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.
We're open (networks) for business this week. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy reviews several open optical announcements as well as what's new in M&A and whether we're looking at a downturn in the optical communications market.
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.