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2014-02-25 08:39:35

Marvell partners with Ubiquouss in providing unprecedented access over existing copper infrastructure for Korea's largest broadband internet service provider BARCELONA, Spain and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell® (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced that KT Corporation (KT), formerly known as Korea Telecom, the largest broadband internet service provider in Korea with 8 million broadband internet subscribers and 4...

2014-02-19 16:26:16

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro announced that San Antonio is on a short list of cities working with Google to explore the possibility of bringing the ultra high-speed Google Fiber broadband network to the city. Today's average American broadband speed is 9.8 Megabits per second. In contrast, Google Fiber could bring San Antonio residents access to "Gigabit" Internet connections up to 1,000 Megabits per second--or up to 100...

2014-02-19 04:22:53

Bend Optimized For FTTx, Metropolitan, and Backhaul Networks STOCKHOLM, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FTTH Europe, Stand S23 -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fibre optic network products, has introduced AllWave(®)+ Zero Water Peak (ZWP) Single-Mode Optical fibre, a full-spectrum fibre that can bend to the demands of FTTx, Metro, and Backhaul networks. AllWave+ fibre offers the same exceptional performance and specifications as OFS' award winning...

2014-02-18 04:22:01

Fiber-to-the-home technology will help Swisscom achieve its target of connecting nearly one third of Swiss households to high-speed broadband services by 2015 PARIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is enabling leading Swiss telecommunications provider Swisscom to bring ultra-broadband access speeds of up to 1 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) to one million households in metropolitan areas of Switzerland. Swisscom is using Alcatel-Lucent's Intelligent...

2014-02-17 23:01:11

The new tool analyzes DOCSIS pre-equalization data to allow cable operators to address upstream impairments before they impact subscribers. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Today at the 2014 NCTC Winter Education Conference in Tampa, Florida, ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics software, announced that they will be demonstrating what they are calling a “game-changer for the cable industry.” The company will be demonstrating a new software...

2014-02-11 23:27:00

Vermont communities find FTTH solution to bring state-of-the-art Internet and telephone service to homes and businesses in participating towns. Montreal, Quebec and Royalton, Vermont (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 FONEX Data Systems Inc., a leading telecom equipment supplier focused on providing solutions for metro-edge, access and CPE portions of the network, and Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a global leader in all IP multi-service access solutions, serving more than 750 of the...

2014-02-06 08:35:22

CenturyLink's fiber infrastructure enables business broadband speeds among the fastest in the U.S. and powers new managed IT services bundle SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the availability of Internet speeds of up to one gigabit per second for more than 2,500 businesses located in multi-tenant unit office buildings throughout Salt Lake City, Sandy, Midvale, Draper, South Jordan, West Jordan, Cottonwood Heights and other...

2014-02-05 04:21:54

ANCONA, Italy and WARSAW, Poland, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange Polska is currently working with Aethra(R) Telecommunications to test the possibilities offered by the Fiber-to-the-Distribution-Point (FTTdp) technology. The FTTdp architecture is based on the concept of using the last tens of meters of copper to overcome the issues related to fiber cabling inside existing buildings, giving the operators lower costs and guaranteed deployment times. Fiber...

2014-02-03 08:32:27

The Association's new members help accelerate the adoption of fiber based LAN infrastructure that saves space, energy and total cost NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Passive Optical LAN is pleased to welcome many new members, including CommScope, Graybar, Network Integrity Systems, Prysmian Group and VT Group. The Association's mission is advocating for the education and global adoption of passive optical networks in the local area network (LAN) industry....

2014-02-03 08:31:53

SOMERSET, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber laser components, today announced the launch of its new 1 Kilowatt TrueMode(TM) Fiber Laser Cavity. This laser cavity is a complete package with matched components that deliver 1 kilowatt of true single-mode output. Its breakthrough core architecture and fiber design extends the power capacity delivered per module. This enables customers to simplify their multi-kW...


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