Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy discusses several novel technologies this week: space-based laser communications, a wrinkle on coherent transmission, and advances in G.fast. Plus, submarine networks and who will provide SDN assurance.
The FCC gets set to roll back the clock, carriers appear ready to roll forward with more NFV, 50G designs are about to get rolling (if they haven't already) and submarine networks roll with the changes in this week's Friday 5. Sponsored by Anritsu.
The Light Brigade - www.lightbrigade.com: A short primer on basic optical theory through graphical animations