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enet's fibredirect broadband service for Irish businesses to leverage Calix FTTP gear

Broadband access network equipment provider Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) says it will supply its Calix E7-2 Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP) and P- and T-Series fiber services gateways to enet, ...

Broadcom debuts end-to-end G.fast offering

Communications semiconductor vendor Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) has unveiled a G.fast chipset family as well as G.fast capabilities for its BCM63138 gateway system on a chip (SoC). The new chips ...

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

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will make a G.fast optical network terminal (ONT) available in the first quarter of 2015 (about the same time its newly announced TWDM-PON capa...

Verizon signals flat capex for 2015

As communications technology vendors look for an increase in carrier capital expenditures (capex) in 2015, it appears their gaze should be directed elsewhere than Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE,...

Chunghwa Telecom buys more packet optical transport systems from UTStarcom

UTStarcom (NASDAQ: UTSI) says that Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (CHT) has expanded a contract awarded in 2013 for packet optical transport systems. The new systems will support enhancement o...

OE Solutions, Aim Valley intro new Smart SFP optical transceivers

OE Solutions and AimValley have expanded their line of Smart SFP optical transceivers with the, TPoP (Transparent PDH over Packet) and CSoP (Channelized SONET/SDH over Packet) optical modules. The ...

Alcatel-Lucent unveils TWDM-PON

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it will offer a line card and complementary optical network terminal (ONT) for its 7360 Intelligent Services Access Manager FX platform that will ...

Next Century Cities collaborate to promote gigabit broadband

Thirty-two cities have launched a collaborative effort to promote deployment and use of gigabit-level broadband access networks. The Next Century Cities initiative launched October 20 at a kickoff ...

Macrocell mobile backhaul market growth slowing says Infonetics

With operators increasingly turning their focus to small cell deployments, the market growth for macrocell mobile backhaul equipment has begun to slow, according to the latest report from Infonetic...

IBM to pay $1.5 billion to get rid of its semiconductor business

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced this morning that it wants so badly to divest its underperforming Microelectronics business that it will pay GLOBALFOUNDRIES $1.5 billion over three years to take over the...

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