Current Headlines

  1. Bear Communications Awarded Exclusive Huntsville Utilities Fiber Network Construction Project
    9/21/2016

    Bear Communications, LLC today announced they have secured a long term, 1000-mile fiber optic network construction project with Huntsville Utilities in Huntsville, Alabama. Under the terms of the three-year contract, Bear Communications will provide aerial and underground construction services in the deployment of the fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network

  2. Towards Stable Propagation Of Light In Nano-Photonic Fibers
    9/19/2016

    Devices based on light, rather than electrons, could revolutionize the speed and security of our future computers. However, one of the major challenges in today's physics is the design of photonic devices, able to transport and switch light through circuits in a stable way.

  3. Tektronix Enhances Optical Modulation Analyzer Software
    9/19/2016

    Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced a series of enhancements to its optical modulation analyzer (OMA) software. The latest release provides optical research engineers with the ability to evaluate multi-channel coherent modulation schemes with confidence using a single measurement system

  4. New All Fiber-Optic System For Monitoring Structural Health In Harsh Environments
    9/15/2016

    Structural health monitoring systems traditionally use piezoelectric transducers—a device which converts pressure to electric voltage

  5. Franklin County Business And Industrial Park Designated As AT&T Fiber Ready
    9/15/2016

    As part of AT&T's* continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in Kentucky, AT&T and representatives from the Kentucky Capital Development Corporation today announced that the Franklin County Business and Industrial Park has been designated AT&T Fiber Ready

  6. Wave Raises $125M To Continue Accelerated Fiber Network Construction And Commercial Broadband Services Expansion; Announces Two Acquisitions
    9/14/2016

    Wave (www.wavebroadband.com), a gigabit fiber and broadband services company, announced recently that it has raised $125M to continue the accelerated growth of its West Coast fiber network, bolstering its commercial services division and its Wave G residential Gigabit service. Wave's financing for the expansion consists of a $125 million add-on to an existing first lien term loan

  7. 360TCS And Comcast Business Partner To Provide End Users With Enhanced Connectivity Options
    9/14/2016

    360 TCS, LLC (360TCS), a premier provider of colocation and data center services in the greater Chicago area, announced today the availability of Comcast Business fiber connectivity solutions within their Lombard, IL data center. Comcast’s network is designed for optimal business performance, with more than 145,000 miles of fiber delivering standardized, scalable and reliable MEF-certified Carrier Class Ethernet solutions

  8. Viavi Delivers Industry-Leading Test Solutions For High-Speed Optical Network Ecosystem
    9/14/2016

    Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced several initiatives to advance 100G, 400G and other high-speed optical network technologies at ECOC 2016. Network operators worldwide are facing unexpected demand for bandwidth and new services, and are responding by accelerating deployment of high-speed optical technologies from access to the core. Many of these technologies, especially 400G, are still nascent and require industry collaboration to become standardized

  9. iPhotonix iVolve Platform Selected By Algona Municipal Utilities To Deliver FTTH Services
    9/13/2016

    iPhotonix, an industry innovation leader for the virtualization of Optical Access technologies announced today that Algona Municipal Utilities headquartered in Algona, Iowa has selected the iPhotonix iVolve platform to bring the industry's most advanced line of fiber-optic access technologies and gateway solutions to customers in its serving territories

  10. Molex Polymicro Technologies Optical Fiber Onboard ICESat-2
    9/9/2016

    Molex is proud to announce that its Polymicro Technologies optical fiber is being used to build NASA’s Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2).