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Amphenol targets FCI Asia Pte Ltd.

07/02/2015 Amphenol Corp. (NYSE:APH) says it has offered $1.275 billion (subject to a closing adjustment) to...

VPIphotonics updates Transmission & Component Design Suite

06/18/2015 Design software vendor VPIphotonics now offers Version 9.5 of its Transmission & Component De...

IBM demonstrates silicon photonics platform

05/14/2015 IBM has announced its silicon photonics efforts have reached a new milestone with the demonstrati...

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...

OIF tackles integrated photonics projects, publishes 100G IAs

05/07/2015 The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) continued to keep a number of project plates spinning at ...

Huber+Suhner Cube Optics unveils ROSA for 100GBase CFP4/QSFP28-LR4 optical transceivers

04/01/2015 Last week at OFC 2015 in Los Angeles, Huber+Suhner Cube Optics AG demonstrated an ultra-compact i...

Skorpios states case for silicon photonics at OFC

03/25/2015 Silicon photonics focused startup Skorpios Technologies, Inc. is using OFC 2015 to demonstrate it...

Micro-integrated coherent receiver from NeoPhotonics targets pluggable modules, line cards

03/23/2015 NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE: NPTN) has extended its line of modules and components for 100G and 400G...

Dual micro-ITLA now sampling from Oclaro

03/18/2015 Optical component and subsystem developer Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) reveals it is now sampling ...

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...

JDSU reveals names for post-split companies

02/27/2015 For those of you wondering which arm of JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) would retain the family name once the...

3SAE expands fiber splicing, glass processing offerings

01/29/2015 3SAE Technologies, which specializes in fiber-optic preparation tools and glass processing equipm...

QLogic, Broadcom demo 25 Gigabit Ethernet, 100 Gigabit Ethernet chip interoperability

01/27/2015 Data center network equipment provider QLogic Corp. (NASDAQ:QLGC) says it has successfully demons...

LightPath Technologies closes $1.3M private placement with Pudong Science & Technology

01/22/2015 LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH), which supplies optical components and subsystems, sa...

VI Systems intros 50-Gbps module using 850-nm VCSEL

01/22/2015 Optical component and module supplier VI Systems GmbH has unveiled the V50-850M, a fiber-coupled ...

COMPONENTS Featured Articles

Coherent optical receivers - the complete answer

Pulling the signal out of a coherent transmission isn't easy. Fortunately, technology has found t...

2014 Lightwave Innovation Awards

We invited technology developers to submit products for review by our independent panel of judges.

Bend matters, Part 2: Microbending in optical fibers

Optical power loss is a significant determinant of network performance. Loss can come from a vari...

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

2015 FTTH Connect Reporter’s Notebook, Day 1

Tue Jun 30 09:15:00 CDT 2015
The FTTH Connect conference (nee the FTTH Council Americas' FTTH Conference) is in full swing at the Anaheim Convention Center. So is a high school girls volleyball tournament. At both events, we find: Bump Roland Montagne of IDATE, who does a lot of the FTTH Council Europe's market research work, reported that FTTH activity...
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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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