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Dark Fiber Network Operators in the US: Market Research Report

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Dark Fiber Network Operators Market Research Report | Technology | Industrial-Use Software | Nov 2013

Dark side: Continued broadband use and renewed corporate profit will strengthen demand

IBISWorld’s Dark Fiber Network Operators market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Level 3 Level 3 market share
Quanta Services Quanta Services market share
Zayo Zayo market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 08-13
7.2%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
1,863
Businesses
164
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Dark side

Despite a marginal setback during the recession, the Dark Fiber Network Operators industry has maintained strong growth, due to growing broadband use. Expanding broadband connections and rebounding corporate profit will continue to support revenue growth in the next five years. Further, industry players are engaging in strategic acquisitions to gain a competitive edge.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Dark Fiber Network Operators industry is in the growth stage of its economic life cycle; this stage is characterized by increases in geographical markets served by industry operators and consistent improvements in industry-specific technology. Industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 6.2% during the 10 years to 2018. In contrast, US GDP is projected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.1% during the same period. These figures signify that the industry's share of the US economy is increasing.

While the number of industry participants is shrinking at a projected annualized rate of 1.3% over the 10 years to 2018, the size of dark fiber networks is actually increasing... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Dark Fiber Network Operators Industry?

This industry primarily leases unlit (unused) direct fiber-optic networks to third-party organizations. The industry excludes companies that primarily provide lit services and proprietary and traditional cable operators.

Industry Products
Short-haul servicesLong-haul servicesFiber-to-tower servicesColocation and regeneration facilities
 
Industry Activities
Providing long-haul servicesProviding short-haul servicesProviding fiber-to-tower servicesProviding colocation and regeneration services


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