There's a lot of packet routing in this week's Friday 5, along with advances in metro network technology, expansion of SD-WAN services, and G.fast getting ready to deploy...uh, fast. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
Cisco predicts the future, NG-PON2 supporters look toward the future, and Oaktree brightens Coriant's future. All this and more from Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy in this week's Friday 5 video. Sponsored by Corning.
With Fiber Connect at hand, it's not surprising that this week's Friday 5 touches on next-generation broadband and municipal fiber networks. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy also touches on data center interconnect and other topics.
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.
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.
Verizon buys even more cable and announces whitebox CPE, the access network may be getting more virtual, and Jason Voorhees drops by for a visit on this week's Friday 5 video with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy.