Regulatory News

  1. Fibre Optic Networks Are key To upcoming 5G Deployment
    4/11/2019

    Fibre optic networks are key to the upcoming 5G technology: this is the main message highlighted during recentl’s second NExsT Telecoms Forum entitled “Creating the Foundation of 5G and IoT”, hosted in New York City by Prysmian Group, world leader in the telecom and energy cable systems industry

  2. Virgin Media Business Extends UK Customers’ Access Networks With New Flexi Filter Service Powered By Infinera’s XTM Series
    4/9/2019

    Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and Virgin Media Business (VMB) announced today VMB’s deployment of the Infinera XTM Series to offer UK wholesale customers the simplicity and flexibility of VMB’s Flexi Filter service

  3. Photons Trained For Optical Fibre Obstacle Course Will Deliver Stronger Cyber Security
    4/5/2019

    Beneath many cities are complex networks of optical fibres that carry data, encoded in pulses of light, to offices and homes. Researchers from the Centre for Quantum Technologies have contributed to demonstrating a technique that will help pairs of entangled light particles smoothly navigate these networks, a breakthrough that will enable stronger cyber security.

  4. Spin Laser For Ultra-Fast Data Transfer
    4/4/2019

    A new concept for ultrafast data transfer over fiber optic cables has been developed by engineers at the Ruhr University Bochum. In conventional systems, a laser sends light signals through the cables and the information is encoded in the modulation of light intensity.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Infinera Selected To Scale Nationwide Fiber Optic Network In Mexico
    2/13/2019

    Infinera announced today that Grupo de Telecomunicaciones de Alta Capacidad (GTAC), a provider of high-capacity telecommunications services in Mexico, has deployed the Infinera mTera universal switching and transport solution to scale long-haul service capacity and increase efficiency in its high-speed fiber optic backbone network throughout Mexico

  9. nLIGHT Corona Wins SPIE Prism Award For Innovation In Industrial Lasers
    2/7/2019

    nLIGHT®, Inc. (NASDAQ: LASR), a global leader in semiconductor and industrial fiber lasers, today announced that its Corona™ fiber laser was named as the 2019 Prism Award winner for Industrial Lasers.

  10. Environmentally Stable Laser Emits Exceptionally Pure Light
    2/7/2019

    Researchers have developed a compact laser that emits light with extreme spectral purity that doesn’t change in response to environmental conditions. The new potentially portable laser could benefit a host of scientific applications, improve clocks for global positioning (GPS) systems, advance the detection of gravitational waves in space and be useful for quantum computing.