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Nortel 40G Platform Achieves JITC Certification from DoD

Nortel Government Solutions (NGS), a U.S. company wholly owned by Nortel has announced that Nortel’s Optical Multiservice Edge 6500 has become the first 40G optical system to achieve approved product listing status from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Joint…

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Occam Networks Adds New ONTs

Occam Networks Inc., a broadband access supplier, has released three new optical network terminals (ONTs) designed to help service providers deliver a full array of FlexPlay fiber services for business and residential subscribers. The ONTs provide intelligent, high-bandwidth transport, fiber…

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AFL Enhances Existing Indoor-Outdoor Breakout Cables

AFL Telecommunications is re-introducing its indoor/outdoor breakout cables, recently approved by the Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). “As we continue to seek opportunities to expand our fiber optic cable product lines and tap into harsh environment markets, MSHA-approval is…

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Posted in Africa Ghana Nigeria

Route Survey of MainOne Cable Commences

Main Street Technologies has commenced the route survey operations of its submarine cable project, MainOne cable. This first phase is expected to extend from Portugal to Nigeria and Ghana respectively and will comprise 1.92 Terabits per second of bandwidth, more…

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NEC launched NOIF2500

NEC Corporation has launched NOIF2500 that converts digital video signals into optical signals and can be transmitted over long distances of up to 160km through an optical fiber. The transmission supports uncompressed high-quality video without relays. According to customer needs,…

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Posted in Asia Pacific China

Alcatel-Lucent will Deploy GPON FTTH for China Telecom

It is estimated that China will overtake Japan in terms of the number of homes connected with fiber in the recent future but before 2011. Japan will still enjoy the position as leader of FTTH in terms of the percentage…

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Posted in Asia Pacific Hong Kong

APCN 2 Lands in Hong Kong

The Asia Pacific Cable Network 2, shortly known as APCN 2 has landed in Hong Kong on 22 February 2001. The network owner REACH, which is a joint venture of the Australia-based Telstra and Hong Kong-based PCCW will greatly benefit…

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