SUNNYVALE, CA – Infinera, the leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Netflix, the world’s leading internet television network, deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 to expand their delivery capacity for streaming videos. More than 100 million Netflix members in over 190 countries enjoy 125 million hours of streaming TV shows and movies per day.
SANTA CLARA, CA – Earlier this year, InterNexa S.A. joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), an engineering-focused initiative driven by operators, suppliers, integrators, and startups to disaggregate the traditional network deployment approach. Recently, InterNexa performed a successful field trial of TIP’s Voyager, an open optical transponder that successfully connected the cities of Bogota and Medellin reaching speeds of up to 200Gbps on a single optical port.
BOSTON & MAURITIUS – Seaborn Networks ("Seaborn") and IOX Cable Ltd ("IOX") announced today they have entered into a joint provisioning agreement to provide the first next-generation subsea fiber optic route between the U.S and India that will interconnect in South Africa and Brazil. This unique path connecting the U.S. with three BRICS countries and Mauritius will provide the most secure and reliable route between these markets by providing fewer hops through fewer countries than existing alternative routes.
TEL AVIV, ISRAEL & ONTARIO, CA – PacketLight Networks, a leading provider of DWDM and optical fibre networking solutions, today announced a partnership with Niagara Regional Broadband Network (NRBN) to build a high capacity, high speed network that will support all municipalities, universities, schools, hospitals and businesses in the Niagara region.
Divestment to an affiliate of The Carlyle Group in exchange for a minority equity stake in newly-capitalized venture allows MACOM to participate in NewCo’s potential long-term value creation
French optical cable plant in Calais first involved in the new fast track project
“Factory 4.0 is a transformational opportunity, allowing us to streamline the way we work and support a sustainable use of resources,” stated CCO Andrea Pirondini
MADRID, SPAIN – BBVA today signed a global strategic agreement with Telefónica that will allow the bank to optimize its communications, increase the capacity of its technological network and facilitate operations in the “cloud.”
The accord, by which Telefónica becomes a priority partner of BBVA, adds to the series of alliances that the Group is making with strategic partners, in order to become a more flexible and scalable digital bank. BBVA CEO Carlos Torres Vila and Ángel Vilá Boix, COO of Telefónica, signed the agreement in Madrid.
LONDON, UK – Panduit EMEA, the data centre physical infrastructure and connectivity company, has opened its new UK Customer Briefing and Demonstration Centre in London. The new facility, based in the heart of the City, provides 200m2 of data centre, enterprise and industrial automation demonstration, conference and office space. This facility doubles the space available in the previous London site and expands the company’s customer experience capabilities in the EMEA market.
MUNICH, GERMANY – Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end packet optical networking and DCI solutions, today announced it has extended its long-standing network technology collaboration with Telefónica Colombia with the introduction of the Coriant Groove™ G30 muxponder platform.
Secure Connectivity Options Allow Carriers a Way to ‘Breakout’ at NJFX New Jersey Data Center and Bypass Legacy Chokepoints
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
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