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Ministry of Economic Development, Campania Region, Infratel and Telecom Italia: ultrabroadband speeds up in Campania, 60% of the works already completed in the 119 municipalities included in the plan

March 27, 2015Strong boost in Campania for the programme to build a new generation fibre optic network in order to provide ultrabroadband and achieve the objectives of the European Digital Agenda.T...

Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developments

Construction work on Phase Five of the *Central African Backbone (CAB)* deployment (referred to as 'CAB5') was officially launched by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) earlier this month, BizT...

Coate Brian D Applies for Patent on Apparatus and Method for Splicing All-Dielectric Self-Supporting Fiber Optic Cable

Publication Name: Optics & Imaging Patent News Patent Application Number: 13/261949 Patent Publication Number: 20150086166 International Patent Classification Codes: G02B 6/44 20060101 G02B006/...

Italy : VODAFONE ITALIA activates 100 Mbps FTTH service in the northern city of VICENZA

Vodafone Italia has activated its 100 Mbps FTTH service in the northern city of Vicenza.This forms part of the next phase of its strategy to expand its fibre-optic network to 7 million households, ...

United States : VERIZON announces new technology to strengthen 100 Gbps metro fiber-optic network

Verizon has unveiled new technology to strengthen its high speed 100 Gbps fiber-optic network serving metro areas.However, the company didn't disclose where it will do the work or other details.Th...

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Publishes Baker Hughes's Patent Application for Fiber Optic Distributed Acoustic Measurements Via FMCW Interrogation

Publication Name: Measurement & Testing Patent News Patent Application Number: 14/462804 Patent Publication Number: 20150085610 International Patent Classification Codes: G01V 1/48 20060101 G01...

Verizon bumps up its 100G metro fiber-optic network

Verizon on Tuesday announced new technology to bolster its super-fast 100 Gbps fiber-optic network serving metro areas, but didn't reveal where the work will be done or other details. The vague ann...

Delaware: Sussex County taps vendor to install ‘fiber ring’ for improved high-speed access

Sussex County, Delaware has issued the following news release:Sussex County’s computers are about to get a turbo boost on the information superhighway, and that will mean blazing network and...

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Publishes Alcatel-Lucent USA's Patent Application for Dispersion Management for Inhomogeneous Fiber-Optic Links

Publication Name: Telecom Patent News Patent Application Number: 14/032352 Patent Publication Number: 20150086218 International Patent Classification Codes: H04B 10/58 20060101 H04B010/58 Patent St...

US Patent granted to US Conec, Ltd (North Carolina) on March 24, titled as "Unitary fiber optic ferrule and adapter therefor"

United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 8,985,865, on March 24 2015, to US Conec, Ltd (North Carolina), titled as "Unitary fiber optic ferrule and adapter therefor"

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