This week's Friday 5 provides some teachable moments. Google Fiber seems to have learned a lesson, and module vendors focused on the data center could learn a lesson from what's going on in China. Class is in session!
This week's Friday 5 has a bit of an ECOC hangover -- but also perspectives on 600G, national governments as customers, open optical systems, and potential optical transceiver market fragmentation.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy sits down at ECOC 2017 with Siddharth Sheth, SVP, networking interconnect at Inphi, to discuss the latest in PAM4 silicon, the company's COLORZ pluggable optical transceiver, and more.
At ECOC 2017, Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy discusses the growing interest in 400 Gbps, and what this means for both technology developers and network operators, with Jean-Marie Vilain, product manager, NEMs and high-speed, at EXFO Inc.
It's a special ECOC 2017 edition of the Friday 5! Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy counts down his picks for the Top 5 stories from the show. Yes, PAM4 and 400-Gbps transmission is in there somewhere. Sponsored by VeEX.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy breaks out the notebook to give you a whirlwind tour of ECOC 2017 in the second of our two show daily videos. Sponsored by EXFO and Inphi.
What's the sound? It's the footsteps of approaching 400G technology and deployments! Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy also tells you what he expects to see at ECOC 2017, comments on single-lambda 100G, and chats about chips.
The end (of an era) is near for Finisar, EXFO opens its checkbook again, Deutsche Telekom demands your fiber respect, and more in this week's Friday 5 with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by Champion ONE.
Who knew Stephen was so beady-eyed? This week's Friday 5 addresses mergers in test and measurement, specifications for 400 Gbps and beyond, free-space optics at sea, and sales of disaggregated DWDM platforms for data center interconnect.
The Friday 5 is back after a 2-week hiatus with several stories on next generation access technologies such as DOCSIS 3.1, G.fast, NG-PON2, the role of SDN. Plus, the IEEE tries to reach further and the China market presents a conundrum.
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.