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Key developments from the optical components sector, including lasers, transceivers and specialty cables.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/19/2018
Broadband vendor's NG-PON2 technology could have a major role to play in the 5G networks that service providers are building.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/16/2018
Chinese vendor's share price rises in Hong Kong after the US finally lifts a ban that has stopped it from acquiring US components for the past three months.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/12/2018
Fines against telecom and technology companies rarely seem effective.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/12/2018
Chinese equipment vendor's stock gets a boost after it signs important escrow deal with US authorities, but doubts remain over the company's future.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/4/2018
US authorities will allow the Chinese vendor to maintain existing networks and other equipment while it tries to meet the conditions for a full reprieve.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/2/2018
Quick, someone move those damn sunbeds further away from the water! Ray Le Maistre hits the beach in Nice to wax lyrical on what this year's NGON event has been all about: transport for 5G and the deployment of software in optical networks.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/2/2018
In line with US demands, ZTE has appointed a new board of directors.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/28/2018
US Senator Marco Rubio has taken to Twitter to respond to the 'attack' on him by Huawei rotating chairman Eric Xu.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/27/2018
Ciena's Steve Alexander explains Ciena's strategy for injecting analytics and intelligence into the network, why the company acquired Packet Design and why Ciena is setting its sights on the Indian and Asian markets.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/26/2018
Senators ask for clarification about whether US customers can rip and replace ZTE gear from their networks under the Denial Order.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/19/2018
The Chinese supplier's future is once again on the line after US politicians voted to scrap Trump's rescue deal.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/15/2018
Investors look panicky despite plans for a new line of credit and management changes. It is little wonder.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/14/2018
Ciena CTO Steve Alexander explains why some operators are leery of fully autonomous networks, and how Ciena is collaborating with carriers to prepare for 5G deployments with platforms like the Adaptive Network.
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DOJ Will Now Alert US Public to Foreign Interference, Attacks
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
This week, the Justice Department released a new report on cyber attacks ...
LabCorp Investigating Possible Attack & Data Breach
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
LabCorp, one of the largest medical and diagnostic companies in the world, is ...
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Smart Homes as a Hedge Against High Rural Electric Bills
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/20/2018
Rural customers pay up to 40% higher utility bills than their more urban peers. ...
NG-PON2: The Case for 5G Trumps Lackluster Equipment Volumes
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2018
Chinese telcos won't buy enough NG-PON2 to drive down volume costs. But does that ...
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Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Vendor CEO Comp: Cashing In, Cashing Out
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2014 was a lucrative year for the top dogs at telecom vendors, who were paid big ...
Leading Lights 2015: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 5/7/2015
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
MACOM Remains Laser-Focused on Semiconductors
Dan O'Shea , Analyst, Heavyreading.com , 3/11/2015
Following a frantic acquisition spree, MACOM has broadened its semiconductor ...
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