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Canada’s fibre optic specialist, Dixon Networks, turns 50

Quiet tech leader delivers ultra high-speed broadband to communities of every size

VANCOUVER, BC – When Dixon Networks hit the market in 1966, Lester B. Pearson was Prime Minister, The Beatles ruled the charts and Whistler Mountain unveiled its very first public ski lifts.

Many homes in rural Canada lacked phone service, and in major cities some people still used party lines.

No one could have imagined the technology revolution the Dixon team would experience in the ensuing decades.

Camplex LEMO certification renewed

SAUGERTIES, NY – Camplex, a global leader in the design and manufacture of professional broadcast fiber optic interface gear, is proud to announce the three-year renewal of its LEMO certification as an approved assembly house. Camplex operates a fiber optic cable manufacturing facility in upstate New York serving the Broadcast, Pro-Audio, and Pro-AV markets with premium assemblies using quality brand components. In addition to SMPTE hybrid cable, Camplex manufactures simplex, duplex, and multi-channel fiber optic tactical cables and offers essential fiber optic equipment and accessories.

Infinera collaborates with industry leaders on Telecom Infra Project

SUNNYVALE, CA – Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks,announced it has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) to help accelerate the pace of innovation in telecommunications infrastructure. Co-founded by Facebook and operators such as Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom, TIP is an engineering-focused initiative driven by operators, infrastructure providers, systems integrators, and other technology companies that aim to re imagine the traditional approach to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure.

IoT goes mainstream: Vodafone research finds 76% of companies believe the Internet of Things is critical to future success

LONDON, UK - Vodafone today published its fourth annual IoT Barometer Report - the leading global survey of business sentiment regarding innovation and investment in the Internet of Things, the term used to describe the evolution of a new generation of devices and processes using connected network intelligence to deliver advanced capabilities. Examples of IoT applications - including driverless cars, smart metering for gas and power and remote monitoring for homes and industry - can be found here.

Ericsson and Abengoa sign agreement for the transfer of Spanish fiber-services leader Abentel

  • Further enhances Ericsson's comprehensive end-to-end fiber services offering
  • About 500 fiber services experts will join Ericsson
  • Ericsson plans to leverage globally on Abentel's competence and skills to continue growing in this field
  • Closing of the deal expected during Q3

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Abentel, an Abengoa (NASDAQ:ABGB) subsidiary, entered an activities transfer agreement, under which Abentel's assets, projects and employees will be transferred to Ericsson, further enhancing its comprehensive end-to-end fiber services offering.

HUBER+SUHNER Roadshow begins to tour the UK

‘Building Blocks for Next Generation Data Centres' Roadshow to display the latest High Density Optical Fibre infrastructure solutions for Data Centres

BICESTER, UK - Leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, has brought its 'Building Blocks for Next Generation Data Centres' Roadshow to the UK.

Milton Keynes joins the ranks of the UK’s Gigabit Cities

CityFibre announces its latest Gigabit City project in partnership with dbfb and Exa Networks

LONDON & MILTON KEYNES, UK – CityFibre, the national alternative digital infrastructure provider, has today announced that Milton Keynes will become the UK’s latest Gigabit City. CityFibre will be making over 160km of pure fibre network available to businesses, schools and colleges throughout the city via its city launch partner dbfb and education partner Exa Networks.

AFL’s services division recognized by the City of London

BRACKNELL, UK & SPARTANBURG, SC – AFL, a global fiber optic cable and accessories manufacturer and provider of services, was the recipient of the City of London’s Gold Award. Presented by The City of London Corporation in conjunction with their client, a world-leading telecommunications company, the Gold Award acknowledges companies that consistently exceed the requirements of the Code of Good Practice and have a regard for the surrounding environment by reducing disturbance to businesses and residences.


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