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


Top Stories
  • Telefonica chooses Alcatel-Lucent for Spanish 100G fiber-optic network

    Telefonica has selected the 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) from Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) as the cornerstone of a 100-Gbps upgrade to the carrier’s fiber-optic network throughout the northwest, eastern, and southern portions of Spain. The Spanish incumbent seeks the increased capacity in its regional networks to meet the demands the increasing adoption of 4G LTE mobile wireless services, cloud services, and video have sparked.

  • Global consortium to build SEA-US undersea cable system

    A consortium of seven global telecommunications companies has agreed to cooperate in the construction and operation of a new submarine cable system that directly connects Southeast Asia and the United States. NEC Corp. has been announced as the system supplier.

  • FirstLight Fiber to acquire G4 Communications

    FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based service provider operating fiber-optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, reports that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of New Hampshire-based G4 Communications, including G4's customer base and data center located in Manchester, NH.

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