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Feb. 16, 2024
It was a week of opportunities and challenges. Astound Business introduced 400G wavelength services while AT&T led retail Ethernet service growth. But the big news came from Cisco, which announced it would cut 5% of its workforce amidst sluggish service provider sales. The network giant anticipates carrier spending could ramp up in 2025. Lightwave Editor-in-Chief Sean Buckley explains it in his Friday 5 video.

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