Frequently Asked Questions
The global RF-over-fiber market was valued at USD 0.55 Billion in 2022.
The RF-over-fiber market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.50% between 2023 and 2030, reaching USD 1.11 Billion in 2030.
Transceivers is the leading segment by module, holding over 43% share in value in 2022.
The L band segment governs the demand for RF over-fibers globally, holding a massive share of over 80% in 2022.
The civil segment is expected to post the highest CAGR during the forecast period.
Asia Pacific is fueling the growth of the RF-over-fiber industry, with an over one-third share in 2022.
The top players include Broadcom, EMCORE Corporation, APIC Corporation, Optical Zonu Corp, Gooch & Housego PLC, ViaLite, Global Invacom, HUBER+SUHNER, Glenair, SEIKOH GIKEN CO., LTD., II-VI Incorporated, DEV Systemtechnik GmbH, Octane Wireless, Syntonics LLC, Intelibs, Inc., ETL Systems Ltd, Narda-MITEQ, Olabs Technology Company Limited, RFOptic Ltd., Elkay, MicroComp Nordic AB, Microwave Photonic Systems, Inc., among others.
The major market drivers are the telecommunications sector is propelled by rising demand for broadband services and big data management. The number of linked devices is steadily increasing with the increase in device connectivity and usage. In the world’s developing economies, the telecommunications business is expanding quickly.
The major market restraints are the expensive initial investment needed to create the infrastructure, which can impact consumer spending and may hamper the market.
The incorporation of the expanding 5G and 6G infrastructure globally and the growing demand for RFOF in defense applications are the major opportunities in the RF-over-fiber industry.