Test and measurement

Finisar Introduces Portable Optical Spectrum Analyzer

Optical components and subsystems manufacturer, Finisar has introduced a new equipment for analyzing optcial spectrum. The portable equipment named, WaveAnalyzer™ 200A is a compact unit powered by batteries with touch screen. WaveAnalyzer 200A is designed for spectral measurements in advanced optical communication systems in the R&D laboratory as well as installation, maintenance and troubleshooting applications in networks and data centers….

Fiber to the home technology

164 German Municipalities Can Now Surf Internet with 100 Mbps

Thanks to Deutsche Telekom’s continuing improvements and development of its fiber optic networks, 164 Municipalities in Germany can now access to the broadband internet speeds of up to 100 Mbps. By adding 21,600 more households to the list of 100 Mbps service, now a total of 132,000 households in 164 municipalities will get the advantage of the speed enhancement by…

business collaboration

TE and Vodafone Egypt Partner for Network Sharing

TE (Telecom Egypt) and Vodafone Egypt have reached to an agreement on telecommunication infrastructure sharing. The telecom companies have signed a two ten-year transmission and infrastructure agreements with a total value of US$620 million. The transmission agreement covers the current networks of Vodafone in Egypt and the investments they will make in the future for domestic transmission services for both…

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Huawei to Build 5G Oriented Cloud Core Network for Turkcell

Huawei will help Turkey’s largest carrier Turkcell to build a 5G-oriented all-cloud core network. The announcement came from Turkcell states that it will join forces with Huawei for a project that will launch the largest Cloud EPC Network globally. Huawei in a press release said that Turkcell’s All-Cloud-Core Network would be the first Core Network with key technologies for 5G…

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NEC to Deploy Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Between Kagoshima and Okinawa

NEC will design, engineer, supply, deploy, test and commission a new submarine fiber optic cable system from Kagoshima to Okinawa. The end-user is Okinawa Celluar Telephone Company owned by au that offers mobile phone, domestic and international telecommunications, and internet services. The new submarine fiber optic cable system is designed to have a maximum transmission capacity is 80 Terabits per…

business collaboration

TE and Orange Data Agree on Bit-Stream Access

Egyptian incumbent teleommunications service provider, TE (Telecom Egypt) and Orange Data has signed and agreement on Bit-stream Access service. Orange Data is the first customer for TE in Egypt to partner for Bit-stream Access service. Orange Data customers can avail higher internet speeds. TE in a press release announced that the signing of this agreement on bitstream access services enables…

What is PAM4 technology

PAM4 — The High-Speed Signal Interconnection Technology of Next-Generation Data Center

What Is PAM4? PAM4 (4-Level Pulse Amplitude Modulation) is one of PAM modulation technologies that uses 4 different signal levels for signal transmission. Each symbol period can represent 2 bits of logic information (0, 1, 2, 3), that is, four levels per unit time. In the data center and short-distance optical fiber transmission, the modulation scheme of NRZ is still…


Transceiver Modules for FS N-series Switches with Cumulus Linux

In response to the expansion of open source networking, FS released N-series switches combining with Cumulus Linux. FS N-series switches, as hot-pluggable I/O devices, allow interconnections between multiple devices by using various transceivers modules. To provide more convenience and good experiences, FS also supplies a wide variety of transceiver modules, which are compatible with these switches for users to meet…