| JULY 14-16, 2014

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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...

Finland's Elisa evolves to IP/MPLS with Alcatel-Lucent

Finnish broadband services provider Elisa has chosen Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) to supply routers and switches to upgrade the capacity and capabilities of its core network. The e...

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...

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