Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy touches on optical M&A (again), new white box switch software, next-gen PON prospects, whether the data center network gravy train is starting to slow, and the FCC chairman's latest suspicions.
AT&T opens up XGS-PON, Sprint and Cox join up for small cells, the OIF dishes up CEI 4.0, and China may not be as much of an up market for mainstream component suppliers. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy brings you up to speed.
We begin 2018 with a look back at the Top 5 stories of 2017. Take a nostalgic look at the year gone by with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Yes, China, optical transceivers, the FCC, and other familiar topics make an appearance.
Some disconcerting news from China, some expected news from 3Q17 sales reports, and the FCC's vote to let Internet Freedom ring is about as much news as the sun coming up. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has all the news you need.
The IEEE expects LANs to see the light, Nokia isn't buying, AT&T wants to buy but the DoJ won't let them, and other optical communications related news from the past two weeks are all detailed in this week's Friday 5 video.
Qualcomm shuns its suitor, FTTH looks good over the next 10 years, and Telefonica has one word for home networks: Plastics. Plus the MEF comes out with the successor to Carrier Ethernet 2.0. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has the details.
This week Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy reviews stories on data center transceiver sales, Verizon's new look, new funding for a lucky company, and the future of plastic optical fiber.
Optical component companies showed their worth this week, both to investors and to acquirers. Meanwhile, the government gets cloudy and the IEEE steps lively, says Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by Viavi Solutions.
With the FTTH Connect conference recently concluded, there's a lot of FTTx news this week. Plus a peak at the data center interconnect market. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has it all in the Friday 5. Sponsored by Viavi Solutions.
The U.S. Dept. of Commerce has another Chinese company in its sights, there's a network for sale, and 50 Gbps is about to be everywhere in the Ethernet ecosystem. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has the details. Sponsored by Lumentum.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy celebrates his birthday with a look at a likely hot topic at OFC 2016, what's gotten into the IEEE, and all that fallout surrounding ZTE.
Forward error correction is the addition or interleaving of redundancy into a data stream allowing for correction of errors during reception without retransmission. This chapter describes how forward error correction is used alongside coherent...