to do its best not
to give this type of news too much
attention. Of course this just deals with
optical networking FACTs which even yahoo
published long back. Those are apparently
not as important as the rumors and
propaganda articles which are more likely
to get visibility at this "Global Site for
Optical Networking"
padal 12/4/2012 | 8:49:17 PM
re: Report: Optical ADM Market to Balloon any small ones out there
loosemoose 12/4/2012 | 8:49:16 PM
re: Report: Optical ADM Market to Balloon Once again Cisco and their PR machine rolls over what is really going on....

According to the report, which I just happened to be reading before I saw this message, states that Cisco is leading the OC-48 mux market in the Long-Haul segment.

What it does not say is that Cisco is #1 in OC-48. We'll have to wait for RHK's METRO SONET forecast to come out to make that determination.

If you read the press release carefully, you'll get this message. Otherwise Cisco would have you to believe that they are the market leader when it is not clear that they even are.

Steve Saunders 12/4/2012 | 8:49:16 PM
re: Report: Optical ADM Market to Balloon Actually, it's right here, in our newswire feed:


We're planning a longer story later.
FiberFan 12/4/2012 | 8:49:15 PM
re: Report: Optical ADM Market to Balloon LightReading probably didn't want to publish the fact that Cisco is also #1 in deploying "High Speed networking devices with pressure sensitive, insert and removal devices"........
It seems that Cisco has owned the press (especially in the Enterprise networking space)for so long, they think anything other than positive coverage is a crime.
To my friends at Cisco, It's NOT a conspiracy. It's just reality.
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