Alcatel-Lucent Deploys First Commercial G.fast Technology in Taiwan

Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom has made agreements with Alcatel-Lucent for supply and deployment of G.fast broadband access technology in Taiwan. This will provide tens of thousands of homes to have access to benefit from innovation which combines fiber and copper technologies to meet demand for high-speed access quickly and cost-efficiently. Alcatel-Lucent and Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan’s leading service provider, are to commence…

PCCS Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Goes Live

The 6,000 kilometers long submarine fiber optic cable network system, Pacific Caribbean Cable System (PCCS) connecting Florida in United States and The Ecuador has entered into commercial service. Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN), the undersea cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, has completed the commissioning of the undersea cable linking Florida, in the United States, to Ecuador. The network is installed to address…

Alcatel-Lucent Introduces New G.fast Residential Gateway

Alcatel Lucent introduces G.fast networking device with which broadband speeds similar to the one offered by optical fibers are possible. The advantage of the new G.fast network device is the use of exisitng copper network to the home to deliver broadband. ALU claims fiber-like speeds are possible now with this device in more homes and businesses using existing telephone lines….

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Alcatel-Lucent to Build Orval Submarine Fiber Optic Link

Alcatel-Lucent will construct the Orval submarine fiber optic cable network in Algeria. Alcatel-Lucent and the Algerian Ministry of Post, Information Technology and Communications, have signed a turnkey agreement for the deployment of the Orval system. The submarine fiber optic link spans over 560 km will link Oran in Algeria to Valencia, Spain. Submarine network construction is expected for completion in…