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Fibre-Optic Cable Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Fibre-Optic Cable Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C27.310 | Sep 2016

Peak performance: Strong investment from the public and private sectors supports growth

IBISWorld’s Fibre-Optic Cable Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Brand-Rex Ltd Brand-Rex Ltd market share
CommScope Connectivity UK Ltd CommScope Connectivity UK Ltd market share
Prysmian Group Prysmian Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry produces various types of fibre-optic cables, including single-mode optical cables, multi-mode optical cables and plastic optical fibre cables. International trade has a significant influence on the performance of the industry, with imports satisfying over 45% of domestic demand and exports accounting for approximately one-third of industry revenue.

Industry revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.8% over the five years through 2016-17, supported by heavy investment in superfast broadband networks by telecommunications companies. Investments made by the government have also supported growth. Meanwhile, demand from other downstream industries, such as TV broadcasters, has broadly improved over the past five years, further supporting growth... purchase to read more

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The Fibre-Optic Cable Manufacturing industry demonstrates a low level of market share concentration, with the four largest players contributing approximately 23% of total industry revenue. The industry is relatively fragmented and there are many small operators. IBISWorld estimates that over 70% firms currently employ fewer than 20 staff. However, market share concentration varies depending on product and market segments.

The level of market share concentration is expected to have increased over the past five years due to industry exits and some consolidation activity. Larger fibre-optic cable manufacturers can spread their fixed costs over a larger sales base. The.. purchase to read more


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What is the Fibre-Optic Cable Manufacturing Industry?

This industry produces fibre-optic cables that are used to transmit data and live images. The manufacture of glass fibres, strands, optical cable sets or assemblies with connectors is excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
Single-mode optical cableMulti-mode optical cablePlastic optical fibre cable
Industry Activities
single-mode optical cablesmulti-mode optical cables plastic optical fibre cables

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