Fiber optic company announcement, executive appointments & facility expansion: Lightwave Online


What a fiber optic company does behind the scenes is often as important as a new product announcement. Here you’ll find fiber optic company announcements of partnerships, personnel changes, facility expansion (and contraction), and more. You’ll also find comment on such fiber optic company events.



Comcast launches investment company

04/06/2015 Comcast Corp. has launched a new company that will invest and operate domestic and international ...

Fujitsu targets 5 billion yen for new venture funding

04/01/2015 Fujitsu has created a new corporate venture fund armed with 5 billion yen to invest in ICT techno...

Frontier to change CEOs

03/03/2015 Frontier Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:FTR) has announced that current president and COO Daniel J....

JDSU reveals names for post-split companies

02/27/2015 For those of you wondering which arm of JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) would retain the family name once the...

Netrality Properties expands into Houston

02/10/2015 Netrality Properties, a colocation/connectivity company that debuted last month, has expanded its...

Sterlite beefs up broadband research

02/03/2015 Fiber-maker Sterlite Technologies (BSE: 532374, NSE:STRTECH) says it will support its home countr...

Orange to fund startups via Digital Ventures investment program

01/22/2015 French telecom giant Orange says it will launch an early stage investment program aimed at suppor...

LightPath Technologies closes $1.3M private placement with Pudong Science & Technology

01/22/2015 LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH), which supplies optical components and subsystems, sa...

Netrality Properties to offer meet me rooms with no monthly cross-connect charges

01/16/2015 Real estate development firm Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. and Allied Fiber CEO and founder Hunter N...

AFL adds to patent portfolio

01/15/2015 AFL says it recently has been awarded four new patents. They cover technologies related to the co...

Integra adds Electric Lightwave, Integra Business fiber network units

01/13/2015 Fiber-optic network services provider Integra has announced the creation of a pair of new busines...

ADVA Optical Networking names Nikos Theodosopoulos chairman of Supervisory Board

01/12/2015 Optical transport systems vendor ADVA Optical Networking (FSE: ADV) has made Nikos Theodosopoulos...

Fiber Optic Center names Kathleen Skelton director of strategic marketing

01/08/2015 Fiber-optic components, equipment, and supplies distributor Fiber Optic Center, Inc. (FOC) has hi...

ZTE takes stake in components vendor Enablence

12/16/2014 Chinese optical systems vendor ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK/A: 000063.SZ) has invested CAD$2.7 million (...

Changes at the top for MRV Communications

12/15/2014 Optical transport systems vendor MRV Communications (NASDAQ:MRVC) has made a pair of changes at t...

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

We've made a few tweaks

Mon Apr 13 14:00:00 CDT 2015
The sharper-eyed among you may have noticed we've tweaked the website over the past couple of weeks. We've added a pair of new topic centers, moved another one, and dropped one. The two new ones are SDN/NFV and Data Center. Yes, both are long past due. The topic center titles are self-explanatory, as far as what you'll find i...
Chris Janz

by Chris Janz
Ciena Corp.

Why there is no room for ego in the new-age networking ecosystem

Fri Jan 23 14:30:00 CST 2015
The term "ecosystem" seems pretty well ensconced in the IT industry, and in networking too of late. The idea of a system of vendors, developers, and operators interacting and collaborating to mutual benefit is one that seems like it ought to have come to fruition a long time ago. Given where we are heading...


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