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Acacia reports revenue, profit growth as it scraps with Cisco
News Analysis | 1/11/2021

The components vendor said its business is growing thanks to bandwidth demands and it stands by its desire to call off its pending acquisition by Cisco.

Telia Carrier leans on pluggable optics for a simpler network
The Philter | 12/17/2020

The wholesale carrier said it will use routing platforms that support 400G pluggable optics to build a faster, more manageable network.

Ciena's opex flex
CxO Spotlight | 12/11/2020

Looking ahead to 2021, Ciena's CEO talks about its 800G systems, network automation and webscale supplier status as the company looks beyond the pandemic.

Ciena, Cisco could acquire NeoPhotonics – analysts
News Analysis | 12/3/2020

'We see a very high likelihood of NeoPhotonics being acquired by a larger optical component supplier or even by Ciena or Cisco,' wrote the financial analysts at MKM Partners.

Podcast: Cogent's Dave Schaeffer on building a better backbone
CxO Spotlight | 11/25/2020

Cogent, one of the world's largest ISPs, offers customers and competitors the ability to create their own global network, across its entire footprint, while paying on a per-usage basis.

DoD awards $600M to AT&T, Ericsson, Nokia, others, for 5G testing
News Analysis | 10/8/2020

The US Defense Dept. is awarding a huge sum to more than a dozen companies to help create 'the largest full-scale 5G tests for dual-use applications in the world.'

Eurobites: Cellnex, Everynet combine on IoT network rollouts
News Analysis | 10/5/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three ponders masts sale; TIM, Ardian finalize terms of Inwit deal; MTN Zambia bolsters backbone with ZTE.

COVID-19 slowing network operator capex, warns Ciena
News Analysis | 9/4/2020

Ciena, which counts AT&T and Verizon as top customers, warned of a pandemic-released slowdown in service provider spending. But some analysts aren't worried.

Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Most Innovative Telecom Product (Optical/IP/Carrier Ethernet/FTTH)
The Philter | 8/6/2020

Seven companies, with six offerings – AT&T and Colt Technology Services; Cisco, Ericsson, Infinera, Microchip and RtBrick – made the cut in a highly competitive category.

Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Company of the Year (Private)
The Philter | 7/23/2020

Six companies – Altiostar Networks, Arrcus, Cohere Technologies, DriveNets, World Wide Technology and ZenFi Networks – made the cut in the Company of the Year (Private) category.

Eyeing $12B market, Nokia lands Apple deal for new data center switch
News Analysis | 7/9/2020

The Finnish vendor has today added a new switching line to its portfolio of optical and routing products, promising features that have not previously been available.

Nokia snaps up two DCI deals in China
News Analysis | 6/16/2020

Finnish vendor continues to build up alternative routes to growth in China and signs new deals with Tencent and Baidu.

Ciena's webscale sales show cloud growth, consistency
The Philter | 6/12/2020

The optical networking firm has nine consecutive quarters with more than $100 million in direct sales to its webscale customers.

Fiber remains plentiful as Akamai builds private network backbone
News Analysis | 6/8/2020

Akamai began construction of a private fiber backbone three years ago. Today the effort stretches across North America, Europe and parts of Asia.

Eurobites: KKR plows $1B into European data center venture
News Analysis | 5/27/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ekinops lands 10G deal; ARM launches new chip to boost Android processing power; COVID-19 strikes Nokia plant in Tamil Nadu.

US agencies take aim at China Telecom
News Analysis | 4/9/2020

Several government agencies ask the FCC to 'revoke and terminate' China Telecom's licenses in the US, citing foreign ownership and imminent security threats.

Top telcos take TIP specs to optical hopefuls
News Analysis | 3/25/2020

Specifications developed by TIP's Phoenix project, which is focused on optical transponders for disaggregated systems, are to be included in an RFI from major operators.

The long-distance view of OFC: 800G and more!
News Analysis | 3/11/2020

Move over, 5G – we're talking 800G! As the OFC show continues, albeit minus a few big names, the optical transport sector fills the Light Reading inbox with news of technical advances and deals galore.

OFC management: 500 sponsors and exhibitors are planning to attend
News Analysis | 3/3/2020

The annual optical networking confab said that cancellation lists don't tell the full story of what's set to happen in San Diego next week.

Facebook Engineering Boss Parikh Exits, but Open Networking Lives On
News Analysis | 1/29/2020

Under Jay Parikh's ten-year leadership, Facebook built one of the most sophisticated data and networking infrastructures in the world, and collaborated with telcos on open networking.

Next-Generation Coherent Optics Lead to New Market Dynamics
Column | 1/23/2020

As coherent optics development moves away from a one-size-fits-all approach, the market will favor vertically integrated suppliers and companies that were once suppliers will be competitors, writes industry veteran Serge Melle.

Eurobites: O2 Turns to Open RAN to Boost UK Coverage
News Analysis | 1/16/2020

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky Mobile sets out its 5G stall; Ericsson pushes eSIM offering; SFR's mission-critical push-to-talk service rides the rails.

Ciena Gets Ready to Leap Into 2020
The Philter | 12/24/2019

The optical networking leader is pounding the table for webscale providers and telcos to move straight to 800G in the coming year, minimizing the competitive momentum of several vendors in the 600G space.

Ciena Soars on Bullish Outlook as Sales Top $3.5B
News Analysis | 12/12/2019

Ciena stock rocketed as it reported year-over-year sales growth of more than 15% and predicted further market share gains and sales hikes.

Ray Mota on Cisco's Network Vision
LRTV Interviews | 12/12/2019

Ray Mota, CEO and principal analyst for ACG Research, dives into Cisco's 'Internet for the Future' strategy, noting that the key focus is on helping service providers boost capacity as they roll out 5G and other new services while keeping costs in line. That's important because customers are using more bandwidth but aren't paying more for it, notes Mota.

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