Fiber Optic News 2015 February 21

Fiber Optic News updates of February 21, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave unveils Lynx2 Splice-On fiber-optic connectors: Sumitomo Electric Lightwave (SEL) now offers the Lynx2-PLUS CustomFit Splice-On Connectors line. The fiber-optic connectors are designed to … West Virginia Bill Would Bond for Fiber-Optic Lines: A bill before the West Virginia Legislature would provide bond financing to build a state-owned fiber-optic network to bring fast Internet service to rural … 11…

Vodafone tests 400 Gbps on existing network

In an attempt to test the fiber optic network capacity in Spain, Vodafone in collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent had successfully conducted a trial to transmit 400 Gigabits per second data over its network. The network selected for trial transmission was around 400 kilometers long that runs between Madrid and Zaragoza. Alcatel-Lucent used its 400 G transmission technology for the test to…

New World Telecom Selects Alcatel-Lucent for 100G Deployment

Alcatel-Lucent provides 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) for high capacity and performance and also gives flexibility by re-allocation of bandwidth automatically to address the faults that may occur in the network. The deployment of 100G will enable New World Telecom to use a mixture of different speeds such as 10G, 40G, and 100G on the same optical fiber pair.

Northern Mexico Gets Fiber Optic Broadband

Kit Carson Electric Co-operative, KCEC is preparing to deploy optical fiber cables to the households in Northern Mexico. The fiber optic broadband project will be funded by the broadband stimulus program. KCEC received USD 63.8 million in grants and loans to deploy high-speed broadband technology in Northern Mexico.

Verizon Decides to Deploy MDU Cables from OFS

We heard such a good news from OFS press release that Verizon Communications Inc. had decided to procure and install OFS’ EZ-Bend® multiple dwelling units (MDU) drop cable which Verizon will use in their MDU FIOS applications.   OFS’ leading MDU drop cables will support cost economical installation of fiber to the home or fiber to the building. Optical fiber deployments at the premises have to be cost-effective in order to make it attractive to the subscribers.

New Conference Planned to Promote FTTH in the Middle East

The Middle East Group of FTTH Council Europe today announced plans to host its first regional Middle East event, providing service providers, investors, regulators, and other prospective FTTH stakeholders of the Middle East region with valuable insights into the business and technical solutions to next-generation broadband deployment. The two-day event, taking place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Jordan’s capital city Amman, will feature a conference programme filled with case studies, regulatory debate and technical best-practice alongside a dedicated exhibition showcasing the latest FTTH products. Delegate registration for the event will open on 30th July.