Gibtelecom Plans Massive Fiber Optic Broadband Deployment

The incumbent telecom operator of Gibraltar, the Gibtelecom is planning for a nationwide high speed broadband network. In order to support the front end of broadband networks, the operator is intending for an overhaul of its existing legacy networks by upgrading and or replacing it with fiber optic cables in the backbone. Gibtelecom intends to provide its Gibraltar based customers with ultrafast broadband. Operator’s strategy is to augment its current networks with the latest optical fiber cable network that will be capable of delivering high capacity, high bandwidth services to…

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Verizon Signs Agreement with Unions

US based Telecom network operator Verizon says they have reached an agreement with the CWA and IBEW on new contracts with the company’s 36,500 employees-mainly wireline and 165 wireless employees in the Northeast. Verizon has been in the news for the past two months ever since the operator announced massive investment plans, followed by a destructive employees strike. Marc Reed, chief administrative officer of Verizon, said: “The agreement is consistent with our objective of creating high quality American jobs and achieving meaningful changes and enhancements to the contracts that will…

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Facebook and Microsoft Invest in Marena Fiber Cable System

Atlantic Ocean will get one more submarine fiber optic cable that will connect the Spain at the European side and the Virginia state of United States at the North American continent side. The submarine fiber cable project called Marea is built by giant web companies, Facebook and Microsoft in partnership with Telefonica. They have teamed up to build a new fiber optic cable under the Atlantic Ocean to have more control on their data transmission. The new undersea fiber project spans more than 6,400 kilometers on its way from Virginia…

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Fujitsu Offers Internship Opportunity in Philippines

Japan based leading telecommunications infrastructure provider and equipment vendor Fujitsu invites applications from engineering students who are interested in building a career in telecom domain. The internship opportunity is available to engineering graduates in Philippines. This opportunity is provided by Fujitsu Telecom Systems, Philippines Inc. You may contact directly to the company for any clarification. Responsibilities: Help the assigned department to the task given to them Do the pending work of the department Give new ideas and process to his/her assigned department Requirements: Candidate must be currently pursuing a Vocational…

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Introduction to 100G Optics – CFP and QSFP28 Transceivers

2015 witnessed the prosperity of the telecom market. Many research company predicts that the market of 2016 for telecommunication field will continue to thrive. With such a bright future, fiber optics market attracts a wide attention and many vendors want a piece of the pie. At present, 40G is ubiquitous in the data center and 100G is accelerating. As for the optical transceiver, it has been developed in the past decades to adapt to the high-speed requirement from 1G to 40G even to 100G. Believe it or not, 100G is…

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