| JULY 14-16, 2014

Top Stories

Tera Santa Consortium tests 1-Tbps optical transmission via OFDM

Members of the Tera Santa Consortium, an initiative of the Israeli Chief Scientist Office in the Ministry of Economy, has demonstrated the use of optical orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing ...

AFL's TruEvent Technology analyzes OTDR events

AFL has unveiled TruEvent Technology software, designed to provide event analysis in conjunction with the company’s M-series optical time domain reflectometers (OTDRs). The software improves event ...

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 terrestrial trials of 200-Gbps optical transmission via 16-QAM with an undersea cable network test. The compan...

Huawei unveils metro packet-optical transport system

Huawei has announced the OptiX OSN 9800 U16, a packet-optical transport system aimed at metro network applications. It features full cross-connection capacities of 5.6 Tbps via a 19U (about 85 cm) ...

Verizon details metro 100G deployments

Verizon (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) says it has begun to roll out 100-Gbps capabilities in its metro networks via systems from Fujitsu Network Communications and Tellabs. The service provider is using coher...

Sky, TalkTalk, CityFibre partner for 1-Gbps FTTH in York

UK service providers Sky and TalkTalk and fiber to the home (FTTH) infrastructure company CityFibre say they will create a new company that will deliver 1-Gbps broadband services in the City of Yor...

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 create a mobile backhaul network based on WDM and Optical Transport Network (OTN) for common public radio i...

Lightower upgrades metro Washington, DC, fiber-optic network

Fiber-optic network services provider Lightower Fiber Networks says it has completed a 400-mile expansion of its metro Washington, DC, fiber footprint. The new fiber cable infrastructure will offer...

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, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) to supply equipment for the as its exclusive systems supplier for Project Ark, Lumos’...

Credo Semiconductor offers SerDes for 55-Gbps NRZ signaling

Credo Semiconductor says it has developed the first serializer/deserializer (SerDes) that can support 55-Gbps NRZ signaling. The company has targeted the 40-nm CMOS SerDes at 40G/100G/400G data cen...

Featured Buyers Guide Companies