Company Information

CoherentLight references many companies across the various posts in the blog. Here you can find a quick list of those covered, and access information about them, and their stories with Continue Reading →

IPv6 – 5 years after World IPv6 Launch Day – where are we now?

A long time back, the Internet was small. It had addresses, but only 4.29 billion of them. Back in 1979, when the addressing was being solidified, that must have seemed Continue Reading →

ZDNet: Think Google Fiber’s fast? Nokia to show off tech that’s 1,000 times faster


ZDNet is reporting that Nokia has recently shown off technology that is 1,000 time faster than Google Fiber. [At the time of writing Google Fiber delivers 1Gb/s throughput]

This uses Probabilistic Constellation Shaping (PCS), which is an adaption of Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM). Nokia Bell Labs and Deutsche Telekom T-Labs alongside the Technical University of Munich (TUM) ran the tests, and passed data at close to the current theoretical maximum for a fiber link, according to Nokia’s press release.