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A fiber optic company faces the same demands for profitability and market share as other firms. Fiber optic company executives must keep track of technology and market trends. Delivering value to shareholders may require expanding through mergers and acquisitions. Keeping track of competitors is a continual process.

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CommScope pulls trigger on TE Connectivity Broadband Network Solutions buy

01/28/2015 Confirming a report in the Wall Street Journal, TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) says it has reac...

CommScope to buy TE Connectivity's Network Solutions unit: WSJ

01/27/2015 The Wall Street Journal reported late January 26 that CommScope is on the verge of buying the Net...

Data center interconnect sales growth driver for fiber-optic network gear says Ovum

01/26/2015 Market research and analysis firm Ovum predicted last week that demand for optical network (ON) h...

Infinera ends 2014 on the upswing; expects the same in 2015

01/26/2015 Optical transport systems vendor Infinera Corp. (NASDAQ: INFN) ended the best year in its history...

Packet-optical transport systems demand robust through 2019 says Dell'Oro

01/22/2015 Dell'Oro Group says in a newly released forecast report on optical transport gear that the demand...

Non-operational items lead Verizon to GAAP 4Q14 loss

01/22/2015 The impact of "non-operational items" led Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ...

Orange to fund startups via Digital Ventures investment program

01/22/2015 French telecom giant Orange says it will launch an early stage investment program aimed at suppor...

LightPath Technologies closes $1.3M private placement with Pudong Science & Technology

01/22/2015 LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH), which supplies optical components and subsystems, sa...

25 Gigabit Ethernet, 50 Gigabit Ethernet to reshape data center switching market says Infonetics

01/20/2015 The IEEE has just started work on 25 Gigabit Ethernet specifications and won't take up 50 Gigabit...

Netrality Properties to offer meet me rooms with no monthly cross-connect charges

01/16/2015 Real estate development firm Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. and Allied Fiber CEO and founder Hunter N...

Zayo to buy colo provider Latisys, expand western dark fiber network

01/16/2015 Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) has announced a pair of expansion initiatives. The company ...

AFL adds to patent portfolio

01/15/2015 AFL says it recently has been awarded four new patents. They cover technologies related to the co...

Integra adds Electric Lightwave, Integra Business fiber network units

01/13/2015 Fiber-optic network services provider Integra has announced the creation of a pair of new busines...

Huawei foresees 20% revenue increase for 2014

01/13/2015 In addition the company expects to see CNY33.9 billion to CNY34.3 billion ($5.47 billion to $5.54...

BTI Systems: We owned 2014

01/12/2015 Optical transport systems provider BTI Systems says it set a revenue record in 2014. The privatel...

Business Featured Articles

Pressure points for 2015

An uneven 2014 is coming to an end. Here's a look at what 2015 may bring in the way of optical co...

Optical transport vendors prep for SDN

The Open Networking Foundation is still prepping its vision of how software-defined networking co...

The most important story of the last 30 years

Lightwave has covered a lot of stories in its history. But one story rises above the rest as the ...

2014 Annual Technology Forecast

It's not that we can't wait for 2013 to end, but here's a look at what optical communications tec...

Interview with Andre Kriger -- FTTXcellence Award winner fibers Brazil

With both the World Cup and Olympics coming to Brazil, the country's service providers are furiou...

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Editorial Guides

The Future of High-Speed Equipment Design

Optical technology developers must continue to innovate to meet impending bandwidth requirements at low cost. These articles discuss both the emerging requirements and some of the pathways engineers have chosen to take.

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

Watch for silicon photonics on the line side

Thu Oct 23 15:04:00 CDT 2014
Most of the hullabaloo around silicon photonics has centered on its application to data center networks. But presentations and announcements at last month’s ECOC in Cannes, France, indicate the technology will play on the line side as well. For example, Acacia Communications used the show to further publicize its use of sili...
Chris Janz

by Chris Janz
Ciena Corp.

Why there is no room for ego in the new-age networking ecosystem

Fri Jan 23 14:30:00 CST 2015
The term "ecosystem" seems pretty well ensconced in the IT industry, and in networking too of late. The idea of a system of vendors, developers, and operators interacting and collaborating to mutual benefit is one that seems like it ought to have come to fruition a long time ago. Given where we are heading...

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