Coriant upgrades 6350 Switch Node multiservice transport platformSeptember 19, 2014
Optical transport systems provider Coriant has unveiled what it terms “a significant capacity upgrade” for its 6350 Switch Node. The multiservice transport platform now features a 4X greater switch matrix (400 Gbps high order/80 Gbps low order) and increased service interface capacity (2.5G/10G).
DANTE, Infinera team on single-PIC terabit superchannel testSeptember 11, 2014
Optical transport systems vendor Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and European research and education network provider DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) say they have successfully tested the performance of a terabit superchannel on an active segment of the GÉANT production network between Budapest, Hungary, and Bratislava, Slovak Republic. The superchannel was produced via single line card, the parties say.
MACOM unveils four-channel CDR with EML driver for 100G CFP4, QSFP28 optical transceiversSeptember 5, 2014
Communications IC supplier M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM) has announced the MAOM-37051A, a four-channel 28-Gbps clock data recovery (CDR) device with an integrated electro-absorption modulated laser (EML) driver that can deliver up to 2.5-Vpp single-ended output. The company foresees the low-power device as an important component in small form factor 100-Gbps optical transceiver designs, particularly CFP4 and QSFP28 transceivers.
Openreach turns to Ciena for packet networking gearAugust 29, 2014
Openreach, BT’s local access network business, will deploy packet networking equipment from Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) to support expansion of the service provider's Ethernet Access Direct (EAD) offerings.
ADTRAN unveils micro optical network terminals for gigabit FTTHAugust 25, 2014
As part of an overall effort to support the current wave of gigabit fiber to the home (FTTH) deployments, ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) has unveiled a series of micro optical network terminals (μONTs) designed to eliminate truck rolls and simplify installations and upgrades.
Proximion becomes part of Hexatronic ScandanaviaAugust 15, 2014
Proximion AB, which specializes in dispersion compensation modules (DCMs) and other products based on fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs), has agreed to be acquired by Gothenburg-based Hexatronic Scandinavia AB (NASDAQ OMX First North: HTRO).