Dark side: Continued broadband use and renewed corporate profit will strengthen demand
The Dark Fiber Network Operators market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
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 Analysis Chapter
Performance for the Dark Fiber Network Operators industry has surged alongside mounting bandwidth needs and shrinking lease costs. Dark fiber refers to optical fiber that is currently not activated or connected to telecommunications transmission equipment. The growing prevalence of broadband connections has increased demand for data transfers, especially from telecommunications and internet-based companies. As such, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 7.2% to $1.0 billion over the five years to 2013... purchase to read more
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.
Short-haul servicesLong-haul servicesFiber-to-tower servicesColocation and regeneration facilities
Providing long-haul servicesProviding short-haul servicesProviding fiber-to-tower servicesProviding colocation and regeneration services