The WDM PON Forum Group is an interest group of services providers, equipment suppliers, component vendors and analysts to work towards a common goal of providing WDM technology based broadband access networks to:

- drive optical access  and FTTx market development

- support all existing and upcoming broadband service offerings and the ever increasing bandwidth demand

- push multiplexing in the wavelength domain rather than in the time domain (technology independent)

- support open access approaches

- increase market visibility and awareness of WDM PON in the market



Light Reading: News Analysis
Light Reading: News Analysis


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  • Anritsu MT1000A Network Master Pro offers all-around optical transport test capabilities

    Test and measurement instrument provider Anritsu says the MT1000A Network Master Pro offers field test engineers an all-in-one optical network field test instrument for converged telecom networks.

  • Light Brigade offers 'High-Speed Fiber Optic Systems' training DVD

    Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, has added “High-Speed Fiber Optic Systems” to its library of menu-based staff training DVDs. As its title implies, the DVD covers the trends and techniques behind the current improvement of spectral efficiency within fiber-optic networks, including how advanced modulation formats work to help meet the demand for higher-speed optical transmission.

  • VI Systems patents 40-Gbps VCSEL

    Optical components specialist VI Systems GmbH says it has received a Notice of Allowance for a U.S. patent application from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), which means it now has a U.S. patent that covers the material composition of optoelectronic devices that include the company’s 40-Gbps vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL).

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