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Key developments related to the platforms and tools used to test and measure optical and packet networks and applications.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/30/2019
LiFi is the latest effort to bring optical wireless communications into the commercial communications networking fold.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/22/2019
The opening sessions of this year's NGON & DCI World event in Nice focused on money matters and automation but there was little appetite to discuss the impact of global trade tensions and the US clampdown on Huawei's supply line.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/5/2019
Six companies – Anritsu, Infovista, Kentik, Netrounds, Spirent and Viavi Solutions – made the cut in the Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor category.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/4/2019
There are 11 (yes, count them!) shortlisted entries in this year's category for Most Innovative Telecoms Product (Optical/IP/Carrier Ethernet/FTTH).
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/17/2019
Israeli startup claims to be first to market with a disaggregated router that supports 400G-per-port throughput as it courts major telcos and takes on the router establishment.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/10/2019
Light Reading is delighted – nay, pumped – to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 15th year.
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.
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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 Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/15/2019
Not entered yet? Then get a move on… there are only days left to submit your entries.
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.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/15/2019
Vendor already has Tier 1 traction, a founder with track record of disruption, the backing of Bessemer and has Cisco, Juniper, Huawei and Nokia in its sights.
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 Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 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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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 ...
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/20/2016
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