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.
CORNING, N.Y. –– Mike Knott, FTTH market development manager for Corning Optical Communications, has been named to the board of directors of the Fibre to the Home Council Europe (FTTH Council Europe), following elections held at the organisation’s Spring 2018 General Assembly.
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.
NEW BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – Fiber Optic Center (FOC), an international leading distributor specializing in helping their customers make the best cable assemblies in the world, has launched the ÅngströmBond Solutions Center.
EATONTOWN, NEW JERSEY – TE SubCom has announced that the final splice of the Hawaiki Submarine Cable has been made and the system is on schedule to be in service in June 2018.
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Seaborn Networks, a leading developer-owner-operator of subsea fibre optic cable systems, announced today the appointment of David Zimmer as chief sales officer. Dave will be responsible for all of Seaborn's direct sales, channel strategies and inside sales. Dave is also being added to Seaborn's board of directors.
DUBLIN, IRELAND – Aqua Comms, the operator of Ireland’s first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, has appointed two new members to its executive leadership team. Chris Bayly has been named the company’s new chief commercial officer (CCO) and Brad Kneller has been appointed senior global vice president operations and engineering.
MCLEAN, VA — GTT Communications, Inc. has announced the availability of network points of presence (PoPs) in Charlotte, North Carolina; Kansas City, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; Reno, Nevada; Calgary, Alberta; and Osaka, Japan.
DUBLIN and NEW YORK — Aqua Comms the operator of Ireland’s first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, has announced the engagement of APTelecom, a facilities-based telecom consulting and service company specializing in emerging markets, to serve as its international sales partner in the development of new client markets in Asia and the United States.
NEW BRITAIN, CT – MicroCare Corporation is pleased to announce Ms. Sheri Pear, of Meriden CT, has joined MicroCare as the company’s first marketing communications specialist. In this newly-created position, she will work with top management at the company — including manufacturing, R&D, advertising, product management, and sales — to deploy new marketing programs which will sustain and accelerate the rapid growth MicroCare has enjoyed over the past four years. Ms.
Cost and compatibility can make a compelling case for pushing 100Gb/s bandwidth over a single optical channel, both as individual links and supporting 400Gb/s Ethernet, finds Andy Extance
Robin Mersh takes a look at how the industry is creating next-generation optical access fit for 5G
Technological advances to aid the increasing demand for bandwidth, on the path towards the terabit network, should lead to optical signals that are flexible and adaptive, like water, argues Dr Maxim Kuschnerov and Dr Yin Wang