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2013-09-30 08:33:37

Identifies signal on bend-insensitive fiber TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 FTTH Conference & Expo, Booth 703 -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products, has introduced the Furukawa Electric FITEL® Right-Bend(TM) Fiber Identifier. The FITEL Right-Bend Fiber Identifier is a rugged, user-friendly tool that identifies bend insensitive optical fibers by using local detection technology to detect the optical...

2013-09-25 23:34:28

iToolsOnline and Comsof join forces with GE for FTTH Conference & Expo. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 GE, iToolsOnline and Comsof have joined forces to create an integrated software solution for FTTx network operators needing to drive down their CAPEX and OPEX spend. The solution will be showcased at the upcoming FTTH Conference & Expo in Tampa, Florida. The FTTH Conference & Expo is the largest event of the year for the North American FTTH industry, and will be held...

2013-09-25 23:27:38

Fiber to the home is a new C Spire service and the fastest in the USA. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 C Spire Wireless announced plans to roll out an ultra high speed I Gbps Internet service called C Spire Fiber to the home during a news conference, according to Wireless Week, Sept 24. Tech analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “C Spire will be delivering the fastest Internet speed in their region with this service. Google started this whole very high-speed trend with service in...

2013-09-24 08:35:25

NTest Inc. announced today that Telesur, the leading telecommunciations service provider in Suriname, has purchased FiberWatch(TM), NTest's Remote Fiber Test System (RFTS), to monitor the quality of service of its fiber network infrastructure. MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NTest Inc. announced today that Telesur, the leading telecommunciations service provider in Suriname, has purchased FiberWatch(TM), NTest's Remote Fiber Test System (RFTS), to monitor the...

2013-08-30 23:27:23

Now a local Denver provider, FORETHOUGHT.net, answers increased internet speed needs. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 FORETHOUGHT.net, a local Denver-based internet provider since 1995, now provides Google-like gigabit fiber services in the Denver Metro area with the vision to provide gigabit fiber services along the Front Range and the Western Slope. From a report from Speedmatters.org, Colorado is 21st in the nation for internet speeds. In the Denver metro area, a high-tech start-up...

2013-08-29 12:27:21

TURKU, Finland, August 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - A Significant RFoG Deployment Brings Fibre-to-the-Home for the French Energy and E-communications Group SIEA Teleste Corporation, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, has been chosen to supply optical access network equipment to SIEA (Syndicat Intercommunal d'energie et de e-communication de l'Ain [http://www.siea.fr ]), a public body of...

2013-08-27 08:30:26

OFS offering includes 5 mm bend radius fiber and the world's first solid 2.5 mm bend radius fiber NORCROSS, Ga., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, a leading designer of optical fibers, cables, and connectivity solutions, has upgraded its single-mode bend-optimized fiber line with two new offerings, available to the market today, responding to customer needs for tighter bends to extend fiber into buildings and living units. OFS' new AllWave® FLEX Max Fiber provides less than 0.10...

2013-08-26 16:22:11

Many telcos are reconsidering their copper networks strategies, meaning copper still has life left and will likely stick around until 2030, says Heavy Reading Insider NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology advancements are leading many big telcos to rethink their copper replacement strategies for broadband access, to the point that copper is likely to remain an important part of wireline networks through at least 2030, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Insider...

2013-08-20 04:22:41

TURKU, Finland, August 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Research Initiative Celtic-Plus Investigates the Hybrid Distribution of TV Programmes and Services with Major Media Technology Companies Teleste, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, has joined forces with major media technology companies from five European countries to participate in an industry-driven Celtic-Plus research project:...

2013-08-01 23:01:18

FTTH Council survey shows increasing trend toward accessing video programming over the Internet. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 The trend toward obtaining video and audio content via the Internet, and bypassing programming offered by traditional cable and satellite providers, is advancing more quickly than previously believed because of a sea-change in the viewing habits of younger consumers, according to a new study commissioned by the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas....