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Prysmian Enhanced Optical Fiber Production Capacity

Responding to need of the fiber optic market and the current shortage of optical fibers, Prysmian has announced the expansion of their optical fiber manufacturing facilities in Italy. Prysmian Group, in a recent media release note, announced the relaunching of optical fiber production in Italy and the group’s intention to stay at the top of global leadership in terms of…

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PT Telekom Selects NEC for IGG Cable System

PT Telekom Indonesia has selected the Japanese telecommunication giant NEC for the development of Indonesia Global Gateway Cable System, shortly known as IGG. By signing the contract with NEC, Indonesian incumbent telecom operator, PT Telekom intends to boost connectivity between Indonesia’s major cities. Indonesia Global Gateway Cable System (IGG), an optical submarine cable system that will connect the islands of…

EXFO Releases New OLTS for IL, ORL and Fiber Length Measurement

Global leader in optical test equiment maker EXFO has released a new model OLTS for testing insertion loss, optical return loss and the fiber length. EXFO says it’s new model MaxTester 945 Telco OLTS is the first tablet-inspired multifunction optical loss test set (OLTS) delivering insertion loss (IL), optical return loss (ORL) and fiber length measurements at two wavelengths in five…

Telecom Italia Brings Fiber Service to Cittadella and Avezzano

Telecom Italia says the work is progressing to extend its fiber optic network to the medieval town of Cittadella in the northern province of Padua. Telecom Italia intends to deploy around 26 kilometers of fiber optic cables by the end of 2016. This will allow customers in the connected areas to access the internet at speeds of up to 100…

WANRack Deploys Fiber Optic WAN in Yuma

Kansas based WANRack announced the competion of its fiber optic wide area network in two school districts in the city of Yuma, Arizona State in the United States. The service provider says its new 240 Gigabit Network Infrastructure based on optical fiber technology will serve around 20,000 students. WANRack said their robust city wide 10 Gigabit fiber optic Wide Area Network…

Fujitsu Offers Internship Opportunity in Philippines

Japan based leading telecommunications infrastructure provider and equipment vendor Fujitsu invites applications from engineering students who are interested in building a career in telecom domain. The internship opportunity is available to engineering graduates in Philippines. This opportunity is provided by Fujitsu Telecom Systems, Philippines Inc. You may contact directly to the company for any clarification. Responsibilities: Help the assigned department…