The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

Media Coverage

Following is a sampling of news highlights from OFC 2018.

Ovum: "Tunable optics are key for NG-PON2 success"
PR Newswire, March 1, 2018

Ethernet Alliance Salutes Approval of IEEE 802.3bs 200 Gigabit Ethernet, 400 Gigabit Ethernet Standard
Lightwave, January 4, 2018

Lightwave's 10 Most Viewed Stories of 2017
Lightwave, January 3, 2018

Data Center Interconnect for the Web-Scale Era
Light Reading, November 7, 2017

Oclaro's 400-gigabit plans, October 9, 2017  

Applied Optoelectronics: Still a Conviction Long - Strong Execution and Earnings Momentum Means Raising of EPS Estimates, and Price Target to $125
Seeking Alpha, July 17, 2017

LightCounting Expects Ethernet Transceivers to Drive Silicon Photonics Market
Converge Network Digest, May 18, 2017

OFC 2017 Takeaways
Investor Call, March 28, 2017

Reflections on OFC 2017
Gazettebyte, March 29, 2017

Sumitomo Electric Renews World Record of Lowest Loss Optical Fiber
The Daily Press, March 22, 2017

Nokia Helps Operators with High Capacity Cloud Connectivity Networks Net
Next Generation Communications, March 22, 2017

Tektronix Introduces Optical Modules with Industry’s Highest Sensitivity, Lowest Noise
New-TechEurope, March 22, 2017

Molex High-Density Optical EMI Shielding Adapters Ease Space Con 
WDRB 41 Louisville News, March 22, 2017

Source Photonics Demos XGS-PON N2 OLT module, 53 Gbaud PAM4
Converge Network Digest, March 22, 2017

Kaiam and Corning Demonstrate Co-Packaged Photonic Interconnect (CoPPhI) for Terabit Chip Interconnect at OFC 2017
Financial Buzz, March 22, 2017

Oclaro Unveils I-Temp Transceivers for 5G fronthaul, Samples 400G
Converge Network Digest, March 22, 2017

New front-interface to rear-interface options provide fiber routing flexibility
AP, March 22, 2017

Inphi Launches ColorZ 100G PAM4 platform, unveils 16 nm CMOS PAM4
Converge Network Digest, March 22, 2017

DCI, next-gen PON, and open optical networking were among the key trends that took center stage at OFC 2017
FierceTelecom, March 22, 2017

InnoLight Demos 400G OSFP
Converge Network Digest, March 22, 2017

Coriant Unveils Aware Toolkit for Real-time Optical Performance, Control Capability
Converge Network Digest, March 22, 2017

Finisar Demonstrates New 400G, 200G and 100G Pluggable Optical Modules and Introduces Flexgrid® Single Low Profile Wavelength Selective Switch at OFC 2017
Guru Focus, March 21, 2017

Semtech Releases New High-Performance Integrated Chipset for 10G Optical Modules
Guru Focus, March 21, 2017

EMCORE Introduces 6.5 GHz Bandwidth Laser Modules for Next-Generation Wireless and Distributed Antenna System Networks
Guru Focus, March 21, 2017

Semtech Expands Its ClearEdge CDR Portfolio for Low-Cost 25G SFP28 SR Modules and Active Optical Cables, March 21, 2017

Calix Innovation and Expertise Paves Way for NG-PON2 to Reach Mass Market
Guru Focus, March 21, 2017

Mellanox Introduces New 100Gb/s Silicon Photonics Optical Engine Product Line
Financial Buzz, March 20, 2017

Mellanox Introduces 100Gb/s Silicon Photonics Line
HPC Wire, March 20, 2017

Lumentum to Leverage Ciena’s WaveLogic Coherent Optical Technology
Yahoo Finance, March 20, 2017

Semtech Launches New ClearEdge™ CDR for 100G QSFP28 Modules at OFC 2017
GlobalNewswire, March 20, 2017

COBO selects connector for upcoming standard, paving path to multi-sourced on-board optics
IT Business Net, March 20, 2017

