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.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy whips out the notebook and delivers a quick run through of what he's seen at ECOC 2018 in Rome. More IEEE standards on the way, coherent advances, and 400G are included. Sponsored by Inphi.
Learn why Cloud computing-based C-Ran Network architectures are pivotal in the evolution from 4G to 5G, and how MACOM’s technology advantages are solving cost structure, supply chain, quality of service, and performance constraint challenges.
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.
You want all the juicy ZTE details, we've got 'em here. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy also comments on the AT&T/Time Warner merger, OTN and 5G, and the best Santa Claus ever!
Is there an end in sight for the ZTE saga? Any interesting startups? What's happening at Fiber Connect? How many companies can make money with CFP2-DCOs? These questions and more are addressed in this week's Friday 5 video.
Still more news on ZTE, hyperscale data center operators do their part in Q1, disaggregated system uses become more disaggregated, UK Chancellor wants fiber everywhere, and more in this week's Friday 5 with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy.
This head-banging edition of the Friday 5 includes a salute to a pair of science experiments, one of which Stephen may live to see reach the field. Also, there's cable operator capex, BT pledging to spend money on FTTP and more news on ZTE.