NB Power Selects Prysmian Submarine Cable for Fundy Isles Project

Canada based NB Power (New Brunswick Power Corporation) has selected Prysmian Submarine cable for its project to connect the Fundy island with a new power cable. As per the contract, Prysmian will supply submarine cables from its manufacturing locations in Europe for the Fundy Isles Project. The order worth €17 million has been placed to the cable maker by NB…

Virgin Media Tests Symmetrical 8 Giga Transmission

The BBC reports that UK’s telecom service provider, Virgin Media had conducted trials to verify feasibility of offering 8 Gbps symmetrical speeds at eight homes. The trial was conducted in the village of Papworth, Cambridgeshire. The provider hopes to extend this speeds to 50 more over time. Virgin Media used EPON technology (Ethernet PON) to transmit 8 Gbps downstream and…

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…

ITU Brings Standard for “Light Fidelity” Li-Fi

Telecommunication standardization agency, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) brings out a new standard for the high-speed indoor visible light communication. An international standard for Visible Light Communication (VLC), which is often called as Li-Fi, will establish a foundation for the growth of VLC market segment. The new standard, ITU G.9991, will join ITU’s series of standards for home networks connecting in-premises…