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Shark threat to submarine networks a bunch of jawing says ICPC

Sharks undoubtedly pose a threat to fish, humans, and other creatures who flail about in the water. But, despite what you may see on YouTube, they aren't much of a menace to submarine network cables, according to the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC).


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Pulse Electronics G.fast transformers target Broadcom G.fast chips

07/02/2015 Electronic component supplier Pulse Electronics Corp. has unveiled a pair of G.fast functional isolation transformers...

TE Connectivity offers building block approach to FTTH deployments

07/02/2015 TE Connectivity used the FTTH Connect conference in Anaheim June 30 through July 1 to launch its fiber indexing archi...

UTEL touts in-field FTTC test capabilities

07/01/2015 UTEL, which offers test and measurement capabilities for broadband access networks (see, for example, "UTEL unve...

OptoTest OPL-PowerRT software measures multichannel insertion lost

07/01/2015 Optical test and measurement technology supplier OptoTest Corp. has unveiled OPL-PowerRT, a software application to t...

France’s TouIX Internet exchange goes SDN with Pica8 white box switches

06/30/2015 Pica8, Inc. French Internet exchange TouIX has implemented OpenFlow-based software-defined networking (SDN) for its e...

XKL offers DarkStar DST10-10 Optical Capacity Extender

06/30/2015 XKL LLC has expanded its line of enterprise fiber-optic network platforms with DarkStar DST Optical Networking System...

Zayo Ethernet backbone moves to 100G

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GlobeNet moves into Europe

06/30/2015 GlobeNet, which previously had focused its wholesale data network services business on Latin and North America, will ...

OpenDaylight touts Lithium open SDN software release

06/29/2015 The OpenDaylight Project, a collective effort at the Linux Foundation that aims to advance the development and deploy...

Calix offers NG-PON2 TWDM PON support

06/29/2015 Broadband access network gear supplier Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) says it will add NG-PON2 TWDM PON capabilities to its...
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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

2015 FTTH Connect Reporter’s Notebook, Day 1

Tue Jun 30 09:15:00 CDT 2015
The FTTH Connect conference (nee the FTTH Council Americas' FTTH Conference) is in full swing at the Anaheim Convention Center. So is a high school girls volleyball tournament. At both events, we find: Bump Roland Montagne of IDATE, who does a lot of the FTTH Council Europe's market research work, reported that FTTH act...
Chris Janz

by Chris Janz
Ciena Corp.

Why there is no room for ego in the new-age networking ecosystem

Fri Jan 23 14:30:00 CST 2015
The term "ecosystem" seems pretty well ensconced in the IT industry, and in networking too of late. The idea of a system of vendors, developers, and operators interacting and collaborating to mutual benefit is one that seems like it ought to have come to fruition a long time ago. Given where we are heading...

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