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You want opinions on the proposed sale of Acacia Communications to Cisco? You've got them! https://www.lightwaveonline.c...
07/10/2019
Opinions abound on Cisco’s planned purchase of Acacia Communications

You want opinions on the proposed sale of Acacia Communications to Cisco? You've got them! https://www.lightwaveonline.com/business/mergers-acquisitions/article/14035997/opinions-abound-on-ciscos-planned-purchase-of-acacia-communications

Cisco’s announcement yesterday that it plans to acquire optical module and components vendor Acacia Communications may herald a significant shift in the optical communications market. It also raised several questions.

Optical component and subsystem suppliers, NeoPhotonics Corp. and II-VI Inc. are the latest optical technology companies...
05/23/2019
NeoPhotonics, II-VI comment on Huawei ban

Optical component and subsystem suppliers, NeoPhotonics Corp. and II-VI Inc. are the latest optical technology companies to offer insight on how the placement of Huawei on the Entity List will affect their businesses. The two firms had distinctly different takes. https://www.lightwaveonline.com/business/companies/article/14033784/neophotonics-iivi-comment-on-huawei-ban

Optical component and subsystem suppliers, NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE: NPTN) and II-VI Inc. (NASDAQ:IIVI) are the latest optical technology companies to offer insight on how the placement of Huawei on the Entity List will affect their businesses.

05/23/2019

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Broadex Technologies buys Kaiam’s UK operations https://www.lightwaveonline.com/articles/2019/03/broadex-technologies-bu...
03/27/2019
Broadex Technologies buys Kaiam’s UK operations

Broadex Technologies buys Kaiam’s UK operations https://www.lightwaveonline.com/articles/2019/03/broadex-technologies-buys-kaiam-s-uk-operations.html

Broadex Technologies Co. Ltd. of China has agreed to purchase the UK operations of optical transceiver vendor Kaiam that went into receivership late last year. Broadex has formed a subsidiary, Broadex Technologies UK Ltd., for the purchase of Kaiam Europe Ltd. and Kaiam UK Ltd. (basically, the compa...

https://www.lightwaveonline.com/articles/2019/03/juniper-networks-lays-out-silicon-photonics-based-pluggable-optical-mod...
03/27/2019
Juniper Networks lays out silicon photonics based pluggable optical module plans

https://www.lightwaveonline.com/articles/2019/03/juniper-networks-lays-out-silicon-photonics-based-pluggable-optical-module-plans.html

Add Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) to the list of systems vendors getting into the pluggable optical transceiver space (alongside Ciena and Infinera). The switch and router vendor has announced initial plans to market 100G QSFP28 and 400G QSFP-DD devices leveraging the silicon photonics expertise it ...

Google Fiber pulling out of Louisville because its FTTH network needs a do-over. https://www.lightwaveonline.com/article...
02/07/2019
Google Fiber to cease serving Louisville this April

Google Fiber pulling out of Louisville because its FTTH network needs a do-over. https://www.lightwaveonline.com/articles/2019/02/google-fiber-to-cease-serving-louisville-this-april.html

Google Fiber, via the unit’s blog, has revealed it will stop providing gigabit broadband services in Louisville, KY, on April 15. The expense of upgrading its fiber to the premises (FTTP) infrastructure after a poor first installation was cited as the reason for the retreat.

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09/25/2018
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09/25/2018

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09/20/2018

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09/13/2018

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09/13/2018
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09/10/2018

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09/06/2018

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08/09/2018

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Huawei introduces the OSN 9800 M24 as its new enterprise backbone flagship WDM product. #LW #Huawei
06/18/2018
Huawei’s OSN 9800 M24 addresses enterprise backbones

Huawei introduces the OSN 9800 M24 as its new enterprise backbone flagship WDM product. #LW #Huawei

Huawei used last week’s CEBIT 2018 trade show to introduce the OSN 9800 M24 as its new enterprise backbone flagship WDM product. The company initially unveiled the M24 a year ago as the OSN 9800 M24…

06/17/2018
Friday 5 video for 06.15.18

Bumps ahead! Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy comments on ZTE details, the AT&T/ TimeWarner Cable merger, OTN and 5G, and the best Santa Claus EVER! #LW #Friday5

You want all the juicy ZTE details, we've got 'em here. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy also comments on the AT&T/Time Warner merger, OTN and 5G, and the best Santa Claus ever!

