Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy opens up about a new conference, cable operator and fiber-optic network service provider consolidation, and submarine network construction. And he exults in the newest optical transceiver MSA.
This week saw consolidation and evolution at the optical systems hardware level, good work at the undersea cable level, and progress at the optical module level. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy takes a level-headed view of it all
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.
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.
Service providers shed data center assets, Verizon sheds even more, CenturyLink gets ready to shed a few Level 3 executives, and Lightwave Editorial Director sheds a bit of the purple from his right eye, all in this week's Friday 5 video.
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.
It's the week of OFC 2017, which means Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy describes from the show floor the top five trends, stories, and conversations he's had while he's in LA -- or at least those pertaining to optical communications.
Stephen's back from vacation and ready to discuss yet another way to delivery gigabit broadband, prospects for 400G, M&A in the T&M space, and people with advice for Washington.
With the FTTH Connect conference upcoming, it's no surprise that broadband dominated this week's news. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy discusses the threat of mobile broadband, MoCA Access, G.fast, and more. 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.