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Key developments from the optical components sector, including lasers, transceivers and specialty cables.
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 Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/13/2019
The dispute over the controversial Chinese equipment maker has reached a dangerous new stage.
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 Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/8/2019
UK mobile operator is phasing the Finnish vendor out of its radio access network as it embarks on the rollout of 5G technology.
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 Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/7/2019
Banning Huawei would cost 'hundreds of millions' and hold up the UK's 5G deployment, says the UK mobile operator, while backing the Chinese vendor's calls for industry-wide testing.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/6/2019
The embattled Chinese equipment maker is gearing up for a major offensive against its US enemies and recruiting Europeans to its cause.
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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 Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/5/2019
As it ramps its first quarter revenues by more than 20%, Ciena shows off its WaveLogic 5 programmable coherent modem, capable of up to 800 Gbit/s transmission, at OFC 2019.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 3/1/2019
Shutting Huawei out of Europe's 5G sector would add to the margin pressure on the region's mobile operators, warns company executive.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/1/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Canadian fund considers KPN bid; Allot lands European Tier 1 deal; TalkTalk profit warning sends share price south.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 1/29/2019
Huawei again lashes out at the treatment of its CFO as Australia's TPG halts mobile rollout with the Chinese vendor and Germany's Deutsche Telekom frets about the cost of replacing it.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/28/2019
Vodafone's CEO wants a more high-level debate about the security implications of using Huawei's equipment. In the current climate, he may have his work cut out for him.
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