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  1. Smartoptics Adds 32G Fibre Channel DWDM Transceivers To Its Portfolio Of Solutions For Storage Area Networks

    Smartoptics, a leading provider of open optical networking solutions, recently announced the availability of a new series of transceivers and an open line system for 32G Fibre Channel SAN applications

  2. Major Network Operator Optimizes Fiber With Tellabs 1000 MSAP 10 Gigabit Ethernet Card

    Tellabs, the long-standing leader in broadband access solutions for global telecommunications service providers, announces that a prominent North American service provider has deployed the Tellabs® 1000 Multiservice Access Platform (MSAP) Feature Package 17.0 (FP17) and the Tellabs® 10 Gigabit Ethernet 226 (GbE226) plug-in card in conjunction with Coarse Wave Division Multiplexing (CWDM) solutions that maximize the utilization of scarce fiber facilities in their outside plant network

  3. Diode Ventures And Tenebris Fiber Agree To Co-Develop Long-Haul Dark Fiber Route In Virginia

    Diode Ventures, a global turnkey asset development company, and Tenebris Fiber, a dark fiber provider in Virginia, have agreed to co-develop an approximate 630-mile network from Virginia Beach, VA to Ashburn, VA to offer dark fiber services in Virginia

  4. Softing Acquires Phoenix Digital

    Softing has acquired the assets of Phoenix Digital Corporation (PDC), a provider of secure industrial fiber optic communications products

  5. ProLabs Unveils Active Solutions Portfolio To Advance Fiber Infrastructure Ahead Of 5G Rollout

    ProLabs, a global leader in optical networking and connectivity solutions, has announced the EON-OMP-2 optical platform

  6. Researchers Turn Off Backscattering, Aim To Improve Optical Data Transmission

    Engineers at the University of Illinois have found a way to redirect misfit light waves to reduce energy loss during optical data transmission. In a study, researchers exploited an interaction between light and sound waves to suppress the scattering of light from material defects – which could lead to improved fiber optic communication. Their findings are published in the journal Optica.

  7. Teledyne LeCroy Announces First-To-Market Protocol Analyzer For Testing PAM4-Based Network And Cloud Storage Products

    Teledyne LeCroy, Inc., the worldwide leader in protocol test solutions and a business unit of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, has announced the SierraNet M648 protocol analysis and traffic impairment system, the first-to-market protocol analyzer for 4 level Pulse Amplitude Modulation (PAM4) 50G Ethernet and 64G Fibre Channel interconnections

  8. Quantum Light Sources Pave The Way For Optical Circuits

    An international team headed up by Alexander Holleitner and Jonathan Finley, physicists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has succeeded in placing light sources in atomically thin material layers with an accuracy of just a few nanometers.

  9. Welcome Italia Selects ADVA FSP 3000 For Ultra-High-Capacity Enterprise Services

    ADVA recently announced that Welcome Italia has selected its FSP 3000 and ALM fiber monitoring solution to enable assured high-capacity enterprise services throughout Italy

  10. Silicon Line Announces Availability Of Active Optical Cable Technology Supporting DisplayPort 2.0 And Joins USB Implementers Forum

    Continuing to expand its support of industry standards for high-speed data transfer among a broad range consumer electronics and computing devices, Silicon Line GmbH ( has announced the availability of integrated circuits and modules needed to manufacture active optical cables supporting DisplayPort 2.0 at speeds of 10Gbps