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Optical Transreceivers Market

Market Insights on Optical Transreceivers covering sales outlook, demand forecast & up-to-date key trends

Optical Transreceivers Market by Form Factor (SFF & SFP, CFP, QSFP, XFP, CXP, Others), Fiber Type (Single Mode Fiber, Multimode Fiber), Data Rate (Less than 10 Gbps, 10 Gbps to 40 Gbps, 41 Gbps to 100 Gbps, More than 100 Gbps), Application (Telecommunications, Data Centers, Enterprises) & Region – Forecast to 2022 – 2032

Optical Transreceivers Market Snapshot

The Optical Transreceivers market value is projected to reach US$ 32,124.3 Mn in 2032. The growing demand from telecommunication sector coupled with increasing number of data centres across the globe are prominent drivers of the optical transreceivers market.

According to FMI, the Optical Transreceivers Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 8,741.7 Mn in 2022 and is projected to increase at a CAGR of 13.9% in the forecast period from 2022 to 2032.

Market Size (2021)

US$ 7,674.9 Mn

Market Size 2022

US$ 8,741.7 Mn

Market Size 2032

US$ 32,124.3 Mn

Value CAGR (2022-2032)


The global market of optical transreceivers has experienced significant growth as a result of rising investments in optical devices and the quick advancement of optical communication in recent years.

The devices used in optical communication to transmit important information via various communication channels, including the ethernet, are known as optical transreceivers. These are capable of handling all video traffic, storage, data and voice whether they are used to link racks together, the bottom of the rack to the top. Like any corporate network, it is also utilised to combine the two data centres. Space savings and the absence of a separate transmitter and receiver are the basic advantage provided by the optical transreceivers.

The evolution of optical equipment and the connecting methods to data centre modules are closely intertwined. These elements influence the potential number of optical transreceivers required in the data centre. The utilisation of applications like cloud computing and 5G demands for higher cost investment, due to which various datacenter equipment migrates at higher rates.

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Historic Market Outlook for Optical Transreceivers

The analysis of Optical Transreceivers demand from 2017 to 2021 showed a historical growth rate of less than 9.5% CAGR, with the moderate expansion of telecommunication services and rising number of data centres that mainly drives the optical transreceivers market globally.

The COVID-19 pandemic initially caused recessionary downturns in the form of decreased demand and sales, store closures, and temporary pauses in the manufacturing cycle, which temporarily shattered growth expectations. These days, people spend their entire days at home, engaging with one another via telecommunication services. Additionally, many individuals work from home, which is propelling the growth of the telecom industry.

The market for optical transreceivers benefited indirectly from the Covid-19. However, industrial production activity in significant markets has resumed after flattening of infection curves in 2022. As a result, FMI’s Optical Transreceivers Market demand projection predicts a CAGR of 13.9% by 2032.

What are the Various Factors Driving the Optical Transreceivers Market?

Optical Transceiver is an essential component to transform optical (light) signals into electrical signals and electrical signals into optical signal. Since the introduction of CFP module, several technological developments have resulted in the development of compact form factors. Due to the need for extended reach and high data transmission speeds in data centres and various demanding enterprises, port density has increased and power consumption has become more efficient.

The transreceivers market has seen significant growth with cost effective products provided by well-known companies like Broadcom (US), Lumentum (US), and Accelink (China). Few products introduced in optical transceiver market are Low-cost optical transceiver modules(SFF) used in data center applications, optical transceiver modules(SFP+) used in metro networks and multi-channel 100/400G optical transreceivers used for datacom applications.

Manufacturers of optical transreceivers are focusing mostly on Research & development activities to support different applications in the metro network data centre interconnect, protracted applications, and others that demands optical transreceivers to be fully compliant with the complex network.

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Which Factors May Hinder the Optical Transreceivers Market Growth?

There are multiple levels in data centre networks, including the core, spine (distribution layer), and leaf (access layer). These layers are dispersed using transreceivers. The receiver units of transreceivers may encounter delayed data packet deliveries because the switches at these levels are regularly overloaded with data traffic. To enable compatibility and free up more space inside the network, there is a requirement for more compact form factors.

The current network architecture is fragmented and prioritizes collaborative consumer-centric approaches over the expansion of individual domains. To reduce network complexity, which hinders the expansion of the optical transceiver market, businesses must adopt a creative and network-oriented strategy.

Another aspect that can limit market growth is the rising cost of investment required for optical cable networking. While, it is predicted that throughout the forecast period, the expansion of VoIP, LTE, and 5G networks will offer profitable chances for the evolution of the optical transceiver market.

What is the Regional Analysis of Optical Transreceivers Market Share?

