It was a rough week for Huawei, a better week for Lumentum, and a pretty good week for compact DCI platforms. We also have the OIF getting busy again and ADTRAN peeking into home networks in this week’s Friday 5. Sponsored by VeEX Inc.
There's a lot of buying, selling, and reorganization going on all of a sudden! Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy reviews a busy week of musical chairs. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy goes high speed in this week's Friday 5. He discusses quantum communications and the prospects for 600G, for example. He also touches upon what's new at the MEF as well as transceiver sales forecasts.
It was a big week for open systems. We had several announcements coming out of the TIP Summit, as well as another example of virtualization benefiting optical access. Elsewhere, cloud and colo companies open their wallets and coherent makes gains.
Just because we only sent one newsletter this week doesn't mean there wasn't any news. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy discusses 600G advances, Tier 1s and white box hardware, BT's dilemma, and the return of the L-Band.
Tom Williams, Sr. Director of Marketing at Acacia Communications, discusses the Pico DSP powering the AC1200 coherent module. The use of 3D shaping helps network operators turn unused margin gaps into usable capacity.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy reviews his picks of the top themes at ECOC 2018 in Rome. Some are continuations of OFC 2018 themes, while others are new. He also tries out his Italian. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
It's an MSA invasion!!! The week before ECOC also sees a couple of M&A events as well as thoughts on upcoming 400G technology and while optical transceiver vendors are smiling more than systems vendors. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
Is 900 Mbps is close enough to a gig not to matter, alternatives to alternatives, whether investing in broadband services providers is a good idea, whether getting out of IP video technology also is a good idea. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components
And we're back. This week we look at pairing orchestration platforms with OSS, next-gen optical module formats, optical components to support 5G, and Ericsson's picks for its 5G transport dance partners. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
The ONF gets practical, the cloud services market stays friendly, the Fiber Broadband Association has a new face, Huawei has old problems (but more of them), and LightCounting begins to tote up the cost of ZTE’s technology ban.