Telxius to Serve Amazon Web Services Through Transatlantic Subsea Cable MAREA

Telxius, the telecommunication infrastructure company of the Telefónica Group, announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has signed an IRU agreement for the use of a fibre pair…

Avax SA 410 Selects Siklu 10G Solutions

South Africa based telecom contractor, Avax SA 410, selects Siklu’s 10Gbps E-band solution as a measure to avoid fibre cuts and costly maintenance and repair…

Significant insights of European Smart Homes Market 2020 – Analysis & Forecast to 2014 – 2020

“European Smart Home Market by Products (Security, Access, Lighting, Entertainment, Energy Management, HVAC, Ballast & Battery Pack), Service (Installation & Repair, Renovation & Customization) and…

UCL Researchers Develop Hardware to Reduce FTTH Deployment Cost

The cost of deploying fast fibre connections straight to homes could be dramatically reduced by new hardware designed and tested by UCL (University College London)c…

Alcatel-Lucent provides 100G optical technology to Telecom Italia

Alcatel-Lucent is to provide its 100 gigabit-per-second agile optical networking technology to Telecom Italia as the Italian national service provider transforms its infrastructure to support…

Huawei Launches New European Research Institute

Huawei announced the launch of its European Research Institute (ERI) at the European Business Summit (EBS) in Brussels. The Institute, to be located in Leuven,…

TUTOR Selects Enablence for Next Generation Optical Network Deployment

Enablence Technologies Inc., a leading supplier of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) equipment for triple-play residential and business services and optical components and subsystems for access, metro and long-haul markets, announced today that it has been selected by TUTOR, a French network provider, for the continuation of a fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) deployment in 86 SIPPEREC-member municipalities in and around Paris, France. Furthermore, TUTOR has also selected the Enablence TRIDENT7TM platform to support the roll-out of FTTP triple-play services in the City of Bitche, in northeastern France.

OPGW cables on Power transmission line

AFL Telecommunications Acquires Draka’s OPGW Business

AFL Telecommunications has signed an agreement to purchase Draka’s Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) business based in Monchengladbach, Germany. This acquisition positions AFL Telecommunications as the leading OPGW manufacturer worldwide, increasing its reach in additional countries of Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

DRAKA COMMUNICATIONS Announces Multi-Dwelling Unit (MDU) Drop Cable

Draka Communications – Americas, one of the leading North American producers of fiber optic cable,  today announced the release of a new optical fiber cable product for use in FTTH MDU applications. Draka ezINTERCONNECT™ Ruggedized Indoor cables, available in standard and heavy-duty designs, will provide a robust solution to address all potential installation challenges expected in MDU applications.  Both cable designs utilize Draka’s BendBright-XS™ bend-insensitive single-mode optical fiber, which is the first and only all-glass fiber on the market that meets and exceeds the stringent ITU-T G.657.B standard bending requirements while maintaining backward compatibility with existing single-mode fibers (ITU-T G.652.D).

Draka Announces Price Increase Resulting from Mounting Steel Costs

Draka Communications, a leader in fiber and fiber cable solutions, today notified its customer base about an upcoming price increase for fiber optic cables containing steel components, including armor.