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Powering 5G services: Telcos may spend up to $2.5 billion on optical fibres

5G, fibre-to-home, Bharat Net will lead to demand surge in next 3-4 yrs

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Optical Fibre Cable | Telecom | 5G service in India

Surajeet Das Gupta  |  New Delhi 



Optical fibre cable
Demand for OFC to go up two to three times annually and could hit 60 million km fibre

(OFC) manufacturers are bracing to meet a multifold increase in fiberisation, aggressively tap global markets to power services, and cope with demand from fibre-to-the home (FTTH) fixed broadband. Telcos estimate that they will be spending anything between $1.5- 2.5 billion in India on OFC in the next three to four years. Global demand, with prices firming up due to and FTTH roll out, will go up from $9.2 billion (502 million fibre kilometres) in 2021 to over $12 billion (610 million fibre kilometres) by 2024 - a CAGR of 10 per cent.

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First Published: Mon, September 26 2022. 22:46 IST

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