Posted in East Asia Submarine Fiber Optic Cable

NEC Achieves Longest 800 Gbps Optical Transmission

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Japan-based NEC Corporation in a press release on September 28 has announced the successful completion of a long-distance field trial on an optical submarine cable system owned by PT Telkom. According to the NEC, the new submarine cable system uses a new transponder that has the world’s highest level of transmission performance of 800 Gbps.

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Posted in Fiber Optic Business

Rochester Cable is Now Part of Hexatronic Group

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Hexatronic Group has completed the previously announced acquisition of Rochester Cable. Rochester Cable is one of the main designers and manufacturers of harsh environment electro-optical cables in the U.S., from TE Connectivity Corporation. Hexatronic Group announced the acquisition in October 3, 2022, and the group received the regulatory approval on 3 March 2023. The acquisition broadens Hexatronic’s offering within fiber…

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Posted in Test and Measurement

EXFO Introduces New Series of Test Solutions for Data Centers and Hyperscalers

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EXFO has announced it’s advancements in next-generation test solutions to meet the needs of service providers, hyperscalers, data center operators, and component manufacturers who are striving to deliver increased speeds and feeds for bandwidth-hungry services. EXFO develops smarter test, monitoring and analytics solutions for the global communications industry. 800G test solution FTBx-88800 series: Enhancing EXFO’s high-speed testing portfolio, this powerful…

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Posted in UAE Fiber Optic Components

Etisalat to Upgrade IP Core Network to Support 800 GE

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Nokia and etisalat by e& UAE to upgrade IP Core Network to support 800 GE and implement transport slicing solution to improve 5G experience. etisalat by e& will use Nokia’s IP routing solution and services to enable transport slicing capabilities in order to gain operational efficiencies and provide its customers a superior experience. The initiative will allow etisalat by e& to emerge as the only player in the Middle East region with a core network that supports 800GE.

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