New Fiber Optic Cable Company Started in Vietnam

The inauguration ceremony to build a fiber optic cable manufacturing facility was held on 20 May by the Vietnam Fiber Optics Joint Stock Company (VFO) in the Bau Cat Industrial Zone of Binh Duong.

Forums Unite for Broadband Networking

A powerful worldwide organization has been created by the union of the Broadband Forum and the IP/MPLS Forum. The two organizations bring together industry experts who have, until now, looked at the evolving broadband network from different ends of the network. With this union, the core and access aggregation work of the IP/MPLS Forum will blend and strengthen the local…

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Motorola Debuts Passive Optical LAN Offering

Motorola Inc. has announced the availability of its Passive Optical LAN (POL) technology. POL is an all-fiber enterprise LAN technology connecting any stationary Ethernet-based device or system across the enterprise into the wide-area network. In addition, Motorola and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) have reached an agreement that enables SAIC to resell Motorola’s POL offerings into the global enterprise market….

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Ericsson Connects India Residences with High-speed Fiber

Ericsson fiber technology is connecting homes in India for the first time to high-end data, television, and communication services. An agreement with one of India’s in-building management solution companies is the first step in bringing high-speed connectivity to millions of homes in the nation.

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Optocap Releases Turnkey Assembly Platform for Optoelectronics

Optocap Ltd. a provider of advanced packaging and assembly services for optoelectronics and microelectronics, has released a turnkey packaging platform for fiber coupling of optoelectronic devices. The platform utilizes the company’s proprietary designs, materials, and process knowledge for prototype and volume quantities.

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Smithville Completes First Phase of FTTH Overbuild

Smithville, a privately held telecom provider in Indiana, had completed the first segment of an FTTH overbuild valued at more than $100 million for all of its residential customers. The technology will allow Smithville’s customers access to faster broadband services, including a 100-Mbps package. The company says it is the first ISP in the Midwest to offer speeds higher than 50-Mbps for residential customers.