German research project looks to expand optical network capacity

09 December 2019

A new research project is aiming to expand the capacity of optical metro and core networks.

Roswell to benefit from new dark fibre network

06 December 2019

American fibre infrastructure provider, FiberLight has completed a deployment of dark fibre in Roswell, Georgia.

The innovation teams from Etisalat and Huawei

Etisalat and Huawei successfully trial optical cross-connect

04 December 2019

UAE service provider, Etisalat has partnered with Huawei to trial compact all-optical cross-connect (OXC) for the transport industry.

Lumentum sells certain optical component lines to AFR

03 December 2019

Lumentum has entered into an agreement with passive optical component supplier, Advanced Fiber Resources (AFR) where the latter will acquire certain assets from the former.

New fibre network for UK Midlands courtesy of SSE Enterprise Telecoms and Jisc

03 December 2019

SSE Enterprise Telecoms has been selected by education specialist provider, Jisc to help launch the ‘Jisc Midlands’ network.

Altice subsidiary acquires Covage to expand footprint

02 December 2019

Altice Europe’s French subsidiary, SFR FTTH has entered into an exclusivity agreement to acquire 100 per cent of wholesale operator, Covage.

Richard Warley, regional president, EMEA, CenturyLink

European fibre network expanded by CenturyLink

02 December 2019

Tier-one service provider, CenturyLink has built new metro networks in Madrid and Marseille.

UK telecoms industry makes greatest leap in R&D investment

26 November 2019

The latest data from the UK’s Office of National Statistics (ONS) has put the telecoms industry as the fastest growing sector when it comes to research and development spend.

Inphi samples 'industry first' 7nm coherent DSP enabling 400G Pluggables

25 November 2019

Inphi is now sampling the new Canopus coherent digital signal processor (DSP), which it calls the industry’s first merchant 7nm coherent DSP.

One in 20 now accesses gigabit Internet, says Viavi

20 November 2019

The latest Gigabit Monitor from Viavi Solutions is now available.

Ribbon acquires ECI to facilitate growth in readiness for 5G

18 November 2019

Cloud communications provider, Ribbon Communications has entered into an agreement to acquire, via merger, SDN/NFV and end-to-end packet-optical transport provider ECI Telecom Group.

UK Labour Party pledges free full-fibre for all

15 November 2019

The UK’s opposition party, Labour has announced a pledge to deliver free full fibre-broadband for all.