Sorrento Networks International

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Sorrento Networks moves into metro 100G with GigaMux 3300

Metro optical systems company Sorrento Networks International has launched a compact 100G optical transport product for enterprise and data centre markets at Broadband World Forum in London.

The ultra-compact GigaMux 3300 system is the latest addition to Sorrento’s GigaMux portfolio of products, and the first new product to be launched since the company was reborn earlier this year (see Sorrento restarts its metro optical business).

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Sorrento extends repair service to Nortel customers in North America

Sorrento Networks International has launched its Nortel equipment repair service in North America following international demand. This announcement will builds on the already successful repair service in Deeside, North Wales, and Belfast, provided by the telecoms repair and support company, Comtek, which acquired the intellectual property rights and trademarks of Sorrento Networks back in 2014 (see Sorrento restarts its metro optical business).

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As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance

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Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move

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Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby

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With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand

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