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Sky Strikes FTTH Deal with SIRO

UK based satellite TV and broadband player Sky is entering the fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) business in Ireland after striking a landmark deal with SIRO. Sky is already into the broadband business in Ireland by providing services over Fiber to the Cabinet (FTTC) architecture, which is predominant in the UK and Ireland. Sky’s entry will accelerate SIRO’s FTTH deployment.

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AFL Announces Commencement of Manufacturing Unit in India

AFL, a 100% subsidiary of Japan based Fujikura and a leading manufacturer of fiber-optic cable and accessories, has revealed its plans to manufacture products to deliver to the datacenter market at its Bangalore (Bengaluru) facility for North American and other Asian markets. AFL will partner with Citadel Intelligent Systems for manufacturing in India and will primarily produce equipment designed for data centres for existing and new customers.

Toronto to Buffalo Subsea fiber optic route

Pioneer Provides Consulting Services to Lake Ontario Subsea Cable System

The US-based Pioneer Consulting’s engineering team is assisting with design, procurement, and project management of a 60 km subsea fiber optic cable across Lake Ontario. Pioneer Consulting provides technical guidance and project management for the subsea fiber optic cable owned by Canadian dark fiber provider Crosslake Fibre. This submarine fiber optic cable connects Toronto, Canada, with Buffalo, New York. The…

Nigerian govt to roll out 18,000 km of fibre optic cable

Nigerian government is planning to deploy 18,000 kilometers of fiber optic cables in order to make optical connectivity throughout the country so that Nigeria can make itself ready for industrialization. The Nigeria Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council, set up in March 2017 and running under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has commenced initiatives to accelerate the country’s industrialisation by installing fiber optic cable nationwide to improve broad band penetration.

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Recommendations for Popular 12-Port 10GbE Switches

As the total expenditure decreases of 10GbE network and the increasing data traffic in modern business, the specific demands for 10GbE switches have been put forward. As we know, there are 8-port 10GbE switch, 12-port 10GbE switch, 24-port 10GbE switch and 48-port 10GbE switch in the market. With so many types to choose from, many users have troubles in making…

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The ABCs of Tunable SFP+ and Tunable XFP DWDM Optics

Tunable XFP transceiver and tunable SFP+ transceiver are the hot-swap DWDM Tunable optics used in 10Gbps SONET/SDH, Fibre Channel, and Gigabit Ethernet applications. Tunable DWDM transceiver is a unique device which allows customers to set the channel that the laser emits. Generally, the tunable optics is for C-Band 50GHz, starting from channel 16 up to 61 (depends on the manufacturer of…