Our special WDM themed edition of the Friday 5 wasn't planned -- that's just the way the week went. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy also discusses Acacia's production issues as well as yet another hopeful sign for 400G deployments.
Service providers shed data center assets, Verizon sheds even more, CenturyLink gets ready to shed a few Level 3 executives, and Lightwave Editorial Director sheds a bit of the purple from his right eye, all in this week's Friday 5 video.
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.