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  1. Unite Private Networks Announces Expansion Into Denton, Texas
    3/19/2019

    Unite Private Networks (UPN), a leading provider of high-capacity, fiber-based communication networks is pleased to announce a network expansion in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro

  2. New Black Box Active Optical Cables Simplify Extension Of UHD Video And Audio
    3/19/2019

    Black Box Corporation, an industry-leading provider of pro AV connectivity and signal distribution systems, today introduced its Active Optical Cable product range, which enables flawless transmission of ultra-high-bandwidth video and audio

  3. On-Chip, Electronically Tunable Frequency Comb
    3/18/2019

    A new integrated electro-optic frequency comb can be tuned using microwave signals, allowing the properties of the comb — including the bandwidth, the spacing between the teeth, the height of lines and which frequencies are on and off — to be controlled independently. It could be used for many applications including optical telecommunication.

  4. Telia Carrier And Telxius Announce Major Network Capacity Agreement
    3/13/2019

    Telia Carrier and Telxius announced recently a landmark agreement for multi-terabit capacity services combining transatlantic capacity from Telxius in the new 6,600 km MAREA cable system and Telia Carrier’s European backbone network

  5. ECI Selected By CEB FiberNet To Design And Deploy Enhanced Fiber-Optic Backbone Network In Mauritius
    3/13/2019

    ECI®, a global provider of ELASTIC Network® solutions for service providers, critical infrastructures and data center operators, announced it was awarded a contract by CEB FiberNet Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Central Electricity Board in Mauritius, to expand and leverage its existing fiber optic network coverage to provide advanced telecom services and connectivity to the country as a whole and to realize the country's vision of a Digital 2030

  6. Don’t Adjust Your Sets – New Research Could Revolutionize Fiber-Optic Communications
    3/7/2019

    A team of researchers from the University of St Andrews has achieved a breakthrough in the measurement of lasers which could revolutionise the future of fiber-optic communications.

  7. MACOM And GLOBALFOUNDRIES Collaborate To Scale Silicon Photonics To Hyperscale Cloud Data Center And 5G Network Buildouts
    3/5/2019

    MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), and GLOBALFOUNDRIES (“GF”) recently announced a strategic collaboration to ramp MACOM’s innovative Laser Photonic Integrated Circuit (L-PIC) platform using GF’s current-generation silicon photonics offering, 90WG, to meet Data Center and 5G Telecom industry demands

  8. Cologix Acquires Metro Optic; Adding Interconnection Hub In Montreal And Hyperscale Edge Capacity In Toronto
    3/4/2019

    Cologix, a network-neutral interconnection and Hyperscale edge data center company, recently announced it has acquired Montreal-based infrastructure provider Metro Optic with data center facilities in Montreal, QC and Toronto, ON

  9. Semtech Enables 5G Wireless Segments At Distances From 10m To 20km
    3/4/2019

    Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, recently announced immediate availability of its complete IC portfolio, ClearEdge and FiberEdge, optimized for optical transceivers serving 5G wireless applications

  10. O-Band Athermal AWG DWDM MUX/DMX Technology For 5G Fronthaul Optical Data Transport Network Solution
    3/1/2019

    POINTek Inc. - a leading provider of DWDM optical mux/demultiplexer globally with manufacturing operations in Korea - today announced the availability of its new DWDM AWG multi/demultiplexer product, which can be used for 5G wireless fronthaul optical data transport network solution