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PT Telekom Selects NEC for IGG Cable System

PT Telekom Indonesia has selected the Japanese telecommunication giant NEC for the development of Indonesia Global Gateway Cable System, shortly known as IGG. By signing the contract with NEC, Indonesian incumbent telecom operator, PT Telekom intends to boost connectivity between Indonesia’s major cities. Indonesia Global Gateway Cable System (IGG), an optical submarine cable system that will connect the islands of…

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Chorus Offers Reduced Monthly Charges for Nationwide Gigabit Fiber Services

New Zealand’s telecom operator Chorus is ready to offer nationwide gigabit services from 1 October at a cost to retail telecoms operators of around $50 a month. By doing so, the operator intends to promote high-speed broadband services throughout the country. Chorus hopes the end-users will definitely get the benefit of the cheaper broadband services. Chorus first launched gigabit speeds…

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The basics of Ethernet

In today’s telecom field, Ethernet has been utilized at various levels of the control hierarchy. Since the standardization in 1980, Ethernet has become the most widely installed local area network (LAN) technology either in the office or the enterprise network for the high-end controller. We talk about Ethernet every day, however, people without decades of experience can hardly say they…

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10G Data Center Cabling Solutions

The rapid development in data center throughput has led to the increasing usage and demand for higher-performance servers, storage and interconnects. And the old 1G Ethernet cannot handle the heavy-loaded solutions in data center anymore. As a result, datacenter designers are looking to the expansion of higher speed Ethernet solutions, specifically 10 G and 40G Ethernet. As for 10GbE, there…

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China Targets Completion of Economic Corridor Fiber Route by June 2018

The Chinese funded fiber optic route that runs along Pakistan and China-Pakistan occupied Kashmir is scheduled for completion by June 2018, authorities informed. The high-speed communication route along the economic corridor, as it is called, connects Western Chinese provinces to the port of Gwadar in Karachi, Pakistan. China’s ambitious project called One Belt One Road is aimed to reduce the…

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Deciding Between Passive Optical Networks and Active Optical Networks

The FTTH solution is regarded as the best option with respect to transmission quality and bandwidth. The deployment of FTTH (Fiber To The Home) access networks has gone through a long way before subscribers use fiber cables instead of copper lines to achieve broadband Internet access. FTTH is a form of fiber-optic communication delivery with fiber extending from the central…