Fiber Optic News 2015 March 7

Evansville firm plans $17M fiber-optic network in Westfield A fiber-optic services provider based in Evansville is expanding to Westfield to offer fast Internet and another option for cable and phone packages Optical Cable Corporation Schedules Conference Call To Discuss First Quarter Of Fiscal Year … Optical Cable Corporation (“OCC®”) is a leading manufacturer of a broad range of fiber optic…

Fiber Optic News 2015 March 6

BT to create 1000 apprenticeship and graduate jobs Engineers from BT have so far laid around 200 kilometers of optical fibre cable and installed more than 200 new fibre cabinets across County Durham, .. Breakthrough in nonlinear optics research (Nanowerk News) A method to selectively enhance or inhibit optical … If the optical wave travelling along a fibre is disrupted…

Fiber Optic News 2015 March 5

Telecom Egypt completes copper cable replacement Telecom Egypt has announced the completion of its plan to replace copper cables with fibre optic cables during March, to raise the network efficiency … Bridge agency has deal to lease fiber optic cable on span The state authority that operates five bridges in the Hudson Valley has signed a deal to lease fiber…

Fiber Optic News 2015 March 4

Boost to Local Digital Economy As Fibre Optic Project Comes Alive The over 800km Fibre Optic Broadband Backbone Infrastructure project stretching from Ho in the Volta Region to Bawku in the Upper East Region, … Fibre optic cabinets installed in Langport as broadband rollout comes closer THE chairman of the Langport area business group has welcomed the news that fibre…

Fiber Optic News 2015 March 3

GPON fuels the broadband market to grow 9% to $8.2 bn in 2014 Broadband aggregation equipment increased 9 percent to $8.2 billion in 2014 – powered by sales of Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) equipment, particularly in China. Main vendors in the fixed broadband equipment revenue market are Adtran, Alcatel-Lucent, Calix, Huawei, and ZTE. GPON spending in China accounts for…

Fiber Optic News 2015 March 2

An Uneasy Relationship Between Telecom and Tech 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 of Vodafone — will…