The market is divided into North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia & Pacific, Middle East, and Africa based on the geographical study. In the historic period, North America and Asia-Pacific both had strong market shares, however when considering the forecast period, Asia-Pacific is expected to grow at the fastest rate.

The market growth in the Asia-Pacific region is mostly driven by the ongoing developments in communication technologies. For a broad variety of telecom applications, including inter-city, intra-city, FTTx, and mobile cellular systems, telecom network operators in the area have laid fibre. Major corporations in the market are also considerably boosting the market growth through massive R&D investments.

Europe follows North America in terms of the revenue for optical transreceivers market. Europe adopted 100G transreceivers more easily and quickly and over the next few years, there will be a considerable increase in demand for optical transreceivers across Europe and North America as a result of the combined use of 100G and 40G modules.

A growing need for 100G equipment in China is expected to make it the optical transreceivers fastest-growing market in East Asia. Another factor that is anticipated to fuel revenue expansion in the East Asian optical transceiver market in the near future is Updation of communication network present in this specific region.

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Market Competition

Key players operating in the Optical Transreceivers market include II-VI Incorporated, Broadcom Inc., Arista Networks Inc., Fujitsu Optical Components Limited, Accelink Technologies, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., NEC Corporation, ZTE Corporation, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Eoptolink, Applied Optoelectronics, Infinera, Perle Systems, Cisco Systems, Inc., Fiber Optic Communications, Inc. (FOCI).

The optical transreceivers market is highly competitive and fragmented as a result of the presence of numerous rivals who have a significant impact on the industry in terms of R&D and consolidation operations. Key market players are enhancing their regional and worldwide product networks through the introduction of new products, joint ventures, and partnerships with significant industry players.

  • In July 2021, Next-generation integrated devices were developed in collaboration between Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd. and Fujitsu Optical Components Limited. By merging their respective technological strengths, Furukawa Electric and Fujitsu aim to create high-performance components for next-generation communication networks in order to deal with the astronomical growth in communications traffic and the need for lower power consumption.
  • At ECOC in September 2018, Finisar launched a package that includes the industry's first 64 Gbaud coherent integrated assembly and a 400G QSFP-DD DR4 transceiver for data centre applications.

Scope of the Report



Growth Rate

CAGR of 13.90% from 2022 to 2032

Base Year for Estimation


Historical Data


Forecast Period


Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, Volume in Units and CAGR from 2022-2032

Report Coverage

Revenue Forecast, Volume Forecast, Company Ranking, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Trends and Pricing Analysis

Segments Covered

  • Form Factor
  • Fiber Type
  • Data Rate
  • Application
  • Region

Regions Covered

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia & Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa

Key Countries Covered

  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • France
  • UK
  • Spain
  • Benelux
  • Russia
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • India
  • ANZ
  • GCC Countries
  • Turkey
  • South Africa
  • North Africa

Key Companies Profiled

  • II-VI Incorporated
  • Accelink Technologies
  • Arista Networks Inc.
  • Broadcom Inc.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Fujitsu Optical Components Limited
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • NEC Corporation
  • ZTE Corporation
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries
  • Applied Optoelectronics
  • Infinera
  • Eoptolink
  • Perle Systems
  • Fiber Optic Communications, Inc. (FOCI)

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Key Segments Profiled in the Optical Transreceivers Market Report Optical Transreceivers Market

By Form Factor, Optical Transreceivers Market is segmented as:

  • SFF & SFP
  • CFP
  • QSFP
  • XFP
  • CXP
  • Others

By Fiber Type, Optical Transreceivers Market is segmented as:

  • Single Mode Fiber
  • Multimode Fiber

By Data Rate, Optical Transreceivers Market is segmented as:

  • Less than 10 Gbps
  • 10 Gbps to 40 Gbps
  • 41 Gbps to 100 Gbps
  • More than 100 Gbps

By Application, Optical Transreceivers Market is segmented as:

  • Telecommunications
  • Data Centers
  • Enterprises

By Region, Optical Transreceivers Market is segmented as:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • South Asia & Pacific
  • East Asia
  • Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions

In 2021, the value of the Optical Transreceivers Market reached over US$ 7,674.9 Mn.

During the forecast period, the Optical Transreceivers Market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 13.90% during 2022-2032.

The Optical Transreceivers Market is projected to reach US$ 32,124.3 Mn by the end of 2032.

Asia-Pacific region is projected to lead the Optical Transreceivers Market in the forecast period.

The key players operating in the Optical Transreceivers market are II-VI Incorporated, Accelink Technologies, Arista Networks Inc., Broadcom Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc. and Fujitsu Optical Components Limited.

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