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JDSU reveals names for post-split companies

For those of you wondering which arm of JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) would retain the family name once the company bisects in the third quarter of this year, the answer is: neither. In a registration statem...

FCC passes Net Neutrality plan – whatever it may be

As expected, commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 in support of Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler's latest strategy for imposing Net Neutrality safeguards on broa...

FCC makes first strikes against anti-muni broadband state laws

Warming up for its vote on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Thomas Wheeler's Net Neutrality proposals, FCC commissioners first voted 3-2 in favor of petitions from EPB in Chattanoog...

Senko offers power, fiber support with IP-ONE hybrid connector

Senko Advanced Component has unveiled the IP-ONE, a hybrid connector designed to provide simultaneous power and optical connectivity to remote equipment in harsh environmental applications.

Avago to buy Emulex for $606 million plus debt

Avago Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:AVGO) says it has reached an agreement to purchase Emulex Corp. (NYSE:ELX). Avago will pay $8.00 per share for the Costa Mesa, CA, based network connectivity, monito...

OIF to highlight 56G interfaces, pluggable coherent transceivers at OFC

The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) says its annual tech demo at OFC this year will focus on 56-Gbps electrical interfaces and the group's work on CFP2 coherent optical transceivers.

Ciena offers new WaveLogic chips, architecture, switches for 'web-scale world'

Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) has furthered its efforts to align its focus with emerging "web-scale" network trends with the announcement of two new versions of its WaveLogic coherent processor, a n...

pocketBERT offers pB100A quad 28G PRBS generator and checker, BER calculator

Test and measurement instrument developer pocketBERT has extended its range of miniature instruments with the pB100A, a fully integrated quad 25.78125-, 27.95-, and 28.05-Gbps PRBS generator and ch...

Greenlee offers 180XL visual fault locator

Greenlee/A Textron Company (NYSE: TXT) has introduced the 180XL Visual Fault Locator for fast and effective visual fault locating in fiber-optic cables. The company asserts the handheld instrument ...

RETN upgrades pan-European fiber-optic network with Infinera DTN-X

Europe-based international network service provider RETN has installed Infinera's DTN-X packet optical transport system on its 30,000-km pan-European network. The deployment will enable RETN to sup...

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