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Mobile fronthaul transceiver market 15X greater than mobile backhaul says LightCounting

With remote radio head shipments forecasted to exceed 6 million units annually by 2019, optical transceiver revenues derived from mobile fronthaul links will grow to 15X that of mobile backhaul. So...

FTTH subscribers in Asia-Pacific hit 100 million

Market research firm Ovum and the FTTH Council Asia-Pacific say that the number of customers receiving broadband services via fiber to the home (FTTH) networks in the Asia-Pacific region has reache...

The fifth dimension

Commercial applications for space-division multiplexing could arrive sooner than we think.

Impact of Big Data transport on network innovation

The Internet and data services have evolved significantly - which means a new set of requirements for transport networks.

Energy-efficient point-to-point optical transceiver virtual home gateway are latest from GreenTouch Consortium

GreenTouch, a global ICT consortium focused on improving the energy efficiency of communications networks, has complemented its earlier work on energy-saving PON architectures (see "Bit-Interl...

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 communications technology trends.

The next 30 years

Having marked the start of the year of our 30th anniversary with a look at how much fiber-optic communications has progressed over our three decades of existence, I think we should end the year wit...

VI Systems offers 12x25G parallel optical test boards

VI Systems GmbH has introduced its second generation of 12-channel parallel optical transmitter and receiver test boards for short-reach data communication up to 300 Gbps. The VHXT6212A-840 is desi...

Padtec demos SDN-controlled directionless ROADM at SC14

Padtec SA, a Brazil-based optical equipment vendor and systems integrator, says its directionless reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer (ROADM) featured in a software-defined network (SDN) de...

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