EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering has launched the FTB-85100G Packet Blazer, a portable 100 Gbps and 40 Gbps Ethernet tester in a single module. Purposely built for applications demanding portability, ruggedness and ease of use, the FTB-85100G is designed to execute lab, trial and deployment testing using a single tester.

Housed in the recently introduced FTB-500 platform, the FTB-85100G offers layer 1/2/3 traffic generation and analysis features to stress and validate network elements and network services against corner cases. It supports multiple transceiver interfaces (CFP, CXP and QSFP). Users can generate and analyze 100G and 40G line rate Ethernet and IP packets, as well as perform comprehensive EtherBERT tests.

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It’s been more than 100 days since Mediacom lost Tegna stations in a retransmission consent skirmish that continues to this day. Tegna stations, such

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