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There's Only One Band Like the O-band!

2023 is close in the review mirror, and we went through many wavelengths in the optical tr…
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Building Future-Proof Data Center Multimode Fiber Infrastructure: A Quick Guide to Migrating to 800G

As data centers evolve and demand for higher bandwidth increases, network architects and engineer…
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Revolutionizing Fiber Optic Communication: 400G ZR from Approved Networks

LAKE FOREST, Calif.- In a groundbreaking advancement that redefines the limits of high-speed connect…
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A Look Ahead: 2024 Optical Transceiver Market Trends

As the new year begins, I'd like to share my perspective on the optical transceiver market in…
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The Key is in the Quality

A highly reliable network is a basic requirement in a high network demand with outstanding ban…
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SCTE CableTEC EXPO

Over 8000 attendees experienced a technology summit with exhibits and learning sessions. A…
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Move to Single-mode Fiber for a Brighter Future

Sometimes, if you need to determine where you are going, it helps to look where you have b…
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High-Capacity IPoDWDM Networks with 400G ZR and ZR+

The promise of high-capacity IPoDWDM is occurring. With the commercialization of 400ZR/ZR+, we…
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Revolutionizing Fiber Optic Communication: 400G ZR from Approved Networks

LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a groundbreaking advancement that redefines the limit…
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Why 400G?

So, you plan a network upgrade soon and are still determining what technologies to use. Yo…
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Power of 400G ZR and ZR+ Optics: Supercharge Your DCI and Metro Networks

With the emergence of 400G ZR and ZR+ technologies, the data center interconnect (DCI) and…
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Single Mode Fiber Types and Impact on Reach

Not all single-mode fiber is created equally. Knowing what type of single-mode fiber you have…
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