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China Telecom tests Huawei's embedded OTDR

February 13, 2014

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. says it has completed a field test of its embedded optical time-domain reflectometer (eOTDR) technology on the Xinjiang branch of China Telecom's live commercial fiber-to-the-x (FTTx) network.

Marlin Equity Partners reshuffles executive deck ahead of Coriant, Tellabs merger

January 29, 2014

As expected, Marlin Equity Partners has announced its intention to merge the recently acquired Tellabs into Coriant. The investment firm set the stage for the mash up by announcing the leadership team of the new Coriant, with Tellabs President and CEO Dan Kelly the odd executive out. Meanwhile, Marlin has decided to spin Tellabs’ optical access activities into a separate business during the first quarter of this year.

WDM-PON field trial in Austria supports gigabit broadband

January 23, 2014

ADVA Optical Networking (FSE: ADV) says it has partnered with Energie AG Oberösterreich Data GmbH and ELCON Systemtechnik GmbH in a WDM-PON trial in Austria. The trial is designed to assess WDM-PON technology for next-generation residential broadband access by using the technology to offer uncontended gigabit connectivity to residential subscribers.

IP UtiliNET uses Zhone FiberLAN passive optical LAN to support network security

January 16, 2014

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) says that IP UtiliNET, LLC will use the FTTx equipment developer’s MXK and zNID-GPON systems in their passive optical LAN configurations to support enhanced campus security offerings for its customer, Club Entrepreneur (Club E) Atlanta. Deployment of the PON equipment, which includes Zhone's MXK-194, zNID-GPON-2624P, and zNID-GPON-2628P, will reduce costs from an acquisition and operations perspective, Zhone adds.

IEEE looks into EPON beyond 10 Gbps

January 15, 2014

The IEEE says it will investigate requirements for the next generation of EPON through an IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Industry Connections activity. The initiative will attempt to measure the need to support data rates beyond the current top speed of 10 Gbps.

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November 26, 2013

Cable MSOs ponder PON

November 26, 2013

The SCTE Cable-Tec Expo is annually the best place to get a reading on what technologies cable operators in the U.S. plan to deploy in their networks.

Alcatel-Lucent to upgrade Tonami's HFC network to FTTH

November 21, 2013

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will upgrade the access network of Japanese cable operator Tonami Satellite Communications Television to become a 100% fiber-optic network infrastructure.

Allied Telesis provides FTTH to U.S. service personnel in Japan

November 19, 2013

Networking vendor Allied Telesis Capital Corp. says it is delivering Gigabit Ethernet connectivity to service members in their residences at Japan’s Misawa Air Base using fiber to the home (FTTH) technology.

Zhone debuts zNID FiberJACK wall-mount ONT for passive optical LANs

November 13, 2013

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