fiber optics

Openreach Announces “Stop-Sell” Policy of Copper Broadband

British Telecom’s fiber optic broadband deployment wing Openreach has announced a “Stop-Sell” policy to its legacy broadband services thereby promoting its fiber optic broadbands throughout the United Kingdom. The decision to withdraw copper-based broadband services progressively will lead to an ultimate “Withdrawal in full”. Richard Allwood, Chief Strategy Officer wrote in a press statement released on Openreach’s website while announcing…

Map showing Europe, North America and South America with lines indicating the routes of Bursa and Marea submarine fiber optic cable through the Atlantic ocean

Telxius Signs Capacity Agreement with Telia Carrier

Telia Carrier and Telxius announced a landmark agreement for multi-terabit capacity services combining transatlantic capacity from Telxius in the new 6,600 km MAREA cable system and Telia Carrier’s European backbone network. The combination of Telia Carrier’s extensive terrestrial European and North American footprint and Telxius’ newest transatlantic cable assets will not only provide both parties with additional network muscle and…

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ZTE and China Mobile Conducts Pilot Tests for IP+Optical Solutions

ZTE has successfully completed the tests on its IP+Optical solutions along with China Mobile. The pilot Projects conducted in five Chinese cities tested the capabilities of ZTE’s SDN based IP+Optical solutions. ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has designed and developed SDN-based IP+Optical solution, together with China Mobile Research…

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QTS Selects Ciena Waveserver Ai Platform for Datacenters

North American datacenter solution provider, QTS Realty Trust has selected Ciena’s Waveserver Ai® platform to support growing bandwidth demand and meet wire-speed encryption requirements for highly secure in-flight data protection. Waveserver Ai supports QTS’ new software-defined interconnection platform for Multi-Use. This deployment will also support QTS’ recently announced Switchboard interconnection platform. Switchboard enables self-service ordering and fast, one-to-many provisioning of…

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UPN Expands Fiber Network in Denton

The US-based private network operator, Unite Private Networks (UPN) has expanded its fiber optic network coverage in the Denton area. UPN can now serve its customers in more areas with the current network expansion. The fiber network expansion in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro consists of the construction of around 96 kilometers of new fiber optic infrastructure throughout Denton, Texas. UPN…

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Orange Upgrades Long-haul Networks Using Nokia Photonic Control Plane

Orange has completed the migration of its long-haul networks in France and the rest of Europe and Asia to software controlled Photonic Control Plane network using the solutions provided by Nokia. The French Operator, Orange, and Nokia announced the successful full migration of the Long-Distance network in a press release published in the former’s website. A photonic control plane networks…