FTTx Pipes Market Outlook - 2026
The global FTTx pipes market size was valued at $1,433.2 million in 2018, and is anticipated to generate $3,056.1 million by 2026 and is projected to experience growth at a CAGR of 9.9% from 2019 to 2026. FTTx, also known as fiber to the x, is used for high speed data communications. The x here is any end-use location may that be home, enterprise, building, desktop, router, office, and many more. The fiber cables are prone to damage. They are passed through plastic pipes of certain qualities to prevent the direct damage to the cable such as corrosion, cuts, or breakage. The pipes are used offer flexibility or rigidness as desired. FTTx pipes are made from thermoplastic polymers as high or medium density polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride. The fiber cables are laid through ducts, pathways, and many more. In addition, these ducts and pathways used offers protection from damage, ensure safety, and are temperature & chemical resistant.
Rise in demand from telecom industry is expected to drive the growth of the FTTx pipes market. The applications of FTTx pipes ensure safety and protection from any damage. Thus, new installations or any modifications in the older ones impact the demand for such pipes from telecom industry. Furthermore, increase in demand from emerging economies, owing to intense competition in the telecom industry also fuels the market growth. In addition, implementation of several initiatives from government toward connectivity of rural and remote areas boost for the growth of the FTTx pipes market. However, fluctuation in the prices of crude oil directly impacts the production costs hampering the FTTx pipes market growth. Meanwhile, integration of FTTx pipes in the power industry for energy infrastructure is anticipated to provide lucrative opportunities for the FTTx pipes market expansion.
Global FTTx pipes market is segmented on the basis of material type, product type, industry vertical, application area, and region. Depending on material type, it is divided into HDPE, MDPE, and PVC. On the basis of product type, it is categorized into standard duct, micro ducts, pathways, and others. Based on industry vertical, it is divided into telecom, power, transport, building & infrastructure, and others. The application area covered in the study includes backbone, metropolitan, and mobile backhaul. Region wise, the FTTx pipes market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and LAMEA (Latin America, Middle East, and Africa).
The key players operating in global FTTx pipes industry include Apollo Pipes, Afripipes, Craley Group Limited., Evopipes., Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Gabo Systemtechnik GmbH, GM Plast, Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited, KNET Co., Ltd., and Orbia. The key players have adopted strategies such as new product launch to sustain the intense competition in the market.
By Material Type
HDPE is projected as the most lucrative segment.
FTTx Pipes Market, by Material Type
By material type, HDPE pipes dominated the market share, owing to their light-weightness, corrosion resistant, and possess high weight-to-strength ratio. HDPE pipes are also expected to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period followed by MDPE pipes.
By Product Type
Micro ducts is projected as the most lucrative segment.
FTTx Pipes Market, by Product Type
Based on product type, pathways segment garnered the highest market share, owing to its features such as twin cable retaining slots and ability to snap brackets together to double-stack pathway sections. The micro ducts segment is expected to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period, owing to clean, smooth, low-friction placement for microfiber cables, which reduces the chances of damage of these cables.
By Industry Vertical
Transport is projected as the most lucrative segment.
FTTx Pipes Market, by Industry Vertical
The telecom industry dominated FTTX pipes market share, owing to increased competition and installations or modifications in conventional methods for high speed data communications. The transport industry is expected to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period, owing to its application in aircraft and automobile sector plating solutions, fume removal, ductwork, and others.
By Application Area
Backbone is projected as the most lucrative segment.
FTTx Pipes Market, by Application Area
Based on application area, the largest market share holder is mobile backhaul segment, owing to wide use of FTTx pipes for connection between cell tower and sites to provide higher data speed to mobile users. The backbone segment is expected to grow at a highest CAGR as high speed data communication through backbone is highly reliable for long distance transmission.
North America is projected as the most lucrative market.
FTTx Pipes Market, by Region
Asia-Pacific is the largest shareholder in terms of revenue, owing to presence of key players in developing countries and rise in consumer base in sectors such as telecommunication, power, and others. However, North America is expected to grow at a higher CAGR owing, to increase in investment by the government and key players operating in the telecom industry.
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FTTx Pipes Market Report Highlights
By Product Type
By Industry Vertical
By Application Areas
Key Market Players
Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited, Apollo Pipes, Craley Group Limited., Gabo Systemtechnik GmbH ., GM Plast, Afripipes, Knet Co., Ltd., Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Evopipes, Orbia
The global FTTx pipes market is anticipated to grow at a considerable rate during the forecast period. This is attributed to rise in demand for FTTx pipes from various emerging economies and industrial sectors such as telecom, power, and transport. Furthermore, there is an increase in the demand from developing economies such as China and India, owing to intense competition in the telecom industry, which fosters the FTTx pipes market growth. Demand from North America also contributed largely to the market growth, owing to the presence of key market players and increased investment from government in the region. Moreover, increase in replacement of conventional conduit methods by the FTTx pipes further fuels the market growth. In addition, the FTTx pipes market is anticipated to grow at steady pace as they are highly reliable, endure cable safety and protects them from any damage. FTTx pipes are capable of enduring high temperature environment, are corrosion resistance, offer low friction, and have higher weight-to-strength ratio. However, fluctuating crude oil prices impact the production process and limits the market growth. Meanwhile, integration in energy infrastructure offers lucrative opportunities for the FTTx pipes industry.