Internet Accessibility Creates Demand for Cable Connectors and Adapters
As the Internet becomes an integral part of establishing communication, building connectivity, and the medium to access information, it is translating into an essential element in all industrial verticals. The penetration of the Internet in the farthest corners of the world has led to a swell in the number of internet subscribers and users of smartphones, PDAs, and tablets. These factors have jointly created massive demand for cable connectors and adapters, without which effective networking between IT components cannot be established, states Transparency Market Research.
In view of these factors, the opportunity in the global cable connectors and adapters market will touch US$85.75 bn by 2022 rising from US$47.78 bn in 2014. Between 2015 and 2022, the market will rise at a CAGR of 7.8%. The increasing expenditure on IT and telecom infrastructure is also expected to have a positive influence on the usage of cable connectors and adapters. The increasing adoption of new-age technologies such as cloud computing, rise of e-commerce, and demand for high-speed Internet will cumulatively lead to a flourishing global cable connectors and adapters market.
Players to Pursue Growth Opportunities in Asia Pacific
On the other hand, Asia Pacific will achieve the status of the fastest-growing market for cable connectors and adapters due to rampant digitalization in countries of China and India. Increasing consumption of consumer goods such as set-top boxes, smartphone devices, entertainment systems, HDTVs, and mobile computing in Asia Pacific will also be undercurrents for progress of this market. The rising number of datacenters across China, Indonesia, India, and Australia are have also created several growth opportunities for the market. By 2022, Asia Pacific is expected to acquire a 40% share in the global market.
The North America cable connectors and adapters market is expected to exhibit growth in both demand and revenue as governments in the U.S. and Canada are expected to introduce new specifications and standards. Advancements in technology that deliver high-speed data transmission would also increase the sales of these products. Joint efforts of the U.S. and Canada governments to improve broadband network quality will also prove to be beneficial to the overall market in the forecast period. The growth of this regional market will further be spurred by the burgeoning number of connected homes, IPTV subscribers, and robust sales of advanced mobile devices.
External Cable Connectors and Adaptors Segment Darts Ahead
The external cable connectors and adaptors segment will be the dominant segment of the market. USBs or universal serial bus connectors will be the maximum sold and consumed items in the cable connectors and adapters market. These are widely used for sharing data and for charging devices. USB connectors are also used for transmitting video and audio signals. Type C USB cable connectors are gaining popularity in the consumer electronics industry due to burgeoning shipments of smartphones and other mobile devices. Between 2014 and 2022, the external cable connectors and adapters segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of 6.6%.
The key players operating in the global cable connectors and adapters market are General Cable, TE Connectivity Ltd, L-Com Global Connectivity, and Amphenol Corp. The competitive landscape is quite consolidated as market players are focusing on improving their geographical reach by making meaningful mergers and acquisitions. Catering to the need of the IT industry through miniaturization of components will prove to be an effective strategy for the players in the market.
The research report on “Global Cable Connectors and Adapters (Used in IT Applications) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2015 - 2022” provides an in-depth analysis of the global cable connectors and adapters market along with market estimates (size in US$ Mn) and forecast for the period from 2015 to 2022. The study includes qualitative and quantitative analysis of different market segments based on types, technology, materials, and applications of cable connectors and adapters, particularly those used in IT applications. The report also includes competitive profiling of application devices manufacturers (computers, storage devices, mobile electronic devices, and consumer electronic products) and cable connectors manufacturers, which covers competitive strategies incorporated and product offerings of major players in the industry. The research study outlines the degree of market competition, market dynamics (drivers, restraints, and opportunities), current trends, and future outlook of the global cable connectors and adapters market.
On the basis of type, the cable connectors and adapters market is divided into internal and external cable connectors and adapters segments. The report covers different types of cable connectors and adapters, including HDMI, USB, DVI, VGA, Cat5/Ca6, and others (optic fiber, firewire, etc.). The scope of the report is limited to copper-made and fiber-optic-made cable connectors and adapters. Based on applications, the market is classified into computers and computer peripherals, smartphones and tablets, and consumers electronics devices. Quantitative analysis includes market sizing (revenue in US$ Bn), forecast, and CAGR for all the aforementioned categories. Furthermore, the report provides regional-level market trends and dynamics for the North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (MEA) markets.
The report includes competitive landscape and market positioning of the key players, which would help stakeholders across the value chain of the cable connectors and adapters industry in their strategic decision making. The report also includes a list of cable connectors and distributors in each regional market.