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Broadbandtrends gigabit broadband deployment drivers

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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Dual micro integrable tunable laser touted by EMCORE

10/16/2014 Optical component and module vendor EMCORE Corp. (NASDAQ: EMKR) used last month’s ECOC event in Cannes, France to lau...

First G.fast customer connected by Telekom Austria's A1 as part of trial

10/16/2014 A1, the domestic service provider subsidiary of the Telekom Austria Group, says it connected the first customer in th...

Multi-wavelength multimode fiber subject of TIA standards query

10/16/2014 The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has iss...

Pacnet deploys BTI Systems 7800 Series for data center connectivity

10/15/2014 Asia-Pacific network services provider Pacnet has chosen BTI Systems’ 7800 Series Intelligent Cloud Connect platforms...

Atlanta, Chicago next up for 1-Gbps GigaPower service says AT&T

10/15/2014 AT&T says it plans to roll out its 1-Gbps U-verse with AT&T GigaPower service in the Chicago and Atlanta area...

Fiber Optic Center offers AngstromLap ULTIMAS Final Polish Lapping Film

10/15/2014 Fiber Optic Center Inc. has extended the AngstromLap line of polishing films with the ULTIMAS High-Performance Final ...

ASSIA offers Optical Network Expresse for PON infrastructure

10/14/2014 ASSIA, Inc. has extended its DSL Expresse network management and optimization platform capabilities into the optical ...

Google joins another submarine network project

10/14/2014 Google will partner with Algar Telecom (Brazil), Angola Cables (Angola), and Antel (Uruguay) to build a submarine cab...
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ECOC 2014 Reporter's Notebook: Day 3

Wed Sep 24 15:04:00 CDT 2014
The third and final day of the exhibition has come and gone – except, perhaps, for those literally lost souls who have not yet found their way to an exit. ECOC always has a rather bizarre floor plan, but this year they should have just brought in hedges and a minotaur. Here’s a whirlwind tour of what I ran across today and s...
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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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