Finisar Chairman and CEO Jerry Rawls comments on first calendar quarter business, what he expects for the rest of 2017, why Finisar isn't working with Ciena on coherent modules, and more with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy.
The Friday 5 is back after a 2-week hiatus with several stories on next generation access technologies such as DOCSIS 3.1, G.fast, NG-PON2, the role of SDN. Plus, the IEEE tries to reach further and the China market presents a conundrum.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy opens up about a new conference, cable operator and fiber-optic network service provider consolidation, and submarine network construction. And he exults in the newest optical transceiver MSA.