Bluesky to Build Nee Submarine Fiber Cable Across Pacific

Moana Cable system will span more than 9,700 km, connecting New Zealand to Hawaii and Cook Islands to Samoa, enhancing capacity and ensuring redundancy across the region. Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the undersea cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU), has signed a turnkey…

Superloop Acquires Cinenet Systems

Asia-Pacific fiber-optic infrastructure company Superloop has announced the acquisition of Cinenet Systems for AU$3 million, with the broadcast media network to provide Superloop with an avenue to enter both the media industry and the US market. The AU$3 million acquisition will consist of AU$1.5 million…

Light Brigade Introduces New Online Fiber Optic Training Series

Light Brigade is introducing its new Light Bites Online Training Series, a series of training modules that cover a variety of fiber optic topics, both introductory and advanced. Like other Light Brigade courses, the Light Bites modules feature high-quality images, animations, charts, and reference material that…

ZTE to build 100G Metro Optical Network for Reliance Communications

ZTE Corporation has signed a new 100G optical transportation network (OTN) contract with Reliance Communications India. ZTE will provide 100G optical transportation network design, engineering, installation, and operations and maintenance services to Reliance Communications India in Pune and Hyderabad during the next three years. The…

Alcatel-Lucent and Vodafone Conduct TWDM-PON Field Trial

Alcatel-Lucent and Vodafone are conducting the first European field trial of TWDM-PON ultra-broadband access technology as the operator prepares its network to address growing network data traffic and mobile backhaul demands. Alcatel-Lucent and Vodafone bring TWDM-PON to customers in the field, delivering up to 40…

Speed of 1 Tbps No Longer Science Fiction

Proximus and Huawei, have successfully completed a joint trial in the backbone of Proximus resulting in speeds over an optical signal, a so called super-channel, of up to one Terabits per second (Tbps). This speed corresponds with the transmission of 33 HD films in a…

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 the delivery of ultra-broadband Internet and TV services for residential and business consumers. The deployment of Alcatel-Lucent’s 100G technology will…

CWC Selects Coriant for Jamaica and Barbados Projects

Coriant® hiT 7300 Multi-Haul Transport Platform to Provide Scalable and Resilient Optical Mesh Foundation for Enhanced Quality of Experience for Island Customers Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end transport networking solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC),…

Alcatel-Lucent Becomes Preferred Vendor for SiFi Networks’ FiberCities

Alcatel-Lucent’s technology and managed services enhance SiFi Networks’ offer of funding, building and operating world-class fiber networks to US communities Alcatel-Lucent has been approved by fiber optics network provider SiFi Networks as its preferred vendor for providing equipment and ongoing network operations services to its…

Construction of NCP Cable Network Begins

Chunghwa Telecom, the largest telecom service provider in Taiwan and the NCP consortium, comprising of China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, KT Corporation, Microsoft, SoftBank Mobile Corp, and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, announces the commencement of New Cross Pacific (NCP) Cable Network….