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3rd WDMPON Workshop in Munich, Feb 14 2012

After two very successful workshops during the past two FTTH Council conferences in North America, we are excited to announce the 3rd WDM PON workshop and the first European event. Please join industry leaders, visionaries and decision makers during the European FTTH Council Conference February 14th-16th, 2012 in Munich, Germany at the ICM Convention Center for the third WDM PON workshop.



Presentations from the 2011 WDMPON Workshop in Orlando

The presentations from the Workshop are now available for download. You need to register as a user to get access.

You kan find the presentations here




September 27

2011FTTH Council Conference


Join industry leaders, visionaries and decision makers at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin for Lighting the Economy and be part of the most comprehensive FTTH learning program anywhere.


Where FTTH is Going: An FTTH Conference Wrap-up

Lightwave's Editorial Director and Associate Publisher Stephen Hardy will leverage what he learned at the recent FTTH Conference in Orlando, FL, to provide an overview of the advances and trends in fiber to the home (FTTH) technology. He’ll also offer his thoughts on future directions for FTTH, including next-generation PON and the influence of advances in copper-based transmission on FTTH deployments.

Live on: October 11, 2011 10:00 AM PDT | 12:00 PM CDT | 1:00 PM EDT | 6:00 PM BST


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WDM-PON Forum Announces New Board Members

SAN JOSE, CA, August 30, 2011 – The WDM-PON Forum, a three year-old organization dedicated to the advancement of Passive Optical Networking using Wavelength Division Multiplexing, today announced three new members to its Board of Directors, including Dr. Bas Huiszoon of Genexis, Mr. Jon Baldry of Transmode,  and Dr. Alexander Niepel,  of Nokia-Siemens Networks.


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Light Reading: News Analysis
Light Reading: News Analysis


Top Stories
  • Tera Santa Consortium tests 1-Tbps optical transmission via OFDM

    Members of the Tera Santa Consortium, an initiative of the Israeli Chief Scientist Office in the Ministry of Economy, has demonstrated the use of optical orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) to transmit a non-regenerated 1-Tbps superchannel over the Deutsches Forschungsnetz e.V. (DFN-Verein) German research fiber-optic network.

  • AFL's TruEvent Technology analyzes OTDR events

    AFL has unveiled TruEvent Technology software, designed to provide event analysis in conjunction with the company’s M-series optical time domain reflectometers (OTDRs). The software improves event analysis accuracy and reliability in a wide range of test and measurement applications, from data centers to long haul applications.

  • Ciena tests 200G via 16-QAM with Japan-U.S. Cable Network

    Optical transport systems vendor Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) says it has complemented its terrestrial trials of 200-Gbps optical transmission via 16-QAM with an undersea cable network test. The company partnered with the Japan-U.S. Cable Network to transmit 200G signals over a 630-km submarine network segment along the U.S. West Coast.