Global Dark Fiber Market, By Type (Single Mode Fiber, Multimode Fiber), Network Type (Metro, Long Haul), Material (Glass, Plastic), End User (Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Telecommunication Industry, BFSI Industry, IT Enabled Services, Military and Aerospace Industry, Oil and Gas Industry, Healthcare Industry, Railway Industry, Others) - Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029
Market Analysis and Size
In recent years, a rise in need for high-speed data is being witnessed due to the increased application of video services, online gaming and TV-on-demand. Fiber technology is being deployed among consumers for better performance output, and shift toward smaller, multi-fiber and more efficient connections.
Global Dark Fiber Market was valued at USD 5.10 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 12.18 billion by 2029, registering a CAGR of 11.50% during the forecast period of 2022-2029. Communication accounts for the largest end-use industry segment in the respective market owing to the rise in the number of internet users. In addition to the market insights such as market value, growth rate, market segments, geographical coverage, market players, and market scenario, the market report curated by the Data Bridge Market Research team also includes in-depth expert analysis, import/export analysis, pricing analysis, production consumption analysis, and pestle analysis.
Dark fibers, also called unlit fibers, refer to the unused optical fibers that are generally available for use in fiber-optic communication. This type of fiber are considered the potential network capacity of telecommunication.
Report Scope and Market Segmentation
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2019 - 2014)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Type (Single Mode Fiber, Multimode Fiber, Step-index Multimode Fiber, Graded-index Multimode Fiber), Network Type (Metro, Long Haul), Material (Glass, Plastic), End User (Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Telecommunication Industry, BFSI Industry, IT Enabled Services, Military and Aerospace Industry, Oil and Gas Industry, Healthcare Industry, Railway Industry, Others)
U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Israel, Egypt, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.
Market Players Covered
TE Connectivity (Switzerland), Corning Incorporated (US), Molex (US), Amphenol Corporation (US), Infinite Electronics International, Inc. (US), Hitachi Information & Telecommunication Engineering, Ltd (Japan), Radiall (France), Delaire USA (US), Belden Inc. (US), Panduit (US), HIROSE ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (Japan), Ratioplast-Electronics (Germany), RS COMPONENTS PTE LTD (UK), 3M (US), Nexans (France), LEONI AG (Germany), Glenair, Inc. (US), Extron (US), and CommScope (US), among others
Dark Fiber Market Dynamics
This section deals with understanding the market drivers, advantages, opportunities, restraints and challenges. All of this is discussed in detail as below:
- Adoption of Fiber Optic Technology
The rise in the adoption of fiber optic technology across the globe is one of the major factors driving the growth of dark fiber market. The increase in the preference toward high bandwidth communication and expansion of healthcare sector have a positive impact on the market.
- Government Initiatives
The rise in the government funding for telecommunication infrastructure development accelerate the market growth. Government is investing in research for upgrading and enlarging the solicitation frontiers. Also, rise in awareness of the benefits of technology further drives the market growth.
- Military and Aerospace Applications
The high usage of fiber optic technology in military and aerospace, and railway application due to the increasing adoption of Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) further influence the market. The optical connector technology is used in military for a wide variety of sea, space, ground and air solicitations, such as ground support systems and avionics testing equipment modules in fighter planes.
Additionally, rapid urbanization, change in lifestyle, surge in investments and increased consumer spending positively impact the dark fiber market.
Furthermore, mergers and acquisitions, undertaken by the benefactors of the telecommunication and network service providers extend profitable opportunities to the market players in the forecast period of 2022 to 2029. Also, need for heavy data handling in manufacturing and logistics sectors will further expand the market.
On the other hand, risks associated with the installation are expected to obstruct market growth. Also, lack of proper monitoring systems is projected to challenge the dark fiber market in the forecast period of 2022-2029.
This dark fiber market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localized market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on dark fiber market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
COVID-19 Impact on Dark Fiber Market
The COVID-19 had a negative impact on the dark fiber market owing to the strict lockdowns and social distancing to contain the spread of the virus. The economic uncertainty, partial shutdown of the business and low consumer confidence impacted demand dark fiber market technology. The supply chain got hampered during the pandemic along with delay logistics activities. However, the dark fiber market is expected to regain its pace during the post pandemic scenario due to the easing on the restrictions.
Global Dark Fiber Market Scope and Market Size
The dark fiber market is segmented on the basis of type, network type, material, and end user. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meager growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Single Mode Fiber
- Multimode Fiber
- Step-index Multimode Fiber
- Graded-index Multimode Fiber
- Long Haul
- Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Telecommunication Industry
- BFSI Industry
- IT Enabled Services
- Military and Aerospace Industry
- Oil and Gas Industry
- Healthcare Industry
- Railway Industry
- Factory Automation
Dark Fiber Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The dark fiber market is analysed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, type, network type, material, and end user as referenced above.
The countries covered in the dark fiber market report are U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Israel, Egypt, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.
North America dominates the dark fiber market because of high adoption of advanced technologies within the region.
Asia-Pacific is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period of 2022 to 2029 because of the expansion of IT and telecommunication sector, and high penetration rate of the manufacturing sector in the region.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in regulation in the market domestically that impacts the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Dark Fiber Market
The fiber optics market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to fiber optics market.
Some of the major players operating in fiber optics market are
- TE Connectivity (Switzerland)
- Corning Incorporated (US)
- Molex (US)
- Amphenol Corporation (US)
- Infinite Electronics International, Inc. (US)
- Hitachi Information & Telecommunication Engineering, Ltd (Japan)
- Radiall (France)
- Delaire USA (US)
- Belden Inc. (US)
- Panduit (US)
- HIROSE ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (Japan)
- Ratioplast-Electronics (Germany)
- RS COMPONENTS PTE LTD (UK)
- 3M (US)
- Nexans (France)
- LEONI AG (Germany)
- Glenair, Inc. (US)
- Extron (US)
- CommScope (US)
Research Methodology: Global Dark Fiber Market
Data collection and base year analysis is done using data collection modules with large sample sizes. The market data is analyzed and estimated using market statistical and coherent models. Also market share analysis and key trend analysis are the major success factors in the market report. To know more please request an analyst call or can drop down your enquiry.
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