4:25 PM -- At OFC/NFOEC 2008 this week, a panel talked about several issues surrounding the need to go from 10 Gig transport to 40 Gig to 100 Gig.
In this short video clip, Verizon's Glenn Wellbrock tackles the question of why Verizon just doesn't build an overlay network, instead of trying to get today's gear to work on yesterday's long-haul routes.
At #CES2020, Jeff Baumgartner reports on streaming video deals that include broadband service providers as key distribution partners. Maybe this is the silver lining as traditional pay-TV keeps losing subscribers.
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.