Inphi, NeoPhotonics demo 400ZR interoperability over 120km

30 July 2020

Inphi and NeoPhotonics have completed an interoperability demonstration of OIF 400ZR-compliant coherent transceivers, operating over 120km of fibre.

Google builds new subsea cable connecting US, UK and Spain

29 July 2020

Google is building a new submarine cable to connect the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain.

Verizon successfully trials 800G over 'extreme distances'

22 July 2020

U.S. operator, Verizon has completed a successful test in its live fibre network to move 800Gb/s of data on a single wavelength across extreme distances.

French infrastructure operator gains investment for network roll-out

21 July 2020

DIF Capital Partners is to invest in the French independent fibre optic operator IELO to help accelerate its network’s roll-out.

Leviton Network Solutions acquires Berk-Tek to offer fully-integrated solutions

20 July 2020

Nexans and Leviton Network Solutions have reached an agreement in which the latter will acquire Berk-Tek from the former. The transaction is worth $202m.

Orange County gains FTTH network to keep rural users connected

20 July 2020

The Orange County Broadband Authority (OCBA) is connecting residents in the predominantly rural region with its own fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network, after experiencing difficulty finding an ISP to service the area.

First new subsea cable to connect UK and France after nearly 20 years

17 July 2020

International network provider, Crosslake Fibre is undertaking a new subsea cable project, CrossChannel Fibre.

Sri Lanka Telecom to deploy next generation FTTH network

17 July 2020

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) is set to deploy a new fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network.

Pan-European research network refreshed with 600G transmission technology

16 July 2020

Geant, one of Europe’s leading collaborations on network and related infrastructure and services for research and education, is upgrading its pan-European network.

UK to phase out Huawei equipment from 5G and full-fibre networks

14 July 2020

UK mobile operators will be banned from buying Huawei equipment for use in 5G networks from the end of the year, the government has announced.

UK council granted funding for full-fibre upgrade

14 July 2020

Northumberland County Council has selected BT to roll out gigabit fibre internet connections to public buildings across the county.

Partnership provides 800G technology roll-out in New Zealand

09 July 2020

Vodafone New Zealand has selected Ciena to help advance its network with the deployment of 800G technology.