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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...

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...

2013-11-20 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...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.