Gigaclear on engineer recruitment drive for fibre expansion

14 August 2020

UK rural broadband provider, Gigaclear is looking to recruit 120 new, full-time field engineers by the end of March next year, to help build network capacity.

Acacia eyes edge and access for coherent

12 August 2020

Acacia Communications is sampling new 100G coherent pluggable solutions designed for optimisation in edge and access applications with unamplified links up to 120km.

TEC takes 10G services to mid-south America

12 August 2020

Rural service provider, TEC is to bring 10G services across the mid-south region of America.

Ciena selected for new Windstream converged network

11 August 2020

Advanced network communications provider, Windstream is to build a national converged optical network (NCON) in order to connect cities across its U.S. network to provide critical connectivity.

II-VI helps field-test Windstream’s 800G live network trial

07 August 2020

II‐VI’s Waveshaper and WaveAnalyzer instruments were selected to field-test the live network trial of 800Gb/s transmission on a single channel for provider, Windstream.

Canadian government invests in rural fibre projects

05 August 2020

The Government of Canada investment is investing $8.5m in fibre to help residents of rural areas access high-speed internet.

Warburg Pincus, DTCP acquire majority stake of Community Fibre

30 July 2020

Equity firm, Warburg Pincus and investment management group, DTCP have agreed to acquire a majority stake in London’s Community Fibre.

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.