Wavelength Division Multiplexer Market - Global Industry Analysis

Wavelength Division Multiplexer Market

Wavelength Division Multiplexer Market by Multiplexer Type (Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexer (CWDM) and (DWDM) Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexer) Market for IT & Telecommunication, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Financial Services and Other Industry Verticals by Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa): Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2020-2028

Published Date: 11-Apr-2018 Category: Technology & Media Report Format : PDF Pages: 110 Report Code: ZMR-2763 Status : Published

Global wavelength division multiplexer market expected to reach USD 5.43 billion in 2028, growing at a CAGR of slightly above 6.9% between 2020 and 2028. Wavelength Division Multiplexing is a technique in fiber optic communications that enables the use of multiple light wavelengths to send data over the same medium.

Wavelength Division Multiplexer Market


The report covers forecast and analysis for the wavelength division multiplexer market on a global and regional level. The study provides historic data along with a forecast from 2020 to 2028 based on revenue (USD Billion). The study includes drivers and restraints for the wavelength division multiplexer market along with the impact they have on the demand over the forecast period. Additionally, the report includes the study of opportunities available in the wavelength division multiplexer market on a global level.

This report offers comprehensive coverage on global wavelength division multiplexer market along with, market trends, drivers, and restraints of the wavelength division multiplexer market. This report includes a detailed competitive scenario and product portfolio of key vendors. To understand the competitive landscape in the market, an analysis of Porter’s five forces model for the market has also been included. The study encompasses a market attractiveness analysis, wherein all segments are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness. This report is prepared using data sourced from in-house databases, secondary and primary research team of industry experts.

The study provides a decisive view on the wavelength division multiplexer market by segmenting the market based on multiplexer type, industry verticals, and regions. All the segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends and the market is estimated from 2020 to 2028. Based on multiplexer type, the segmentation is Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexer (CWDM) and (DWDM) Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexer. On the basis of industry verticals, the segmentation is IT & telecommunication, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services and others. The regional segmentation includes the current and forecast demand for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. Each region has been further segmented into countries such as the U.S., UK, France, Germany, China, India, Japan, and Brazil.

The report covers detailed competitive outlook including the market share and company profiles of the key participants operating in the global wavelength division multiplexer market such as Fujitsu Ltd., Infinera Corporation, ZTE, Ciena Corporation, ADTRAN Inc., Aliathon Technology Ltd., Alcatel-Lucent, and ADVA Optical Networking SE amongst others.

The report segments global wavelength division multiplexer market as follows:

Wavelength Division Multiplexer Market: Multiplexer Type Segment Analysis

  • Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexer (CWDM)
  • Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexer (DWDM)

Wavelength Division Multiplexer Market: Industry Verticals segment

  • IT & Telecommunication
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Others

Wavelength Division Multiplexer Market: Regional segment analysis

  • North America
    • The U.S.
  • Europe
    • UK
    • France
    • Germany
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East and Africa

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Free Analysis

Wavelength Division Multiplexer (WDM) is a technology in fiber optics communications which multiplexes a number of optical carrier signals onto a single optical fiber by using wavelengths of laser light. This technology allows sending data over the same medium, i.e. it enables bidirectional communications over a single strand of fiber. A multiplexer is used at the transmitter end for multiplexing several signals from different optical fibers on a single optical fiber. Wavelength division multiplexers are the fundamental building blocks for a high capacity optical communications network.

The tremendous rise in internet usage both by commercial and residential users forced the operators to meet the growing demand for bandwidth. To meet this demand optical fibers are deployed and optical fiber network is established in order to yield maximum capacity by the operators. Thus WDM emerged as a new technology which uses less expensive transmitters and there is no need for temperature stabilization. One of the important factors driving this market is the low cost per bit of data transfer. Due to increasing demand for high-speed data transfer, WDMs are anticipated to be widely adopted globally. As they have the capacity to transfer data over multiple terabits per second over thousands of kilometers; network service providers are highly adopting WDMs for fiber optics network. Rising investments on advanced network infrastructure and increase in cloud data center traffic are anticipated to be the drivers for this market. Further, rising IP traffic and bandwidth demands are expected to create numerous opportunities in this market. One of the factors that are expected to hamper the growth of wavelength division multiplexer market is the cost related to dark fiber network in the ground. Dark Fiber is the term used for unused optical fiber network infrastructure laid down during cabling.

Segmentation of WDM market is based on the type of multiplexer, industry verticals, and region. On the basis of the type of multiplexer, the segmentation is Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexer (CWDM) and Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexer (DWDM). Coarse WDM refers to the multiplexing of less variety of signals on the single glass fiber. It delivers multiplexing of up to 16 channels on one glass fiber. Whereas, Dense WDM offers to multiplex of a huge variety of carrier signals as compared to coarse WDM; this sort of electronic device generally provides multiplexing of over 40 channels on a single glass fiber. Based on industry verticals, the segmentation is IT & telecom, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, and others. Further, regional segmentation includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa.

Some of the major players operating in this market are Ciena Corporation, ADTRAN Inc., ADVA Optical Networking SE, Aliathon Technology Ltd., Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei Technologies, Fujitsu Ltd., Infinera Corporation, ZTE, and Cisco Systems, Inc. amongst others.

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