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.
Our special WDM themed edition of the Friday 5 wasn't planned -- that's just the way the week went. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy also discusses Acacia's production issues as well as yet another hopeful sign for 400G deployments.
All we need is a bit of patience this week, as Lightwave Editorial Director comments on several broadband access stories, OTN for 5G fronthaul and backhaul, and one final look back at 2016.