| JULY 14-16, 2014

PACKET TRANSPORT

Packet transport networks take advantage of a variety of technologies. Carrier Ethernet switches, packet optical transport systems, IP switches and routers, and label switched router platforms are some of the technologies carriers have employed in packet transport networks for mobile backhaul, video transmission, data services, and other digital services.

Packet Transport NEWS & PRODUCTS

Ciena tests 200G via 16-QAM with Japan-U.S. Cable Network

Optical transport systems vendor Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) says it has complemented its terre...

Huawei unveils metro packet-optical transport system

Huawei has announced the OptiX OSN 9800 U16, a packet-optical transport system aimed at metr...

Verizon details metro 100G deployments

Verizon (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) says it has begun to roll out 100-Gbps capabilities in its metro ...

LG Uplus to use OTN for LTE-A CPRI backhaul

Huawei says that South Korean mobile services provider LG Uplus will use its equipment to cr...

Lumos Networks taps Cisco for Project Ark fiber to the cell site project

Fiber-optic network services provider Lumos Networks Corp. says it has chosen Cisco Systems,...

XO Communications offers bandwidth-on-demand

Fiber-optic network services provider XO Communications says it will offer bandwidth-on-dema...

Colorado DoT upgrading its fiber-optic network with Ciena gear

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is upgrading its fiber-optic network with p...

Colin Doherty new president and CEO of optical packet transport vendor BTI Systems

Optical transport systems and cloud networking vendor BTI Systems has named Colin Doherty it...

NTT Communications evaluates Compass-EOS Router for deployment in Japan

Having installed routers from Compass-EOS in its U.S. network (see “Compass-EOS names NTT Co...

MOREnet deploys coherent 100 Gbps via Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500

The Missouri Research and Education Network (MOREnet), which has been serving the network ca...

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