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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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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...

Wave funds fiber network expansion

05/26/2015 West Coast gigabit fiber-optic network and broadband services company Wave says it has raised $13...

Chuck Robbins to succeed John Chambers as Cisco CEO

05/04/2015 The board of directors of Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has selected current Senior Vice President of Worl...

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...

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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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