Acacia and Lumentum Demonstrate 200G Interoperability

Enables interoperable 200G transmission beyond 1,000 km Acacia Communications and Lumentum jointly announced that they have successfully demonstrated interoperability between their respective CFP2-DCO modules operating at 200G. The modules, based on Acacia’s Meru DSP ASIC, demonstrated 200G transmission over an amplified link with greater than…

Optical communication

Huawei Unveils Optical Networking 2.0 Solution

Huawei officially released the Optical Networking 2.0 (ON2.0) solution. This solution enables new speed as per Moore’s law of bandwidth to maximize fiber value, new site (simplified sites) to reduce costs, and new smart O&M to evolve towards autonomous driving networks. This solution will continuously…

Huawei Releases Symmetric 10G PON ONT

Huawei released a symmetric 10G PON ONT with the industry’s highest Wi-Fi rate, EchoLife V5 X Pro. It delivers 10 Gbps bidirectional ultra-fast transmission, zero-freezing Wi-Fi experience, and seamless coverage of an entire residence, providing users with carrier-class home Wi-Fi experience. In the Internet of…

cable management

Huawei Introduces Next Generation Data Center Interconnect Solution

Telecommunication solutions provider, Huawei has introduced the next-generation Data Center Interconnect (DCI) transmission solutionAt Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019. The solution aims to build an ultra-broadband, simplified, and intelligent DCI network by leveraging 600G/wavelength, OXC all-optical switching, and Network Cloud Engine (NCE) technologies. Cloud computing…

Fontech Software Will Help Public Wi-Fi Connectivity in Sri Lanka

The deal includes Fontech’s Wi-Fi Service Management Platform (WSMP) and Connection Manager as well as an international roaming agreement with FonSri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national ICT solutions provider and leading broadband and backbone infrastructure services provider in the country, and Fon, the world’s leading carrier…

Infinera Introduces a New Metro Packet-Optical Platform

Infinera, the provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, today announced the expansion of its portfolio of metro packet-optical solutions with the introduction of the Infinera 7100 PSX-3S platform. The compact, high-density 1 rack unit (1RU) 7100 PSX-3S platform enables cost-effective access and aggregation of diverse metro…

Huawei Launches 5G Devices

Huawei officially launched its 5G multi-mode chipset Balong 5000 today – along with the first commercial 5G device powered by it, the Huawei 5G CPE Pro. Together, these two new products provide the world’s fastest wireless connections for your smartphone, your home, the office, and…

Hargray to Acquire Alabama Assets of USA Communications

Hargray Communications announced that it has reached into an agreement to acquire the Alabama assets of USA Communications, an incumbent cable provider serving Pell City, Alabama and surrounding areas. The transaction, expected to close early 2019, will add additional residential and commercial customers to Hargray’s…

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 on MAREA, the transatlantic submarine cable partially owned by Telxius. MAREA provides high capacity, low latency, route diversity, and an open…

Huawei and Turkcell Release NG Wireless OSS for 5G

Building the Foundation of an MBB Automation Engine Platform for the 5G Era Huawei and Turkcell have jointly released a solution for Next Generation (NG) Wireless OSS. Latest test results show that the solution has greatly improved network Operation and Maintenance (O&M) efficiency via the…