L&T installation crew deploys cables underground

L&T Bags Fiber Laying Contract for Pimpri and Chinchwad

Indian media reports that the leading construction company Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) has bagged an order worth US$35.2 million for the installation of fiber optic cables and related accessories and construction of infrastructure facilities in Pimpri Chinchwad Municipality. As…

MNC to Offer 200Mbps Broadband Speeds in Indonesia 

ZTE Corporation (ZTE) has entered into an agreement with Indonesian Media and Telecommunication company, MNC Kabel Mediacom to deploy broadband internet service in the country. The China-based global provider of telecommunication equipment, network solutions, and mobile devices, ZTE will help…

G652D-Low Water Peak Optical Fiber Characteristics and Applications

Low water peak fiber,  as known in the fiber optic industry in general, which is the ITU-T G652D compliant optical fiber in the series of ITU-T G.652 recommendations has many different brands introduced by different optical fiber manufacturers. Each one…

Ovum Foresees Chinese Dominance in FTTx Market

China being a big country in terms of population, geography and economic growth have the highest potential for growth in communication sectors too. This is especially true for the growth of optical fiber communications in China. Chinese telecom operators and…

Saudi Telecom Company Offers Multimedia Services Through FTTH

Offering multimedia services to subscribers is one of the attractions of Fiber to the home internet broadband connection. High-quality multimedia service is possible through a fiber optic connection. Saudi Arabia’s national telecom operator Saudi Telecom Company announced the launch of…

AFL Announces Noyes C-Series QUAD Testing Solution

AFL Telecommunications is launching the Noyes C-Series QUAD test solution, including a compact QUAD OTDR and QUAD Certification Test Kit with the capability to mix and match to suit your network testing needs. The C850 QUAD OTDR is a compact,…

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…

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…

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…

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…