Core Alignment, Active Clad & V-groove are the are 3 fusion splicing technologies available today. Fin out the advantage...
06/12/2018
Selecting the Correct Fusion Splicer

Core Alignment, Active Clad & V-groove are the are 3 fusion splicing technologies available today. Fin out the advantages & disadvantages of each in this white paper! #Greenlee #LW #LWOnline

There are many variables to consider when selecting the correct fusion splicer for a fiber optic installation project. It is important to select the splicing technology that will deliver the best…

BT enterprise customers will be happy about this new SD-WAN managed service using Cisco technology #LW #LWOnline
06/12/2018
BT offers SD-WAN managed service based on Cisco technology

BT enterprise customers will be happy about this new SD-WAN managed service using Cisco technology #LW #LWOnline

BT said it has unveiled a new software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) managed service using Cisco technology to increase network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking…

The Bureau of Industry and Security unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce unveils agreement that will lift the denial ...
06/12/2018
ZTE must disclose Chinese government stake as part of new agreement

The Bureau of Industry and Security unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce unveils agreement that will lift the denial order placed upon ZTE. #LW #LWOnline

The Bureau of Industry and Security unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce yesterday unveiled the agreement that will lift the denial order placed upon ZTE. Among other demands, the agreement calls…

Lowell McAdam to step down from the Verizon CEO position August 1 and Former Ericsson President CEO and current Verizon ...
06/11/2018
Hans Vestberg to replace Lowell McAdam as Verizon CEO

Lowell McAdam to step down from the Verizon CEO position August 1 and Former Ericsson President CEO and current Verizon Executive Vice President and President of Global Networks and Chief Technology Officer Hans Vestberg will be the new CEO on the block! #LW #Verizon

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ) revealed today that Lowell McAdam will step down from the CEO position August 1 and intends to retire at the end of the year. Former Ericsson President…

06/08/2018
Friday 5 video for 06.08.18

It was a big week for fiber to the home, new IEEE standards, Verizon -- and a really big week for ZTE. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has all the details in this week's edition of the Friday 5! #LW #LWOnline #Friday5

It was a big week for fiber to the home, new IEEE standards, Verizon -- and a really big week for ZTE. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has all the details in this week's edition of the Friday 5. Sponsored by EXFO.

Congrats to Verizon's Lee Hicks, winner of the 15th Annual FTTXcellence Award recognizing an individual who has advanced...
06/05/2018
Verizon's Lee Hicks receives 2018 FTTXcellence Award

Congrats to Verizon's Lee Hicks, winner of the 15th Annual FTTXcellence Award recognizing an individual who has advanced the use of optical access network tech! #LW #LWOnline #Verizon #FiberConnect

Lee Hicks, vice president, network planning at Verizon, received today the 15th Annual FTTXcellence Award during a ceremony as part of the 2018 Fiber Connect Conference in Nashville, TN. The award,…

06/05/2018
What’s New in Ethernet? - 1194333

Add this webcast to your calendar and review Ethernet action in both carrier and data center applications! #LW #LWOnline #VeEx

At Viavi Solutions, Dr. Paul Brooks leads up the strategy for the lab and production business unit with a focus on high speed optical transport technology. He is actively involved with IEEE standards and Ethernet Alliance.  A veteran of the test and measurement industry he’s been involved in mult...

All 8 KEF sessions are now available online! Get complimentary access to the materials that made KEF a huge success! #LW...
05/30/2018
Now available online: DesignCon 2018 Keysight Education Forum (KEF) Sessions

All 8 KEF sessions are now available online! Get complimentary access to the materials that made KEF a huge success! #LW #Keysight

Watch all 8 KEF sessions from the convenience of your desk. Get complimentary access to the materials that made KEF a huge success. See what the industry's leading experts presented and learn about…

This head-banging edition of the Friday 5 includes a salute to a pair of science experiments, one of which Stephen may l...
05/18/2018
Friday 5 video for 05.18.18

This head-banging edition of the Friday 5 includes a salute to a pair of science experiments, one of which Stephen may live to see reach the field. Also, there's cable operator capex, BT pledging to spend money on FTTP and more news on ZTE! Happy Friday! #LW #Friday5

This head-banging edition of the Friday 5 includes a salute to a pair of science experiments, one of which Stephen may live to see reach the field. Also, there's cable operator capex, BT pledging to spend money on FTTP and more news on ZTE.

