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TSIC nears metro optical transport vendor selection

March 26, 2015 Sources at TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) say the company could conclude its next-generation metro optical transport supplier selection as early as next week. While stressing that a final...

Skorpios states case for silicon photonics at OFC

March 25, 2015 Silicon photonics focused startup Skorpios Technologies, Inc. is using OFC 2015 to demonstrate its progress in leveraging its Skorpios Template Assisted Bonding (STAB) process to create both system...

MACOM demos linear EML driver for 400G

March 25, 2015 At OFC 2015, communications semiconductor vendor M/A-COM Technlogy Solutions Inc. (MACOM) is highlighting its MAOM-003115 linear EML driver, which the company says has been used to demonstrate 400-...

Verizon confirms Ciena, Cisco to supply U.S. 100-Gbps metro network gear

March 24, 2015 Verizon today confirmed previous reports from the financial community that it will build its next-generation 100-Gbps metro fiber-optic network infrastructure with platforms from Ciena (NYSE: CIEN)...

Infinera hints at upcoming metro aggregation platforms with new PIC introductions

March 24, 2015 Infinera has laid the groundwork for an upcoming announcement of its long-awaited metro aggregation platform – or, as it now appears, platforms – with the announcement that it has developed a pair ...

Consortium for On-Board Optics targets specs for higher data center faceplate density

March 24, 2015 Having decided that even pluggable modules are too big, a consortium has formed to create specifications for on-board optics to increase the faceplate density of data center switches. The aptly nam...

Oclaro demos 28-Gbps SFP optical transceiver for 32GFC, 25GbE

March 24, 2015 Optical components and subsystem specialist Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) is showing off at OFC in Los Angeles what the company asserts is the first SFP28-LR optical transceiver that can transmit 28 ...

Acacia Communications offers 400-Gbps coherent transceiver module

March 23, 2015 Coherent optical module vendor Acacia Communications, having been first to market with a coherent transponder based on the OIF MSA as well as the initial provider of coherent CFP transceivers, appe...

Chuan Wei to build Cambodia's first 100G fiber-optic network

March 23, 2015

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will supply the equipment necessary for Chuan Wei to deploy the first 100-Gbps fiber-optic network in Cambodia.

Applied Optoelectronics offers 100-Gbps optical transceiver line

March 23, 2015 Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) will highlight a new range of data center 100-Gbps optical transceivers at OFC 2015 in Los Angeles. The modules include a multimode fiber QSFP28, a QSFP2...

CoAdna second-generation optical virtual switch platform targets data centers

March 23, 2015 Optical subsystem vendor CoAdna Photonics, Inc. has unveiled a Gen-2 Optical Virtual Switching (OvS) platform. Aimed at Big Data and cloud service applications, the OvS platform enables a distribut...

ColorChip unveils QSFP28 optical transceiver for CWDM4/CLR4 applications

March 23, 2015

Optical transceiver supplier ColorChip Ltd. has announced a 4x25G QSFP28 optical module that meets both the CLR4 specification and the CWDM4 MSA.

OE Solutions offers CSC LambdaRich optical transceivers

March 23, 2015 Optical module developer OE Solutions will use OFC in Los Angeles March 23-26 to highlight its new CSC LambdaRich optical transceivers. The single-fiber bi-directional CWDM transceivers offer an 18...

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

March 23, 2015 NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE: NPTN) has extended its line of modules and components for 100G and 400G coherent transmission with a micro-integrated coherent receiver (Micro-ICR) designed to the OIF-DPC...

Fujitsu offers CFP2-ACO coherent optical transceiver

March 19, 2015 Fujitsu Optical Components Ltd. (FOC) has jumped in line for what should be a parade of CFP2 Analog Coherent Optics (CFP2-ACO) announcements at OFC by revealing it should have such an optical trans...

Microsemi to acquire Vitesse Semiconductor

March 19, 2015 Microsemi Corp. (NASDAQ: MSCC) will continue its expansion via M&A with the acquisition of Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: VTSS). Microsemi says it has agreed to buy the communications sem...

OE Solutions, AimValley offer IP OAM Smart SFP transceiver

March 19, 2015 OE Solutions and AimValley have extended their collaboration on Smart SFP optical transceivers with the introduction of the IP OAM Smart SFP. The optical module provides IP layer service monitoring...

Infinera, BICS, OFS test extended reaches for coherent transmission

March 19, 2015 Optical transport systems vendor Infinera and wholesale carrier services provider BICS, say they have had success with quadrature phase-shift keying (QPSK), 8 quadrature amplitude modulation (8QAM)...

Product Showcase

March 19, 2015

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Dual micro-ITLA now sampling from Oclaro

March 18, 2015 Optical component and subsystem developer Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) reveals it is now sampling a dual micro-ITLA that offers a 25% smaller footprint and 1 W lower power consumption versus two dis...

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