Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy uses this OFC 2018 edition of the Friday 5 to review his five top stories and themes from this week in San Diego. (No, his birthday wasn't one of them.) High speeds, low profiles, and M&A were highlights.
Our birthday boy fights impending senility to discuss more of what you'll find at OFC 2018. Think 400 Gigabit Ethernet, new executives, systems houses active at what you might have considered a components show, and more in this week's Friday 5.
Jay Gill, senior marketing manager Infinera, discusses the fifth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE5). The advance will help internet content providers and cable and mobile network operators meet their emerging network requirements.