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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.

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Viatel promises €125 million expansion

08/19/2014 European telecommunications service provider Viatel, part of the Digiweb Group, says it has €125 ...

Yenista opens new office in California

08/14/2014 French test and measurement equipment manufacturer Yenista Optics SA has opened a sales support a...

Infinera hires Verizon's Elby for new cloud networks group

08/05/2014 Optical transport systems vendor Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) has hired Stuart Elby, most recently vic...
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Agilent electronic test unit assumes Keysight Technologies name

08/01/2014 While the spin out of Agilent Technologies’ electronic measurement business isn’t expected to be ...

Windstream plans REIT to own fiber and copper networks

07/31/2014 Communications services provider Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) says it will create an independent, pub...

Funding innovation remains a challenge

07/17/2014 Delivering the necessary innovation for optical communications applications is one thing. Paying ...

Zayo files S-1 for IPO

07/03/2014 The company said in the filing that it could attempt to raise as much as $100 million via the IPO...

2014 Lightwave Innovation Awards

06/20/2014 This year marks the start of the Lightwave Innovation Awards, an optical communications technolog...

Enablence Technologies adds funding, subtracts board member

06/19/2014 Optical components and subsystems vendor Enablence Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ENA) says it ha...

Lightwave Innovation Awards scores announced

06/16/2014 Lightwave has announced the results of its inaugural Lightwave Innovation Awards program. The tec...

ZTE's new strategy targets mobile, cloud, and Big Data

06/10/2014 At the company’s Global Analysts Conference in Shanghai this week, ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK / A: 000...

CityFibre raises £30M, buys Coventry metro network

06/05/2014 UK infrastructure provider CityFibre Ltd. has completed the acquisition of Coventry’s 140-km metr...

AT&T updates trends, guidance ahead of 2Q14 report

06/03/2014 AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) reports the results of the second quarter of 2014 on July 23. But the Tier...

Ming He new head of Huawei U.S. operations

05/22/2014 Huawei has named Ming He country general manager of U.S. operations. Based in Plano, TX, He will ...

Rockley Photonics looks to leverage silicon photonics at the systems level

05/06/2014 Startup Rockley Photonics will leverage silicon photonics to create systems-level products, co-fo...

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With both the World Cup and Olympics coming to Brazil, the country's service providers are furiou...

Bubble-era ambition in a post-bubble world

Here's something we haven't seen since those good old bubble days: A plan for a nationwide U.S. n...

More than one route to packet optical transport, says ADVA's Protiva

By Stephen Hardy -- While several competitors develop and market integrated packet optical transp...

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Huawei sources: FTTH efforts drive greater GPON interest in China

Huawei sources say that growing interest in fiber to the home (FTTH) deployments by major Chinese...

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