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.

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FirstLight Fiber, Maine Fiber bring high-speed IP services to Maine

09/11/2014 FirstLight Fiber, a service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, says...

Cyan upgrades Z-Series platforms, adds SDN APIs to Blue Planet

09/09/2014 Cyan (NYSE: CYNI) has announced a series of enhancements for its Z-Series packet-optical transpor...

DANTE, Infinera team on single-PIC terabit superchannel test

09/09/2014 Optical transport systems vendor Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and European research and education netw...

Battelle to test quantum key distribution on Ohio fiber-optic network

09/08/2014 Battelle Memorial Institute, which has operated the first commercial quantum key distribution (QK...

Alcatel-Lucent, Ucom deploy 100G in Armenia

09/03/2014 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says Armenia’s Ucom LLC is deploying the 1830 Photo...

Telefonica chooses Alcatel-Lucent for Spanish 100G fiber-optic network

09/02/2014 Telefonica has selected the 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) from Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Pari...

Openreach turns to Ciena for packet networking gear

08/28/2014 Openreach, BT’s local access network business, will deploy packet networking equipment from Ciena...

Managed hosting provider i3D.net deploys MRV's OptiDriver

08/28/2014 Optical transport systems vendor MRV Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) says has supplied its Opt...

OIF, ONF offer Transport SDN demo details

08/26/2014 The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) have released de...

Russia's Akado Telecom upgrades backbone with Infinera DTN-X

08/25/2014 Russian cable MSO Akado Telecom, the trademark of KOMKOR, OJSC, has upgraded its Moscow fiber-opt...

Comcast Business expands New York fiber-optic network

08/25/2014 Comcast Business has expanded the footprint of its fiber-optic network in New York. The business ...

SDN market worth $8 billion by 2018 says IDC

08/21/2014 International Data Corp. (IDC) is the latest market research firm to predict the size of the soft...

Telefonica, Brocade benchmark NFV deployment and performance

08/21/2014 Service provider Telefónica (NYSE: TEF) and Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) say they have combined to crea...

Ericsson/Ciena venture succeeds with Telstra

08/18/2014 The collaboration between Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) has borne its first fruit...

PEG Bandwidth picks Ekinops for 100G route expansion

08/14/2014 PEG Bandwidth, a provider of mobile backhaul and wireless infrastructure, says it has completed a...

Packet Transport Featured Articles

Surviving disasters with fast shared mesh protection

A new class of network resiliency technology, called Shared Mesh Protection, is emerging to take ...

Building a data-center network with optimal performance and economy

East-west flows are dominating data-center traffic, but optical circuit switching with new contro...

From embryonic to tectonic: SDN and the path toward industry transformation

The advent of cloud-based services and applications means networks must become more efficient, ag...

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100G and beyond

The applications for which 100 Gbps is needed continue to grow. Meanwhile, plans are already being made for what comes next. These articles look at what’s on the high-speed network horizon.

 

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

We feel pretty

Wed Jul 02 15:30:00 CDT 2014
So, yeah, we’ve redesigned the website. Most of the changes are cosmetic, but there is at least one significant new innovation. The cosmetic touches should be readily apparent. First and foremost you’ll notice that, after varying pronouncements to the contrary in many corners of the fashion, design, and TV worlds, black is i...
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by Earl Kennedy
Alcatel-Lucent

Life after 100G

Fri Sep 05 14:30:00 CDT 2014
It’s hard to believe we’re talking about it already: The end of the 100G era. But skyrocketing bandwidth demand means many operators are already pondering what’s next. With 200G optical hitting the market, you probably have questions about when to make the move to this next phase – and what you’ll need to know when ...

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