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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...

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...

Gigabit broadband drive a boon for CPE vendors in 2014

04/13/2015 Sparked in part by the increasing interest in gigabit broadband, sales of broadband customer prem...

Fiber cable now reaches 42.5% of U.S. commercial buildings: Vertical Systems Group

04/07/2015 The percentage of U.S. commercial buildings with direct fiber cable access rose to 42.5% in 2014,...

Gigabit broadband services on roadmap for 40% of operators says Infonetics survey

03/10/2015 As many as 40% of the respondents to an Infonetics Research study indicate they plan to offer 1-G...

Gigabit FTTH drives record broadband sales says Infonetics

03/03/2015 The exploding interest in gigabit broadband helped create record sales of broadband aggregation e...

Web 2.0 companies likely shape optical network market says LightCounting

03/03/2015 While spending by traditional communications carriers still dominates the fiber-optic network tec...

Ciena, Infinera, ZTE 2014 optical systems winners says Infonetics

02/23/2015 Ciena (NYSE:CIEN), Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN), and ZTE posted significant revenue gains in 2014 durin...

European FTTH connects 14.5 million homes

02/17/2015 Research commissioned by the FTTH Council Europe and released at the organization's annual confer...

Internet content providers capex growth engine says Ovum

02/10/2015 A new report from market research and analysis firm Ovum asserts that Internet content providers ...

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...

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...

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...

Datacom up, telecom sluggish in 2014 says Infonetics

01/12/2015 A pickup in datacom spending in 2014 partially offset continuing softness in telecom revenues in ...

Market Research 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 ...

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...



Editorial Guides

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.


Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

We've made a few tweaks

Mon Apr 13 14:00:00 CDT 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

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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