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Gazettabyte is a resource for the optical community. It includes in-depth features on datacom and telecom topics as well as information targeted at individuals working in the optical industry. This site is only possible thanks to the sponsoring companies. And it is important to detail the terms of the sponsorship.

Gazettabyte guarantees each sponsor the following in return for backing the site:

  • An interview for at least one of the feature articles of the year. In practice, it will likely be more but one interview is guaranteed.
  • One shorter article - at least 750 words - will also be written about each sponsoring company during the year on a topic chosen by Gazettabyte. This could be a result of a key company announcement, or to seek comment from a company expert on an industry development or simply a general Q&A with a senior executive from the company.  Click here.

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