Infinera Validates DWDM Platforms Portfolio Over Lumentum White Box Optical Line System

Infinera now offers customers an open optical networking solution

Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, and Lumentum Holdings Inc. (Lumentum), a provider of innovative photonic products for cloud and networking applications, have successfully validated Infinera's portfolio of dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) platforms over Lumentum's white box optical line system.

CenturyLink taps Aqua Comms for High-Capacity Connection Between New York and London

Generation Transatlantic Subsea Cable System America-Europe Connect Supports International Ops

Aqua Comms Limited, a provider of scalable, subsea capacity-based network solutions, and CenturyLink, Inc. announced today that CenturyLink has activated two 100 Gigabit waves of high capacity connectivity between New York and London on Aqua Comms’ America-Europe Connect (AEConnect) subsea cable system.

KOSC Telecom Selects ADVA FSP 3000 for 100G Connectivity Throughout France

Combination of ADVA Optical Networking's Metro and Long-Haul Technology Key to Scalable National Network

ADVA Optical Networking announced today that KOSC Telecom, France's newest telecommunications service provider, has selected the ADVA FSP 3000 for its nationwide DWDM transport network. The new operator is leveraging ADVA Optical Networking's metro and long-haul technology to provide 100Gbit/s wholesale connectivity to service providers. With metro capabilities in major French cities, such as Paris and Marseille, to mid-sized cities, including Annecy and La Rochelle, the new national network stretches across 20,000km.

Ekinops’ New Flexible Rate Module Offers 400G Capacity

New Line Allows Network Operators to Quickly and Easily Double Their Transport Capacity

Ekinops, a leading supplier of next-generation optical network equipment, is introducing a new flexible rate transponder/muxponder line which allows network operators to quickly and easily double their transport capacity.

Using an advanced digital signal processor (DSP) combined with Ekinops’ enhanced T-Chip (Transport-on-a-Chip) technology to support both DP-QPSK and 16QAM modulation formats on a single line card, Ekinops is able to deliver a low-cost, programmable 400G solution.

INOC Launches Network Operations Center Dedicated to Optical Networks

Development Ensures Higher Quality Support for Optical Networks for Service Providers

INOC, a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of technology infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, announces it is launching a new Network Operations Center dedicated to supporting optical network infrastructure.  This dedicated NOC is designed to respond to the growing demand from enterprises and Communications Service Providers (CSPs) that need to satisfy complex and evolving  requirements.

Telia Carrier Adds Second Low-Latency U.S. West Coast Network Route

Deploys Infinera for Bay Area Metro 100G Services

Sunnyvale, CA and Stockholm, Sweden

Infinera Introduces the Groundbreaking Infinite Capacity Engine

Infinity Capacity Engine is the Next Step Function in Optical Networking

Sunnyvale, CA

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced the introduction of the Infinite Capacity Engine, a multi-terabit optical subsystem enabling a step function in optical wave division multiplexing (WDM) performance. The Infinite Capacity Engine is the first optical subsystem in the industry to offer network operators the combined benefits of delivering optical super-channel capacity up to 2.4 terabits per second (Tb/s) and reach up to 12,000 kilometers in a single small package.

ClariPhy Shatters Fiber and System Capacity Barriers

Industry’s First 16nm Coherent Optical Networking Platform Slashes power by more than 50%

Irvine, CA

Optical network spending falls in third quarter: Infonetics Research

Operator spending on optical network equipment has fallen over the July-September period, despite an increase in spending on WDM equipment, according to a new study from Infonetics Research.

“In the third quarter of 2013, sales of WDM optical equipment are up 4% from a year ago and remain at elevated levels reached earlier in the year, but overall optical spending is down on a quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year basis,” said Andrew Schmitt, a principal analyst at Infonetics.

Optical networking revenues to exceed $17.5 billion in 2018: Ovum

The global market for optical networking (ON) will generate more than $17.5 billion in revenue in 2018, growing at a compound annual rate of 3.1% over the 2012–18 period, according to new research from Ovum.

According to the market-research firm, the second quarter of 2013 signaled the beginning of a “spending bounce-back” after a difficult few quarters.

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