Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy kicks off our three-day series with a report on the chatter surrounding the Lumentum/Oclaro deal. You'll also hear about new coherent engines as well as PAM4 silicon advances.
Our birthday boy fights impending senility to discuss more of what you'll find at OFC 2018. Think 400 Gigabit Ethernet, new executives, systems houses active at what you might have considered a components show, and more in this week's Friday 5.
The run up to OFC has already begun, with stories this week about PAM4, single-wavelength 100G, and PON technology on the docket. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy also touches on FTTH in the UK and the market prospects for Gfast.
AT&T made a lot of news this week, metro WDM systems made a lot of money, Lightwave made several of its readers happy, and Irish service providers made getting high-speed broadband easier for their subscribers.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy is here with a few reminders, plus some thoughts on FTTH for cable operators, green data centers, 200-Gbps optical networks, and why 2017 was a good year for optical systems vendors.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy is back from vacation with looks at NG-PON2 deployments, new management at Google Fiber, Broadcom's latest pursuit, and strategic decisions from optical module companies. All in this week's Friday 5 video.
This edition of the Friday 5 is brought to you by the number 400 -- as in 400 Gigabit Ethernet. Also on tap are submarine network advances, software defined access network advances, and interest in disaggregated optical hardware advancing.
AT&T opens up XGS-PON, Sprint and Cox join up for small cells, the OIF dishes up CEI 4.0, and China may not be as much of an up market for mainstream component suppliers. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy brings you up to speed.
After looking at the Top 5 stories of 2017 last week, Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy names the Top 5 of 2018 -- all two weeks of it. Scandal, executive reshuffling, closed R&D efforts, and more have made 2018 an eventful year already.
We begin 2018 with a look back at the Top 5 stories of 2017. Take a nostalgic look at the year gone by with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Yes, China, optical transceivers, the FCC, and other familiar topics make an appearance.
The last Friday 5 video of 2017 delves into hollow-core fiber, FTTH deployment records, startup investments, and brewing trouble in China for Western component/subsystem vendors. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has it all.