optical transceiver

ZTE Launches 2U Compact OLT ZXA10 C620

ZTE Corporation (ZTE) has launched a compact model of Optical Line Terminal Equipment (OLT) based on its TITAN Platform. The size of the compact OLT is 2U, which can easily fit into conventional racks and frames. The model Number is ZXA10 C620. ZTE is a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for Mobile Internet. The 2U…

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Modem vs Router: What’s the Difference?

Modems, routers, hubs and network switches are widely used in building a network. When it comes to setting up a Wi-Fi network, it’s necessary to know what kind of network equipment you need. A modem and a router are the foundation of your Wi-Fi network. A modem can connect you to the Internet, while a router can connect your devices to…

diagram showing how a gateway works as a protocol converter

Gateway vs Router: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to the difference between gateway vs router, many people who are unfamiliar with gateway and router may be confused. So it’s necessary to clarify the differences between them. To help you get a general idea about the differences between gateway and router, this article will focus on what is a gateway, what is a router, gateway vs router:…

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What is the Advantage of COB (Chip On Board) Tech?

It is known that COB (Chip On Board) is not a fresh technology dating back to the source. Although it has not been the mainstream tech in optical communication industry as before, and it still can not be ignored for the packaging of high-rate multimode 40G/100G optical transceiver module on account that it is helpful to achieve smaller form factor…

Learning Five Ways to Test Fiber Optic Cables

In this technological world filled by fiber optic systems everywhere, one won’t fail to enjoy the benefits brought by fiber optics in daily life. In a whole fiber optic system, the most essential part should be the fiber optic cable. This cable is made up of incredibly thin strands of glass or plastic capped with the same (eg. ST ST…

BiDi Optics: A New Solution for 40GbE Transmission

The number of cloud applications, virtualized workloads, coupled with a host of devices housed in data centers, all these increase at an amazing speed in this technological world. When walking past the data center, you may hear such a call for more capacity and greater performance from your servers. This call doesn’t slack with everyday passing, but it grows vigorously….