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.
Fischer Connectors' new rugged fiber connector solutions are taking fiber where it hasn't gone before. These pre-cabled connectors stands up to a lot of mud, muck and abuse. But they can handle it.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy looks at a few leftovers from OFC 2017 as well as some other big stories. Single-wavelength 100G, SDN, network virtualization, data center interconnect and more are in the cards. Sponsored by VeEX.