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Microchip and Acacia Test Interoperability of their Products

Microchip and Acacia Communications join hands together to offer industry’s first Flexible Rate Optical Transmission Up to 600G. The partners demonstrated the interworking of the Microchip’s DIGI-G5 Optical Transport Network Processor with Acacia’s AC1200 coherent module. The market is driving towards hyper-connected architectures together with the transition from 100G to data rates upto 600G. Microchip’s subsidiary company Microsemi Corporationa and…

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DT Plans Fiber-Optic Connections for 140 Business Parks

German telecommunication provider Deutsche Telekom (DT) plans to connect 140 business parks with the high-speed data-carrying optical fiber cables. This was revealed when the carrier announced its plans for the year 2019. Egelsbach business park near Frankfurt would be the first business park to get the high-speed connectivity cables. After conducting advance marketing for 140 business parks in 2018, DT…

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Nokia Wins Fiber Deployment Projects in Italy

Nokia wins Open Fiber’s turnkey project to deploy ultra-broadband network in small towns and rural areas of Italy. The Italian broadband provider Open Fiber selected the PON solutions of Nokia, which will supply products, services, and software needed to plan, design, deploy and support the end-to-end active network infrastructure based on GPON technologies to the clusters C and D (white…

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BroadBand Tower Selects Juniper’s Universal Routing Platform

Juniper in a press release announced that Japanese data center provider Broadband Tower has selected its high performing solution, the MX204 (Universal Routing Platform) for the latter’s 5G data center located in Otemachi, Tokyo, Japan. Juniper solutions will power up Japan’s businesses in the 5G era through a simplified, flexible and automated network infrastructure. BroadBand Tower’s hyperscale is built to…

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Azer Telecom to Build Backbone Network for Railways

Azer Telecom signs an agreement with Azerbaijan Railways to construct the backbone fiber optic network along the rail network. Railway department will utilize this network for automation and modernization of signaling and monitoring of railway networks throughout the country. AzerTelecom is the subsidiary of the country’s first mobile operator, Bakcell. Azer Telecom was established in 2008 to focus on the…

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ITU-T Introduces Multi-Vendor Interoperable Standard for 100G Coherent Transmission

ITU today announced that its standardization experts have accomplished a major feat of engineering in the delivery of multi-vendor interoperable 100G DWDM coherent line interfaces. The achievement of ITU experts to create a standard for multi-vendor interoperability is an industry first. The standard interfaces will accelerate industry innovation to achieve greater capacity in metro networks. This is the first 100G…