AT&T made a lot of news this week, metro WDM systems made a lot of money, Lightwave made several of its readers happy, and Irish service providers made getting high-speed broadband easier for their subscribers.
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!
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.