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Telefonica Germany taps Coriant for mobile backhaul network

Telefónica Germany will use the Coriant 8600 Smart Router Series and 8000 Intelligent Network Manager (INM) in an IP/MPLS-based upgrade of its mobile backhaul network, according to the systems supp...

Orange targets nine cities for full FTTH by 2016

French incumbent carrier Orange says it will invest in 3 billion euros of the 4.5 billion euros set aside for fiber-optic network deployments in France to extend its fiber to the home (FTTH) footpr...

CTS Telecom upgrades Carrier Ethernet network with BTI Systems

CTS Telecom has upgraded its Carrier Ethernet network with packet-optical transport platforms from BTI Systems, the systems house says. The Michigan-based service provider had been using PON systems.

Blackboard interconnects data centers with Infinera Cloud Xpress

Education technology company Blackboard is using the Cloud Xpress platform from Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN) in a data center interconnectivity application.

Ikanos Gigabit Speed Test home gateway software enables service monitoring

Communications semiconductor and software vendor Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN) has introduced Gigabit Speed Test embedded software for broadband home gateways. The software monitors da...

Spirent Attero 100G impairment emulator aids Ethernet network, equipment design

Test and measurement systems company Spirent Communications says its newly released Spirent Attero 100G impairment generator can emulate propagation, routing, switching and buffering delays in 100 ...

ADVA Optical Networking ConnectGuard tackles optical, Ethernet security

ADVA Optical Networking has extended the security capabilities of its metro platforms with the introduction of its ConnectGuard offering. The line comprises a pair of offerings, one for optical lay...

Nokia pulls trigger on Alcatel-Lucent buy

Well, that didn't take long. A day after admitting they were in acquisition talks, Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent have announced they have reached a deal for Nokia to purchase its French competitor in an...

ECI Telecom unveils first LightApps for transport SDN

Packet-optical transport system and software developer ECI Telecom has taken the wraps off the first three applications within its LightApps suite. The applications are designed to enhance the perf...

Axiom Fiber Networks PoPs up at 325 Hudson

New York metro fiber-optic network services provider Axiom Fiber Networks has established a point of presence (PoP) at the 325 Hudson carrier hotel and Meet Me Room provider in New York City. The f...

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