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Corning's 'Future Made of Glass' Video Goes Viral
Coming off an extremely strong fourth quarter, specialty glass maker Corning looked to make a bold statement during its annual investor meeting in February. To showcase the growth opportunities that it envisioned, Corning created a corporate video for investors that provided a sneak peek into its vision of the future of specialty glass.
3/18/2011 3:38:22 PM
Aeroflex Intros New Options for 2201 ProLock Phone Tester
Aeroflex Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. and a provider of test and measurement equipment and microelectronic solutions, added new options to its ProLock 2201 Mobile Phone Test System.
2/4/2011 12:27:26 PM
EXFO Debuts FTB-720 LAN/WAN Access OTDR
EXFO, a provider of test and service assurance solutions, unveiled the FTB-720 LAN/WAN Access OTDR, the ideal construction OTDR for everyday testing in any access network as well as in LAN/WAN networks, according to the company.
1/21/2011 9:55:43 AM
FiberTower, Zayo Sign Multi-Year Contract for Dark Fiber Network
Wireless backhaul services provider, FiberTower Corporation and Zayo Group, a provider of telecom and Internet infrastructure and carrier neutral colocation services, are joining hands to lease 2,500 fiber miles of dark fiber on a long-term basis.
1/14/2011 1:08:30 PM
GIA Publishes Global Fiber Optic Components Report
Global Industry Analysis (GIA), a reputed publisher of off-the-shelf market research, has recently announced the report of its latest research, "Fiber Optic Components: A Global Strategic Business Report."
1/13/2011 9:21:33 AM
New GefenPRO 3GSDI Dark Fiber Optic Extender Unveiled
GefenPRO, a provider of audio/video connectivity solutions, announced the launch of 3G SDI Fiber Optics Extender, which provides a long-range method of extending any 3G SDI source for very high-quality signal delivery.
12/16/2010 10:13:24 AM
Dark Fiber: Edimax Selects BroadLight's Third Generation GPON Processor Family
Officials with BroadLight said that Edimax will utilize the company's 3G GPON processors for various GPON solutions with the main focus on GPON RGW, leveraging their R&D design experiences, relationship with customers and the power and strength of BroadLight's 3rd Generation processors as their main growth engine into the Telco market.
12/8/2010 12:32:17 PM
Leviton to Launch 24-Fiber 100 Gigabit Ethernet System at Conference
Leviton will launch what it describes as the industry's first 24-fiber preterminated MTP cabling system for 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE). The system has been specifically designed to meet IEEE 802.3ba requirements and new 100GBase-SR10 and 40GBase-SR4 equipment. The system will be officially launched at the 2011 BICSI Winter Conference, being held Jan. 16 to 20, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla.
12/7/2010 1:35:11 PM
Allie Fiber Agrees to Complete First Phase of Dark Fiber Network
Allied Fiber has entered into financing arrangements with financial partners, including affiliates of Falcon Investment Advisors, LLC and ABRY Partners, LLC, to complete funding for phase one of its new, network-neutral, high-count dark fiber, colocation and a wireless tower integrated system. The first phase linking New York City, Chicago and Ashburn, Va., is already under construction and is expected to be complete by May 2011.
12/6/2010 2:23:31 PM
Clearfield, CFU Team to Deploy Fiber Solution in Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls Utilities (CFU) will deploy a major Fiber to the Premises (FTTp) solution that will provide businesses and residents in the Cedar Falls, Iowa area greater access to high-speed Internet and high-definition television. Clearfield said that will assist in the passive optical network (PON) project through its fiber management product line. The product line includes the FieldSmart Fiber Scalability Center 288 PON Cabinets in the field, FieldSmart Fiber Crossover Distribution System (FxDS) 288 Patch and Splice Ribbon Panels used in the central office, and outside plant-rated fiber pigtails at the premises.
11/23/2010 12:55:32 PM
PerkinElmer Debuts Eco-Friendly LED Fiber Light for Surgical Procedures
PerkinElmer, Inc., a provider of advanced technology solutions that address critical health and safety concerns, launched its LED Fiber Optic Illuminator Module, OTFI-0250, which provides bright, uniform light for the surgical suite
11/17/2010 7:59:58 AM
Avago Launches New Optical Dark Fiber Transmitters and Receivers for Harsh Environment
Avago Technologies, a supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, revealed a new line of optical fiber transmitters and receivers that are optimized for use in harsh temperature environments at the Electronica 2010 trade fair.
11/12/2010 9:18:34 AM
Bilsing Automation Debuts Carbon Fiber Material Handling Frame
Bilsing Automation North America recently introduced a new carbon fiber (CF) material handling frame that has the dimensional specifications for bodyshop applications as specified by NAAMS or North American Automotive Metric Standards.
11/12/2010 7:39:38 AM
Alcatel-UNIFI Agreement Gives Albania its First Undersea Fiber-Optic Cable
Alcatel-Lucent has undertaken to provide turnkey implementation of Albania's first private undersea fiber-optic cable system. It has entered into an agreement with UNIFI Communications, a leading U.S.-based international carrier, and signed a Balkans-Italy Network Phase 1 supply contract. As a result of the agreement, Tirana, Albania will shortly be connected to Bari, Italy. The network is expected to begin providing service by the end of 2011.
11/3/2010 11:23:03 AM
Georgia Institute of Technology Selects Dark Fiber Solutions Provider, FiberLight
Georgia Institute of Technology selected FiberLight to connect the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) and Centennial Research building on the Georgia Tech campus in Atlanta with 56 Marietta.
