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Endeavor Business Media's Lightwave delivers content focused on fiber optics and optoelectronics, the technologies that enable the growth, integration and improved performance of voice, data and video communications networks and services. Lightwave's unique ability to inform its audience’s business-critical decisions is based in the brand's 35+ year relationship with the entire optical community—technology vendors, communications carriers and major enterprises—and its recognition of the interplay among its members.


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Broadband Forum's TR-489 ONU authentication standard targets network virtualization

June 14, 2023
TR-489 “Authentication of an ONU and selection of eOMCI or vOMCI” will offer system integrators, network operators, and equipment manufacturers a clear framework to accelerate...
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Data Center

AT&T, BlackRock seal Gigapower deal, plan new fiber deployments

May 25, 2023
With the joint venture officially formed, the partners say that Gigapower will build fiber networks in Las Vegas, the Chandler and Gilbert areas of Arizona, parts of Northeastern...
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US Conec barks back at Senko in VSFF connector patent scrap

May 10, 2023
The most recent filing in the disagreement sees US Conec deny the allegations and contains allegations that Senko violated US Conec patents.
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180-micron fiber microcables blend bend insensitivity with backward compatibility

April 21, 2023
STL says its new 180-micron G657 A2 fiber yields microcables able to fit in 8-mm ducts that combine superior bend insensitivity characteristics with backward compatibility to ...
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Data Center

FiberLight debuts colo fiber connectivity for additional MDC Data Center in TX

April 10, 2023
The new site, to be located at 500 Bliss Street in Eagle Pass, will leverage MDC’s International Fiber Crossing Infrastructure offering to enable connections between Dallas and...
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Data Center

AT&T leverages Domain 2.0 open network to white box 5G, fiber broadband

March 17, 2023
Domain 2.0 was created to help AT&T operate its networks more like the cloud-enabled infrastructures of hyperscale data center operators and internet content providers.
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Design Install

State of California gears up for L.A. to Phoenix middle-mile fiber network deployment

March 2, 2023
Arcadian Infracom and the California Department of Technology are now collaborating for a new middle-mile fiber network deployment.
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Data Center

High port-density SFP56-DD transceivers send 100G connectivity to 40 km

Feb. 13, 2023
Now generally available, SiFotonics’ 100G-ER1-40, 8x100G-ER1-nWDM SFP56-DD transceivers are extended-reach optical switch/router modules used in 5G xHaul, broadband access aggregation...
Data Center

200G AOC fanout enables 25G-SR connectivity via 8 duplex LC connectors

Dec. 19, 2022
200G QSFP-DD breakout to 8x25G port cable from Vitex replaces combined patch cables plus optical transceiver pluggables.
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Design Install

Service provider installation tips on the way from 'homes passed' to 'homes connected'

Dec. 15, 2022
Time saved in an efficient and quality installation process enables service providers to maximize value out of their available field installation workforce and leads to more installatio...

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Hollowcore fiber specialist Lumenisity acquired by Microsoft

Dec. 14, 2022
Microsoft's plan is to employ Lumenisity’s technology to improve the latency performance and security of its global cloud infrastructure in support of the Microsoft Cloud Platform...
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Data Center

Crosstown Fiber plans dark fiber ring around Chicago

Dec. 5, 2022
Plans call for leveraging a redundant underground ring network of approximately 400 route miles “across all corners of Chicago.”
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FCC says broadband maps draft release imminent

Nov. 15, 2022
Promised to arrive by Nov. 18, the maps will provide the FCC’s estimation of broadband availability throughout the U.S. as of June 30, 2022, based on service provider input delivered...
ESnet6 will deliver more than 46 Tbps of capacity to Department of Energy researchers and other network users. .
Data Center

DoE Energy Science Network turns on 46.1-Tbps ESnet6 infrastructure

Oct. 24, 2022
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DoE’s) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) formally launched ESnet6, the latest generation of its intra-laboratory and supercomputing backbone network...
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Prysmian hosting 8th annual CRU World Optical Fibre & Cable Conference in Milan

Oct. 6, 2022
On the conference docket is a wide range of topics related to the fiber and cable market, expected to appeal to both manufacturers and network operators alike, from demand to ...
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Design Install

OpTIC Path fiber-optic training program marks growth and advancements

Sept. 30, 2022
After the initial OpTIC Path pilot program launched this past March, Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) in Louisiana and Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) have...
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IEEE P802.3db standard covers 100G, 200G, 400G interconnects over 50-, 100 m of MMF

Aug. 3, 2022
New standard will cover VCSEL-based duplex 100G-per-lane transmission over short reach (SR) distances of up to 100 m and very short reach (VR) requirements of up to 50 m on OM4...
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel

FCC asks Congress for $3B more for Huawei/ZTE remove/replace program

July 22, 2022
Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel informed Congress that if more funds aren’t forthcoming, only highest-priority applicants will receive funding...
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Plentiful demos, as well as in-depth technology discussions, will take place on the ISE Expo floor.

Preview: ISE Expo 2022 in Denver, Aug. 24-25

July 12, 2022
The ISE Expo 2022 sessions will cover a wide variety of ICT topics, ranging from the latest in PON technology; to pairing fiber to the home with fixed wireless access; to network...