Who knew Stephen was so beady-eyed? This week's Friday 5 addresses mergers in test and measurement, specifications for 400 Gbps and beyond, free-space optics at sea, and sales of disaggregated DWDM platforms for data center interconnect.
The Friday 5 is back after a 2-week hiatus with several stories on next generation access technologies such as DOCSIS 3.1, G.fast, NG-PON2, the role of SDN. Plus, the IEEE tries to reach further and the China market presents a conundrum.
This week's Friday 5 is (almost) all business. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy discusses fiber-lit buildings, cable operators as business services providers, M&A, and more. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
SD-WAN advances, the rising price of fiber (companies), the advent of 400 Gbps switch ports, something for you movie nerds, and more in this week's Friday 5 video with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by Anritsu Co.
More fiber network operator mergers, more open systems initiatives, more 200G coherent deployments upcoming, and just more more in general in this week's Friday 5 with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy opens up about a new conference, cable operator and fiber-optic network service provider consolidation, and submarine network construction. And he exults in the newest optical transceiver MSA.
This week saw consolidation and evolution at the optical systems hardware level, good work at the undersea cable level, and progress at the optical module level. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy takes a level-headed view of it all