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Gigabit broadband driven by technology leadership desire survey says

Such deployments are moving forward despite doubts operators expressed about customer needs for such speeds, according to the market research firm’s 2014 "Global Service Provider Survey – Gigabit Broadband Services."


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Huawei develops 100G TWDM-PON

10/27/2014 While commercial equipment for 40-Gbps time and wavelength division PON (TWDM-PON) has just been announced, Huawei sa...

Frontier lights gigabit fiber network in Durham

10/27/2014 Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) has joined the gigabit broadband party. The company says network speeds up to 1...

NeoPhotonics to buy EMCORE's tunable laser and optical transceiver lines

10/23/2014 NeoPhotonics (NASDAQ:NPTN) has agreed to buy the tunable laser and optical transceiver product lines of EMCORE Corp. ...

Infinera's 4Q14 guidance offers pleasant surprise

10/23/2014 Countering a wave of negative forecasts from its competitors, management at optical transport systems vendor Infinera...

Broadcom debuts end-to-end G.fast offering

10/22/2014 Communications semiconductor vendor Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) has unveiled a G.fast chipset family as well as G.f...

G.fast ONT available early next year says Alcatel-Lucent

10/22/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will make a G.fast optical network terminal (ONT) available in ...

Verizon signals flat capex for 2015

10/22/2014 As communications technology vendors look for an increase in carrier capital expenditures (capex) in 2015, it appears...

Chunghwa Telecom buys more packet optical transport systems from UTStarcom

10/21/2014 UTStarcom (NASDAQ: UTSI) says that Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (CHT) has expanded a contract awarded in 2013 ...
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Watch for silicon photonics on the line side

Thu Oct 23 15:04:00 CDT 2014
Most of the hullabaloo around silicon photonics has centered on its application to data center networks. But presentations and announcements at last month’s ECOC in Cannes, France, indicate the technology will play on the line side as well. For example, Acacia Communications used the show to further publicize its use of sili...
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Fri Sep 05 14:30:00 CDT 2014
It’s hard to believe we’re talking about it already: The end of the 100G era. But skyrocketing bandwidth demand means many operators are already pondering what’s next. With 200G optical hitting the market, you probably have questions about when to make the move to this next phase – and what you’ll need to know when ...

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