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Key developments related to the introduction of 400G optical transport systems.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/14/2018
OTTAWA -- The telecom industry is moving toward autonomous networks, but Ciena says it is taking a different approach. As a supplier of optical, packet and software ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/8/2018
The explosion in demand for diverse sources of bandwidth is fueling the business case for one dark fiber provider that is using subsea optical cables to cross lakes, ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/5/2018
In what looks like a step towards a slightly more open coherent optical module market, Acacia and Oclaro have teamed up to develop interoperable CFP2-DCO (digital ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/1/2018
In today's regional roundup: Can GTT get the best out of Interoute?; Orange Spain claims optical backbone milestone; KPN to close its OTT TV service; and other ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/31/2018
Optical and packet transport systems specialist Ciena ends May on a mixed note with news of an interesting strategic acquisition (positive), year-on-year revenues ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/15/2018
Find out who's been welcomed into the Light Reading Hall of Fame this year.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/13/2018
Here's an unlikely scenario. Donald Trump has tweeted about ZTE, the Chinese company that closed its doors last week following a ruling that banned US companies from ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/8/2018
Optical, Ethernet and IP are the technologies that formed he bedrock of Light Reading's early years and which are still very important to us today. So the Most ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/2/2018
The Open Network Foundation today says it's bringing open networking to the optical network layer, one of the last proprietary strongholds, in an open source project ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 4/26/2018
The new generation of cloud applications is creating a ferocious appetite for bandwidth -- not just to the user, but also inside the data center and between data centers.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/20/2018
ZTE has hit back at the US Department of Commerce's 'denial order' that bans US component firms from selling to the Chinese vendor for seven years, calling the ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 4/16/2018
The US government has banned domestic tech companies from selling components to Chinese systems vendor ZTE for seven years in a move that will affect chipmakers like ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/2/2018
It's been a couple of years since I attended the annual California-based OFC (Optical Fiber Communication) conference but I'm very glad I attended this year's event ...
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Is Florida Really Such a Cybersecurity Risk?
Joe Stanganelli, Principal, Beacon Hill Law, 6/18/2018
In the wake of a personal-security research report declaring Florida to have the ...
Decades-Old Vulnerability Allows Spoofing of Encryption Tools
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/18/2018
While GnuPG, Enigmail, GPGTools and python-gnupg have all patched the SigSpoof ...
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Fiber & Cable for the Cloud: How to Deliver Reach & Speed
6/14/2018
A challenge operators face is delivering sufficient capacity to allow customers ...
China's Telcos Spark PON Revenue Rebound
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/14/2018
After five consecutive quarters of decline, overall PON revenue rebounded in the ...
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Leading Lights 2017: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/10/2017
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
Leading Lights 2016: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/20/2016
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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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Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
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