• Technical Conference:  30 March – 03 April 2025
  • Exhibition: 01 – 03 April 2025
  • Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA

Wednesday, 27 March, 12:30 – 14:00

Theater I

Session Description
This panel discussion will explore the latest optical technologies that satisfy network operators' requirements for enhanced 5G or 6G networks. The session first reviews network requirements for 5G and 6G networks by service providers. Then, it dives into the technologies that enable the required networking performance and functions, such as optical transceivers, optical components, transmission, and control and management technologies.


Yoshiaki Sone, Senior Researcher, NTT, Japan


Aaron Chase, Sr. Dir. Network Architecture Strategy, Infinera, United States

Vitaly Mikhailov, DMTS Scientist, OFS Laboratories, United States

Honseok Shin, Senior, SK Telekom, Republic Of Korea

Jun Terada, Director, NTT, Japan

Tomoo Takahara, Principal Engineer, Fujitsu, Japan