Companies are collaborating, merging, virtualizing, and looking into white box next-gen access platforms in this week's Friday 5 video. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy offers insights into it all. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
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.
This edition of the Friday 5 is brought to you by the number 400 -- as in 400 Gigabit Ethernet. Also on tap are submarine network advances, software defined access network advances, and interest in disaggregated optical hardware advancing.