Oclaro debuts after Bookham-Avanex merger

Optical components companies Bookham and Avanex announced the completion of their merger, which was announced about three months ago, and changed the name of the newly-combined company to Oclaro. The company makes high-speed optical transceivers, tunable lasers, remote configurable add/drop multiplexers, and other components.

It will compete in a market that includes JDS Uniphase, as well as other firms that have grown larger through M&A, including Finisar and Opnext.

For more:
- Light Reading has this story

Related articles
Bookham and Avanex announced their deal in late January
Finisar and Optium merged last year

Suggested Articles

IBM has named internship and mentor program Outreachy as the winner of its second $50,000 Open Source Community Grant.

While carriers have kept up with the networking demands related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vodafone is upgrading its network by 4 TBps of capacity.

According to revised research by International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide IT spending is now expected to decline by 2.7%.