25G Ethernet Q&A

25G Ethernet, developed by IEEE 802.3 task force P802.3by is a newly proposed standard for Ethernet connectivity. After its appearance, the road to 100G is considered to be 10G→25G→100G. 25G Ethernet may be the quickest path to completion IEEE Ethernet standards effort to 100GbE. To unveil the mask of the mysterious 25G standard, this post offers some answers to help…

Telus Plans Investment in Edmonton

Canadian Telecom operator, TELUS has disclosed its plans to invest $275 million in new infrastructure and facilities in Edmonton this year to connect even more homes and businesses directly to TELUS’ gigabit-enabled fibre optic network; increase wireless capacity to meet growing demand; and to improve the reach, speed and capacity of TELUS’ high-speed Internet. This significant investment is part of…

MTN Plans to Expand its Fiber Optic Networks in Zambia

South Africa-based telecoms giant MTN has announced an investment of about US$15 million to expand its fiber optic network infrastructures across Zambia. According to the telecom operator, the investments are geared towards improving internet access across the country. MTN sees potential growth in the telecom market in Zambia. The operator reveals that it has invested $10 million in fiber optic…

Northland to Build Network for IDA in Herkimer County

The Industrial Development Agency will outsource the construction work of a new fiber optic network from Northland Communications. The Herkimer County Legislature has approved a fund to the county’s Industrial Development Agency to build a new fiber optic network at the Frankfort 5S South Business Park. The county council allocated $20,000 to the agency for network deployment. The Legislature approved…

ECI and Sprint Deploys Fiber Network in Sosnowiec

Local government offices and academic institutions in Sosnowiec, Poland will get benefits of high speed broadband communication services, thanks to the deployment of fiber optic broadband networks by Network solutions provider ECI and Sprint. The greenfield broadband network in Sosnowiec will provide enhanced user experience, better governance, and administration of the public institutions and health care organizations. The project is…

CapeNet to Build Redundant Network for Bridgewater University

The Bridgewater University has asked CapeNet to build a redundant fiber optic network to support internet services in the campus. CapeNet will deliver 2 Gbps broadband services to the Bridgewater State University in southeastern Massachusetts. The company expands its fiber optic networks in southeastern Massachusetts to deliver the required bandwidth to the university campus. CapeNet’s high speed broadband networks built…

Two Short-reach Solutions for 40GbE Transmission

Because of the large amount of storage that is needed for high-performance networking services, such as smooth video streaming and rapid file upload or download, the demands for even higher data rates are increasing rapidly in telecommunication and datacoms networks. To meet such fast-growing bandwidth demands, the IEEE ratified standards to support 40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) in 2010, known as 802.3ba. The IEEE standard…

NetCologne Expands Fiber Network in Bergheim

German regional network operator NetCologne has connected three more districts of Bergheim to its fiber-optic broadband network. The districts Buesdorf, Fliesteden and Glessen will get fiber optic broadband services from the operator. NetCologne also have plans to deploy fiber optic cables in Rheidt and Huechelhoven. The project is being conducted in co-operation with partner RWE.