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Carriers cooling on packet-optical transport?

05/29/2015 A survey conducted by IHS (NYSE: IHS) indicates that carriers' ardor for packet-optical transport...

Avago to buy Broadcom

05/28/2015 Avago Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:AVGO) says it has agreed to buy communications semiconductor comp...

Fiber Optic Center partners with Northern Lights Cable founder for consulting services

05/28/2015 Fiber-optic technology distributor Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC) has announced a partnership wi...

European optical network spending finally showing a pulse says IHS

05/27/2015 Our long Continental optical networking nightmare in Europe may be over, according to IHS (NYSE: ...

Wave funds fiber network expansion

05/26/2015 West Coast gigabit fiber-optic network and broadband services company Wave says it has raised $13...

Charter goes for two with Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks acquisitions

05/26/2015 Undaunted by Comcast's experience with attempting a large-scale merger in the U.S. cable operator...

Altice to buy Suddenlink; eyes TWC?

05/20/2015 Altice SA (Euronext: ATC), a multinational cable and telecommunications company based in Luxembou...

Charter, Bright House still walking down the merger aisle

05/18/2015 Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) and the parent company of acquisition target Bright H...

Japanese machine tool manufacturer to invest in Lumentum

05/14/2015 JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) says that Amada Holdings Co., Ltd., a Japanese company that makes machine too...

Shift to 100G dampens telecom optical transceiver sales says IHS Infonetics

05/14/2015 The evolution to 100-Gbps coherent transmission has been a boon for optical transport systems ven...

Data centers driving 40G optical transceivers, 100G ramping says IHS Infonetics

05/12/2015 The long-awaited ramp up of 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE) optical transceivers in data center app...

Wireless, OTT video at heart of Verizon's AOL buy

05/12/2015 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) says it has agreed to buy Internet content pioneer...

Sorrento Networks tries again

05/08/2015 Sorrento Networks International, a metro DWDM equipment supplier that looked to be a goner last y...

Multinationals want more from "big six" telcos, finds Ovum survey

05/05/2015 When it comes to network performance and customer support, multinational corporations rate the &q...

Ciena to buy Cyan, expand SDN play

05/04/2015 Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) says it will expand its software-defined networking (SDN) chops by acqui...

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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Optical Access Strategies for MSOs

Even with ongoing work on advances such as DOCSIS 3.1, fiber will become even more critical for cable operators as bandwidth demands grow. These articles highlight potential future pathways.


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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

We've made a few tweaks

04/13/2015
The sharper-eyed among you may have noticed we've tweaked the website over the past couple of weeks. We've added a pair of new topic centers, moved another one, and dropped one. The two new ones are SDN/NFV and Data Center. Yes, both are long past due. The topic center titles are self-explanatory, as far as what you'll find i...
Chris Janz

by Chris Janz
Ciena Corp.

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

01/23/2015
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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