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HAWE Telekom, Akamai Technologies collaborate for faster internet delivery

WARSAW PL - HAWE Telekom has entered into a co-operation agreement with Akamai Technologies, a global leader in the field of content delivery network and internet traffic services. The American company will connect its servers to the optical fibre network of HAWE so that customers of the Polish company will be able to use the Internet resources more effectively and quickly.

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$25 million investment in PacketFabric growth

CULVER CITY, CA – PacketFabric, the highly scalable, connectivity-as-a-service platform and a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies, has secured $25 million in Series B funding from lead investor NantCapital to support the rapid growth and high demand for its services since its launch in 2017.

The company has grown rapidly since completing its seed round in 2015, and now operates a U.S. footprint that includes more than 150 Points of Presence (PoPs) in 17 metro markets with a terabit-scale backbone.

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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

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Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby

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With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand

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