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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 08:31:59

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 TrueLase(TM) Double Clad Optical Fibers for high power fiber laser applications. These new OFS fibers are TrueLase Ytterbium Doped Cladding Pumped Fiber (Yb 20/400 LMA DCF) and TrueLase Passive Double Clad fiber (20/400 LMA DCF), both of which are matched for splice optimization and laser cavity efficiency....

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...

2014-01-31 23:35:29

Gigabit fiber is now available in twelve of the buildings in the Denver West Office Park from one of the largest independent internet providers. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 FORETHOUGHT.net, a local independent internet provider headquartered in Denver, Colorado continues to extend its gigabit fiber services in the Denver Metro area and will include twelve buildings in the Denver West Office Park. With the vision to provide gigabit fiber services along the Front Range and the...

2014-01-29 12:27:54

AVON, Conn., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber optic products will present three well-timed papers on imaging, sensing, and the effects of sterilization. Each paper will be presented on Saturday, February 1(st), at SPIE's BiOS Conference located at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The papers are entitled "Effects of sterilization on optical and mechanical reliability of specialty optical fibers and...

2014-01-27 23:03:32

The Light Brigade and Dover Telecommunication Services (DTS) offer a comprehensive array of new instructor-led and online training programs. Tukwila, WA and Cedar City, Utah (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 The Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, and Dover Telecommunication Services (DTS), a service provider that offers skills training to telecommunications professionals, have partnered to offer a comprehensive array of new instructor-led and online training programs...

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...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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