Optical transmission equipment sales down 1.5% in 2004

Revenue from sales of optical transmission equipment fell by 1.5% in 2004, to $3.

Revenue from sales of optical transmission equipment fell by 1.5% in 2004, to $3.2 bln. But it will grow in 2005 and for the following four years, bringing the annual total to $4.4 bln in 2009, Gartner says.