The worldwide Optical networking infrastructure market is predicted to grow from $13.6 billion in 2016 to $17.3 billion by 2021, according to the latest global market study by ACG Research.
Source: Digital Lifescapes
The optical networks market will exceed $17.5 billion by 2018, for a 3.1 percent CAGR from 2012, predicts Ovum. An exceptionally strong second quarter (2Q) 2013 has signaled the beginning of a spending bounce-back.
2Q13 was the strongest quarter in the last six — and was the 7th highest quarter in the last 10 years.