India optical fiber cables (OFC) market stood at $ 881.5 million in 2019 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 19.7% to reach $ 2.1 billion by 2024. Growth in the market is led by rising investments in OFC network infrastructure by the Indian government to increase internet penetration across the country, which is in line with government initiatives such as Smart Cities Vision and Digital India. Moreover, growing demand for OFC from IT & telecom sector, rising number of mobile devices, increasing adoption of FTTH (Fiber to the Home) connectivity and surging number of data centers are further anticipated to fuel optical fiber cables market in India over the coming years.  

Regionally, India optical fiber cables market is gaining traction and expanding to various regions in the country. In 2018, West was at the forefront of India optical fiber cables market, however south region is anticipated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period on account of presence of major IT players and growing number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the region.

Major players operating in India optical fiber cables market include Sterlite Technologies Limited, Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd., Aksh OptiFiber Limited, Finolex Cables Limited, Birla Cables Limited, Vindhya Telelinks Limited, UM Cables Limited, Uniflex Cables Limited, West Coast Optilinks, Paramount Communications Limited, etc. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2014-2018

Base Year: 2019

Estimated Year: 2020

Forecast Period: 2021-2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the size of India OFC market.
  • To define, classify and forecast India OFC market on the basis of type, material, end user, and region.
  • To assess the detailed market segmentation and forecast the market size, by segmenting India OFC market into regions, namely – West, South, North and East.
  • To identify the tailwinds and headwinds for India OFC market.
  • To evaluate and forecast the size for India OFC market with respect to end users, including IT & Telecom, Government, MSO, etc.
  • To strategically profile leading players operating in India OFC market.  


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Some of the major players operating in India OFC market are Sterlite Technologies Limited, Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd., Aksh OptiFiber Limited, Finolex Cables Limited, Birla Cables Limited, Vindhya Telelinks Limited, UM Cables Limited, Uniflex Cables Limited, West Coast Optilinks, Paramount Communications Limited, etc.

TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of OFC companies across the country Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research was able to include the providers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major OFC companies in India.

TechSci Research calculated India OFC market size using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for different components of standard application (OFC Type: Single-Mode and Multi-Mode) was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting the overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • OFC manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and other stakeholders
  • Major end users of OFC such as IT & Telecom, government, MSO, defense, healthcare and other sectors.
  • Associations, organizations, forums and alliances related to OFC in India
  • Research organizations and consulting companies

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as OFC manufacturers, distributors and partners, end users, etc. The report also provides useful insights about which market segments should be targeted over the coming years in order to strategize investments and capitalize on growth opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, India OFC market has been segmented into the following categories in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, by Type
    • Single-Mode
    • Multi-Mode
  • Market, by Material
    • Glass
    • Plastic
  • Market, by End User
    • IT & Telecom
    • Government
    • MSO (Triple Play)
    • Defense
    • Healthcare
    • Others
  • Market, by Geography
    • West
    • South
    • North
    • East

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of major companies present in India OFC market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Customer Profiling

  • 5 more OFC players operating in India

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1.       Product Overview: Optical Fiber Cables

2.       Research Methodology

3.       Analyst View

4.       Global Optical Fiber Cables Market Overview

5.       India Optical Fiber Cables Market Landscape

6.       India Optical Fiber Cables Market Outlook

6.1.    Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1. By Value

6.1.2. By Volume

6.2.    Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1. By Type (Single-Mode Vs Multi-Mode)

6.2.2. By Material (Glass, Plastic)

6.2.3. By End User (IT & Telecom, Government, MSO (Triple Play), Defence, Healthcare, Others)

6.2.4. By Region (North, East, West, South)

6.2.5. By Company

7.       India Optical Fiber Cables Market Product Map

7.1.    By Type (Single-Mode Vs Multi-Mode)

7.2.    By Material (Glass, Plastic)

7.3.    By End User (IT & Telecom, Government, MSO (Triple Play), Defence, Healthcare, Others)

7.4.    By Region (North, East, West, South)

8.       India Single-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Outlook

8.1.    Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1. By Value

8.1.2. By Volume

8.2.    Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.By Type (Step-Index)

