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Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Int’l Bytes: NEC, Nokia, Infinera, CityFibre

October 2, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Three vendor wins, a subsea spead trial, and a FTTH update from around the world: NEC said this morning that it has completed the Patara-2 subsea cable system for Telkom Indonesia. The subsea cable connects the cities of Waisai, Manokwari, […]


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Wednesday Roundup: Aligned, Zayo, Spectrum, Infinera

September 27, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

A new campus, some 400G, a purchasing vehicle win, and a subsea rollout: Aligned Data Centers is preparing to expand its footprint with a large new hyperscale presence in Ohio. They have acquired 129 acres in Perkins Township, upon which […]


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Tuesday Bytes: LightRiver, Infinera, Spectrum, Arelion, Liquid

August 15, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Some pluggables news, a federal contracts partnership, a network upgrade, and some new metro fiber in Africa: LightRiver and Infinera have teamed up for a multi-vendor interoperability demo of coherent pluggables. They have paired Infinera’s ICE-X technology and supporting software […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Industry Spotlight: Infinera’s Robert Maher on Embedded Coherent Engines, Pluggables and More

July 24, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The optical industry’s job is never done, as there is always a need for more speed and bandwidth. I remember clearly when Infinera burst onto the scene in the mid-2000s with new Indium Phosphide technology and photonic integrated circuits to […]


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Wednesday Bytes: Arelion, Infinera, Zayo, 123NET, Compass

June 21, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

An upgrade, a set of rural and middle mile funding wins, and a bit of data center M&A: Arelion continues to invest in its US network footprint. They have tapped Infinera’s FlexILS flexible-grid line system to take advantage of the […]


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Int’l Bytes: Telstra, Ciena, Hawe, Infinera, Africa Data Centres, HGC, DCConnect

May 22, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Four interesting international items from four separate continents: Telstra Wholesale has launched 400G on intercapital routes in Australia. They are leveraging Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical platform to upgrade their wavelength services. The deployment covers routes between Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and […]


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Int’l Bytes: Liquid, RETN, Liberty, Infinera

May 17, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Liquid Dataport has officially launched a what it bills as the first terrestrial fiber route between Mombasa and Johannesburg. Data between Kenya and South Africa has mostly taken subsea routes along Africa’s eastern coast. The new route includes a fiber […]


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Tuesday Bytes: Infinera, Novva, Spectrum, Khazna

May 9, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Two data center expansion projects, a big bandwidth trial, and some SASE. Infinera has completed a significant intercity trial of its ICE6 solution with Telstra Infraco. The trial succeeded in putting 61.3Tbps of unregenerated capacity on a single Corning SMF-28 […]


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Tuesday Bytes: Sparkle, Infinera, Ribbon, Nokia

April 18, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Four bits of technology upgrades tapping three vendors both local and international over the last few days: Infinera’s gear will be getting a workout in Missouri. With the help of BlueAlly, Central Electric Power Cooperative has deployed Infinera’s XTM Series […]


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Wednesday Roundup: Hudson IX, Infinera, NEC, Colt, Ericsson

June 29, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

A rebranding, an upgrade, a new product, and a regulatory hurdle: New York City now has a new name in colo and interconnection. DataGryd has rebranded itself as Hudson Interxchange, the latest shift since its acquisition by Cordiant for $74M […]


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Monday Bytes: Infinera, Ribbon, LOGIX, MS3

May 16, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Infinera has won a subsea upgrade contract. The AAE-1 consortium will be using Infinera’s ICE6 coherent 800G solution to more than double capacity. AAE-1 connects Europe with Asia and Africa via the Middle East, spanning 25,000km and connecting 19 countries. […]


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Thursday Roundup: Telia, Telxius, Ciena, Infinera, CTS

January 28, 2021

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Telia Carrier has deployed a new PoP on the eastern end of the MAREA submarine cable. They have launched a presence at Telxius’s Derio Communications Hub outside of Bilbao, Spain. The facility combines the functionality of a cable landing station […]


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Thursday Bytes: Infinera, WANRack, Consolidated, DE-CIX, 365 Data Centers

January 14, 2021

Via: Telecom Ramblings

A few interesting items to catch up on this week worth noting: Infinera has achieved a transatlantic first with its ICE6 technology. In a blog post this week the company revealed a successful trial over on the 6640km MAREA cable […]


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Metro Bytes: FirstLight, WANRack, Infinera

December 22, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Three bits of metro/regional infrastructure news to keep track of in the days before Christmas: WANRack is increasing its efforts to connect with anchor institutions in Richmond, Virginia. They are pursuing a Broadband Benefit Agreement alongside the E-Rate contract they […]


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Int’l Bytes, Bytes: Infinera, AAE-1, QTS, Eurofiber, Quortus, Greenhouse

May 27, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Infinera revealed a significant contract with the 25,000km AAE-1 subsea cable system this week. The optical vendor’s ICE4 technology has been deployed by AAE-1 in an upgrade that double’s the system’s capacity while cutting costs and increasing service agility and […]


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Windstream Wholesale and Infinera fire up 400GbE trial

April 10, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream Holdings and Infinera laid claim to an industry first in a recent 400GbE trial. The trial paired 400GbE with client-side services with commercially available 400GbE-LR8 QSFP-DD compact pluggable interfaces. The trial used Infinera’s commercially available 2x 600G Wavelength muxponder […]


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Tuesday Bytes: FiberLight, maincubes, Cogent, Infinera

March 17, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

FiberLight has won some more business for its broad fiber footprint in Texas. The wireless ISP Nextlink Internet will be leveraging FiberLight’s 100Gbps lit core and related services as it expands its presence. They are hooking up another 70 towers […]


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Wednesday Bytes: Infinera, Consolidated, Metaswitch, Cecon

March 4, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Infinera and Corning have turned in their own 800G trial. They announced yesterday a successful demonstration of 800G over a single wavelength across 800km. with . The demo leveraged Infinera’s ICE6 technology and Corning’s TXF optical fiber, using 64QAM and […]


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Vendor Roundup: Ciena, Huawei, Infinera, Cisco

March 3, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Ciena has done two powerful demos of its WaveLogic 5 Extreme technology in the last few days. On Friday, they teamed up with Verizon to test 800Gbps over a single wavelength on Verizon’s live fiber network. Juniper’s QFX 5220 packet […]


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Int’l Roundup: Ericsson, CenturyLink, Telxius, Infinera

December 10, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Ericsson has reached an expensive resolution to its corruption problems with the US DOJ. They have agreed to pay a penalty of $1.06B, for which the DOJ will defer prosecution and have them dismissed later. The charges stem from Ericsson’s […]