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DWDM & ROADM

DWDM and reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer (ROADM) systems are the linchpins of next generation networks. Today’s DWDM systems feature high channel count and longer reach. Meanwhile, colorless, directionless, contentionless, and gridless ROADM features are either available now or on the drawing board.

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DWDM & ROADM NEWS & PRODUCTS

Lightower extends connectivity to Amazon Web Services

12/09/2014 Lightower Fiber Networks has broadened its direct connectivity options to Amazon Web Services' (A...

ESB Telecoms deploys 100G from Coriant

12/08/2014 ESB Telecoms Ltd., the telecom arm of Irish state-owned utility company ESB, has launched a new h...

Alcatel-Lucent transfers optics R&D to Italy's SM Optics

12/02/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has agreed to transfer its research and development...

Padtec demos SDN-controlled directionless ROADM at SC14

11/25/2014 Padtec SA, a Brazil-based optical equipment vendor and systems integrator, says its directionless...

Product Showcase

11/25/2014 These are the latest products being featured by Lightwave’s partners. For more information, click...

Indonesia's PGASCOM taps Coriant for submarine network capacity upgrade

11/24/2014 Coriant GmbH says that Indonesian fiber-optic network operator PGASCOM has chosen the Coriant hiT...

Metro WDM takes a hit in North America says Dell'Oro Group

11/20/2014 Demand for optical transport equipment in North American declined 13% year-over-year in the third...

3Q14 optical network equipment spend down 5% year-on-year says Infonetics

11/18/2014 The global optical network hardware market, including SONET/SDH and WDM equipment, totaled $3 bil...

ACT deploys Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 in Wyoming

11/17/2014 Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. is collaborating with communications service provider Advanc...

Kazakhtelecom JSC tests 100G with Coriant, Juniper Networks

11/14/2014 Kazakhtelecom JSC says it has completed a field trial of a nationwide 100-Gbps fiber-optic networ...

Wilcon picks Ciena for California fiber-optic network upgrade

11/13/2014 Wilcon, a West Coast provider of fiber-optic network and data center infrastructure, is deploying...

TekLinks taps Transmode for Alabama metro network

11/11/2014 Swedish systems vendor Transmode Systems AB announced that TekLinks has deployed a DWDM metro opt...

UPN provides Ethernet services to 1st State Bank

11/10/2014 Fiber-optic network provider Unite Private Networks (UPN) has partnered with Omaha-based 1st Stat...

Huber+Suhner buys Cube Optics

10/31/2014 Huber+Suhner, a Swiss-based supplier of components and systems for electrical and optical connect...

Alcatel-Lucent builds 100G network for MTN Nigeria

10/13/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it is helping MTN Nigeria, a subsidiary of Dub...

DWDM & ROADM Featured Articles

Surviving disasters with fast shared mesh protection

A new class of network resiliency technology, called Shared Mesh Protection, is emerging to take ...

Next gen PON struggles for traction

One reason PON has proven so popular in optical access networks is its reputation as a "futu...

100G metro transformation

For many years, most metro and backbone optical transport networks have been based on WDM archite...

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Evolving Metro/Access Networks

The demands placed on metro and access networks have created new requirements that must be accommodated. These articles will help network planners create a winning strategy that will keep their networks ahead of the game.

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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...
Jim Theodoras

by Ward Williams
ProLabs

Forget about the labels

Mon Nov 03 15:04:00 CST 2014
In the luxury and fashion world, we could argue that brand names and labels are important. But in our world, the optical network world, donning a brand-named fiber-optic component is not mission critical. Purchasing behavior is—as it should be—based on quality, price, and service. A ProLabs survey, which was conduc...

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