WARSAW PL - HAWE Telekom has entered into a co-operation agreement with Akamai Technologies, a global leader in the field of content delivery network and internet traffic services. The American company will connect its servers to the optical fibre network of HAWE so that customers of the Polish company will be able to use the Internet resources more effectively and quickly.
CULVER CITY, CA – PacketFabric, the highly scalable, connectivity-as-a-service platform and a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies, has secured $25 million in Series B funding from lead investor NantCapital to support the rapid growth and high demand for its services since its launch in 2017.
The company has grown rapidly since completing its seed round in 2015, and now operates a U.S. footprint that includes more than 150 Points of Presence (PoPs) in 17 metro markets with a terabit-scale backbone.
FREMONT, CA – The OIF announced today the publication of the “Common Electrical (I/O) CEI 4.0” with a focus on Serdes standards for 56 Gbps. This is the first completion of Serdes standards for the CEI generation of 56 Gbps I/O devices and adds PAM-4 and Ensemble NRZ as additional advanced modulation schemes to NRZ.
Hong Kong, CN — Chayora Limited, a Hong Kong-based data centre infrastructure company has announced that it has finalised agreements with the government of Beichen, Tianjin, to begin construction of the company’s first hyperscale data centre campus in China. The 300MW, 32-hectare / 80-acre campus will serve the greater Beijing region that is home to more than 150 million people in the JingJinJi mega-metropolitan area of northern China
DUBLIN, IRE – Aqua Comms DAC (Aqua Comms), the operator of Ireland’s first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, announces today its plans for continued investment in submarine cable infrastructure having joined the HAVFRUE consortium which will own and operate a new subsea cable system connecting New Jersey, U.S.A., to Ireland, and Denmark, with connectivity options to Norway.
HANOVER, MD – To continue to achieve full throughput of applications and a high quality of experience for customers, Unitymedia is upgrading its network with flexible grid capabilities and deploying Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) WaveLogic Ai coherent solution.
Unitymedia, the second largest cable company in Germany, is adding flexible grid capabilities and leveraging Ciena’s WaveLogic Ai solution to overcome data centre complexities and reduce operational expenses.
HANOVER, GERMANY – Wolfsburg-based telecommunications provider WOBCOM is expanding its infrastructure. It has picked KEYMILE’s IP-MSAN technology for optical fibre connections to the home in new housing developments. In the mid-term, there will be an extensive optical fibre network in Lower Saxony’s fifth biggest town.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Nokia and Optus have signed a five-year agreement under which Nokia will manage and maintain key components of Optus' network infrastructure, operations and field maintenance. As part of the contract, Nokia and Optus will develop a Network Operations Centre (NOC), building on global best practices and leveraging local talent to deliver higher performance networks.
LONDON, UK – Total Telecom has announced the launch of the first Connected Britain Awards to be presented during this year’s Connected Britain event, which is taking place 19-20 June at the Business Design Centre in London.
Ten categories will be awarded, with entries open to all parts of the ecosystem, from operators and alt-nets to government departments, local authorities and superfast bodies, with the winners determined through the deliberation of an expert panel of judges chaired by Total Telecom editor, Chris Kelly.
Leading Internet Service Provider in France Meets Growing Capacity Demands of B2B Customers with Flexible, Resilient, and Scalable Packet Optical Transport
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