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.
The internet gets wicked big, key 5G support specs are released, Gfast comes on fast, and optical hardware sales take a turn. All this in this week's Friday 5 with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
A little M&A, a little 3D sensing, and a whole lot of access network news this week in the Friday 5 video. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy sorts through it all for you. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
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.
Tired and cranky after an arduous week at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Lightwave's Stephen Hardy takes on the Broadband Forum, admits the truth about HFC networks, discusses the new BT CEO, and more in this week's Friday 5 video.
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.