8.2.2.Pricing Analysis

8.2.3.By Material (Glass, Plastic)

8.2.4.By End User (IT & Telecom, Government, MSO (Triple Play), Defence, Healthcare, Others)

8.2.5.By Region (North, East, West, South)

9.       India Multi-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Outlook

9.1.    Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1. By Value

9.1.2. By Volume

9.2.    Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1. By Type (Step-Index, Graded-Index)

9.2.2. Pricing Analysis

9.2.3. By Material (Glass, Plastic)

9.2.4. By End User (IT & Telecom, Government, MSO (Triple Play), Defence, Healthcare, Others)

9.2.5. By Region (North, East, West, South)

10.   Market Dynamics

10.1.   Drivers

10.2.   Challenges

11.   Market Trends & Developments

12.   Supply Chain Analysis

13.   Import-Export Analysis

14.   Policy & Regulatory Landscape

15.   India Economic Profile

16.   Competitive Landscape

16.1.      Sterlite Technologies Limited

16.2.      Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd.

16.3.      Aksh OptiFibre Limited

16.4.      Finolex Cables Limited

16.5.      Birla Cables Limited

16.6.      Vindhya Telelinks Limited

16.7.      Paramount Communications Limited

16.8.      UM Cables Limited

16.9.      Uniflex Cables Limited

16.10.   West Coast Optilinks

17.   Strategic Recommendations

18.   Voice of Distributor

18.1.   Distributor By Type

18.2.   Distributor By Material

18.3.   Distributor By End User

18.4.   Distributor By Region

18.5.   Challenges Faced by Distributors

18.6.   Expectations of Distributors

18.7.   Challenges Faced by End Users

19.   Annexure 

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  • List of Figures


    Figure 1: India Optical Fiber Cables Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume (Million Fiber Km), 2014–2019

    Figure 2: India Optical Fiber Cables Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume (Million Fiber Km), 2020E–2024F

    Figure 3: Overall Tele-density in India, By State, As on 31st March, 2019 (%)

    Figure 4: India Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Type, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 5: Broadband Subscribers in India (Wireless + Wireline), 2014-2018 (Million)

    Figure 6: India Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Material, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 7: Individuals Using Internet (% of Population) in India, 2013-2018

    Figure 8: India Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By End User, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 9: India Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2019 & 2024F

    Figure 10: India Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 11: India Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Company, By Value, 2019

    Figure 12: Optical Fiber Cable Type Map on the basis of Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 13: Material Map on the basis of Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 14: End User Map on the basis of Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 15: Region Map on the basis of Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 16: India Single-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume (Million Fiber Km), 2014-2019

    Figure 17: India Single-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume (Million Fiber Km), 2020E-2024F

    Figure 18: India Single-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Type, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 19: India Single-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Pricing Analysis (USD), 2014-2024F

    Figure 20: India Single-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Material, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 21: Indian IT Industry Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2010-2018

    Figure 22: India Single-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By End User, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 23: India Single-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 24: India Multi-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume

    (Million Fiber Km), 2014-2019

    Figure 25: India Multi-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume

    (Million Fiber Km), 2020E-2024F

    Figure 26: India Multi-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Type, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 27: India Multi-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Pricing Analysis (USD), 2014-2024F

    Figure 28: India Multi-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Material, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 29: India Defence Expenditure (USD Million), 2016-2018

    Figure 30: India Multi-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By End User, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 31: India Multi-Mode Optical Fiber Cables Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2014-2024F

    Figure 32: Indian Public Cloud Services Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2018

    Figure 33: India Optical Fiber Cables Imports, By Country, By Value, 2014-2019 (USD Million)

    Figure 34: India Optical Fiber Cables Exports, By Country, By Value, 2014-2019 (USD Million)


    List of Tables


    Table 1: Segment-wise Broadband Subscribers in India, By Growth Rate, February & March 2019

    Table 2: Partial List of Major Data Centers in India, By Region, By Location, As of 2019

    Table 3: List of Smart City Projects in Round 1