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RF-over-Fiber Market by Component, Frequency Band (L, S, C, X, KU, and KA), Application (Telecommunications, Radar, Navigation, Broadcast, and Broadband), Vertical (Civil and Military), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2023

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: July 2018
Report Code: SE 6475

 

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The RF over fiber market was valued at USD 291.1 million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 566.1 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 10.97% between 2018 and 2023. The base year considered for the study is 2017, and the forecast period is between 2018 and 2023.

The objectives of the study of RF over fiber market are as follows

  • To define, describe, and forecast the global RF over fiber market on the basis of component, frequency band, application, and vertical
  • To forecast the market size, in terms of value, for various segments with regard to four main regions—North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the World (RoW)
  • To provide detailed information regarding the market dynamics (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges) influencing the growth of the market
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying high-growth segments of the global RF over fiber market
  • To study the complete value chain and allied industry segments and perform a value chain analysis of the global RF over fiber landscape
  • To analyze the competitive intelligence from the company profiles, key player strategies, and significant developments such as product launches and developments and acquisitions

The research methodology used to estimate and forecast the RF over fiber market begins with obtaining data on key vendor revenue through secondary research (the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and the GSM Association). The vendor offerings have been taken into consideration to determine the market segmentation. A combination of top-down and bottom-up approaches has been employed to arrive at the overall size of the global RF over fiber market from the revenues of key players in the market. After arriving at the overall market size, the total market has been split into several segments and sub segments, which have then been verified through primary research by conducting extensive interviews with people holding key positions such as CEOs, VPs, directors, and executives. The market breakdown and data triangulation procedures have been employed to complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at the exact statistics for all segments and sub segments. The breakdown of profiles of primaries has been depicted in the figure given below.

RF-over-Fiber Market

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The RF over fiber market comprises major players such as Finisar (US), HUBER+SUHNER (Switzerland), Emcore (US), Gooch & Housego (UK), and Seikoh Giken (Japan).

All the above-mentioned companies have their own R&D facilities and extensive sales offices and distribution channels. The products of these companies have applications in various industries. The report provides the competitive landscape of key players, which indicate their growth strategies pertaining to the RF over fiber market.

Target Audience:

  • Raw material suppliers
  • Semiconductor foundries
  • RF over fiber manufacturers
  • OEMs – white label manufacturing for others in bulk volume
  • System/network integrators
  • Intellectual property (IP) and licensing providers
  • Governments, financial institutions, and investment communities
  • Product manufacturers
  • Suppliers and distributors
  • Technology investors
  • Technology standards organizations, forums, alliances, and associations

“The study answers several questions for the stakeholders, primarily which market segments to focus on in the next 2 to 5 years for prioritizing efforts and investments.”

Scope of the Report:

The report scope covers the microwave transmission equipment market based on the following segments:

  • RF over fiber market By Component

    • Optical Cables
    • Optical Amplifiers
    • Transceivers
    • Optical Switches
    • Antennas
    • Others (Splitters, Connectors, Fiber Optic Multiplexers)

  • RF over fiber market By Frequency Band

    • L Band
    • S Band
    • C Band
    • X Band
    • Ku Band
    • Ka Band
  • By Application
    • Telecommunications
    • Broadcast
    • Radar
    • Broadband Communication
    • Navigation
  • By VERTICAL
    • Civil
    • Military
  • Military By Geography
    • North America
      • US
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • Europe
      • UK
      • Germany
      • France
      • Italy
      • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • Rest of APAC
    • RoW
      • South America
      • Middle East
      • Africa

Competitive Landscape: Market share analysis

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in the RF over fiber market

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 17)
    1.1 Objectives of Study
    1.2 Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Years Considered for Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Limitations
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 20)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 List of Major Secondary Sources
                    2.1.1.2 Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
                    2.2.1.1 Approach for Capturing the Market Size By Bottom-Up Analysis (Demand Side)
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
                    2.2.2.1 Approach for Capturing the Market Size By Top-Down Analysis (Supply Side)
    2.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 30)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 35)
    4.1 Lucrative Opportunities in RF-Over-Fiber Market
    4.2 RF-Over-Fiber Market – Comparison of Growth Pattern of Applications of RF-Over-Fiber Products
    4.3 RF-Over-Fiber Market in APAC, 2017
    4.4 Market Share of Major Countries and Regions, 2017
    4.5 RF-Over-Fiber Market, By Frequency Band

