This week's Friday 5 provides some teachable moments. Google Fiber seems to have learned a lesson, and module vendors focused on the data center could learn a lesson from what's going on in China. Class is in session!
The last Friday 5 video of 2017 delves into hollow-core fiber, FTTH deployment records, startup investments, and brewing trouble in China for Western component/subsystem vendors. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has it all.
Private optical networks get more attention, virtualization and whitebox hardware reaches the access, DOCSIS 3.1 gains symmetrical 10G capabilities, and the data center market isn't as immune to bumps as previously thought. Sponsored by Champion ONE.