fiber optic cable network

R&M Expands the US Operations by Acquiring Optimum

Switzerland-based fiber optic and data cabling solutions provider R&M has expanded its operations in the United States by acquiring Maryland’s Optimum Fiberoptics Inc. The acquisition makes R&M’s logistic channels more powerful and effective to respond to its customer requirements quickly. The Swiss maker R&M caters to the fiber optic network, data cabling market. It is a popular brand in Middle…

optoelectronics fiber optic instruments

Xtera and UCL Demonstrates 74.38 Tbps Over 6,300 km

Leading subsea communication solution provider, Xtera and UCL (University College of London) demonstrated high-capacity optical transmission over 6,300 kilometers transatlantic fiber link. The experiment recorded a transmission rate of 74.38 Terabits per second over Sumitomo’s single mode Optical fibers. The demonstration was part of Xtera’s presentation to show the benefits of its advanced and novel approach to the subsea product…

fiber optic cable network

Openreach Extends Fiber Broadband to More Premises in Scotland

Openreach in pressrelase stated that it can now work to extend its fiber rollout to more premises across the Scotland by using the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband program. The engineering wing of British Telecom (BT) will connect more premises across Scotland and upgrade to faster fiber optic broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout program. The Digital…

5G network

Etisalat Selects Ericsson for 5G Radio Network in UAE

UAE’s incumbent telecommunications service provider, Etisalat has selected Ericsson to deploy 5G Radio network in the emirates. With this selection, Etisalat becomes the first carrier to proceed with the 5G practical implementation. Using Ericsson’s 5G solutions, Etisalat can address the industry 4.0 digitalization opportunities in UAE, while developing new applications to enhance the daily lives of the UAE people. Both…

business collaboration

Telefonica Selects Tutela’s Crowdsourced Data

Telefónica, has reached to a new agreement with the Canadian Crowdsourced mobile data company to use crowdsourced data as Telefonica’ global standard for mobile network customer experience testing and benchmarking. This global standard would be applicable to the O2, which is Telefonica’s UK division, Vivo, which is the Brazilian Divison and Movistar, which is the operating division in Spain and…

Test and measurement

Finisar Introduces Portable Optical Spectrum Analyzer

Optical components and subsystems manufacturer, Finisar has introduced a new equipment for analyzing optcial spectrum. The portable equipment named, WaveAnalyzer™ 200A is a compact unit powered by batteries with touch screen. WaveAnalyzer 200A is designed for spectral measurements in advanced optical communication systems in the R&D laboratory as well as installation, maintenance and troubleshooting applications in networks and data centers….