We begin 2018 with a look back at the Top 5 stories of 2017. Take a nostalgic look at the year gone by with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Yes, China, optical transceivers, the FCC, and other familiar topics make an appearance.
This week's Friday 5 provides some teachable moments. Google Fiber seems to have learned a lesson, and module vendors focused on the data center could learn a lesson from what's going on in China. Class is in session!
Don't be frightened -- it's just the Halloween edition of the Friday 5! We sample a few treats like 400GbE, 10G EPON, and submarine cable networks for everyone. But, yeah, there are a few tricks as well from twisted-pair and HFC technologies.