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 38)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Dynamics
           5.2.1 Drivers
                    5.2.1.1 Rising Demand for Fiber Optic Cables for Higher Bandwidth and Durability
                    5.2.1.2 Growing Adoption of 4g, 5g, Lte Advanced, and Voip Technologies
                    5.2.1.3 Increasing Military Spending on C4i Systems for Enhanced Communication and Security
           5.2.2 Restraints
                    5.2.2.1 High Installation Cost of RFOF Products
           5.2.3 Opportunities
                    5.2.3.1 Growing Need for Fiber to the X (FTTX)
                    5.2.3.2 Increasing Demand for High-Capacity Cellular Connectivity From India and the Middle East
           5.2.4 Challenges
                    5.2.4.1 Requirement for Huge Capital to Stay Competitive
                    5.2.4.2 Challenges Related to Testing While Installing and Maintaining the RFOF Network

6 Components of RF-Over-Fiber Modules (Page No. - 45)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Optical Cables
           6.2.1 Glass
           6.2.2 Plastic
           6.2.3 Singlemode
           6.2.4 Multimode
           6.2.5 Active Optical Cables
    6.3 Optical Amplifiers
           6.3.1 Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers
           6.3.2 Fiber Raman Amplifiers
           6.3.3 Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers
    6.4 Transceivers
           6.4.1 SFF and SFP
           6.4.2 SFP+ and SFP28
           6.4.3 QSFP, QSFP+, QSFP14, and QSFP28
           6.4.4 CFP, CFP2, and CFP4
           6.4.5 XFP
           6.4.6 CXP
    6.5 Optical Switches
           6.5.1 All-Optical Switch
           6.5.2 Electro-Optical Switch
    6.6 Antennas
    6.7 Others
           6.7.1 Splitters
           6.7.2 Connectors
                    6.7.2.1 Lc Connectors
                    6.7.2.2 MPO/MTP Connectors
           6.7.3 Fiber Optic Multiplexers
                    6.7.3.1 CWDM
                    6.7.3.2 DWDM
           6.7.4 Fiber Optic Attenuators
           6.7.5 Circulators

7 RF-Over-Fiber Market, By Frequency Band (Page No. - 53)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 L Band
    7.3 S Band
    7.4 C Band
    7.5 X Band
    7.6 Ku Band
    7.7 Ka Band

8 RF-Over-Fiber Market, By Application (Page No. - 73)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Telecommunications
           8.2.1 FTTX
           8.2.2 Cellular Communication
           8.2.3 Das Solutions
    8.3 Broadcast
    8.4 Broadband
    8.5 Radar
    8.6 Navigation

9 RF-Over-Fiber Market, By Vertical (Page No. - 82)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Military
    9.3 Civil

10 Geographic Analysis (Page No. - 86)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 North America
             10.2.1 US
             10.2.2 Canada
             10.2.3 Mexico
     10.3 Europe
             10.3.1 UK
             10.3.2 Germany
             10.3.3 France
             10.3.4 Italy
             10.3.5 Rest of Europe
     10.4 Asia Pacific
             10.4.1 China
             10.4.2 Japan
             10.4.3 South Korea
             10.4.4 India
             10.4.5 Rest of APAC
     10.5 Rest of the World
             10.5.1 Middle East
             10.5.2 Africa

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 104)
     11.1 Overview
     11.2 Ranking Analysis
     11.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
             11.3.1 Product Developments and Launches
             11.3.2 Partnerships, Agreements, and Collaborations
             11.3.3 Acquisitions

12 Company Profiles (Page No. - 109)
     12.1 Introduction
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
     12.2 Key Players
             12.2.1 Finisar
             12.2.2 Huber + Suhner
             12.2.3 Broadcom
             12.2.4 Emcore
             12.2.5 Gooch & Housego
             12.2.6 Seikoh Giken
             12.2.7 APIC Corporation
             12.2.8 Dev Systemtechnik
             12.2.9 Foxcom
             12.2.10 Glenair
             12.2.11 Optical Zonu
             12.2.12 Vialite Communication

*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

13 Appendix (Page No. - 134)
     13.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     13.2 Discussion Guide
     13.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
     13.4 Available Customizations
     13.5 Related Reports
     13.6 Author Details


List of Tables (68 Tables)

