WDM PON Forum Mission Statement


The goal of the WDM-PON forum is to provide a resource for researchers, component and equipment suppliers, carriers, and other parties interested in passive optical networking technologies that utilize dedicated wavelengths as a method to provision services in access networks and to promote and advance the technologies required to enable cost-effective wavelength division multiplexing in Passive Optical Networks.


The forum endeavors to advance these technologies as means to provide high bandwidth, scalable services with physical-layer security, low energy consumption, and low total lifetime cost of ownership.



Light Reading: News Analysis
Light Reading: News Analysis


Top Stories
  • ZTE wins GPON equipment order from China Mobile

    ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK / A: 000063.SZ) says it has won orders from China Mobile for GPON equipment in the operator’s annual tender.

  • tw telecom expands fiber network in Louisville and Southern Indiana

    Managed services provider tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC) says it is expanding its existing market reach in Louisville as well as Indiana, as part of the company’s expansion plans announced last fall (see “tw telecom announces expansion plans”).

  • China Telecom deploys Huawei's SDN technology

    Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. and the Beijing branch of China Telecom (Beijing Telecom for short), report that they have commercially deployed software-defined network (SDN) technology in the operator’s Internet Data Center (IDC) networks. Beijing Telecom also unveiled a range of new data center services based on the SDN software developed by Huawei.