The internet gets wicked big, key 5G support specs are released, Gfast comes on fast, and optical hardware sales take a turn. All this in this week's Friday 5 with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
It was a big week for open systems. We had several announcements coming out of the TIP Summit, as well as another example of virtualization benefiting optical access. Elsewhere, cloud and colo companies open their wallets and coherent makes gains.