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Lumentum on ROADM growth, ZR+, and 800G

CTO interview: Brandon Collings

  • The ROADM market is experiencing a period of sustained growth  
  • The Open ROADM MSA continues to advance and expand its scope
  • ZR+ coherent modules will support some interoperability to avoid becoming siloed but optical performance differentiation remains key 


Source: Lumentum

Brandon Collings gave a Market Focus talk at the recent ECOC show in Dublin, where he explained why it is a good time to be in the reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer (ROADM) business. 

“Quantities are growing substantially and it is not one reason but a multitude of reasons,” says Collings. The CTO of Lumentum reckons the growth started some 18-24 months ago.  

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