Iran TIC fiber optic infrastructure expansion

TIC Expands Fiber Networks in Iran

The TIC (Telecommunication Infrastructure Company) in Iran is advancing with its expansion of the fiber optic network. The telecommunication company targets expansion of 20 percent from its current network inventory. TIC owns a total of around 70,000 kilometers of fiber optic network and now plans to increase it to 84,000 kilometers over the next two months. Quoting the statements of…

25G Ethernet vs 40G Ethernet

25G Ethernet vs 40G Ethernet: Which to Choose?

In today’s ever-evolving data center, the growth in demand for bandwidth can be achieved by a shift to higher transmission speed-100G. To upgrade to 100G, there’re two approaches, 10G to 40G to 100G and 10G to 25G to 100G. So which one should you choose? Here focuses on 25G Ethernet and 40G Ethernet, and makes a comparison in the application, network switch selection, and cabling…

Dense Wavelength division multiplexing

Conterra Selects Ciena Packet Optical Platform and Aggregation Switch

Conterra Networks has selected Packet Optical Platform and Aggregation switches from Ciena. Conterra Networks providing communication services to enterprise, government and wholesale carriers in 22 States in the United States is expanding its deployment of Ciena solutions. Conterra Networks (Conterra Ultra Broadband Holdings, Inc.) is a fiber optic network solution provider that serves to enterprise, schools, in South Carolina, North…

Chorus Conducts WPON Trials

Chorus Conducts trials for delivering high-speed Broadband using WPON technology. New Zealand’s telecommunication service provider, Chorus has announced that it has successfully conducted trials on a wireless solution that would deliver gigabit speeds without the need for fibre from the street into a customer’s premise. The new technology if found economical and cost-effective, would benefit millions of end-users especially in…

Universal Switching of OTN, Packet and SONET/SDH

GTAC Deploys Infinera mTera Switching and Transport Solution in Mexico

GTAC (Grupo de Telecomunicaciones de Alta Capacidad) in Mexico had started deploying Infinera’s mTera universal switching and transport solution in Mexico. mTera solutions would scale long-haul service capacity and increase the efficiency of high-speed fiber optic backbone network owned by GTAC In Mexico. The mTera solutions from Infinera, deployed in Mexico interconnects major cities including Mexico City, Estado de México,…

Illuminated picture showing letters of Broadband standards

BBF Releases Standards for Modularization of DBA

BBF (Broadband Forum), a non-profit industry organization composed of the industry’s leading broadband operators, vendors, and thought leaders, has released new standards for the modularization of the Dynamic Bandwidth Assignment (DBA) function. The standards initiated by NTT (Japan) and CHT (Taiwan) represents a significant advance in the Quality of Service (QoS) of optical access systems and a milestone for 5G…