fiber optic network

City of San Francisco Plans for Full Fiber Deployment

The Californian city of San Francisco has adopted a resolution to deploy fiber optic cables to each of it’s residences and businesses to deliver high-speed broadband services. By doing this San Francisco would be the first major city in the United States to commit to connecting each of its homes and businesses to a fiber optic network. The Fiber for…

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Acacia Communications Introduces 1.2 Tbps Coherent Module

Acacia Communications, a leading provider of high-speed coherent optical interconnect products had introduced AC1200 Coherent Module, based on its Pico digital signal processor (DSP) ASIC. These coherent modules are used for DCI, Metro, and Long-Haul Applications. Acacia’s AC1200 supports transmission speeds of up to 1.2 Tbps in a footprint which is 40% less than the size of a 5” x…

Optical communication

Sydney Trains Selects Ciena’s 6500 Packet Optical Platform

Sydney Trains is upgrading its network with Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform to improve public services across its transportation system with a faster, low latency and reliable data network. The deployment will support critical passenger safety measures that ensure trains operate at safe distances. Sydney Trains operates quick, frequent and reliable trains in the greater Sydney suburban area. Sydney Trains also…

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Italian Open Fiber Plans investment of 6.5 Billion Euros in FTTH

The Italian broadband network provider Open Fiber has revealed its plans to invest 6.5 billion Euros in a bid to expand its network roll out rapidly in the country. The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender CDP is set to invest around EUR 6.5 billion and create some 15,000 jobs as part of its plans…

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Newport Telephone Plans Second Phase of Broadband Program in New York

The Newport Telephone has announced its plans to invest in the second phase of the broadband program in New York. The company will make more than $11.6 million in investments in Fiber to the Home deployments in its existing service territory. The second phase will cover areas of nine townships and is estimated to stretch around 450 kilometers. As part…

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AFOG Looks for Potential Partners to Expand Fiber Optic Business

American Fiber Optics Group, Inc. or shortly known as AFOG is looking for potential partners to expand its fiber optic business. The new entrant in the fiber optic supply industry recently in the United States is already in the business for making optical preforms. AFOG is owned by Capstone Technologies Group Inc. The group has announced that its Fiber optics…