23rd Annual KMI Conference

Nov. 6, 2000
23rd Annual KMI Conference on the Fiberoptics Market.

During KMI's 23rd Annual Conference of Fiberoptics Markets representatives of Verizon and Marconi reported the cost of deploying fiber-to-the-home is approaching that of deploying copper. Corvis, Qtera (Nortel), and Sycamore addressed the evolution of ultra-long-haul (ULH) optical networking. Qtera predicted significant capacity growth in ULH systems over the next two years. KMI forecast that the Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) systems market to reach $45 billion by 2005.

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