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By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/25/2019
The optical networking industry is at another inflection point, writes James Kisner, and the chalice some companies drink from next could point the way to everlasting revenue growth.
By Simon Stanley, 3/18/2019
The ON2020 group is looking to address the optical transport challenges presented by the predicted surge in user traffic on carrier networks.
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By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/13/2019
Like Lucy always does to Charlie Brown, 5G is likely another new technology that teased optical networking vendors with massive, sustained spending, then quickly yanked back expectations.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/8/2019
Heavy Reading's optical expert Sterling Perrin discusses some of the major trends in transport network technology at this year's OFC event in San Diego.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/6/2019
More acquisition activity in the optical space is inevitable, but it might not happen for a while until some newly coupled companies get to know each other just a little bit more.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/5/2019
As it ramps its first quarter revenues by more than 20%, Ciena shows off its WaveLogic 5 programmable coherent modem, capable of up to 800 Gbit/s transmission, at OFC 2019.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/21/2019
Transport network visibility and multivendor management startup Sedona has landed a breakthrough deal with Vodafone Group, adding to its Tier 1 successes.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 1/30/2019
Revenue slumped due to weakness in cloud and service provider market, but the company said enterprise and security are doing well, and it's looking forward to a late-2019 turnaround.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 1/11/2019
Yes, it's that time of the year again already, folks! Get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you catch MWC fever – there's a category (or three) for everyone!
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