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This forecast is based on the Total OC Forecast: 2014–20, with additional detail for 40G and 100G optical components used in telecom and datacom networks. We expect 40G and 100G OC demand to grow at a 20% CAGR, from $5.0bn in 2014 to $15.2bn in 2020.


  • Demand for 100G DWDM modules is a strong revenue driver, but demand for client-side and datacom is stronger.

Features and Benefits

  • Identify the components leading the 100G revenue expansion.
  • Learn which multi-source agreement drives the 100G datacom market.

Key questions answered

  • How fast will the market adopt 100G multimode and single-mode solutions for data center applications?
  • Which multi-source agreement drives the 100G single-mode solution?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: 40G and 100G OC Forecast Spreadsheet: 2014–20


  • Further reading
  • Author

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