PPS Selects Fibertech to Deploy Fiber Optic Broadband Network

Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) will get connected with the fiber optic cables deployed by Fibertech Networks. The management has taken decision to implement fiber optic broadband infrastructure to all of its schools and offices. The students in Pittsburgh Public Schools use handy smart devices such as iPads to aid the learning process. Use of iPads and then connectivity to the…

Spiral Internet Gets Approval to Deploy Fiber

Spiral Internet, a Nevada City based Internet service provider has been granted the status of “utility” by the state that will allow the company to get the required ROW (Rights of way) to build a fiber optic cable network. The California Public Utilities Commission board voted unanimously earlier this month to grant a “certificate of public convenience and necessity” the…

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CASSCOMM Selects RF Return Technology of iPhotonix

iPhotonix, an innovation leader for the fiber optic network solution industry, says that CASSCOMM has selected their RF Return technology solutions. CASSCOMM serving in 11 counties in central Illinois will take advantage of the RF return technology for enhanced broadvision cable delivery.

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Trans-Atlantic Express Cable Deployment Begins

Microsoft to invest in Trans-Atlantic Express Cable.

Marking a milestone in the history of submarine fiber optic cable connectivity between Europe and North America, deployment has been started for Hibernia Networks’ new undersea optical fiber cable system

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Televal Reports Growth in Mexican Fiber Optic Market

California based Valdor’s Mexican subsidiary Televal reports growth in fiber optic telecommunication market. The company says their study shows increasing demand for optical fiber products in the Mexican telecom market. TeleVal is in discussion for long term supply contract with one of the electronics company for their passive optical components. TeleVal says they are witnessing an increase in number of inquiries they receive for the supply of fiber optic products from Mexican customers.

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ASN Announces Record Distance in Submarine Fiber Optic Communication

Alcatel-Lucent says their submarine cable division Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) has achieved a technological record for subsea communications by extending the reach of unrepeatered cable systems at 100 Gbps to more than 610 kilometers using the same optical fiber for both signal and amplifier transmission. Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks technology used a single 100 gigabit-per–second channel over a single fiber which allows for significant operational savings. Current submarine fiber optic systems have an un-repeatered distance of up to 500 kilometers.