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Direct subsea optical connection trialled between USA and Africa

20 January 2020

Angola Cables is trialling Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine 3 (PSE-3) chipset for the first direct subsea optical connection between the USA and Africa.

CSPs searching out new revenue opportunities, says LightCounting

17 January 2020

LightCounting has released a report looking at the impact of 5G and the cloud on telecom networks, and how these factors are shaping the market.

Prysmian to help bring high-speed connection to 52 Mexican cities

16 January 2020

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Mexican government-owned Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) to supply fibre cables to connect some of the country’s most remote regions.

UK regulator sets out proposals for full-fibre boost

08 January 2020

The UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom has revealed its latest major proposals to accelerate investment in full-fibre broadband, under the Wholesale Fixed Telecoms Market Review 2021-26.

Indigo Telecom Group acquires 4site to expand network design expertise

07 January 2020

Network design consultancy, 4site has been acquired by Indigo Telecom Group.

NeoPhotonics 400G coherent transceivers undergoing customer trials

07 January 2020

NeoPhotonics has shipped its new 400G capable ClearLight CFP2-DCO transceiver for end customer trials.

Dorset, UK in line for network overhaul

11 December 2019

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council has selected network service provider, MLL Telecom to overhaul and consolidate its existing network infrastructures.

German research project looks to expand optical network capacity

09 December 2019

A new research project is aiming to expand the capacity of optical metro and core networks.

Roswell to benefit from new dark fibre network

06 December 2019

American fibre infrastructure provider, FiberLight has completed a deployment of dark fibre in Roswell, Georgia.

The innovation teams from Etisalat and Huawei

Etisalat and Huawei successfully trial optical cross-connect

04 December 2019

UAE service provider, Etisalat has partnered with Huawei to trial compact all-optical cross-connect (OXC) for the transport industry.

Lumentum sells certain optical component lines to AFR

03 December 2019

Lumentum has entered into an agreement with passive optical component supplier, Advanced Fiber Resources (AFR) where the latter will acquire certain assets from the former.

Optical communications professionals - let us know what’s bothering you!

03 December 2019

Fibre Systems is looking for manufacturers/vendors, planners, installers, integrators, operators and academics to help shape the topics we cover.

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