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Ethernet switch market worth $25 billion in 2018 says Dell'Oro

07/31/2014 According to a recently published report by Dell'Oro Group, the Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch market ...

Smart city communications node shipments to hit 55 million annually by 2020 says Navigant Research

07/29/2014 Worldwide shipments of communications nodes for smart city networks will grow from 16.3 million a...

North American businesses want SDN in the data center by 2016

07/29/2014 The majority of North American businesses (87%) intend to have software-defined networks (SDN) li...

Telecom, datacom equipment spending will exceed $1 trillion over 5 years says Infonetics

07/21/2014 Worldwide, sales of telecom and datacom equipment and software came to $183 billion in 2013, an u...

Metro optical market worth $9 billion by 2018 says Dell'Oro

07/17/2014 Metro optical transport equipment revenues are forecast to reach $9 billion by 2018, according to...

North American enterprise network spending focuses on the cloud says Infonetics survey

07/08/2014 Respondents to a recent survey of North American enterprise network operators indicate that suppo...

Telecom wholesale services revenue to hit $142 billion in 2019 says Ovum

07/07/2014 Despite price drops among commodity wholesale services, overall wholesale service revenues are ex...

Europe to lead telco spending says Infonetics

06/30/2014 Expect a slowdown in the Americas, but for a change, Europe will be in the telecom capex driver's...

Sales of active optical cables for data centers to reach $1.5B says CIR

06/30/2014 The market for active optical cables (AOCs) for the data center will produce $1.5 billion in reve...

Ethernet service revenue to grow 300% by 2018 says Infonetics

06/17/2014 Revenue from Ethernet services delivered on 10 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet is forecast to grow 300% ...

SDN not playing key role in carriers' optical decisions says Infonetics

06/09/2014 Despite the buzz around software-defined networking (SDN), most carriers are not ready to put the...

Core router market grows for fourth consecutive quarter says Dell'Oro Group

06/06/2014 The service provider core router market posted a 4% year-on-year increase in the first quarter of...

Ethernet service price decreases accelerating says TeleGeography

06/05/2014 Service provider investments in Carrier Ethernet and related equipment is paying off in lower pri...

SDN holds up carrier router and switch spending says Infonetics

06/02/2014 Software-defined networking (SDN) promises significant benefits for carrier networks. But it’s no...

Optical network hardware market off to a slow start in 2014 says Ovum

06/02/2014 The global optical networking (ON) equipment market got off to a slow start in 2014, but growth i...

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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 ...

Will FTTN advances delay FTTH?

With copper able to support 100 Mbps, the impetus to switch to fiber may decrease.

Fiber in Europe bucks economic trends

Shortly before the FTTH Council Europe's 2013 conference in London February 19–21, Lightwave Euro...

Finally FTTH blooms in Europe, but not everywhere

The number of fiber-to-the-home/building (FTTH/FTTB) connections in Europe is expected to double ...

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