Ovum-RHK reports its latest forecasts in the global optical networking market. 4Q07 sales amounted to $4.4bn, up 30% and 2007 revenues would be around $15bn. In the quarter, the market was driven by spending on NGN products and new submarine systems. NG multiservice SDH/Sonet equipment sales amounted $1.9bn, while metro DWDM reached a new high of $0.9bn. The EMEA region accounted for almost 34% of the global market. In the quarter, ALU had record sales over $1bn (+20% and a market share of over 22%), while Huawei posted nearly $800m in revenues.