Next-generation WDM technologies offer choices to meet rising bandwidth demands

 

Transition to the cloud, smart city development, spreading deployment of the internet of things and the advent of 5G are converging on service providers and multiservice operators (MSOs) in a perfect storm. According to recent research, the world spent a combined 1.25 billion years online in 2020 alone. With 40 percent of the global population yet to connect to the internet,i the demand for bandwidth will only continue to grow.

Historically, the answer to the bandwidth crunch has been to lay more fiber. This is due, in part, to a couple of factors. Firstly, network operators have, for decades, worked tirelessly to build out their fiber plant—the end goal being an all-FTTH outside plant (OSP) theoretically capable of delivering as much capacity as an end user would need.

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