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2014-01-22 08:33:34

Bringing Fiber Internet Expansion and Redundancy to Key City Services SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Luis Obispo City Council approved a comprehensive partnership with local data services provider, Digital West Networks, Inc., to give downtown businesses access to high-speed fiber optic Internet offerings and provide redundant services to five of the City's public safety facilities. The agreement effectively results in a savings of nearly $350,000 to...

2014-01-21 04:23:04

New 'flexible grid' infrastructure allows more efficient bundling of channels, (42.5% increase in spectral efficiency) and data speeds of up to 1.4 Terabits per second (Tb/s) achieved without deployment of more fiber PARIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and BT have today announced trial speeds of up to 1.4Tb/s with a record spectral efficiency of 5.7 bits per second per Hertz (b/s/Hz) on an existing core fiber connection. This is believed to be...

2014-01-14 23:28:30

Described as Indiana's "state champion" for creating gigabit-fiber broadband communities, Smithville Communications will turn it up for its fiber customers in March with a free upgrade to full "Google-level" Gigabit speed. Providing high-speed fiber capacity since 2009, Smithville Communications will celebrate what industry experts call the "year of gigabit connectivity" with this one-month upgrade to demonstrate the real power of gigabit-capable fiber,...

AT&T Launches Fiber Network Austin
2013-12-12 07:47:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online AT&T has beat Google to the punch and is launching its high-speed fiber network in Austin, with discounts for customers who sign up for targeted ads. AT&T rolled out its U-Verse gigabit fiber-to-the-home service in four Austin neighborhoods on Wednesday, offering customers a price of just $70 per month if they agree to let the telecom giant spy on their Internet searches and Web browsing habits to deliver targeted...

2013-12-04 23:01:10

Minnesota Broadband Hero Award Announced Roseville, MN (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 More than one hundred attendees came to the Radisson Hotel in Roseville for the 2013 Connect Minnesota Broadband Summit: The State of Broadband, an event designed to be a collaborative forum for learning about Minnesota’s broadband landscape. The Summit began with video greetings from Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar. Following was a slate of panel discussions which included state and local...

2013-12-02 08:36:09

TURKU, Finland, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleste, an international technology group specialized in broadband video and data communication systems and services, today released a case study of a FTTB HFC upgrade project to provide internet, telephony and nonlinear TV services as VoD and TVoD to the customers of Zurich-based cable operator GGA Maur. The project will be realized with Teleste's partner in Switzerland - Helltec Engineering AG, Rothenburg. GGA Maur is...

2013-11-20 23:31:37

SAE International Begins Work on a Fiber Optic Network End-to-End Data Link Evaluation System Standard Greencastle, IN (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 SAE International’s AS-3 Fiber Optics and Applied Photonics Committee is developing a new optical performance monitoring system standard that is capable of detecting, localizing, and isolating impairments as well as assisting in failure prediction of the physical layer of a fiber optic network. This fiber optic Network End-to-End Data Link...

2013-11-19 23:22:59

Further accelerating its presence in the power distribution marketplace, PDI today announced ITS Telecom as the company's newest customer transforming its business with the help of PDI's PowerWave Bus System™ and Touch Rail Technology™. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The unique solution enables ITS Telecom to utilize vertical drop-downs from a common bus, saving valuable space within the data center. For a full view into the case study, please visit...

2013-11-08 08:32:47

EXFO brings optical and Ethernet testing together to tackle today's mobile network deployment challenges, raising the operational-efficiency bar once again. QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) today announced the release of the FTB-700G Series Optical and Ethernet Testing Modules. By combining Ethernet and optical testing in one module, EXFO has once again set a new benchmark in the evolution of field-testing efficiency, continuing on its...

2013-11-07 23:33:47

Introducing the SENKO IP-SERIES, an effective and low cost connector for harsh environmental applications, FTTA and DAS. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 The SENKO FTTA Cell Tower Junction Box (CTJ-Box) has been developed to meet customer demands to fulfill the ongoing requirements and problems occurring in cell tower installations. The SENKO IP-SERIES is designed to exceed the requirements of ODVA, the connectors meet IP68 environmental sealing ratings and are the ideal choice for a low...