GVR Report cover Hybrid Fiber Optic Connectors Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Hybrid Fiber Optic Connectors Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application (Telecom, Oil & Gas, Military & Aerospace, Medical, Railway), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Report ID: GVR-1-68038-675-2
  • Number of Pages: 90
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2014 - 2016
  • Industry: Technology

Industry Insights

The global hybrid fiber optic connectors market in terms of size was valued at, USD 550.0 million in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 1,067.8 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 7.7% from 2017 to 2025. Further, the connectors demand was estimated to be 8,349.6 thousand units in 2016 and is expected to reach 19,847.7 thousand units by 2025.

The market is anticipated to witness significant growth prospects, attributable to the growing demand for spark-free, safer media for use in precarious surroundings, such as aircraft fuel cells or other applications where volatile gasses might be present provides avenues for industry growth. Furthermore, the need for enhanced optical performance and supplemental attributes such as operating conditions, mechanical and environmental constraints, maintenance plans, and reliability requirements, are expected to impel the market demand over the next few years. 

U.S. hybrid fiber optic connector market

The demand for high-performance connectors is increasing in order to assure adequate optical, mechanical, and environmental performance in various industries, such as military & aerospace, oil & gas, and railways, amongst others. These connectors are primarily used in extreme conditions and surroundings as they possess features such as resistance to dirt or dust, chemical, submersion, vibration, and humidity.

Fiber optic component designers and associated fiber cable fabricators play a significant role in research and development to offer novel technologies. Designers create new revenue streams for fiber optic manufacturing companies by focusing on the enhancement of functional competencies of fiber optics and connector systems as well as forming alliances with designers and assembly & testing corporations to ensure their supply volumes. Leading players vertically integrate across the entire supply chain to achieve adequacy, increase revenue, and create a competitive edge.

End-use Insights

The hybrid fiber optic connectors find major applications in the end-use verticals such as healthcare, BSFI, law, retail, advertising & media, automotive and transportation, agriculture, manufacturing, and others. Further, based on military & aerospace applications, the market has been segmented into secure communication, weapon system, surveillance system, optical computing, UAV, and military vehicle sensing applications.

hybrid fiber optic connector market

The military & aerospace application segment dominated the market in 2016, in terms of revenue. For the majority of verticals, hybrid fiber optic connector technology signifies a large segment of the network infrastructure and database management system throughout the centralized substructure.

The oil & gas application segment has been segmented into material sensing, high bandwidth communications, and other associated applications. While, the railway application segment is further segregated into railway maintenance, speed monitoring, and dynamic load calculation application segments.

The oil & gas, industrial, automotive, and railway application segments are anticipated to witness significant growth rates, attributable to their growing adoption in dynamic manufacturing and material sensing-based application-grounds. Additionally, these end-use industries also demand to interconnect systems to operate efficiently in rugged environments and are keenly adopting hybrid connectors and adapters.

Regional Insights

Based on regions, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and the Middle East & Africa (MEA) geographies. The manufacturers across the globe are capitalizing supplemental efforts and emphasize on delivering a quality product which is durable, reliable, and is capable of more processing with a consistent throughput

In 2016, North America governed the global hybrid fiber optic connectors market in terms of revenue, owing to a strong technical adoption base, the presence of leading players in the region, and as a result of the availability of high government funding. The region is anticipated to dominate the market over the forecast period. Furthermore, the espousal of fusion-metal resources in countries, such as the U.S. and Canada, are significantly contributing to the regional market growth.

Contemporary hybrid connectors are designed in a manner to withstand extreme climatic conditions, strong cable pulls & stretches, twists, crush, and water immersion, due to which the market for hybrid connectors is likely to exhibit significant growth over the estimated period. The technology witnesses a considerable demand across railways, oil & gas, and military & aerospace applications owing to a number of prominent features, such as stainless steel constructions, and aluminum make in consort with custom anodized finishing 

The regional markets in Asia Pacific and South America region are anticipated to witness notable growth over the forecast period. Asia Pacific region is poised to exhibit the highest CAGR of more than 9% over the forecast period. The sustainable rise in technological development and incorporation of modern manufacturing practices specifically in the lower developing countries in the Asia Pacific region is anticipated to induce the demand for the incorporation of the hybrid technology to go up.

Hybrid Fiber Optic Connectors Market Share Insight

Hybrid fiber optic connector’s marketplace provides outstanding opportunities for investment firms; key industry participants with stable financial and enhanced macro-environments are foreseen to engage in increased M&A activities in years to come. The key industry participants include Amphenol Corporation, Diamond SA, Hirose Electric Company, LEMO, and QPC Fiber Optic, LLC, amongst others. 

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2014 - 2016

Forecast period

2017 - 2025

Market representation                                               

Revenue in USD Million, and CAGR from 2017 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and the Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, U.K., China, Japan, India, and Brazil

Report coverage             

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the hybrid fiber optic connectors market based on applications, and region:

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; Volume, Thousand Units, 2014 - 2025)

    • Telecom

    • Oil & Gas

    • Military & Aerospace

    • Medical

    • Railway

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, Volume, Thousand Units, 2014 - 2025)

    • North America

      • The U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • The U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

    • South America

      • Brazil

    •  The Middle East & Africa

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