11/3/2010 9:21:52 AM
ADVAntage-PON Project to Develop WDM-based Access Technology
ADVA Optical Networking will be an active participant of the research project called 'ADVAntage-PON' designed to develop future-proof, scalable Wavelength Division Multiplexing Passive Optical Networking (WDM-PON). To encourage the build-out of cost-effective optical fiber-based access networks, ADVA Optical networking is taking keen interest in the project that is expected to run for three years with support from Germany's Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
10/27/2010 8:49:45 AM
CommScope Delivers Wired and Wireless Solutions to Brocade
CommScope provided critical technology for Brocade's new world-class data center and corporate campus in San Jose, Calif. For this project, the global provider of infrastructure solutions for communications networks delivered technology from CommScope's portfolio of structured fiber and copper cabling, as well as in-building wireless solutions.
10/22/2010 10:39:31 AM
Cox Selects Calix E7 Platform to Serve SMBs
Broadband communications access systems and software provider, Calix, announced that Cox Business, currently the fourth largest provider of business Ethernet services in the U.S., is deploying the Calix E7 Ethernet Service Access Platform and a variety of Calix 700GX optical network terminals (ONTs) to deliver advanced business services to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
10/21/2010 3:26:56 PM
New Microwave Components Available by Norsat International
The availability of the 12, 16, 20, 25, 40, 80 Watt lightweight and compact Ku-Band BUCs, also known as Block Up-converters, with its Microwave Division have been announced by Norsat International Inc. Norsat satellite terminals around the world use these ruggedized and reliable components. These components are used in emergency and military settings.
10/21/2010 11:32:59 AM
AMX DGX 16 Fiber Matrix Switchers Now Available
AMX, a leading software solutions provider, recently announced the immediate availability of its Epica DGX 16 Fiber Matrix Switcher, a compact switcher that enables more installers to gain access to clarity, security and distance capabilities in mission-critical installations, particularly for smaller-scale projects.
10/20/2010 10:21:15 AM
TNS Selects XO Communications to Provide Ethernet Services
XO Communications, a provider of advanced communications services and solutions for businesses, enterprises, government, carriers and other service providers, has been selected by Transaction Network Services (TNS) to provide its Ethernet Hub Service.
10/19/2010 2:41:57 PM
CommScope Announces XpressPrep Drop Cable with Brightwire Anti-Corrosion Features
Built upon the rapid adoption of CommScope's XpressPrep coaxial drop cable, the new Brightwire XP brings together two of the most popular features in coaxial drop cable.
10/7/2010 2:16:29 PM
Pivot3 Scale-out Application Platform Gets VMware Ready Status
Pivot3, a dealer in server and storage virtualization, has claimed that their Scale-out Application platform has earned the VMware Ready status after successfully passing out a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware.
10/4/2010 4:46:56 PM
Timbercon Rolls-Out MTP Coupler and Splitter
The standard MTP coupler is generally found in a 4- or 6-pack MTP adapter panel. It facilitates in connecting two MTP cable assemblies together (male and female). Standard MTP couplers are usually black whereas secure MTP couplers have several different colors in order to match connectors with couplers.
9/29/2010 6:24:13 PM
NWT Enterprises to Receive Ultra-High Capacity Broadband Services from LG-Ericsson
LG-Ericsson, a joint venture between LG and Ericsson, is going to provide ultra-high capacity broadband services with WDM-PON technology to NWT Enterprises.
9/16/2010 10:03:58 PM
Infinera Demonstrates 100 Gbps Coherent Transmission Over 800 Miles of Optical Fiber Network
In this trial, Infinera employed its new 500 Gbps photonic integrated circuits (PICs), each integrating five 100G channels. The 500G PICs were used for transmitting and receiving a 100G signal on a 1348 km production route between Denver and Dallas on the XO Communications optical fiber network. In fact, Infinera's 100G-ready Infinera line system (ILS) with switched WDM capability and scalable fiber capacity of up to 8 Terabits per second was deployed on this route.
9/3/2010 1:17:08 PM
Northeast Missouri EPC Deploys Exalt Advanced Microwave Backhaul Systems
Exalt Communications has announced that Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative (Northeast Missouri EPC) has deployed Exalt advanced microwave backhaul systems to support both TDM and Ethernet traffic in its evolving network.
8/27/2010 10:45:38 AM
Dallas-Fort Worth AT&T, Time Warner Customers Lose Data Service Due to Manhole Theft
The Texas Department of Transportation claims its crew was replacing a stolen manhole cover when the welding activities ignited an old wood structure located under the utility lines.
8/19/2010 8:39:06 AM
Silicom Earns $1.5M Annual Contract from an Existing WAN Optimization Client
Silicom, a provider of server/appliances networking solutions, announced that a data center class WAN optimization and virtualization provider has recently ramped up its orders for an annualized rate of approximately $1.5 million dollars.
8/5/2010 9:40:19 AM
Intel Develops Silicon Based Optical Data Links up To 50 Gbps for Future Computers
At 50 Gbps, you can download an HD movie from iTunes or 45 million tweets. And 1 Tbps data rate allows you to transfer entire contents of a typical laptop hard drive in one second.Media reports indicate that Silicon Photonics technology can be commercialized. And that first commercial application of silicon based optical links will emerge within next five years in data centers and supercomputer facilities.
7/28/2010 6:32:13 PM
XO Communications Expands Network Presence in Seattle Metropolitan Area
XO Communications has expanded its metro network presence in the Seattle metropolitan market.
7/12/2010 8:31:44 PM
Zayo Enterprise Networks Announces the Formation of the Eastern Region
More than 500 route miles of dense, metro fiber assets, with access to almost 200 key data centers, carrier POPs and end user enterprise buildings is included by these networks.
7/8/2010 9:44:55 AM
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