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Ciena misses revenue, beats earnings in third quarter 2015

September 3, 2015 Optical systems and software-defined networking (SDN) technology vendor Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) reported mixed results for its fiscal third quarter ended July 31, 2015. The company said it saw rev...

Fibrant offers 10-Gbps FTTP in Salisbury, NC

September 3, 2015 Municipally owned service provider Fibrant is slated to announce today at 2:00 PM EDT that it will offer 10-Gbps broadband services via a fiber to the premises (FTTP) architecture in its home city ...

II-VI offers OTDR+ for embedded network monitoring

September 3, 2015 II-VI Inc. (NASDAQ:IIVI), best known for its optical components and subsystems, is expanding beyond optical channel monitors into new monitoring applications. The company has introduced the OTDR+ p...

New Focus offers 700-1650 nm optical wavemeter

September 3, 2015 New Focus, a Newport Company, has unveiled the WM-1210 optical wavemeter. The first such instrument from the company, the WM-1210 is designed to be easy to use, with minimal setup, and provide opti...

BTI Systems beefs up services offerings

September 3, 2015 Packet-optical transport and cloud network systems specialists BTI Systems says it has expanded its ServiceLink Portfolio with a pair of new elements as well as nearly doubling the size of the team...

2Q15 kind to carrier router and switch market: IHS

September 1, 2015 The carrier routing and switching market rebounded from a typically tepid first quarter to reach $3.9 billion, says the "IHS Infonetics Service Provider Routers and Switches" report from ...

Marc Willency new CEO of Integra

September 1, 2015 Fiber-optic network services provider Integra will welcome Marc Willency as its new CEO September 8, 2015. Willency, who most recently was group vice president for customer solutions and enablement...

Viavi Solutions GigaStor Software Edition helps troubleshoot virtual and cloud network resources

September 1, 2015 Viavi Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAV), formerly JDSU, has released GigaStor Software Edition, a software-defined networking (SDN) friendly platform for managing performance and user experience in vir...

Dedicated Fiber Systems becomes Dark Fiber Systems

September 1, 2015 Northeast Florida dark fiber provider Dedicated Fiber Systems, Inc. (DFS) has decided to be as plain as it can about what it does for a living. The company has decided to rename itself Dark Fiber S...

Keystone NAP connects via Sunesys, Comcast Business fiber-optic networks

August 31, 2015 Keystone NAP, which offers multi-tenant data center services, security, and capacity, says it has completed connections to the networks of Sunesys and Comcast Business. The connections mean the fac...

XO Communications increases fiber footprint in Salt Lake City area

August 31, 2015 XO Communications (XO) it has connected almost 100 office buildings in Salt Lake City, UT, to its fiber-optic network. The connections, the result of a nearly $5 million investment in the area, wil...

CommScope consummates TE Connectivity Broadband Network Solutions buy

August 31, 2015 CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: COMM) says it has closed the acquisition of TE Connectivity's (NYSE: TEL) Broadband Network Solutions (BNS) business in an all-cash deal worth approximately...

Ocean Networks, Alcatel-Lucent plan SAPL Caribbean Express submarine network

August 31, 2015 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) says Ocean Networks, Inc. has tasked its Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) subsidiary to construct an extension of the South America Pacific Link...

ECI lands LightAPPS SDN applications deal with Sweden's Trafikverket

August 31, 2015 Optical transport systems vendor ECI has made the first announcement of a customer for elements of its LightAPPS family of software defined networking (SDN) applications. Trafikverket, the Swedish ...

Ciena's Morin moving to EXFO as COO

August 28, 2015 Philippe Morin, senior vice president of worldwide sales and field operations for Ciena (NYSE:CIEN), will leave the company October 31, 2015 to join EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF). The test and...

RAD adds GPON, VDSL2 support to Carrier Ethernet demarcation

August 27, 2015 Communications equipment vendor RAD says it has added support of GPON and VDSL2 (including bonding/vectoring) to its Layer 2/Layer 3 demarcation devices and ETX-2 and ETX-2i routers. The new module...

Tom Donovan new president and CEO of Panduit

August 27, 2015 Cabling and connectivity provider Panduit Corp. has named Tom Donovan president and CEO. He steps in for Gerald W. Caveney, "who will focus on other business opportunities," the company s...

Ciena boosts 5430 Packet-Optical Platform switch capacity to 15 Tbps

August 27, 2015 Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) has announced a series of upgrades to its 5430 Packet-Optical Platform. Salient among them is an increase to the system's hybrid packet/Optical Transport Network (OTN) switching ...

GigOptix fills acquisitions war chest

August 27, 2015 Communications semiconductor and optical subsystem vendor GigOptix, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GIG) says it has closed a public offering of 9,218,000 newly issued shares of common stock at a price to the publ...

MACOM intros GPON transimpedance amplifier

August 27, 2015 Communications silicon provider M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM; NASDAQ:MTSI) has unveiled the M02027, a transimpedance amplifier (TIA) for GPON optical network terminals (ONTs). It also m...

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