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XO Adds Ciena to 100G Roster
05 September, 2012 - XO Communications Inc. has picked the 6500 Packet Optical Platform from Ciena Corp. for a 100Gbit/s buildout in metro and regional networks, the companies announced early Wednesday.
Infonetics: Optical network systems revenue jumps 15% in 2Q12
20 August, 2012 - After a down quarter over the first three months of 2012 (see "Infonetics: Optical network spending slips 23% in 1Q12"), optical network systems manufacturers saw sales increase sequentially by 15% in 2012, according to market research firm Infonetics Research. However, year-on-year, 2Q12 was off 10% Infonetics says in its 2Q12 Optical Network Hardware vendor market share report.
Seeing the light on optoelectronics manufacturing
13 August, 2012 - A clarion call from the National Research Council this week to revive the nation’s ability to design and make products based on optics and photonics technology inexplicably buries a critical discussion about advanced manufacturing at the end of a new report.