5G Backhaul and Coherent Optics

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Curious about 5G networks and the need for their buildout?

Alan Gibbemeyer, Sr. Director of Business Development at Acacia, spoke with Light Reading at the publication’s 5G Transport Event about how Acacia is affected.

Gibbemeyer explains how coherent optical fits in the 5G transport network, as well as, the benefits that coherent optical offers access aggregation compared to traditional direct detect solutions.

You can watch the full exchange, below.