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 FTTXcellence Award, which recognizes innovation in optical access technology in the Americas, is entering its 15th year. Co-presenters Corning and Lightwave are looking for nominees for this year's award. Know an innovator? Nominate them soon!
Still more news on ZTE, hyperscale data center operators do their part in Q1, disaggregated system uses become more disaggregated, UK Chancellor wants fiber everywhere, and more in this week's Friday 5 with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy.