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The subsea optoelectronics market grew 7.6% on a sequential rolling 4-quarter (4Q) basis, driven both by new cable builds and the SLTE upgrade market, reaching $968m on a rolling 4-quarter (4Q) basis for 3Q16.


  • Ovum has expanded our market coverage. In this inaugural expanded report, Ovum has added regional granularity and SLTE and subsea amplification product segments.

Features and Benefits

  • Highlights the major events and drivers behind the market results.
  • Highlights both an expanded regional and product segmentation breakdown.

Key questions answered

  • What is the market share of the leading vendors by region?
  • What is the market share of the leading vendors by subsea product category?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view

3Q16 results

  • The market has doubled in the last two years

Market share

  • Top five vendors posted sequential growth

Market share changes

  • Nokia leads subsea optoelectronics market share

Vendor highlights

  • Product and market highlights to 3Q16

Regional analysis

  • Asia-Pacific and EMEA retained the top two spots, while North America and SCA drove the growth

Product-level analysis

  • Segment overview: technology-level analysis


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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