Fiber Optic News on 24 February 2015

We are giving the links for the fiber optic news on 24 February 2015. Please read and enjoy. Superior Essex Publishes Industry-First Health Product Declarations™ for OpticalFiber Cables New Transition Networks ION 4110 Fiber to Fiber Repeater Enables 10 Gbps Taxpayer-Funded Fiber Lines Way Under Capacity New Extremely Thin Buoyant Fiber Speeding trade among Common Market for Eastern and Southern…

Vumatel Expands FTTH Project to Killarney and Riviera

South Africa’s Vumatel has added residents of Killarney and Riviera in Northern Johannesburg to its list for an FTTH network. The operator says the roll-out of the fiber optic network is scheduled to start in the first quarter, for residents and businesses. Killarney and Riviera join existing fiber hood Parkhurst and soon to be connected Greenside and Parktown North. Parkhurst…

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…

Submarine Cable to Connect Malta with European Mainland

A fund of Euro 100,000 has been allotted to carry out a feasibility study on a new submarine fiber optic cable that will connect Malta with the European mainland. Parliamentary secretary Jose Herrera today launched a feasibility study that aims to investigate the possibility of a new submarine fiber optic cable between Malta and the European mainland. Currently, there is…

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…

installation crew pulls submarine fiber optic cable on a sea shore

iAngola Plans for South America-Africa Submarine Fiber Connectivity

In a major strategic decision that will change the communication routes between South America and Africa, Angola’s state-owned telecom service provider iAngola Cables is preparing for the deployment of a multi-million dollar worth submarine fiber optic cable that will link Angola and Brazil. This submarine fiber optic link will connect South America to Africa, which will have onward connectivity to…