(PRWEB UK) 11 February 2013
The global optical amplifier market at $900 million in 2012 is anticipated to reach $2.8 billion by 2019. Growth is driven by the availability of high speed processors and component devices that support increased speed and traffic on the optical networks.
The report ‘Optical Amplifiers: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019’ states that the optical amplifier markets are driven by the availability of 100 Gbps (gigabit ethernet) devices and the vast increases in Internet traffic. Internet traffic growth comes from a variety of sources, not the least of which 1.6 billion new smart phones sold per year. Smartphone market growth is causing the need for investment in backhaul and cell tower technology.