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Hitachi High-Tech strengthens PIC offering with VLC acquisition

17 November 2020

Hitachi High-Tech is to acquire VLC Photonics, making it a subsidiary company through which it will continue to provide photonic integrated circuit (PIC) engineering services.

Researchers reveal all-silicon optical transmitter at 100Gb/s without DSP

16 November 2020

A team of researchers from the University of Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) have demonstrated the first all-silicon optical transmitter at 100Gb/s and beyond without the use of digital signal processing (DSP).

LightCounting research note highlights steady Q3

13 November 2020

Industry analyst firm, LightCounting has released its latest research note, which provides analysis of the latest quarterly financial reports.

Vector Photonics awarded £280k grant for PCSEL work in datacoms

13 November 2020

Start-up, Vector Photonics has received a £280k grant from UK government to support project LOCAL, or to give it its full title, Lasers for Communications Applications.

Engineering firm goes hybrid for North of England full-fibre delivery

12 November 2020

Construction and engineering firm nmcn has been chosen by CityFibre to deliver its full-fibre rollouts across Barnsley and Halifax in the North of England.

Growing traffic drives RETN to update Eurasia network

12 November 2020

International network service provider, RETN has updated its Eurasian network to accommodate a recent rapid increase in network traffic.

STL acquires Optotec, strengthens European footprint

09 November 2020

Digital network integrator, Sterlite Technologies (STL) has signed definitive agreements to acquire Italian interconnect vendor, Optotec.

Marvell’s Inphi acquisition to drive growth in cloud data centre market

02 November 2020

Infrastructure semiconductor supplier, Marvell Technology Group has reached an agreement to acquire high-speed data movement specialist, Inphi.

Update: Covid-19; a message to our readers and commercial partners

02 November 2020

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Latest Broadband Forum release for OB-BAA to provide greater networking flexibility

30 October 2020

Broadband Forum has published the latest release of its Open Broadband – Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) open-source project.

Photonics hub awarded €19m by Horizon 2020

29 October 2020

Newly formed pan-European photonics digital innovation hub, PhotonHub Europe has received €19m from the EU’s investment programme.

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Investment awarded for full-fibre delivery to 150,000 Welsh premises

28 October 2020

Welsh service provider Spectrum has been awarded a landmark investment from Infracapital to build full fibre broadband infrastructure across south Wales.

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