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CIR is a long-time provider of industry analysis and market forecasting of the optical networking value chain having issued hundreds of reports and analysis pieces on all aspects of optical networks and devices from the core of the network to the enterprise and data center. Our focus remains on the the latest wave of optical networking; networks operating up to the Terabit level, encompassing all elements down to the components level.

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Active Optical Cabling Market to Potentially Reach $1.9 billion by 2024, says New CIR Report

May 18, 2020

Crozet, Virginia: Communications Industry Researchers (CIR), has just issued a new report stating that revenues from active optical cables (AOCs) will reach $1.9 billion by 2024 compared to $954 million in 2020. This doubling in market size will be due to the rush to deploy 100G links in data centers and the likelihood that 2020 […]

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