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Electronic devices play an important role in optical communications systems. Modulators, laser and modulator drivers, serializers/deserializers (SerDes), PHYs, MACs, multiplexers/demultiplexers, transimpedance amplifiers (TIAs), and similar devices are the subject of the stories you’ll find on this page.

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Ikanos claims G.fast variant shows 1-Gbps performance in Japan and Korea

05/21/2015 Communications semiconductor vendor Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN) says it has succes...

Sckipio, iPhotonix partner for G.fast NFV

05/21/2015 G.fast semiconductor startup Sckipio Technologies and iPhotonix, which specializes in fiber-to-th...

MACOM shipping coherent CFP2 ACO modulator drivers

04/30/2015 M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (MACOM) it has begun production shipments of two modu...

Luxtera offers PSM4 QSFP28 optical module, silicon photonics chipset

04/09/2015 After a fairly quiet period, silicon photonics pioneer Luxtera has announced a pair of new produc...

PMC-Sierra DIGI-G4 OTN processor supports 4x100G

04/09/2015 PMC-Sierra, Inc. (NASDAQ:PMCS) used OFC 2015 last month to launch its latest Optical Transport Ne...

Centec Networks GoldenGate switch chip aims at Broadcom Trident II

04/09/2015 Chinese communications semiconductor vendor Centec Networks recently unveiled the GoldenGate swit...

MACOM demos linear EML driver for 400G

03/25/2015 At OFC 2015, communications semiconductor vendor M/A-COM Technlogy Solutions Inc. (MACOM) is high...

Microsemi to acquire Vitesse Semiconductor

03/19/2015 Microsemi Corp. (NASDAQ: MSCC) will continue its expansion via M&A with the acquisition of Vi...

NXP, Freescale to merge

03/02/2015 NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) and Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE: FSL) have agreed ...

OIF to highlight 56G interfaces, pluggable coherent transceivers at OFC

02/26/2015 The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) says its annual tech demo at OFC this year will focus on ...

G.fast chips subject of Broadband Forum plugfest

02/12/2015 The Broadband Forum put G.fast devices from seven companies through an interoperability demo at t...

Sckipio touts distance extension for 500-Mbps G.fast broadband access

02/04/2015 G.fast chip start-up Sckipio Technologies says it has demonstrated the use of their technology to...

Intel to buy broadband chip maker Lantiq

02/02/2015 Intel Corp. says it has agreed to acquire Munich-based Lantiq, which develops semiconductors and ...

Avago demos 56-Gbps PAM4 SerDes

01/15/2015 Avago Technologies (NASDAQ:AVGO) says it has demonstrated what it asserts is the first 56-Gbps pu...

Sckipio gives G.fast a workout at CES

01/07/2015 Semiconductor startup Sckipio Technologies is using the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Ve...

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