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29 September 2022

The Photonics100 list of our industry's most innovative people has extended its deadlines for nominations until midnight (GMT) on Thursday, 6 October. Vote now to make sure your R&D heroes are included!

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06 October 2022

The UK incumbent’s new programme aims to reduce business customers’ e-waste by recycling end-of-life equipment and aiding circular economy targets.

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05 October 2022

US rural provider, Nextlink is investing in network expansion, adding Texas, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Wyoming and Louisiana to its footprint.

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04 October 2022

This allows the UK to have a greater role in promoting a free, open and secure internet and "connecting the unconnected."

Michael Roth, General Manager of Adva Network Security

04 October 2022

The specialist security firm was launched by Adva to protect mission-critical communication networks from cyber attacks.

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03 October 2022

The company is expanding its low-latency routes into São Paulo.

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29 September 2022

The ultra-high-speed optical signal transmission was achieved over 100km of standard single-mode fibre.

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Photonics100 nominations extended until 6 October

29 September 2022

The Photonics100 list of our industry's most innovative people has extended its deadlines for nominations until midnight (GMT) on Thursday, 6 October. Vote now to make sure your R&D heroes are included!

Researchers create single-crystal organometallic perovskite optical fibres

28 September 2022

The fibre could be used to speed-up broadband delivery, improve medical imaging or even make solar powered clothing.

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Superloop acquires VostroNet, expands MDU presence

26 September 2022

The acquisition also consolidates and expands Superloop’s wifi position into adjacent on-net broadband markets.

County Broadband launches new recruitment drive

26 September 2022

The alternative-network (altnet) provider is offering more than 30 jobs across the east of England.

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TXO combats FTTx supply-chain shortage with new street cabinets

23 September 2022

TXO, the major provider of critical telecom network hardware and asset management services, has announced a wide range of Fibre-to-the-X (FTTx) street cabinets to help service providers avoid supply chain challenges.

The cabinets offer 10- to 12-year lifecycles and can be delivered within eight weeks, which is significantly less than the current supply-chain delivery time of up to a year.

Successful demo for Sivers Photonics and Ayar Labs at ECOC

20 September 2022

Sivers Photonics, a subsidiary of Sivers Semiconductors, successfully demonstrated its CW-WDM MSA compliant distributed feedback (DFB) laser arrays with Ayar Labs’ SuperNova remote optical source.

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Ethernet Alliance hosts multi-vendor interoperability demo at ECOC

16 September 2022

The global consortium’s demonstration encompassed next-generation technologies from stakeholders across the Ethernet ecosystem

Open XR Forum addresses coherent pluggables at ECOC

14 September 2022

Member representatives from global network operators and network solutions providers addressed innovations in coherent pluggables, including network use cases for XR optics from BT, TIM and Telefónica.

Brsk secures £103m funding for fibre roll-out

13 September 2022

The funding is able to be upsized to £178m over time to support future growth

Multi-vendor interoperability demonstrated at ECOC 2022

08 September 2022

A record number of companies demonstrated interoperability in 400ZR; co-packaging architectures, CEI-112G & CEI-224G and common management interface specification (CMIS) implementations.

From left: En Busiai Bin Seman (COO of SAINS), Mr. Dominick Siddle (CMO of irix), Mr. Sng Wei Kai (executive director of irix), Mr. Jonathan Smith (CEO of irix), YB Datuk Julaihi Narawi (Minister of Utility and Telecommunication Sarawak), Mr. Abang Abdillah Izzarim Bin Datuk Patinggi Abg Hj. Ab Rahman Zohari (chairman of irix), Tan Sri Mohamad Salim Fateh Din (chairman of MCMC)

Subsea cable launches connecting Malaysia and Indonesia

07 September 2022

irix (formerly known as PP Telecommunication) launched the Batam-Sarawak Internet Cable System (BaSICS) alongside Tier IV data centre, the irix DC

Scintil CEO Sylvie Menezo

Scintil Photonics brings total raised to €19m

07 September 2022

The second round of funding included Applied Ventures ITIC Innovation Fund, a fund jointly created by Applied Ventures and Industrial Technology Investment Corporation (ITIC)-Taiwan.

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