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By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/25/2019
The optical networking industry is at another inflection point, writes James Kisner, and the chalice some companies drink from next could point the way to everlasting revenue growth.
By Simon Stanley, 3/18/2019
The ON2020 group is looking to address the optical transport challenges presented by the predicted surge in user traffic on carrier networks.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/13/2019
Like Lucy always does to Charlie Brown, 5G is likely another new technology that teased optical networking vendors with massive, sustained spending, then quickly yanked back expectations.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/8/2019
Heavy Reading's optical expert Sterling Perrin discusses some of the major trends in transport network technology at this year's OFC event in San Diego.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/6/2019
More acquisition activity in the optical space is inevitable, but it might not happen for a while until some newly coupled companies get to know each other just a little bit more.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/2/2018
The optical community was buzzing at this year's OFC event, fueled in part by 5G expectations and developments from the likes of Ciena, Coriant, Infinera, Nokia and NeoPhotonics.
By Simon Stanley, 3/27/2018
The ON2020 panel at this year's OFC provided insight into the challenges faced by network operators and the technologies that will be required in future optical networks.
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By Light Reading, 3/20/2018
At OFC in San Diego, the optical industry is buzzing with a number of new 400G solutions and there's even talk of 600G. In this video, Dr. Kuschnerov discusses the latest commercial single wavelength 100G to 400G tunable product that Huawei has brought to market.
By Light Reading, 3/20/2018
As 5G becomes a reality, Huawei is poised to take the lead on providing the best solutions to fit different applications.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
At OFC 2018, Ethernet Alliance Chairman John D'Ambrosia explains why he's brought not one, but two holy grails to the show, and what heroic deeds must be completed in order to obtain them.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/16/2018
As one of the optical industry's key jamborees drew to a close, Heavy Reading senior analyst and optical networking industry celebrity Sterling Perrin discussed developments in 600G transport, probabilistic constellation shaping and other key trends from this year's OFC.
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The New Infinera at OFC 2019

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Infinera's Rob Shore discusses the company's latest products and solutions at OFC this year.
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Source Photonics Demos 400G & 5G Products at OFC 2019

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Manish Mehta, Source Photonics' EVP of PLM, talks about the company's product offerings for cloud, telecom and enterprise operators and OEMs. He describes how its latest 400G-ER8, 400G-LR8 and 400G-DR4 QSFP-DD solutions, as well as its 100G-FR and 50G-ER QSFP28 solutions, will enable high-speed data connectivity and low latency in the cloud and 5G networks.
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Macom Enables Industry-Leading Solutions at OFC 2019

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Light Reading sits down with Macom's Preet Virk, VP of Connectivity, at OFC 2019, discussing the ongoing progress component suppliers and module vendors are making towards enabling the next generation of optical connectivity. Learn how Macom's leading portfolio of components and technologies are enabling these solutions.
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5G Transport, 400ZR Star at OFC19

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Heavy Reading's optical expert Sterling Perrin discusses some of the major trends in transport network technology at this year's OFC event in San Diego, including 5G Transport, 800G and 400ZR.
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Your Metro Reimagined for Automation Greatness

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Juniper features its agile, open, disaggregated, and programmable Metro Fabric solution at OFC 2018. Donyel Jones-Williams (Director Product Marketing, Juniper Networks) explains to Ray Le Maistre (Light Reading Editor-in-Chief) how innovative design principles and new product ...
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Perspective on Fiber Trends in Communication Networks

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Light Reading's Editor-in-Chief, Ray Le Maistre interviews Craig Black, Senior Director, Fiber Test and Measurement with VIAVI on the latest fiber trends at OFC 2018.
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Nokia at OFC 2018

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At OFC 2018 in San Diego, Heavy Reading Sr. Analyst Sterling Perrin sat down with Kyle Hollasch, Director of Optical Marketing for Nokia. They discussed the evolution of WDM networks over the past 20 years, the potential of probabilistic constellation shaping and how optical will be affected by network automation.
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Source Photonics' Manish Mehta Talks About What's Next in the Data Center & Access Markets

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Manish Mehta, EVP of Product Line Management, talks about Source Photonics' demonstration of the first interoperable 400G QSFP-DD for data center application at OFC 2018. He also talks about the trends in 5G networks and how Source Photonics is well-equipped to revolutionize the access markets with its investments in its fixed broadband products.
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MACOM at OFC 2018

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Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre speaks with Preet Virk, SVP & General Manager of MACOM's Network BU about trends in optical networking including changes in the data center and the move to 5G.
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Dr. Maxim Kuschnerov on Huawei’s 400G Solution at #OFC2018

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At OFC in San Diego, the optical industry is buzzing with a number of new 400G solutions and there's even talk of 600G. In this video, Dr. Kuschnerov discusses the latest commercial single wavelength 100G to 400G tunable product that Huawei has brought to market.
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ICE5: Innovation on Fast Forward

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Infinera launched its new Infinite Capacity Engine, ICE5. Infinera's Jay Gill explains why the time is right for ICE5 and how it will help network operators solve their capacity scaling challenges. Plus, he'll give us a sneak preview of Infinera's next generation, ICE6.
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The Impact of 5G With Huawei's Dr. Sean Long at #OFC2018

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As 5G becomes a reality, Huawei is poised to take the lead on providing the best solutions to fit different applications.
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