Packet-OTN sales doubled in NA as carriers responded to COVID-19, and shipments of 400Gbps+ ports doubled YoY as Chinese equipment companies entered production.
North American Incumbent optical spending was up almost 50% YoY while Wholesale, Cable/MSO, and Cloud spending all declined this quarter.
Vendors generally claimed a 5-10% reduction in sales due to COVID-19 operational issues this quarter. While demand increased, the inability to get parts, manufacture equipment, and deliver to end customers reduced sales in all areas.
Overview and analysis of Nokia’s fifth generation of coherent DSPs, the PSE-Vs, and PSE-Vc.
Nokia launched it’s 5th generation coherent solution. This includes new PSE-5 DSPs, new CSTAR silicon photonics from its Elenion acquisition, and pluggable CFP2-DCO and QSFP-288DD pluggable modules.
Vendor summary reports focus on the most recent quarterly financial results and items of interest for select vendors. This report covers Nokia’s 1Q20 results.
Cloud & Colo optical spending growth cooled in the 4th quarter but still led growth for the year with Ciena as market share leader. North American Incumbent and Cable/MSO optical spending came back strong in the 4th quarter.
Compact Modular sales growth slowed in North America in the 4th quarter, but sales growth outside of NA was exceptionally strong and total worldwide sales grew nearly 50% year-over-year.
This report finalizes our full optical equipment market share analysis and includes updated forecasts for the industry through 2024.
Vendor summary reports focus on the most recent quarterly financial results and items of interest for select vendors. This report covers Nokia’s 4Q19 results.
Cisco held a major launch event to communicate that the company is reorienting its focus to changing network architectures and customers. The deeper message was one of cultural changes at Cisco.
An update to October’s State of 5th Generation Optics report based on recent developments at Ciena and Infinera.
Cloud & Colo led growth in North America, up 45% this quarter. Ciena increased its market share to over 50% in 3Q19.
200G coherent shipments from China exceeded forecasts, worldwide shipments of 100G coherent ports will now decline until lower-cost alternatives emerge.
This report finalizes our full optical equipment market share analysis and includes updated forecasts for the industry through 2023.
Vendor summary reports focus on the most recent quarterly financial results and items of interest for select vendors. This report covers Nokia’s 3Q19 results.
In this report, we survey recent coherent optical progress and provide an overview of the market status of 5th generation coherent optics.
Hosted in Dublin this year, ECOC 2019 offered three days of interaction with primarily component companies. Equipment and service provider attendance was minimal, although a handful did make the trip to the component-centric show.
Incumbent spending grew in every region, Cloud & Colo spending growth slowed, and Cable & MSO sales declined.
The Cignal AI 3rd quarter 2019 (3Q19) Optical Hardware market share tracker is now active. The tracker gives clients a real-time view of market results as they are released.