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This forecast focuses on the market for high-speed optical components. It includes 100G, 200G, and 400G+ transceivers and active and passive discrete devices. In addition to data rate, other detailed breakdowns include market segment, form factor, and optical reach.


  • Even though the short-term OC market dynamics have been in flux, demand for 100G-and-above datacom transceivers has remained high. Sales of these products are expected to grow from $4.4bn in 2018 to $10.1bn in 2024, a six-year CAGR of 15%.

Features and Benefits

  • This forecast identifies both telecom and datacom high-speed markets detailing dynamics that are driving their growth. It evaluates the current markets and shows their progression.
  • Six-year forecasts identify the optical transceiver variants that will be successful in the market and those that will be in decline.

Key questions answered

  • What are the drivers enabling the high-speed OC market for the next six years? How will these drivers be implemented in solutions to the market?
  • What optical transceiver variants will win in the market? How does optical reach play into what specific products are developed?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: High-Speed OC Forecast: 2019–24

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