FPT Deploys Ciena Solutions in Vietnam

Vietnam-based telecommunications provider, FPT Telecom (FPT Telecom Joint Stock Company), has deployed hardware and software from Ciena to build a more resilient network and manage rising residential broadband traffic across the country. The demand in Vietnam has been increasing due to the growth in entertainment and smart home services. An enhanced network enables FPT Telecom’s customers to access and experience…

LigTel Gets Permission to Deploy Fiber Cables in Shipshewana

LigTel Communications has received clearance from Shipshewana town board members for the fiber optic project. The project designed to bring high-speed, fiber optic broadband services to Shipshewana would start once the weather conditions become favorable for the deployment. The local media reported that the Shipshewana town board members had voted unanimously to approve the permit needed to install fiber optic…

LG U+ Builds Backbone Network in South Korea

South Korea’s LG U+ will establish a ROADM backbone network to strengthen the competitiveness of its business and has selected Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme and WaveLogic Ai coherent optical solutions. LG U+’s newly constructed and dedicated nationwide ROADM backbone network will satisfy the needs of customers and preemptively respond to increased traffic following the introduction of the remote era. Sung-Cheol…

Cisco and Acacia Amends Merger Agreement

Cisco and Acacia Communications have amended the definitive merger agreement under which Cisco previously agreed to acquire Acacia. Under the terms of the amended agreement, Cisco would acquire Acacia for $115 per share in cash, or for approximately $4.5 billion on a fully diluted basis, net of cash and marketable securities. Cisco and Acacia expect to complete the acquisition by…