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ARRIS to buy Pace, acquire FTTH line

Broadband access network technology supplier ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) has agreed to acquire UK-based Pace plc (LSE: PIC) for $2.1 billion (£1.4 billion) in cash and stock. While Pace is bes...

Deck stacks against Comcast/Time Warner Cable approval

It begins to appear that the adage "all good things come to those who wait" will fail to apply to Comcast and Time Warner Cable, who have been waiting since early last year to receive fed...

JDSU reveals Viavi, Lumentum executive rosters

JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) has established microsites for the two companies that will result from its planned split in the third quarter of this year (see "JDSU to split in two"). The sites, amo...

Zayo to connect Peak Hosting U.S., European data centers

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) says it has won a three-year agreement to supply Peak Hosting with fiber-optic network connectivity between the operations-as-a -service company's five data ce...

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave offers eight-fiber QSFP-40G-SR4 MPO splice-on connectors

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave says its Lynx2 CustomFit MPOQ8 Splice-On Connector is the first available for eight-fiber QSFP-40G–SR4 MPO applications. The company expects to see the connector used in...

Japan Internet Exchange chooses Infinera Cloud Xpress for data center interconnect

Japan Internet Exchange Co., Ltd. (JPIX) has deployed Infinera's (NASDAQ:INFN) Cloud Xpress for data center interconnectivity within metro Tokyo, according to the packet-optical transport systems v...

EdgeConneX Richmond data center connects with SummitIG dark fiber

Hosting services provider EdgeConneX says it has reached an agreement to have fiber-optic network services provider SummitIG provide dark fiber connectivity to EdgeConneX new Richmond Edge Data Cen...

The obstacles before Microsoft's Open Line System

Microsoft wants an Open Line System optical transport platform closely tailored to the company's data center interconnectivity needs.  There's a lot of interest in meeting that need, but that ...

Gigabit FTTH comes to La Crosse, WI, via CenturyLink

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is marketing 1-Gbps fiber-optic broadband services to residences and small businesses in La Crosse, WI. La Crosse is the second market in Wisconsin to receive the symm...

Alcatel-Lucent launches ONT with gigabit Wi-Fi, improved service activation

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) will expand its fiber to the home (FTTH) portfolio with a new optical network terminal (ONT) that supports gigabit Wi-Fi, as well as an online service ...

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