1 INTRODUCTION 14
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 14
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 14
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 15
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 15
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.4 CURRENCY & PRICING 16
1.5 LIMITATIONS 16
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 16

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 17
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 17
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 20
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 20
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 21
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 21
2.2 DEMAND-SIDE ANALYSIS 22
2.2.1 INTRODUCTION 22
2.2.1.1 Growth in oil gas exploration 23
2.2.1.2 Increase in natural gas production 24
2.3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 26
2.3.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 26
2.3.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 27
2.4 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 28
2.5 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 29

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 30

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 35
4.1 ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITY IN THE DAS MARKET 35
4.2 DAS MARKET – TOP 3 VERTICALS 35
4.3 DAS MARKET IN DIFFERENT REGIONS 36
4.4 GLOBAL GROWTH MAP 37
4.5 DAS MARKET, BY VERTICAL 38
4.6 DAS MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 39
4.7 DAS VERTICAL MARKET, BY REGION 39

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 40
5.1 INTRODUCTION 41
5.2 EVOLUTION 41
5.3 MARKET SEGMENTATION 42
5.3.1 MARKET, BY VERTICAL 42
5.3.2 MARKET, BY FIBER TYPE 42
5.3.3 MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 43
5.4 MARKET DYNAMICS 43
5.4.1 DRIVERS 44
5.4.1.1 Ability to function in harsh environments 44
5.4.1.2 Increasing importance of border surveillance 45
5.4.1.3 Improving oil & gas operations by providing key data 45
5.4.1.4 Increase in reliability of distributed fiber optic sensing equipment 45
5.4.2 RESTRAINTS 46
5.4.2.1 Managing complex sets of data recorded by the technology 46
5.4.2.2 Technical issues in fiber cable deployment 46
5.4.3 OPPORTUNITIES 47
5.4.3.1 Using existing DTS infrastructure in oil & gas industry for DAS technology 47
5.4.4 CHALLENGES 47
5.4.4.1 Developing standards and guidelines for DAS equipment 47
5.4.5 KEY SUCCESS FACTOR 48
5.4.5.1 Improving collaboration with customers for better results 48
5.5 FUTURE OUTLOOK 48

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 49
6.1 INTRODUCTION 49
6.2 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 49
6.3 KEY INFLUENCERS 50
6.4 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 51
6.4.1 INTENSITY OF RIVALRY 51
6.4.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 52
6.4.3 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 53
6.4.4 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 54
6.4.5 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 54
6.5 STRATEGIC BENCHMARKING 55
6.5.1 TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION & PRODUCT ENHANCEMENT 55

7 MARKET, BY FIBER TYPE 56
7.1 INTRODUCTION 57
7.2 SINGLE MODE FIBER 58
7.3 MULTIMODE FIBER 58

8 MARKET, BY VERTICAL 59
8.1 INTRODUCTION 60
8.2 OIL & GAS 61
8.3 OILFIELD SERVICES 67
8.3.1.1 Production 68
8.3.1.2 Completion 68
8.3.1.3 Evaluation 68
8.4 PIPELINE INTEGRITY 68
8.4.1.1 Leak detection 68
8.4.1.2 Pipeline protection 68
8.5 MILITARY 69
8.6 BORDER SURVEILLANCE 75
8.7 SUPPORT OPERATIONS 75
8.8 TRANSPORTATION 75
8.9 ROAD TRANSPORTATION 80
8.10 RAIL TRANSPORTATION 81
8.11 INFRASTRUCTURE 81
8.12 OTHERS 86

9 MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 91
9.1 INTRODUCTION 92
9.2 AMERICAS 94
9.3 NORTH AMERICA 96
9.4 SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA 99
9.5 EUROPE 103
9.6 APAC 109
9.7 ROW 116

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 120
10.1 OVERVIEW 120
10.2 MARKET RATINGS, DAS MARKET 121
10.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS 123
10.3.1 AGREEMENTS & CONTRACTS 123
10.3.2 ACQUISITIONS 124
10.3.3 EXPANSIONS 125
10.3.4 ALLIANCES, PARTNERSHIPS, JOINT VENTURES 126
10.3.5 OTHER DEVELOPMENTS 127
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11 COMPANY PROFILES 128
(Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development)*
11.1 INTRODUCTION 128
11.2 QINETIQ GROUP PLC 129
11.3 HALLIBURTON CO. 132
11.4 SCHLUMBERGER NV 135
11.5 BAKER HUGHES, INC. 138
11.6 FUTURE FIBRE TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 141
11.7 NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP. 144
11.8 FOTECH SOLUTIONS LTD 146
11.9 OMNISENS SA 148
11.10 SILIXA LTD 150
11.11 ZIEBEL AS 151
*Details on Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development might not be Captured in case of Unlisted Companies.

12 APPENDIX 153
12.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 153
12.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 153
12.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 155
12.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 157
12.5 RELATED REPORTS 157