Content by James Kisner
James Kisner
Member Since: March 6, 2019
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Post-ECOC 2019: Optical Networking Beyond the Thunderdome
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10/14/2019  |  1 comment
It's like Mad Max in the optical networking space, with every group of participants – optical transceiver vendors, chip manufacturers, systems OEMs and even end customers – all fighting their own war.
The LiDAR at the End of the Tunnel
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10/8/2019  |  Post a comment
An analyst firm is at odds with industry execs on how quickly the market for LiDAR applications will take off. Several companies that supply the telco industry are making bets that LiDAR will pay off soon.
ECOC 2019 Preview: Beware of the Irish Goodbye
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9/11/2019  |  Post a comment
The optical networking industry has seen its fair share of customers show up to the party and then leave without warning. One analyst ponders what's going to be different in the next 12 months.
In Search of Optical Networking's 'Holy Grail'
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3/25/2019  |  Post a comment
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.
Optical Networking Gets the Football Pulled Away Again
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3/13/2019  |  6 comments
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.
Optical M&A: OFC 2019 Is a Couples Retreat, Not a Singles Cruise
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3/6/2019  |  Post a comment
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.

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