Montserrat Invites RFP for Submarine Fiber Cable

The British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean island, Montserrat has invited proposals from prospective bidders for installation and operation and maintenance of a submarine fiber optic cable system. The selected operator will plan, design, install, commission, test, operate and maintain that includes repairs on behalf of the Government of Montserrat. The Montserrat Submarine Fiber Optic Cable is considered to be…

Furukawa Completes Expansion of Optical Fiber Production Facility

Furukawa Electric Company announced the completion of production capacity expansion in its optical fiber production facility in the Norcross, Georgia (OFS Optical fiber production). The company announced its expansion plan in 2017 in order to double the fiber manufacturing capacity. The announcement came along with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the facility, attended by the Japanese Consular General, representatives from Gwinnett…

A Single Cable for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

The US-based fiber optic product supplier AFL introduces a unique single solution for both indoor and outdoor installation environment. The manufacturer’s LQ-Series I/O Plum Loose tube cable is suitable for inside plant and outside plant deployments. The plenum-rated cable possesses characteristics suitable to meet stringent criteria for indoor as well as outdoor environments. The maker in a press release says…

Vianet Selects Ciena Solutions to Deploy in Nepal

Nepal based internet service provider, Vianet Communications Selects Ciena’s Packet and Optical Platforms to Improve intracity and international Connectivity. With Ciena solutions, the provider can increase transmission capacity over its existing optical networks. There is a surge in demand for high-speed, high-bandwidth services from the land-locked Himalayan nation. In order to meet this unpredictable traffic patterns and a surge in bandwidth demand generated from…