Nokia yesterday announced that it had been ranked as the leader in optical networks in India in terms of market share by Omdia. The company grew by more than 10 percent last year acquiring 25% market share bagging the leadership position in India’s optical networks market.
Nokia in a statement said that it’s strong presence in the country coupled with the comprehensive and innovative product portfolio enabled it to consistently increase the share in the optical networks. The company further said it has differentiated itself by offering cutting edge optical networks products for all segments of the communication networks. The extensive range of products also includes unique solutions for Data Center Interconnect (DCI) and the enterprise market.
Chandan Kumar, Head of Optics – India at Nokia, said: “We are delighted by Omdia’s report ranking Nokia as the leader in the optical networks market in India. It is a testimony to our commitment to introduce products that address the specific pain points of our customers. Our PSE based products allow service providers to continuously push the limits of their optical networks. Our optical products enabled with control plane functionality offers one of the fastest network traffic restoration through an alternate path, crucial for India due to a number of simultaneous fiber cuts every day.”
Omdia pegs the Indian optical networks market at more than $415 million spread across all layers of telecom networks including backhaul, access, aggregation and National Long Distance which is further expected to grow in the next few years because of continuous growth in mobile data consumption.