Packet switched networks using mpls, pbb, frame relay & ponp technology: Lightwave


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

Zayo Ethernet backbone moves to 100G


ZTE debuts new packet OTN platform

06/28/2015 ZTE used last week's WDM & Next-Generation Optical Networking Forum Nice, France to unveil th...

Proximus tests 1-Tbps superchannel

06/25/2015 Proximus (nee Belgacom) has successfully completed a test transmission of a 1-Tbps superchannel u...

Omnitron offers Carrier Ethernet NID in SFP optical transceiver

06/25/2015 Omnitron Systems Technology, Inc. has expanded its line of Carrier Ethernet network interface dev...

Ciena offers virtualization switch CPE for NFV

06/22/2015 Ciena Corp. (NYSE:CIEN) says it now offers an Ethernet CPE platform designed to enable virtualize...

CALIENT touts SDN-enabled optical circuit switching

06/22/2015 Optical switch vendor CALIENT Technologies, Inc. used last week's Optinet China Conference in Bei...

ECI to unveil core network OTN/packet switches

06/19/2015 Optical transport systems vendor ECI says it plans to use Next Generation Optical Networking Even...

ADVA Optical Networking offers NFV demarcation systems

06/16/2015 ADVA Optical Networking has expanded its play in software-defined networking (SDN) and network fu...

O2 rolling out 100G fiber network across UK

06/15/2015 O2, the commercial brand of Telefónica UK Ltd., is deploying a 100-Gbps fiber-optic network acros...

ONF releases Atrium open SDN software package

06/09/2015 The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) says it has released the first iteration of Atrium, a compen...

Fujitsu upgrades OTN features in FLASHWAVE 9500 FLASHWAVE CDS

06/09/2015 Fujitsu and its North American arm, Fujitsu Network Communications, have unveiled upgraded Optica...

MRV unveils OP-X1 100-Gbps access platform

06/09/2015 Optical transport and software-defined networking (SDN) technology developer MRV Communications, ...

Transmode EMXP IIe expansion focuses on 10G packet-optical networks

06/09/2015 Despite the attention being paid to 100G in the metro, Transmode has seen a continued requirement...

Telco Systems offers demarcation device that supports CE 2.0, MPLS, IP Layer 3, SDN

06/08/2015 Telco Systems has released the T-Marc 3308, which the company asserts is the first demarcation de...

ADVA offers 'not too small' data center interconnect optical transport platform

06/01/2015 ADVA Optical Networking is the latest optical transport systems vendor to unveil a purpose-built ...

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Optical Access Strategies for MSOs

Even with ongoing work on advances such as DOCSIS 3.1, fiber will become even more critical for cable operators as bandwidth demands grow. These articles highlight potential future pathways.


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by Stephen Hardy
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2015 FTTH Connect Reporter’s Notebook, Day 1

The FTTH Connect conference (nee the FTTH Council Americas' FTTH Conference) is in full swing at the Anaheim Convention Center. So is a high school girls volleyball tournament. At both events, we find: Bump Roland Montagne of IDATE, who does a lot of the FTTH Council Europe's market research work, reported that FTTH activity...
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by Chris Janz
Ciena Corp.

Why there is no room for ego in the new-age networking ecosystem

The term "ecosystem" seems pretty well ensconced in the IT industry, and in networking too of late. The idea of a system of vendors, developers, and operators interacting and collaborating to mutual benefit is one that seems like it ought to have come to fruition a long time ago. Given where we are heading...


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