Don't be frightened -- it's just the Halloween edition of the Friday 5! We sample a few treats like 400GbE, 10G EPON, and submarine cable networks for everyone. But, yeah, there are a few tricks as well from twisted-pair and HFC technologies.
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.