Wire and Cable: Materials, Technologies and Global Markets
The global cable market is valued at an estimated $127 billion in 2010. This market is expected to increase at a 9.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to reach nearly $200 billion in 2015.
The report forecasts the size of the power and telecom cable market for components from 2010 through 2015.
The Executive Summary provides a snapshot of key findings of the report.
The chapter on the Taxonomy of Cable Classes introduces cabling operations, defines cable usage, explains terminologies and importantly breaks down the power and telecom cabling market into geographical regions, conductor metals, distance stretches and end-application devices as applicable.
The chapter on raw materials and pricing addresses the key area that singularly determines the path of the industry. The subject is broached qualitatively as well quantitatively.
The chapter on vendor analysis explains salient trends characterizing the cabling market, identifies major stakeholder types, analyzes profiles of major players and discusses other significant players.
The U.S. Patent Analysis chapter highlights the patent activity underway in the area of power and telecom cables. The chapter classifies the patents awarded according to the activities involved in the areas of cable guiding, alignment, stripping, storing and management; cable measurement, monitoring, protection and fault management; conductor synthesis, fabrication and alignment; connectors, couplers, joints and terminations; device and application specific cabling; flat and flexible cables; insulation, sheath and protective covers; optical fiber cables; submarine cables and superconductors.
The quantitative analysis of the report does not cover:
- Automotive cables
- Instrumentation and control cables
- Building and construction wires
- Any cables other than ones used in power and telecom applications.
Kaustubha Parkhi has worked in a broad range of functional roles with leading telecommunications operators and service providers such as Reliance Infocomm, Ramco Systems, and BPL Cellular. He has written on a number of telecommunications and electronics related subjects based on his critical analysis of the underlying technology and its business impact. Kaustubha holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Equivalent of Bachelor of Science) in Electronics and Telecommunications, and an MBA in Systems.