EVENT

Lightwave Optical Innovation Summit

14 July 2014

Brought to you by Lightwave magazine and LightwaveOnline.com, this two‑day conference and exposition will highlight immediate challenges and provide innovative, practical solutions in optical communications in the Americas. Attendees will include carriers, data center and enterprise network managers, system developers and suppliers of components and subsystems.

In addition to the main program, the conference will offer onsite training opportunities through partners such as The Light Brigade.

Lightwave Optical Innovation Summit will be chaired by Lightwave editor-in-chief and highly-respected industry observer/analyst Stephen Hardy.

Lightwave
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As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance

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Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move

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Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby

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With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand

Analysis and opinion