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Web 2.0 companies will buy a lot of optical modules says LightCounting

Market research firm LightCounting predicts in a new report that Web 2.0 companies will account for 30% of Ethernet optics and 20% of DWDM optics by 2021 in connection with mega data center deploym...

Amphenol targets FCI Asia Pte Ltd.

Amphenol Corp. (NYSE:APH) says it has offered $1.275 billion (subject to a closing adjustment) to acquire all of the shares of interconnect firm FCI Asia Pte Ltd. of Singapore from affiliates of Ba...

Alcatel-Lucent transfers optical transport manufacturing site to Flextronics

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says it has transferred its optical transport equipment plant in Trieste, Italy, to Flextronics Manufacturing. Flextronics will assume responsibility f...

Pulse Electronics G.fast transformers target Broadcom G.fast chips

Electronic component supplier Pulse Electronics Corp. has unveiled a pair of G.fast functional isolation transformers for use with Broadcom's G.fast chipset (see "Broadcom debuts end-to-end G....

TE Connectivity offers building block approach to FTTH deployments

TE Connectivity used the FTTH Connect conference in Anaheim June 30 through July 1 to launch its fiber indexing architecture for fiber to the home (FTTH). The approach uses standardized building bl...

UTEL touts in-field FTTC test capabilities

UTEL, which offers test and measurement capabilities for broadband access networks (see, for example, "UTEL unveils proactive PON management system"), says it has revamped its last-mile c...

OptoTest OPL-PowerRT software measures multichannel insertion lost

Optical test and measurement technology supplier OptoTest Corp. has unveiled OPL-PowerRT, a software application to test insertion loss on multichannel fiber-optic assemblies. The software is desig...

France’s TouIX Internet exchange goes SDN with Pica8 white box switches

Pica8, Inc. French Internet exchange TouIX has implemented OpenFlow-based software-defined networking (SDN) for its exchange fabric using Pica8's network operating system and white box switches. Th...

XKL offers DarkStar DST10-10 Optical Capacity Extender

XKL LLC has expanded its line of enterprise fiber-optic network platforms with DarkStar DST Optical Networking System and the DST10-10. The plug-and-play optical transport platform increases fiber-...

Zayo Ethernet backbone moves to 100G

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