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Highways England awards network contract to telent

Highways England has awarded a contract worth nearly half a billion pounds to leading UK technology and network services company, telent Technology Services, to help keep England moving into the future.

Highways England today announced it has awarded the contract for the operation and management of NRTS (National Roads Telecommunication Services), a critical component of national infrastructure supporting the country’s 4,400 mile strategic road network, to telent Technology Services Ltd (telent).

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AMS Technologies strengthens international sales team

MARTINSRIED, GERMANY – By creating the position of Vice President Sales, AMS-CEO Jan Meise is positioning the company for continued substantial growth: “Starting immediately, Klaus Maier will be coordinating the extensive sales activities of our large, international sales team, distributed over seven locations”, commented Meise, at the announcement of  the new structure. “With his many years of sales expertise, his solid background in our core competencies and his career history at AMS, Maier will have an important and immediate impact.”

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Anritsu signs Comtec as United Kingdom distributor

LUTON, UK – Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative test and measurement solutions for advanced and converged networks, today announced that they have signed a distribution agreement with Comtec Cable Accessories Ltd, a leading provider of components, equipment and services for the telecoms and datacoms industry. Under the terms of the new agreement, Anritsu’s industry-leading test equipment will now also be available in the UK through Comtec.

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Hammer Fiber launches cloud services based on dedicated bare metal servers

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ – New Jersey based wireless and fiber network operator, Hammer Fiber Optic Investments Ltd., a subsidiary of Hammer Fiber Optic Holdings Corp. (OTCQB:HMMR) has launched its Dedicated Bare Metal Server IaaS platform today.  This marks the company's entry into Cloud Services, adding a new vertical into their product portfolio.

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NextGenAccess selects Keymile MSAN for broadband roll-out

HANOVER, GERMANY – Hertfordshire-based network operator and internet provider NextGenAccess is taking part in the Local Full Fibre Networks (LFFN) and Connect Westminster broadband delivery programmes. The company is using KEYMILE’s IP-MSAN (IP Multi Service Access Node) MileGate to provide SMEs with ultra-fast broadband in the UK wide delivery areas.

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Hetzner Online deploys ADVA FSP 3000 CloudConnect

NUREMBERG, GERMANY – ADVA today announced that Hetzner Online has deployed its FSP 3000 CloudConnect™ with QuadFlex™ technology to meet soaring data demand from private customers and enterprise clients. Hetzner Online, one of Germany's leading web hosting providers and data center operators, is using the data center interconnect (DCI) solution to boost the capacity of its national backbone network to 400Gbit/s and beyond. The upgrade to Hetzner Online’s legacy infrastructure involved the deployment of pairs of 200Gbit/s connections operating at 16QAM.

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Ciena and Kapsch upgrade network for German gas transmission operator

HANOVER, MD – Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) and its partner Kapsch CarrierCom have been selected by ONTRAS Gastransport GmbH to implement a highly-reliable packet network. The network upgrade will enable Germany’s second largest gas transmission operator to introduce new security features to its facilities, improve data processing and address current and forthcoming industry legislation.

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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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