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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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Ciena's Morin moving to EXFO as COO

08/28/2015 Philippe Morin, senior vice president of worldwide sales and field operations for Ciena (NYSE:CIE...

Tom Donovan new president and CEO of Panduit

08/27/2015 Cabling and connectivity provider Panduit Corp. has named Tom Donovan president and CEO. He steps...

Lumentum's Lowe sees opportunities -- and potential acquisitions

08/21/2015 Lumentum spun out of JDSU August 1 with $137 million in cash, no debt, and expectations for reven...

President and CEO Waechter departs Viavi

08/13/2015 Well, that didn't take long. Apparently off for a new challenge after overseeing the split of JDS...

Google cooks Alphabet soup

08/11/2015 In a surprise move, Google has created a parent holding company called Alphabet. Google will beco...

Viavi Solutions to aid network evolution, monetization

08/04/2015 Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV), the new name for what remained of JDSU after the Communications an...

Combes to depart Alcatel-Lucent September 1

08/03/2015 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) CEO Michel Combes will step down September 1, 2015,...

ASSIA, BT bury DSL patent litigation hatchet

07/29/2015 DSL and fiber-optic network management software company ASSIA and British Telecommunications (BT)...

Prysmian expands optical fiber plant in Brazil

07/23/2015 Fiber and cable provider Prysmian Group says it has begun operations in a newly expanded optical ...

JDSU sets split date

07/16/2015 JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) says its re-formation into Viavi Solutions and Lumentum Holdings Inc. will oc...

JDSU accelerates Lumentum spin-off timetable

07/13/2015 JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) says it will spin off its Communications and Commercial Optical Products (CCO...

Alcatel-Lucent transfers optical transport manufacturing site to Flextronics

07/02/2015 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it has transferred its optical transport equip...

JDSU reveals Lumentum, Viavi boards of directors

06/18/2015 Working steadily toward this fall's expected division into two new companies, JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU)...

Cisco announces new executive roster

06/04/2015 Three days after promising a flatter organizational structure while bidding goodbye to a pair of ...

Fiber Optic Center partners with Northern Lights Cable founder for consulting services

05/28/2015 Fiber-optic technology distributor Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC) has announced a partnership wi...

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