Sedona Adds Analytics to NetFusion
Light Reading, March 20, 2017

AT&T confirms test of 400 Gbps Ethernet connection between NY, DC
Fierce Telecom, March 20, 2017

InnoLight Technology Ships 17 100G QSFP28 Products, Unveils 400G OSFP
SensorMag, March 20, 2017

Media Alert: Credo Drives 400G Networking Demonstrations at OFC 2017
MorningStar, March 20, 2017

Mellanox Doubles Silicon Photonics Ethernet Transceiver Speeds to 200Gb/s
Yahoo Finance, March 20, 2017

New Coherent Transceiver Introduced for Up To 600 Gbps Data Rates
PipelinePub, March 20, 2017

EMCORE Announces Advanced 10 Gbps Laser and Photodiode Optical Chip Solutions for Next-Generation Passive Optical Networks
IT Business Net, March 20, 2017

Inneos and Zephyr Photonics Merge
Broadcast News, March 20, 2017

Coriant Showcases Real-Time Optical Performance Awareness at OFC 2017
IT Business Net, March 20, 2017

ADVA Sets 600G Benchmark
Light Reading, March 20, 2017

Acacia Communications to Demonstrate BGA Photonic Integrated Circuit
Spoke, March 20, 2017

Inphi Announces World's First 16nm
Investors Hangout, March 20, 2017

Luxtera Debuts Duplex 100G-CWDM2 Optical Transceiver Module at OFC 2017
MorningStar, March 20, 2017

Ciena Sets Its WaveLogic Free
Light Reading, March 20, 2017

Viking Technology to Showcase New Optical Capabilities at OFC 2017
Spoke, March 20, 2017

ADVA Optical Networking and Inphi Demonstrate 100G Direct Detect Solution for Open DCI Systems
Yahoo Finance, March 20, 2017

GigPeak to Showcase Leadership in 100G PSM4, CWDM4, and LR4 for Datacom Connectivity with Live Demo at OFC 2017, March 20, 2017

Semtech Announces Integrated Chipset for Next-Generation 100G QSFP28 Modules
Security @ IT Business Net, March 20, 2017

Infinera Intros Software Defined Instant Network
Telecom Ramblings, March 20, 2017

Optical Fibres from Prysmian Group at OFC 2017
The Cable Directory, March 20, 2017

UBS to hold meetings at OFC 2017
The Fly, March, 20, 2017

GigPeak to showcase 200G PAM4 VCSEL/DML
Converge Digest, March 18, 2017

NeoPhotonics Demos Coherent Transceiver for 400/600Gbps
Converge Digest, March 18, 2017

Xilinx to Demo FPGAs in 400G Ethernet, FlexE, LLDP
Converge Digest, March 18, 2017

ON2020: Driving Innovative Optical Network Solutions
Light Reading, March 17, 2017

Broadband Forum creates NG-PON2 Council, sets focus on accelerating technology, industry cooperation
Fierce Telecom, March 17, 2017

The Cloud Descends on OFC 2017
Light Reading, March 17, 2017 

Test and Measurement: Next-gen Ethernet focus at OFC 2017
RC Wireless, March 17, 2017

Optical Transport Network processors enable high-capacity fronthaul connections for 4G/5G centralized radio access networks
EEWorld Online, March 17, 2017

Fiber-Optic Industry Gathers Amid 3D, China And Merger Chatter, March 17, 2017

Growing Ecosystem for 200 GbE & 400 GbE Transport to be Demonstrated at OFC

Light Reading, March 17, 2017

Broadband Forum Launches New Council for NG-PON2
PipelinePub, March 17, 2017

ADVA Commercializes DCI Direct Detect
Light Reading, March 16, 2017

Finisar Introduces 100 GHz Balanced Detector
Converge Digest, March 16, 2017

ADVA Adds Direct Detect Open Optical Layer for DCI
Light Reading, March 16, 2017

Nokia Primes Its Optical Switch for DCI & Demarc
Light Reading, March 16, 2017

Fujitsu to demo 600-Gbps CFP2-ACO optical transceiver at OFC 2017
Lightwave Online, March 16, 2017

