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Transmode shareholders accept Infinera offer

27/08/2015
 
Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, has announced that its offer to acquire Transmode has been accepted by shareholders representing approximately 95.8 percent of the outstanding shares and votes in Transmode. The transaction was fully completed on August 20, 2015.


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Huawei Marine commences undersea installation of Nigeria-Cameroon cable

11/08/2015
 
Huawei Marine Networks, has commenced marine installation of the Nigeria-Cameroon Submarine Cable System. The NCSCS is Cameroon’s first wholly-owned submarine cable with investment provided by the Cameroon Government. Spanning approximately 1,100 km, the NCSCS will directly link Kribi in Cameroon with Lagos in Nigeria, delivering 12.8 Tbps of capacity to broadband users in both countries by the end of 2015.

 

 


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Witcom deploys Adva FSP 3000 system to enable ‘dynamic connectivity’

11/08/2015
 
Adva Optical Networking has announced that WiTCOM has deployed the Adva FSP 3000 with reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer technology throughout the Hessen region of Germany. The German telecommunications carrier is utilizing the ROADM capabilities to transform its previously fixed network into what it calls “a flexible and dynamic infrastructure”.


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euNetworks deploys Ciena’s 200G solution to meet customers’ high bandwidth requirements

11/08/2015
 
Delivering the first commercial high capacity 200G connectivity solution in EMEA
 
euNetworks, a bandwidth infrastructure provider, has announced it is using Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, equipped with the new WaveLogic 3 Extreme coherent optics to deliver 100GE bandwidth services to customers. This utilises 200G per 50GHz dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) channels.


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Infinera reports improved Q2 2015 financial results

11/08/2015
 
Infinera Corporation, a developer of “intelligent” transport networks, has released financial results for the second quarter of 2015, which ended June 27, 2015. Revenue for the quarter was $207.3m compared to $186.9m in the first quarter of 2015 and $165.4m in the second quarter of 2014.

 



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Free Space Optics global market forecast

11/08/2015
 
The worldwide value of FSO link devices in stationary non-military/aerospace outdoor links was $37.2m in 2014, according to a new survey published by market analyst ElectroniCast, which is based in Aptos, Ca, USA.


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Broadband Access Market to Reach Almost $12 B in 2019

06/08/2015

 

According to a newly published report by Dell’Oro Group, the worldwide Broadband Access market, including PON, DSL and Cable, is expected to achieve revenues of almost $12 billion by 2019, with the PON market accounting for half of the total Broadband Access market revenues. “We expect continued growth from both the Cable and PON markets through 2019, while the DSL market will decline over this period.  Growth in the Cable market will be driven by DOCSIS 3.1 upgrades while strong demand for PON will continue to come from Service Providers in China. 


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Vodafone undertakes Europe’s first TWDM-PON trial

05/08/2015
 
Vodafone is conducting what is claimed to be Europe’s first field trial of a time- and wavelength-division multiplexed passive optical network (TWDM-PON) using equipment from Alcatel-Lucent. 


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Intengent promotes silicon photonics economics to benefit III-V optics

05/08/2015
 
Traditional optics can achieve the economic benefits common to silicon photonics with its use of equipment, processes and fabrication plants paid for by the chip industry. So argues Valery Tolstikhin, head of design consultancy Intengent and former founder and CTO of Canadian start-up OneChip Photonics.  


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Coriant boosts programmability and adaptability of optical transport networks

22/07/2015
 
CloudWave Optics powers “new level” of flexibility, efficiency, and scalability
 
Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end transport networking solutions, has launched Coriant CloudWave Optics, a versatile suite of software-programmable photonic layer technologies that brings “a new level of flexibility, efficiency, and scalability to next-generation optical transmission networks”, the company claims.
 


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