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

Carriers cooling on packet-optical transport?

05/29/2015 A survey conducted by IHS (NYSE: IHS) indicates that carriers' ardor for packet-optical transport...

Ekinops tackles wireless fronthaul

05/29/2015 Optical transport systems vendor Ekinops has unveiled a combination fronthaul and backhaul techno...

CenturyLink adds PON-based 1-Gbps business services in five states

05/18/2015 CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) says it now offers its PON-based symmetrical 1-Gbps small and mediu...

Clouditalia improves packet transport with Coriant

05/15/2015 Italian integrated and cloud services provider Clouditalia has deployed the Coriant 7090 Packet T...

MEF stretches Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification to 100G

05/14/2015 The MEF says it can now certify systems operating at 100 Gbps within its Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Cer...

Oi taps Alcatel-Lucent for broadband upgrade, OTN projects

05/07/2015 In a move to increase efficiency of services to its landline and mobile broadband customers and r...

Forsythe Data Centers connects Chicago facility with Ciena gear

05/05/2015 Forsythe Data Centers will deploy packet-optical transport systems from Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) in its...

Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities taps Infinera for terabit R&E fiber-optic network enhancement

04/27/2015 Open access transport service provider Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corp. (MBC) had deploye...

Telefonica Germany taps Coriant for mobile backhaul network

04/17/2015 Telefónica Germany will use the Coriant 8600 Smart Router Series and 8000 Intelligent Network Man...

CTS Telecom upgrades Carrier Ethernet network with BTI Systems

04/17/2015 CTS Telecom has upgraded its Carrier Ethernet network with packet-optical transport platforms fro...

Zayo jumps into video transport

04/13/2015 Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) has announced it will enter the video transport market. The...

Global Capacity adds MPLS VPN to service mix

04/13/2015 Connectivity service provider Global Capacity says it can now offer Multiprotocol Label Switching...

Indiana Fiber Network chooses Ciena to support broadband expansion project

04/13/2015 Indiana Fiber Network, LLC (IFN), a collaboration among 20 independent telephone companies, has t...

Huawei, Telefonica trial SDN-based IP/optical convergence

04/06/2015 Huawei and Telefonica last week reported on a joint field trial of IP and optical layer "syn...

TI Sparkle, DE-CIX establish neutral Internet exchange in Palermo

03/31/2015 TI Sparkle, the international services business within Telecom Italia Group, will partner with In...

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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
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

We've made a few tweaks

Mon Apr 13 14:00:00 CDT 2015
The sharper-eyed among you may have noticed we've tweaked the website over the past couple of weeks. We've added a pair of new topic centers, moved another one, and dropped one. The two new ones are SDN/NFV and Data Center. Yes, both are long past due. The topic center titles are self-explanatory, as far as what you'll find i...
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by Chris Janz
Ciena Corp.

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

Fri Jan 23 14:30:00 CST 2015
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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