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Xtera reports Raman-assisted 150x100G transmission of 410 km unrepeatered

High-speed optical transport systems vendor Xtera Communications, Inc. reported last week at ECOC in Cannes, France, the transmission of 15 Tbps in the form of 15 wavelengths of 100G apiece across ...

Telefónica signs broad R&D agreement with Huawei

Spanish incumbent Telefónica has deepened its relationship with Chinese equipment vendor Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. The pair have signed an agreement to develop areas of common interest that could...

BT says trials prove gigabit potential of G.fast technology

BT has completed field trials to show that "ultrafast" broadband – with combined downstream and upstream speeds of up to 1 Gbps – can be delivered via a mix of copper and fiber-optic cable.

White box switch revenues up 95% in one year says Infonetics

The shift toward bare metal and white box switches in data center networks is driving revenue toward software and will lower margins for all Ethernet switch vendors. That’s the conclusion of the se...

Alcatel-Lucent unveils single-carrier 100G/200G DWDM optical line card

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says 20 service providers have deployed a new a single-carrier 100G/200G DWDM optical line for its 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) platform. The lin...

Huawei completes 400G OTN trial with China Mobile

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. and China Mobile report that they have carried out successful tests on what they claim is the first 400G optical transport network (OTN) deployment in China. The Chinese...

NeoPhotonics unveils dual rate 100G CFP2 LR4 module

Components and subsystems manufacturer NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE: NPTN) has released low-power, dual rate 100G CFP2 LR4 transceivers for telecom and datacom applications as well as the high-performa...

Polatis unveils port-reconfigurable all-optical switch

All-optical switch developer Polatis Ltd. has unveiled a 192-port completely reconfigurable optical switch that provides non-blocking connectivity between any pair of fiber ports with typically jus...

Finisar demos next-gen ROADM components at ECOC 2014

At ECOC 2014, Finisar Corp. (NASDAQ: FNSR) demonstrated several new products for high-speed optical networking applications, including a low-profile dual wavelength-selective switch (WSS) and high-...

Fujitsu unveils 100G coherent CFP for metro networks

Fujitsu Optical Components Ltd. (FOC) says it has successfully developed a 100G coherent CFP coherent optical transceiver that supports the up to 1,000-km transmission distance needed in metro netw...

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