Infinera completed a trans-Atlantic field trial with it’s new XTS-3300, slightly edging out the performance of previous announcements by Ciena and Nokia for trans-Atlantic links.
Infinera announced a major upgrade to its XTM chassis (Transmode acquisition) bringing 200G and 400G uplink capabilities to existing systems already deployed in the field.
A compact summary of Cignal AI’s position in the debate:
Inphi is the market share leader for coherent driver and receiver electronics and wanted to highlight exactly how much of their product is in the field.
Infinera announced a major expansion of its Instant Bandwidth feature, making those features network wide and eventually paired with software-based network control.
Ranovus announces a new direct detect solution in CFP2 DCO format, joining InPhi in offering solutions to the DCI marketplace.
Inphi announces a companion component to its 400G TIA, and now offers electronics to interface the latest 400G+ DSPs with coherent optics
Andrew Schmitt comments on Infinera’s announcement of an upgraded mobile anyhaul (front/backhaul) optical transport system.
Lightwave quotes Andrew Schmitt in its article regarding the acquisition of Clariphy Communications by Inphi:
An Investor Business Daily article summarized a research note from Piper Jaffray. The note was issued by Troy Jensen following a call held with Andrew Schmitt and 70+ buy-side investors.
Infinera announced a follow on product to it’s groundbreaking Infinera Cloud Xpress, including the integration of it’s GEN4 PIC technology.
Fujitsu Network Communications rolled out its new 1FINITY Platform, aimed at service providers interested in dis-aggregated optical network architectures.
Clariphy announced a new 16nm silicon platform designed to be the foundation for future 400G coherent DSP designs.
As part of it’s impending rollout of equipment in Verizon’s metro WDM network, Ciena announced a new 6500 platform for this application.
Lightwave summarizes the news that the US Dept. of Commerce has blocked all exports to ZTE in China.