Private optical networks get more attention, virtualization and whitebox hardware reaches the access, DOCSIS 3.1 gains symmetrical 10G capabilities, and the data center market isn't as immune to bumps as previously thought. Sponsored by Champion ONE.
This week's Friday 5 provides some teachable moments. Google Fiber seems to have learned a lesson, and module vendors focused on the data center could learn a lesson from what's going on in China. Class is in session!
This week's Friday 5 has a bit of an ECOC hangover -- but also perspectives on 600G, national governments as customers, open optical systems, and potential optical transceiver market fragmentation.
It's a special ECOC 2017 edition of the Friday 5! Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy counts down his picks for the Top 5 stories from the show. Yes, PAM4 and 400-Gbps transmission is in there somewhere. Sponsored by VeEX.
The end (of an era) is near for Finisar, EXFO opens its checkbook again, Deutsche Telekom demands your fiber respect, and more in this week's Friday 5 with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by Champion ONE.
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.