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Key developments from the optical components sector, including lasers, transceivers and specialty cables.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/19/2018
With its competitors stumbling, its largest customers remaining stable and its markets outside of telecom growing, Ciena is enjoying relatively smooth sailing in CEO Smith's 17th year at the helm.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/19/2018
In today's EMEA regional roundup: Euro giants to collaborate on multi-billion euro IoT and connected car chip/sensor developments; TIM and Sony Mobile forge 5G pact; Telefónica Germany and Nokia build their joint 'Early 5G Innovation Cluster' in Berlin; Open Fiber lands another broadband rollout tender; G+D Mobile Security boasts of Orange eSIM engagements; Altice and KKR have a Hivory; and more.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/18/2018
Why spend more than $600M on a company that makes optical transceivers? It wasn't just one product, but an entire automated manufacturing process that may help Cisco stay ahead of future bandwidth bottlenecks.
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By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/14/2018
The optical networking vendor said in a filing with the SEC that it will take a charge against earnings related to severance and other related costs.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/13/2018
The optical networking specialist is benefiting from 5G buildouts and webscale traffic monsters, and doing what it can to avoid sitting on a lead.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 12/11/2018
Optical components vendor will never forget December 2018.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 12/6/2018
NeoPhotonics' exposure to China and Huawei is at 50%-plus of sales, Raymond James analyst says.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/4/2018
The merger between 3 and Wind was supposed to create an Italian mobile heavyweight. But after Italy's 5G auction this week, that company is on the ropes.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 10/1/2018
Infinera closed its acquisition of Coriant today, creating one of the world's largest optical networking providers with 600 customers around the world. But talk of a major account challenge mounted by Ciena sent the company's stock tumbling more than 15%.
By Serge Melle, Contributing Author, 9/20/2018
Coherent DSPs for 400Gbit/s and beyond could be the catalyst for a re-shaping of the optical vendor landscape, believes Serge Melle.
By Simon Stanley, 9/17/2018
Key developments and research for future optical networks will be discussed during a special workshop at ECOC on Sunday, September 23.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 9/5/2018
Swedish equipment vendor prefers the alternatives to a couple of long-standing partners in a 5G setting, and adds new features to its '5G-ready' baseband platform.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/24/2018
New 'MicroPlug' expected to tie into cable's move toward virtualization, distributed access architectures.
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