Table 1 RF-Over-Fiber Market, By Frequency Band, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 2 RF Over Fiber Market for L Band, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 3 RF Over Fiber Market for L Band, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 4 L-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Telecommunications Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 5 L- Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadcast Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Thousand)
Table 6 L- Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadband Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 7 L-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Radar Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 8 L-Band RF Over Fiber Market for Navgation Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 9 RF-Over-Fiber Market for S Band, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 10 RF Over Fiber Market for S Band, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 11 S-Band Rt Over Fiber Market for Telecommunications Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 12 S-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadcast Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Thousand)
Table 13 S-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadband Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 14 S-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Radar Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 15 S-Band RF Over Fiber Market for Navgation Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 16 RF-Over-Fiber Market for C Band, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 17 RF-Over-Fiber Market for C Band, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 18 C-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Telecommunications Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 19 C-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadcast Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Thousand)
Table 20 C-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadband Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 21 C-Band RF Over Fiber Market for Radar Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 22 RF-Over-Fiber Market for X Band, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 23 RF-Over-Fiber Market for X Band, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 24 X-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Telecommunications Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 25 X-Band RF Over Fiber Market for Broadcast Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Thousand)
Table 26 X-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadband Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 27 X-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Radar Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 28 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Ku Band, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 29 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Ku Band, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 30 Ku-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Telecommunications Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 31 Ku Frequency Band Market for Broadcast Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Thousand)
Table 32 Ku-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadband Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 33 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Ka Band, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 34 RF Over Fiber Market for Ka Band, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 35 Ka-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Telecommunications Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 36 Ka-Band RF Over Fiber Market for Broadband Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 37 Ka-Band RF-Over-Fiber Market for Radar Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 38 RF-Over-Fiber Market, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 39 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Telecommunications Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 40 RF Over Fiber Market for Telecommunications Application, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 41 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadcast Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 42 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadcast Application, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 43 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadband Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 44 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Broadband Application, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 45 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Radar Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 46 RF Over Fiber Market for Radar Application, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 47 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Navgation Application, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 48 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Navigation Application, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 49 RF-Over-Fiber Market, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 50 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Military Vertical, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 51 RF-Over-Fiber Market for Civil Vertical, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 52 RF Over Fiber Market, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 53 RF-Over-Fiber Market in North America, By Frequency Band, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 54 RF-Over-Fiber Market in North America, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 55 RF-Over-Fiber Market in North America, By Country, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 56 RF-Over-Fiber Market in Europe, By Frequency Band, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 57 RF-Over-Fiber Market in Europe, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 58 RF-Over-Fiber Market in Europe, By Country, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 59 RF Over Fiber Market in APAC, By Frequency Band, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 60 RF-Over-Fiber Market in APAC, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 61 RF-Over-Fiber Market in APAC, By Country, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 62 RF-Over-Fiber Market in RoW, By Frequency Band, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 63 RF-Over-Fiber Market in RoW, By Application, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 64 RF Over Fiber Market in RoW, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 65 Ranking of Market Players in 2017
Table 66 Product Developments and Launches, 2016–2017
Table 67 Partnership and Collaborations
Table 68 Acquisitions


List of Figures (38 Figures)