Did OFS Fitel LLC and its coating supplier Momentive UV Coatings Co., Ltd. violate Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930...
05/18/2018
OFS, coating supplier, don’t violate DSM Desotech patents: U.S. ITC

Did OFS Fitel LLC and its coating supplier Momentive UV Coatings Co., Ltd. violate Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 with regards to four DSM Desotech patents related to fiber coatings?! #LW #LWOnline

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled May 8 that OFS Fitel LLC and its coating supplier Momentive UV Coatings Co., Ltd. did not violate Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930…

BT Chief Executive Gavin Patterson unveiled a new strategy that includes increased spending on fiber to the premises (FT...
05/16/2018
BT pledges increased FTTP, mobile infrastructure investments as part of new strategy

BT Chief Executive Gavin Patterson unveiled a new strategy that includes increased spending on fiber to the premises (FTTP) and mobile infrastructure. #LW #LWOnline

Looking to stem losses at the UK incumbent, BT Chief Executive Gavin Patterson last Thursday unveiled a new strategy that includes increased spending on fiber to the premises (FTTP) and mobile…

The 10,556-km Monet submarine cable system linking Florida to Brazil is operational!  #LW #LWOnline
05/16/2018
Monet submarine cable system connecting Brazil to Florida is operational

The 10,556-km Monet submarine cable system linking Florida to Brazil is operational! #LW #LWOnline

Algar Telecom, Angola Cables, Antel, and Google's Alphabet said that the 10,556-km Monet submarine cable system linking Florida to Brazil is operational. The undersea cable will deliver over 64 Tbps…

Trends and Strategies in Equipment Design Test:Optical technology designers have turned to higher-order modulation forma...
05/15/2018
Trends and Strategies in Equipment Design Test

Trends and Strategies in Equipment Design Test:
Optical technology designers have turned to higher-order modulation formats... But customers still want low power, smaller footprint, & lower cost per bit. This Editorial Guide highlights what's new in lab test instruments & takes a close look at strategies for successfully solving a tricky test problem! #LW #LWOnline

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Optical technology designers have turned to higher-order modulation formats to meet increasing transmission demands. But customers still want low power, smaller footprint, and lower cost per bit.…

Trump tweets support for getting ZTE "back into business, fast" in the wake of a ban on supply of U.S. technology to the...
05/15/2018
Trump tweets support of lifting ZTE ban

Trump tweets support for getting ZTE "back into business, fast" in the wake of a ban on supply of U.S. technology to the Chinese communications company! #LW #LWOnline

President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted his support for getting ZTE "back into business, fast" in the wake of a ban on supply of U.S. technology to the Chinese communications company imposed by an…

05/14/2018
Metro Network Trends - 1190198

Operators are making the move to 100 Gbps in most parts of the metro – and they're looking at such transmission rates in the metro access, including for data center interconnect. This webcast reviews evolving metro-centric requirements as well as the technologies now emerging to meet them. And it's now available for on demand viewing! #LW #LWOnline

Can’t make the live event? No worries, all webcasts are available on-demand within 24 hours of the live event. Watch on any mobile device – phone or tablet - or listen while you drive to work! By submitting your personal information, you agree that PennWell and our industry partners may contact...

In this week's edition of the Friday 5... The effect of cloud networking on optical tech demand and the move toward netw...
05/06/2018
Friday 5 May 4, 2018

In this week's edition of the Friday 5... The effect of cloud networking on optical tech demand and the move toward networks based on disaggregated hardware! #LW #LWOnline #Friday5

The effect of cloud networking on optical technology demand and the move toward networks based on disaggregated hardware are two major themes in this week's Friday 5 video with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy.

Seaborn Networks requests the supply of Subsea provider Xtera's C+L Band tech for upcoming ARBR submarine network. #LW #...
05/03/2018
Xtera to supply Seaborn Networks with C+L Band technology for ARBR submarine network

Seaborn Networks requests the supply of Subsea provider Xtera's C+L Band tech for upcoming ARBR submarine network. #LW #LWOnline

Subsea systems technology provider Xtera says Seaborn Networks has requested the supply of C+L Band technology for the upcoming ARBR submarine network. The ARBR undersea cable network will connect…

Demand for cloud infrastructure services grew 51% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, and these companies led the...
05/03/2018
Cloud services demand booms in 1Q18: Synergy Research

Demand for cloud infrastructure services grew 51% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, and these companies led the way! #LW #LWOnline

Yes, more businesses are moving their operations to the cloud. Demand for cloud infrastructure services grew a whopping 51% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, according to Synergy Research Group...

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