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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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Has BT shut down its DSL management system?

11/26/2014 DSL and fiber-optic network management software company ASSIA asserts that BT has shut down the d...

Windstream trimming headcount

11/20/2014 Service provider Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) says it plans to eliminate 350 positions by December 1. ...

Juniper Networks' CEO steps down

11/11/2014 Router vendor Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) says its CEO, Shaygan Kheradpir, has resigned his pos...

Project VIP capex has peaked says AT&T

11/10/2014 AT&T has said that investment in its Project VIP network enhancement program has peaked, and ...

Megaport spins off fiber infrastructure

11/03/2014 Asia-Pacific data connectivity provider Megaport Operations Pty Ltd says it is spinning-off its f...

RANOVUS adds $24 million Series B financing, readies product deliveries

10/09/2014 Start-up RANOVUS Inc., which focuses on high-speed optical transmission technology for intra- and...

euNetworks secures €70 million loan

10/06/2014 London-based fiber-optic network infrastructure provider euNetworks Group Ltd. (SGX: 5VT.SI) says...

Ikanos attracts Alcatel-Lucent as a strategic investor

09/30/2014 Broadband communications semiconductor and software supplier Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:...

Kaiam closes funding round, targets volume manufacturing

09/23/2014 Optical component and transceiver developer Kaiam Corp. says it has closed an approximately $35 m...

EMCORE seeks new CEO

09/22/2014 Following the divestiture of its space photovoltaics business and the overall refocusing of the c...

JDSU management details split, M&A possibilities

09/15/2014 Management at JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) promised attendees of an analyst meeting September 11 that the ...

Integra Networks transitions to IntegraOptics

09/11/2014 Optical transceiver and related technology vendor Integra Networks has rebranded as IntegraOptics...

JDSU to split in two

09/10/2014 JDSU announced after trading closed September 10 its intention to split its optical components an...

Startup Rockley Photonics adds to Pasadena team

09/02/2014 Startup Rockley Photonics has added three new executives to its engineering and product developme...

Valdor expands into Mexico with joint venture

08/26/2014 Valdor Technology International Inc. (TSX-V: VTI) (OTC: VTIFF) reports that it has signed a lette...

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