AT&T plans to deploy ROADM platforms in parts of its optical network throughout 2018.  

Broadcom has completed its acquisition of Brocade Systems following various delays.

AT&T said it is going to be careful about how it transitions the larger edge and core networks to a disaggregated network architecture.

The FCC voted to approve reforms around the migration of copper to fiber networks, drawing mixed reviews from the industry and within its own ranks.

Lumos Networks has completed its sale to EQT Infrastructure for $950 million.

Barclays found that Zayo could potentially hit an organic growth rate of up to 8%.

Cisco continued to see slow spending patterns by its service provider customers in its fiscal first-quarter earnings results.

This year’s MEF17 reflected a time of transition and disruption in the networking and telecom industry, and five key trends emerged at the show.