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2010-08-16 06:45:00

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR) today introduced an optimized Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Mapper for access and transport applications. The GEM250 SoC and included DeviceManager software enable rapid development and deployment of dual GbE transport solutions for Coarse/Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (C/DWDM) networks. Demand for broadband connectivity over wired and wireless networks for consumer and business applications has driven...

2010-03-23 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OFC 2010 -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it is expanding its long haul transmission chip portfolio with new 10 Gigabit (10G) physical layer (PHY) transceivers designed in 65 nanometer (65nm) process technology. The Broadcom® BCM8155 and BCM8157 multi-rate transceivers support data rates ranging from 8.5 Gigabits per second...

2010-03-18 08:00:00

Successful data transmission testing will be demonstrated during OFC/NFOEC 2010, underscoring an advanced 40G technology that provides customers with the essential building blocks to meet today's high-speed demands QUEBEC CITY, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CoreOptics Inc. and EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF) announced today their plans for a joint demonstration of interworking the world's first 40G coherent transponder module from CoreOptics and EXFO's FTB-8140 Transport Blazer test...

2010-02-08 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for high-speed bandwidth across verticals is driving spending in the U.S. wavelength services market. The advent of Ethernet over dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) is one of the key factors contributing to renewed interest in wavelength services. Wavelength services are less-expensive alternatives to synchronous optical networking (SONET) services for service providers and enterprises, and they have become an increasingly...

2010-02-04 07:30:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JDSU today introduced the Dual Module Carrier (DMC) for the T-BERD®/MTS-8000 platform, the industry's only portable test solution offering concurrent capture/decode and TCP WireSpeed testing on two 10 GigE ports. A complete 10M to 10 GigE, DS1/E1 to OC-192/STM-64, OTN, PDH, Next Generation SONET/SDH and Fibre Channel test solution, the T-BERD/MTS-8000 DMC is capable of simultaneous troubleshooting both sides of a circuit...

2010-01-26 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the wholesale synchronous optical network (SONET) services market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Level 3 with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Market Penetration Leadership for its significant market share gains in the past two years. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) From a revenue share of 7.9 percent in the base year 2007, the company increased its presence...

2009-10-20 06:45:00

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR) today expanded its Tethys(TM) product with the introduction of Tethys II devices, the industry's highest density SONET/SDH Framers comprised of the PEB2756 and PEB2757 which deliver 40G of bandwidth in a single device. The new Tethys II devices provide a flexible feature set that can be coupled with Optical Transport Network (OTN) devices to enable next-generation line cards for optical networking. The...

2009-05-28 07:03:00

Southeastern Network Expands From Atlanta to Birmingham ATLANTA, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- USCarrier Telecom today announced the completion of their network in Birmingham, Alabama. USCarrier is a Southeastern wholesale provider of high-speed, long-haul, fiber optic transport connecting more than 40 cities throughout tier one, two and three markets. This network expansion extends from Atlanta to Birmingham and from Birmingham to Montgomery, Alabama. USCarrier will offer private line Time...

2009-05-27 03:30:00

Field Trial With JANET Moves High Bandwidth Optical Service Closer to Commercial Deployment BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Business has completed a successful trial of 100G optical service with JANET, the United Kingdom's National Research and Education Network. The field trial, completed in April, is the latest in a series of successful trials conducted by Verizon, which is aggressively working with major equipment suppliers toward 100G commercial deployment. Typical...

2008-10-24 12:00:09

AT&T has completed transition of its IP traffic to a next-generation, consolidated IP/MPLS backbone network. The new full-mesh optical platform includes deployment of 40Gbps transport, known as OC-768. According to the company, beyond the immediate capacity and performance benefits, the new backbone network is designed to provide a streamlined path for adopting future technologies as they are developed. In addition to boosting capacity, the new network platform is claimed to minimize...


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