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Silicon Photonics (SiPh) has progressed and has now become mainstream in the communications industry. The SiPh transceiver market has become substantial and is growing in market share of the total OC transceiver market.


  • Silicon Photonics (SiPh) has been a promising technology for more than 20 years. Now it has become mainstream in both the datacom and telecom sectors. SiPh transceivers already account for approximately 24% of the revenue of the overall transceiver market. Ovum expects this to grow to nearly 40% by 2024.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the SiPh transceiver market, analyzes the technology, and compares the market to the overall transceiver market.
  • IIdentifies SiPh as a key enabling technology for the progression of the optical networking market for both datacom and telecom applications.

Key questions answered

  • Why has SiPh has progressed to become mainstream in the communications industry?
  • How is SiPh impacting the transceiver market and why it is doing so?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Market application space

  • SiPh market size


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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