Qualcomm shuns its suitor, FTTH looks good over the next 10 years, and Telefonica has one word for home networks: Plastics. Plus the MEF comes out with the successor to Carrier Ethernet 2.0. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has the details.
Don't be frightened -- it's just the Halloween edition of the Friday 5! We sample a few treats like 400GbE, 10G EPON, and submarine cable networks for everyone. But, yeah, there are a few tricks as well from twisted-pair and HFC technologies.
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!
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.
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
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
Companies are collaborating, merging, virtualizing, and looking into white box next-gen access platforms in this week's Friday 5 video. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy offers insights into it all. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
There's a lot of packet routing in this week's Friday 5, along with advances in metro network technology, expansion of SD-WAN services, and G.fast getting ready to deploy...uh, fast. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
Cisco predicts the future, NG-PON2 supporters look toward the future, and Oaktree brightens Coriant's future. All this and more from Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy in this week's Friday 5 video. Sponsored by Corning.