Globe to Deploy Fiber Optic Networks in Binondo

Philippines based Globe Telecom said that it has signed an agreement with the city government of Manila to deploy fiber optic broadband technology in Binondo, which considered to be the oldest Chinatown. Globe’s rollout will provide faster internet connectivity to the residents and businesses in the town with speeds of up to 1 gigabits per second. Globe Telecom had requested…

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Iran Aims for a Major Overhaul of Broadband Networks

The ICT Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran said that his government is looking to boost internet connections in the country to a minimum of 20 Megabits per second within the next five years. The Minister, Mr. Barat Ghanbari says that the scheme will be backed by an investment of USD15 billion, half of which will go to the…

Tunisie Telecom to Buy Major Stakes of Malta’s GO

Tunisian telecommunication operator Tunisie Telecom has finally decided at its board of directors’ meeting to enter the capital of the GO (former Maltacom), which is the mobile operator of Malta. Tunisian Telecom will buy shares of GO, that will enable the operator to have 60% of the GO’s stake, which is currently held by Emirates International Telecommunications (EIT), a subsidiary…

QSFP+ Direct Attach Cable (DAC) Cables – Optimal Solution for 40G Interconnect

Believe it or not, the era of 1G or 10G Ethernet has already passed, and here comes the 40GbE. IEEE introduced the 802.3ba Ethernet standard in June 2010, since then enterprises like Cisco, HP and Juniper have devoted themselves to the development of 40G technology. A number of routers, switches, and network cards already operate at this speed. 40 GbE…

AiNET Expands Fiber Network to Pennsylvania Avenue

In a press release the US based data center solutions provider AiNET, which is serving in Washington DC announced it’s plans to expand fiber optic networks in 1455 Pennsylvania Avenue. AiNET has around 10,000 miles of Fiber optic routes throughout the Central Business District of Washington, DC. AiNET’s Fiber Network Provides the Numerous Private Entities, Non-Profit, Government and Intelligence Agencies…

Copper & Optical SFP Modules

In order to maintain the configuration flexibility and establish connections that allow smooth data transfer from the source to the end point, SFP transceiver modules are utilized in the copper or optical Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) networks. SFP (Small Form-factor Pluggable) is a compact, hot-swappable, input/output device used in data communication and telecommunications networks. SFP interfaces between communication devices like switches,…