Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy hits this week's highlights, including SDN everywhere, undersea network competition, data center boosterism, G.fast investments, and things getting quiet at ZTE.
Jay Gill, senior marketing manager Infinera, discusses the fifth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE5). The advance will help internet content providers and cable and mobile network operators meet their emerging network requirements.
Source Photonics CTO Mark Heimbuch, PhD, describes the several 400GbE interoperability demonstrations in which the company was involved at OFC 2018. He also discusses how 400GbE technology will evolve, including the development of single-lambda 100G.