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2014-08-13 08:34:11

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With new acquisitions no longer on the books and fiber optic communications in high demand for securing government networks, primary U.S. government contractor Systems Plus recently began working with leading fiber optic equipment manufacturer FiberPlex Technologies to bolster existing fiber infrastructure for its government and corporate clients. "New optical fiber multiplexing technology is becoming a critical part of our...

2014-08-08 20:23:16

Deployment is the first residential FTTH activation in Starkville and Oxford, MS STARKVILLE, Miss., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroCast Communications, the video, Internet and phone provider with offices in eight Mississippi communities, has announced that it has deployed advanced Fiber to the Home (FTTH) technology in Starkville and Oxford, Mississippi and activated its first FTTH customers. It is the first time residential FTTH has been activated in either Starkville or...

2014-08-05 08:40:32

Thousands of residential and business customers now have access to some of the fastest broadband speeds in Seattle SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that symmetrical broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) are available to tens of thousands of residential and business customers in select Seattle neighborhoods through the company's ultra-fast fiber network. This highly advanced fiber technology provides access to the some of the...

2014-08-05 08:40:30

Service available now to thousands of residential and business customers MONROE, La., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that symmetrical broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) are available now to residential and business customers in select locations in 16 cities through its ultra-fast fiber network. Thousands of customers can begin enjoying the benefits of gigabit speeds and hundreds of thousands of residential and business...

2014-08-04 08:33:20

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagemcom extends its leadership in communication terminals with a high-value add by launching a portfolio of solutions enabling Internet Service Providers to support greater than 1GBPS speeds to their subscribers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/684115 ) Sagemcom presents its portfolio of PON Gateways supporting GPON, EPON and preparing for 10-Gig EPON. These new solutions provide...

2014-07-29 12:40:37

Rural partnership set to beat Google to Texas with gigabit service SMITHSON VALLEY, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With San Antonio and Austin vying for Google fiber, GVTC Communications, headquartered just north of San Antonio, is set to become the first rural telecommunications provider in Texas to power over 2,200 miles of fiber optic cable with gigabit Internet service. More than 39,000 GVTC rooftops will be eligible for a gig connection starting in September 2014....

2014-07-25 16:24:22

-- MT1000A Network Master Pro Features OTN Mapping of all Client Signals and Multi-state Mapping, Plus Dual Ports at all Rates in Compact, Easy-to-use Design -- RICHARDSON, Texas, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anritsu Company introduces the MT1000A Network Master Pro, an all-in-one optical field instrument that redefines transport testing by having the ability to conduct Optical Transport Network (OTN) mapping of all client signals as well as multi-stage mapping in a lightweight,...

2014-07-24 23:04:42

New DVD examines the rapid improvement of spectral efficiency within the fiber optic system and addresses how advanced modulation formats work to help meet the demand for higher speed data transmission Tukwila, WA and Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, introduces its newest menu-based staff training DVD titled, “High-speed Fiber Optic Systems.” The DVD examines the rapid improvement of spectral efficiency within the fiber...

2014-07-23 23:31:02

360 TCS, LLC (360TCS), a premier provider of colocation and data center services in the greater Chicago area, announced today the establishment of increased capacity for connectivity solutions within their Lombard, IL data center via an enhanced partnership with Sunesys, LLC. A leading provider of premium bandwidth services and private fiber optic networks, Sunesys, has expanded their presence in the 360TCS data center, which will serve as a primary client access point as Sunesys continues...

2014-07-23 08:37:14

SAGINAW, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MiCTA, a national, non-profit group purchasing organization located in Saginaw, MI, has named Lightower Fiber Networks as an approved vendor for high bandwidth private line telecommunications, IP and colocation services. The Master Service Agreement will enable MiCTA members to purchase Lightower's private line telecommunications, IP and specialty services at a discount. "MiCTA is pleased to welcome Lightower as an approved...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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