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.
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.
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.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy tries to look tough as he discusses the slowdown in Chinese spending, gigabit broadband, virtualized access network assets, the widening appetite for M&A, and more.
Finisar Chairman and CEO Jerry Rawls comments on first calendar quarter business, what he expects for the rest of 2017, why Finisar isn't working with Ciena on coherent modules, and more with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy.
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.
Lumentum President and CEO Alan Lowe covers the coherent ASIC agreement with Ciena, the demand for optical white boxes, and how the data center is reshaping the optical market at OFC 2017 in Los Angeles with Lightwave's Stephen Hardy.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy looks at a few leftovers from OFC 2017 as well as some other big stories. Single-wavelength 100G, SDN, network virtualization, data center interconnect and more are in the cards. Sponsored by VeEX.
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.
It's almost time for OFC 2017, and Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has ranted these stories for the manner in which they exemplify what should be hot at the show. Consider this an OFC 2017 preview!