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MicroCare Europe appoints Liam Taylor as European business manager, fibre optics

NEW BRITAIN, CONNECTICUT – MicroCare Corporation is pleased to announce that the UK’s Liam Taylor has joined MicroCare Europe bvba as European business manager for fibre optics. Taylor has extensive experience in industrial sales and the optical networking industry. His expertise will enable even faster sales growth at MicroCare Europe and the other MicroCare affiliates globally.

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Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology for National Institute of Standards and Technology appoints Keysight Technologies’ CTO, Jay Alexander

SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA – Keysight Technologies has announced that Jay Alexander, senior vice president and chief technology officer, has been appointed to the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT) for the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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Serbia Point of Presence installed by Telia Carrier

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Telia Carrier has announced the installation of its first Point of Presence (PoP) in Belgrade, Serbia.  The new PoP gives customers in the region the opportunity to connect directly to the Telia Carrier backbone, one of the largest and best connected in the world.  The PoP will additionally serve as a connectivity hub for surrounding countries, improving the availability of high-speed IP Transit, Cloud Connect, Ethernet and IPX services. It will also provide a transport interconnection point for international customers requiring a dedicated connection into Serbia.

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Sri Reddy appointed co-president of IP/Optical Networks (ION) at Nokia Group

ESPOO, FINLAND - Nokia has appointed Sri Reddy, an experienced leader in Nokia's ION business group, as co-president of Nokia IP/Optical Networks business group and as member of the Group Leadership Team (GLT), with immediate effect. Current President of ION business group, Basil Alwan, will continue as a GLT member, co-president of the ION business group and an advisor to the CEO.

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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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