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  1. Quintillion Partners With APTelecom In Asia And The US

    Quintillion Networks, headquartered in Anchorage, AK, is pleased to announce their partnership with APTelecom to expand their reach to the global market via a transpacific fiber optic network, serving North America and Asia

  2. NBN Co Adopts Infinera Transcend Network Automation Solution To Enhance Australia’s Open-Access Broadband Network

    Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that NBN Co, Australia’s wholesale open-access broadband provider, installed self-healing capabilities into its transit network with the deployment of Infinera’s Transcend software-defined networking (SDN) solution

  3. Entanglement Sent Over 50 km Of Optical Fiber

    The quantum internet promises absolutely tap-proof communication and powerful distributed sensor networks for new science and technology. However, because quantum information cannot be copied, it is not possible to send this information over a classical network.

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  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. 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

  10. Alliance Triples Cable Termination Capacity

    Alliance Corporation, a value-added distributor of wireless technology, today announced expansion of termination capacity with a larger facility in Juarez, Mexico