Is 900 Mbps is close enough to a gig not to matter, alternatives to alternatives, whether investing in broadband services providers is a good idea, whether getting out of IP video technology also is a good idea. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components
And we're back. This week we look at pairing orchestration platforms with OSS, next-gen optical module formats, optical components to support 5G, and Ericsson's picks for its 5G transport dance partners. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
The ONF gets practical, the cloud services market stays friendly, the Fiber Broadband Association has a new face, Huawei has old problems (but more of them), and LightCounting begins to tote up the cost of ZTE’s technology ban.
You want all the juicy ZTE details, we've got 'em here. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy also comments on the AT&T/Time Warner merger, OTN and 5G, and the best Santa Claus ever!
It was a big week for fiber to the home, new IEEE standards, Verizon -- and a really big week for ZTE. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has all the details in this week's edition of the Friday 5. Sponsored by EXFO.
Is there an end in sight for the ZTE saga? Any interesting startups? What's happening at Fiber Connect? How many companies can make money with CFP2-DCOs? These questions and more are addressed in this week's Friday 5 video.
This head-banging edition of the Friday 5 includes a salute to a pair of science experiments, one of which Stephen may live to see reach the field. Also, there's cable operator capex, BT pledging to spend money on FTTP and more news on ZTE.
The effect of cloud networking on optical technology demand and the move toward networks based on disaggregated hardware are two major themes in this week's Friday 5 video with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by EXFO .
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy discusses regional network M&A, G.fast deployment growth, yet another reason 5G is good for optical, tasty SDN alphabet soup, and how The Who relate to Finisar. Sponsored by Corning Optical Communications.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy talks to former president and CEO of Finisar Jerry Rawls as well as his replacement, Michael Hurlston, about the transition. Hurlston assesses his first quarter at the helm and the Lumentum/Oclaro deal.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy discusses data center interconnect market trends, fiber-fed buildings, high-speed Ethernet module pricing, and embedded modules in this week's Friday 5. Sponsored by Corning Optical Communications.