The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

News Releases

See below for official news and announcements from OFC 2019, and check back for regular updates. Should you have any questions, please email our public relations team at

Read news from previous years.

Title Date
OFC 2019 Closes Strong with Focus on 800G, 400ZR, Real-World 5G and Network Speed and Efficiency 8 March 2019
Integrated Silicon Photonic Switch Has Lowest Signal Loss Ever in High-Speed Data Transmission 28 February 2019
Exchanging Information Securely Using Quantum Communication In Future Fiber-Optic Networks 27 February 2019
OFC 2019 Exhibitors Showcase Innovative Products, Technologies for Today’s Communications Networks 26 February 2019
Researchers Break Efficiency Record for Data Transfer in Ultra-fast Transatlantic Cable 25 February 2019
New Machine Learning Approach Could Give a Big Boost to the Efficiency of Optical Networks 22 February 2019
OFC 2019 to Spotlight Latest Optical Innovations for 5G Networks 21 February 2019
OIF Members to Demonstrate Interoperability of Industry’s Hottest Technologies at OFC 2019 21 February 2019
OFC 2019 to Feature Multiple Live Multivendor Technology Interoperability Demonstrations 20 February 2019
OFC 2019 to Showcase Optical Innovations in Data Center Networks for Key Business Areas 6 February 2019
Technological Breakthroughs in Data Center Connectivity, 5G and IoT, and Much More Drive OFC 2019 30 January 2019
OFC Announces Conference Plenary Speakers 21 December 2018
OFC 2018 Wraps in San Diego with Major Announcements in Data-center Connectivity, 5G and More 15 March 2018
The Long and the Short of Transmission Performance Evaluation 12 March 2018
Fast, High Capacity Fiber Transmission Gets Real for Data Centers 8 March 2018
2018 OFC Conference & Exhibition: News Briefs; Live Video Streaming; Exclusive Media/Analyst Lunch; Badge Pickup; Nokia Event; Diversity Lounge 7 March 2018
New Study Compares 400G Optical Transceivers for Next-Generation Datacenter Networks 6 March 2018
Global Organizations at OFC 2018 Unveil New Technologies and Solutions Driving Optical Communications Innovation, Data-center Connectivity, 5G Network Upgrades and Cloud Computing 5 March 2018
Providing an Inclusive Space to Spark Networking and Professional Growth, OFC Introduces the Suzanne R. Nagel Lounge 1 March 2018
IBM Reveals a Novel Energy-saving Optical Receiver with a new Record of Rapid Power-on/off Time 22 February 2018
Groundbreaking Optical Communications Innovations, Data-center Connectivity, 5G Network Upgrades and Cloud Computing Drive Conference Program and Exhibits at OFC 2018 19 January 2018
OFC 2018 Exhibit Floor Expands to 700 Exhibiting Companies, Marks Five Year Growth Trajectory 27 November 2017
Dr. Peter J. Winzer of Nokia Bell Labs USA, Awarded 2018 John Tyndall Award 24 October 2017
Optical Communications Innovators to Deliver Keynote Presentations at OFC 2018 19 October 2017

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