The IEEE expects LANs to see the light, Nokia isn't buying, AT&T wants to buy but the DoJ won't let them, and other optical communications related news from the past two weeks are all detailed in this week's Friday 5 video.
Optical component companies showed their worth this week, both to investors and to acquirers. Meanwhile, the government gets cloudy and the IEEE steps lively, says Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by Viavi Solutions.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy touches on optical M&A (again), new white box switch software, next-gen PON prospects, whether the data center network gravy train is starting to slow, and the FCC chairman's latest suspicions.