Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy discusses regional network M&A, G.fast deployment growth, yet another reason 5G is good for optical, tasty SDN alphabet soup, and how The Who relate to Finisar. Sponsored by Corning Optical Communications.
Siddharth Sheth, senior vice president of networking at Inphi, highlights the introduction of the 400-Gbps Porrima Single-Lambda PAM4 Platform as well as interop demos the company conducted with the Polaris and Vega PAM4 DSP families.
The effect of cloud networking on optical technology demand and the move toward networks based on disaggregated hardware are two major themes in this week's Friday 5 video with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by EXFO .