Figure 1 RFof Market: Process Flow of Market Size Estimation
Figure 2 Research Design: RFOF Market
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Meth0dology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Meth0dology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Assumptions of Research Study
Figure 7 RF Over Fiber Market Snapshot (2018 vs 2023): L Band to Hold Largest Market Size By 2023
Figure 8 Telecommunications Application Accounted for Largest Market in 2017
Figure 9 Civil Vertical to Dominate RF Over Fiber Market Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 10 APAC Held Largest Share of RF-Over-Fiber Market in 2017
Figure 11 Increasing Demand for RFOF Products in Broadband Application Would Create Opportunities for RF-Over-Fiber Market Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 12 Telecommunications to Grow the Largest Market Size During the Forecast Period
Figure 13 China Held Largest Share of RF Over Fiber Market in APAC in 2017
Figure 14 APAC Accounted for Largest Market Share in 2017
Figure 15 L-Band RF-Over-Fiber Products to Hold Largest Market Size Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 16 Rising Demand for Fiber Optic Cables for Higher Bandwidth and Durability Drives the RFOF Market During 2018–2023
Figure 17 Market for C-Band RF-Over-Fiber Products to Grow at Highest CAGR During Forecast Period
Figure 18 Broadcast Application to Witness Highest CAGR in Market for L-Band RF-Over-Fiber Products During Forecast Period
Figure 19 APAC to Hold Largest Size of RF-Over-Fiber Market During Forecast Period
Figure 20 Broadband Application to Exhibit Highest CAGR in Market for C-Band RF-Over-Fiber Products During Forecast Period
Figure 21 APAC to Lead Market for X-Band RF-Over-Fiber Products During Forecast Period
Figure 22 APAC to Dominate Market for Ku-Band RF-Over-Fiber Products During Forecast Period
Figure 23 Telecommunications to Hold Largest Size of Market for Ka-Band RF-Over-Fiber Products During Forecast Period
Figure 24 Telecommunications Application to Hold Largest Size of RF-Over-Fiber Market By 2023
Figure 25 RF-Over-Fiber Market, By Vertical, 2018 vs 2023
Figure 26 US to Exhibit Highest CAGR in RF Over Fiber Market Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 27 APAC to Witness Significant Growth in RF-Over-Fiber Market Based on Application During Forecast Period
Figure 28 North America: Snapshot of RF-Over-Fiber Market
Figure 29 Europe: Snapshot of RF-Over-Fiber Market
Figure 30 Asia Pacific: Snapshot of RF-Over-Fiber Market
Figure 31 Rest of World: Snapshot of RF Over Fiber Market
Figure 32 Companies Adopted Partnerships, Agreements, and Collaborations as Key Growth Strategies During 2014–2018
Figure 33 Agreements, Contracts, Collaborations, and Partnerships as Key Strategies Adopted By Companies, 2015–2017
Figure 34 Finisar: Company Snapshot
Figure 35 Huber+Suhner: Company Snapshot
Figure 36 Broadcom Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 37 Emcore: Company Snapshot
Figure 38 Gooch & Housego: Company Snapshot

The RF over fiber market is expected to grow from USD 336.3 million in 2018 and reach USD 566.1 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 10.97% between 2018 and 2023. The growth of this market is propelled by the rise of 4G, LTE advanced, and other new standards, along with the increased spectrum efficiency.

The market, considered in this report has been classified on the basis of frequency bands, namely, L, S, C, X, Ku, and Ka. The L band is expected to be the largest market based on frequency band by 2023, which has been the most commonly deployed frequency band across the world. L-band RF over fiber solutions find their applications in low earth orbit satellites, military satellites, and terrestrial wireless communications such as GSM mobile phones.

RF over fiber products can be used in applications such as telecommunications, broadband, broadcast, radar, and navigation. The report provides a description of each of these application areas of RFoF. Telecommunications is expected to account for the largest share of the microwave transmission equipment market between 2018 and 2023. The emergence of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) communication solutions is also expected to boost the growth of the RF over fiber market for telecommunications applications during the forecast period.

The RF over fiber market for the civil vertical is expected to grow at the highest rate between 2018 and 2023. The civil vertical is driven by the expansion of LANs and data centers as electronic data transmission has become an essential requirement at workplaces. The rising investments in building new data centers and upgrading them; increasing use of big data analytics and IoT technology; and growing need for data center collocation and managed services are the factors driving the growth of the RFoF market for the civil vertical.

RF-over-Fiber Market

APAC accounted for the largest share of the global RF over fiber market in 2017. The demand for RFoF products in this region is largely driven by the increased demand for higher bandwidth data services from a large number of smartphone users in this region, particularly in China and India. These 2 countries are among the largest adopters of smartphones, and the consumption of mobile data is also significantly high in India and China. The increasing government projects and infrastructure developments for the expansion of networks such as FTTH, FTTC, and FTTB will also drive the demand for RFoF products in Asia Pacific. The increasing expenditure on smart devices and the growing use of internet applications, such as video streaming, data transfer, IoT, and OTT content, have led to the growth of the RFoF market in APAC. APAC is estimated to exhibit the highest growth rate in the RF over fiber market during the forecast period.

One of the key restraining factors for the market is the high installation cost of RFoF products. This report describes drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges pertaining to the RF over fiber market. In addition, it analyzes the current market scenario and forecasts the market till 2023, including the market segmentation based on component, frequency band, application, vertical, and geography.

A few major companies operating in the RF over fiber market are Finisar (US), HUBER+SUHNER (Switzerland), Emcore (US), Gooch & Housego (UK), Seikoh Giken (Japan), Apic Corporation (US), DEV Systemtechnik (Germany), Foxcom (Jerusalem), Glenair (US), Optical Zonu (US), and Vialite Communication (UK). These companies have developed innovative products that can be served in the RF over fiber market.

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