Global optical transport market up 9% in Q1 2006

The worldwide optical transport market grew 9% in Q1 2006 compared to Q1 2005, Dell’Oro Group reports. Manufacturers’ revenue was at $2.1 bln, with Nortel, Lucent, Alcatel and Fujitsu leading the market. Lucent experienced the highest growth of 50% in Q1 2006.