Nokia

Nokia (booth 2525) will discuss innovations under the theme ‘Powering Cloud Connectivity’ at OFC 2017. Featuring luminaries from Nokia Bell Labs and the optical industry, Nokia will once again host the popular Shannon Theater, located in the Nokia booth. Running for the duration of the exhibition, the Shannon Theater will feature visionary topics such as capacity crunch and software-defined networking (SDN) in FlexGrid networks, along with customer appearances and case studies. Nokia and Bell Labs speakers will also be prominently featured in the OFC technical conference, including conference co-chair and Bell Labs’ optical director, Dr Peter Winzer.

Nokia will demonstrate new products in its booth including its recently announced ‘Anyhaul’ mobile transport portfolio enabling the move to 5G, including the new 1830 PSS integrated packet transport capabilities, along with data centre interconnection (DCI) applications with the 1830 Photonic Service Interconnect – 2T (PSI-2T).

Company: 
Feature

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

Feature

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