| JULY 14-16, 2014

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ZTE wins GPON equipment order from China Mobile

ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK / A: 000063.SZ) says it has won orders from China Mobile for GPON equipment in the operator’s annual tender.

tw telecom expands fiber network in Louisville and Southern Indiana

Managed services provider tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC) says it is expanding its existing market reach in Louisville as well as Indiana, as part of the company’s expansion plans announced last fal...

China Telecom deploys Huawei's SDN technology

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. and the Beijing branch of China Telecom (Beijing Telecom for short), report that they have commercially deployed software-defined network (SDN) technology in the operato...

Birch Communications acquires Cbeyond for $323 million

Two Atlanta-based communications providers are to join forces. Birch Communications, Inc., a provider of business, cloud, and managed services, and Cbeyond, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBEY), a provider of manag...

Sterlite Technologies demonstrates multi-terabit transmission on long-haul fiber network

Fiber and fiber-optic cable supplier Sterlite Technologies Ltd. (BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH) says its Center of Excellence at Aurangabad, India successfully tested multi-terabit optical transmission...

AT&T releases list of potential new 1-Gbps FTTH markets

AT&T has released a list of 21 metropolitan markets in which it might roll out the 1-Gbps GigaPower version of its U-Verse service. How many of these cities will actually see the fiber to the h...

Bright House Networks deploys Cisco Network Convergence System

U.S. cable MSO Bright House Networks has deployed Cisco’s (NASDAQ:CSCO) Cisco® Network Convergence System (NCS) 6000. Use of the platform will enable Bright House to support a range of cloud-based,...

SiFi Networks to build FTTH network for Pacific Grove, CA

SiFi Networks says it has signed an agreement to build an open access fiber to the home (FTTH) network in Pacific Grove, CA. The proposed network will be capable of delivering 1-Gbps services.

Lightpath raises New York metro fiber-optic network footprint

Fiber-optic network services provider Lightpath says that its fiber network now connects more than 7000 locations in the metro New York City area via a footprint that spans more than 5800 fiber rou...

Fiber-optic test market to benefit from wireless deployments says Frost & Sullivan

Market research firm Frost & Sullivan predicts that sales of fiber-optic test equipment will grow to $884.9 million in 2020. The market will benefit from fiber-to-the-antenna (FTTA) application...

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