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FTTH Council conference heads to Warsaw

The FTTH Council Europe has confirmed that the 12th edition of the FTTH Conference 2015 will be held in Warsaw’s international exhibition centre, EXPO XXI, from 10 to 12 February 2015. The theme of the 2015 Warsaw event is ‘Creating a Connected Continent’.

'The event timing is perfect for Poland since the country is widely implementing its broadband infrastructure,' said Karin Ahl, president of the FTTH Council Europe.

Xtera to provide Guantanamo fibre link

Xtera Communications, a provider of submarine optical networking cable systems, announced today the award of a contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), an agency of the US Department of Defense, to build a new undersea fibre optic cable system connecting the Guantanamo Bay military base with southern Florida.
 
The cable system is approximately 1,500 km long and will enable connectivity to the Defense Information System Network (DISN) via fibre optic technology.

Fibercore appoints US account manager

Fibercore, a UK-based designer and manufacturer of specialty optical fibre has appointed Karen Moore as its US account manager. Karen brings 17 years of technical sales and sales management experience to the role.

Karen joins Fibercore having demonstrated success within both large established public companies, having spent 10 years at Corning, and smaller private companies including Nufern, Xanoptix, Precision Filters, and Photonic Controls. Karen also spent six years as a lieutenant in the Civil Engineer Corps in the U. S. Navy.

NORDUnet and Ciena transforms network for educational community

NORDUnet, an international collaboration between the Nordic national computer networks for research and education (R&E), is transforming its network to offer flexible, high-capacity and resilient network connections to the Nordic National Research and Education Networks (NREN) community.

NextGen Expo Scotland to showcase developments

A report revealing the challenges for deploying superfast broadband to connect the final five per cent of the country is to be presented at NextGen Expo Scotland.

The Carnegie UK Trust report Making Digital Real: Case Studies of How to Help the Final Fifth Get Online will be discussed at the show during a special superfast broadband masterclass.

The event is set to bring together digital suppliers and key decision makers to share ideas on how best to strengthen the economy through a digital future.

Adtran expands certification range

Adtran, a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions, has announced the expansion of its TL 9000 Certification across facilities and European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) product categories.

Vegas debut for BroadbandVision show

Plans have been announced for the inaugural BroadbandVision show, which will be held from 1 to 3 October at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Organisers say the trade show will facilitate discussions and discovery on the most relevant topics related to the services, technologies and applications that will define the future of the broadband industry as well as 'providing an insight into the opportunities for success at every layer of the broadband carrier ecosystem'.

Vello teams up with six partners

Vello Systems, a provider of software solutions for customer-defined data centre and cloud services networks, has added six partners in key global markets to meet service provider and enterprise demand for the company’s customer-defined networking software solutions.

The new additions to the Vello Partner Network are PRO-ZETA, HCL, Espo Systems, Accunet, DifferenceIT, and SDN Solusi.  These IT solutions providers will use Pacnet’s ‘Pacnet-enabled network’  to drive Vello’s software into new global markets with new applications.

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