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In The Lab - What Is Soft FEC

In this video from Ciena's R&D lab in Ottawa, Michael Hubbard, a hardware systems architect for our packet-optical portfolio, introduces Soft Forward Error Correction (Soft-FEC). Using an example of coherent optical transport using 16QAM modulation, Michael compares traditional FEC to the advantages of Soft-FEC, and the benefits that Soft-FEC can provide in optical transport networks.

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