For the next four days, a sprawling conference center here will become the global hub for the telecommunications and technology industries.More than 80,000 people — including heavy hitters like Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook; Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; and Vittorio Colao, chief executive ofVodafone — will gather to sign contracts and share contacts…
In encouraging diversification of information and communications services, it is very important to enhance convenience and user-friendliness. In February, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corp. (NTT East) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corp. (NTT West) began offering their fiber-optic circuit connections to businesses in general for fees….
There’s more than meets the eye to Rock VenturesLLC‘s plans to install fiber-optic cable to provide ultrafast Internet access in downtown Detroit and Midtown. In addition to the upcoming rollout of gigabit-speed Internet, which made headlines last week, Rock Ventures’ new company, Rocket Fiber LLC, also wants to….
EXFO today annonced the latest feature set for EXFO’s iOLM application designed to simplify optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR) testing. The iLOOP intelligent feature relies on the loopback single-ended measurement method allowing two fibers to be characterized through a single acquisition. This feature performs automatic result-splitting of the two fibers–live from the test site–thus eliminating the need for additional post-processing. The fiber-certification process is quickened, resulting in time spent on testing and analysis being slashed by more than 50%….
The Italian government is pushing to speed up the roll-out of ultrafast broadband networks to help its ailing economy, fuelling speculation it could force incumbent Telecom Italia into a costly overhaul of its existing infrastructure. The cabinet of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi meets on Tuesday to approve an 6 billion euro ($6.7 billion) plan to build a nationwide fiber optic network…..