The telecom industry is rapidly moving from wireline based to wireless.
However, wireline continues to provide the infrastructure for the
entirety. In this day of everything going wireless, it is important to
separate access from network. Wireless is an access service, as is FiOS,
Uverse, POTS, etc. They all use the wireline network to interconnect.
Investment in wireline supports the network carriage of all access
traffic, including wireless. Challenged by the ever-increasing demand for more network capacity,
primarily due to mobile traffic growth, telecom carriers worldwide have
been building their networks using new technologies – ROADMs and DWDMs
largely. A new report - "Another Telecom Network Bust, 2000 All Over
Again? Optical Network Market Analysis and Equipment Forecast 2013"
investigates the market and technologies for ROADMs, DWDMs, Switches,