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Equipment makers seek simplification of optics market to accelerate 5G

Wednesday 9 June 2021 | 17:23 CET | News
Nokia, Ericsson, II-VI, Lumentum and Sumitomo Electric published a joint technical paper making the case for reducing the wide choice of Mobile Optical Pluggables (MOPA) used to connect cell sites to fibre networks. The two telco equipment makers and three optics suppliers behind the paper have recommended predefined optical blueprints that help operators speed up time to market using a common list of optical pluggables in a market worth USD 500 million per year. 

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Categories: General
Companies: Ericsson / II-VI / Lumentum / Nokia / Sumitomo
Countries: World
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