EXFO to preview 400-Gbps test capabilities
Lightwave Online, March 16, 2017

Fujitsu Works on 600G Coherent
Light Reading, March 15, 2017

AFL/Fujikura highlight board-level optical connectivity, Wrapping Tube Cable at OFC 2017​
Lightwave Online, March 15, 2017

Plethora of OIF Activities at OFC Include Live Physical & Link Layer Interop Demo, SDN Transport API Interop Demo Results and 100G Workshop
InfoTech​March 15, 2017

Ciena Adds Apps for Optical Network Flexibility
Light Reading​March 15, 2017

FISBA C-Lenses for Fiber Optic Collimation to be Exhibited at OFC 2017
IT Business Net​March 14, 2017

HUBER+SUHNER to display latest Polatis, Cube Optics and RF solutions at OFC 2017
Virtual Strategy​March 14, 2017

Fujitsu Claims 100G Transceiver Breakthrough
Light Reading​March 13, 2017

Finisar et al: Breathe Deep and Relax, Says Needham’s Optical Bull
Tech Trader DailyMarch 13, 2017

NeoPhotonics to demo new 64 GBaud micro-modulator at upcoming OFC
Semiconductor Today, March 10, 2017

NG-PON2: Ready for Prime Time?
DSLReports, March 9, 2017

CISCO at OFC 2017: There's Never Been a Better Time to Transform Your Network
Public, March 9, 2017

Synopsys and PhoeniX Demo Photonic IC Flow Using AIM PDK at OFC
SemiWiki, March 8, 2017

Finisar Introduces Compact Optical Spectrum Analyzer for Optical Communications Applications
Spoke, March 7, 2017

II-VI Inc Launches 25Gb/s detection chip arrays for active optical cables deployed in datacenters 
Semiconductor Today, March 3, 2017

OFC 2017: Plasmonic Devices Offers Broadband Modulation to Optical Links
Novus Light Technologies, March 3, 2017

The Golden Link - Plasmonic Device Offers Broadband Modulation to Optical Links at 100Gbit/s
Transforming Network Infrastructure, March 2, 2017

MACOM is Increasing Bandwidth in Optical Networks for 100G, 400G and Beyond at OFC 2017
Spoke, March 1, 2017

OFC 2017: Optical communication ecosystem
Novus Light Technologies, March 1, 2017

Leading Companies to Showcase the Technologies and Solutions Shaping Today's Optical Communications Ecosystem at OFC 2017
InfoTech Spotlight, February 28, 2017

II-VI Incorporated Unveils Miniature Z-block Optics for 100 Gb/s Datacenter Transceivers
Spoke, February 23, 2017

OptoTest updates OP720 optical switch
Ligthwave Online, February 23, 2017

II-VI Incorporated Unveils Miniature Z-block Optics for 100 Gb/s Datacenter Transceivers
Guru Focus, February 23, 2017

OFC 2017: Source Photonics' optical transceiver
Novus Light Technologies, February 15, 2017

II-VI Incorporated Unveils Pluggable OTDR for Embedded Network Monitoring
IT BusinessNet, February 14, 2017

ADVA Intros Optical Network Hypervisor
Light Reading, February 14, 2017

OIF Concludes SDN Transport API Interoperability Testing
InfoTech Spotlight, February 14, 2017

Making the Switch to Polarization Diversity
Health Medicine Network, January 31, 2017

OFC: The Trade Show
NTradeshows, January 31, 2017

OIF to hold 100G Serial Electrical Interconnect Workshop at OFC 2017
Lightwave Online, December 22, 2016

OSA, IEEE Photonics Society award Evgeny M. Dianov with 2017 John Tyndall Award
LaserFocusWord, December 1, 2016

OFC 2017, December 1, 2016

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