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Netflix accelerates video streaming with Infinera Cloud Xpress 2

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.

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InterNexa and ADVA complete successful trial of Telecom Infra Project's Voyager

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.

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Seaborn Networks and IOX Cable to connect US and India

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.

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PacketLight and NRBN boost connectivity for Niagara region

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.

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Spanish banking group BBVA advances communications network with Telefonica

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.

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Panduit opens London demonstration centre

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.

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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