Business Wire

  1. Qwest Reaches Major Milestone In Fiber-Optic Internet Expansion
    8/6/2008
    Qwest Communications International Inc. announced today that it now offers its most advanced fiber-optic Internet services – with connection speeds of up to 20 Mbps – to more than 1 million potential customers in 18 markets
  2. Columbus Networks Completes New Fiber Optic Cable Station In Boca Raton
    7/31/2008
    Columbus Networks has completed construction of a cable landing station in Boca Raton, Fla., marking the last major step before activating an $80 million express undersea fiber optic route that connects South America with the United States via Colombia and Florida
  3. XFONE Completes Phase One Of Fiber-To-The-Premise Buildout For Levelland And Smyer, Texas
    7/30/2008
    XFONE, Inc. (“XFONE” or “the Company”) announced that it has completed the first phase of a three-phase buildout of its Fiber-to-the-Premise (“FTTP”) network for Levelland and Smyer, Texas. Phase One encompassed the installation of fiber across a 30-mile distance between Lubbock and Levelland
  4. Mexican Law Firm EGAO Announces Auction Of Mexican Fiber Optic
    7/28/2008
    Javier Ogarrio at the Mexican law firm of EGAO announced today that one of his multinational clients is making available 235 kilometers of fiber optic cable in México to communications carriers.
  5. IPG Awarded Contract To Supply Fiber Lasers To German Luxury Automaker
    7/21/2008
    IPG Photonics Corporation, the world leader in high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers, today announced that its German subsidiary, IPG Laser GmbH, has received a major order for multi-kilowatt, continuous wave Ytterbium fiber laser systems totaling 63kW in power from the BMW Group in Munich, Germany
  6. GE’s HardFiber System Dramatically Reduces Protection And Control Installation And Maintenance Costs By Up To 50% Through Eliminating Copper Wiring
    7/16/2008
    GE Digital Energy announces the Multilin HardFiber System which eliminates the need for thousands of copper wires in a substation and replaces them with a few fiber optic cables
  7. Alloptic Receives Patent For “Multiple Wavelength TDMA Optical Network”
    7/15/2008
    Alloptic, a global leader in the development of RF over glass (RFoG) and passive optical networking (PON) solutions for CATV, telecom, and private network operators worldwide, today announced that it has been granted a patent for “Multiple wavelength TDMA optical network” technology in the United States (U.S. Pat. 7,386,236)
  8. Atlantech Online Connects Backbone Network With MRV LambdaDriver DWDM System
    7/14/2008
    MRV COMMUNICATIONS, INC., a leading provider of products and services for out-of-band networking, WDM and optical transport, metro Ethernet, fiber optic components, 10GE and other service aware networking products, today announced Maryland-based regional carrier Atlantech Online Inc. has chosen the LambdaDriver® wave-division multiplexing (WDM) system as the basis for its 300-kilometer backbone network, which delivers services to customers in the Washington D.C. area
  9. Deep Photonics Introduces A QCW 266 nm Mode Locked Fiber Laser
    7/9/2008
    Photonics, Inc., an innovative technology company manufacturing deep ultraviolet fiber laser solutions for the semiconductor, electronics and photovoltaic marketplace, today announced the introduction of the FLP-266-QCW, a Quasi Continuous Wave 266 nm Mode Locked fiber laser
  10. CommScope Enterprise Solutions’ Uniprise ReadyPATCH Solutions Brings Ease To Installation
    7/8/2008
    CommScope Enterprise Solutions, a division of CommScope, Inc., announces the dual release of its Uniprise® ReadyPATCH™ fiber solution and Uniprise ReadyPATCH Cu copper solution for data center environments in the North American region. The pre-terminated fiber and copper cabling solutions, respectively, are designed to present a hassle-free installation in a fraction of the time required by traditional implementation methods