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Open Internet net neutrality rules go into effect

The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) most recent iteration of its Open Internet net neutrality rules went into effect today when a Washington, DC, Circuit Court on June 11 declined a petition to stay them.

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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


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...

Bell Canada targets Toronto for gigabit FTTH

06/28/2015 Bell Canada says it will deliver 1-Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) and premises to residents and business in Toronto. P...

ZTE debuts new packet OTN platform

06/28/2015 ZTE used last week's WDM & Next-Generation Optical Networking Forum Nice, France to unveil the ZXMP M721 CX66 pac...

IHS names optical network hardware leaders

06/28/2015 Ciena (NYSE:CIEN), Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), and Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN) are leaders among optical network hardware vendors...

Proximus tests 1-Tbps superchannel

06/25/2015 Proximus (nee Belgacom) has successfully completed a test transmission of a 1-Tbps superchannel using technology from...
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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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