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.

Node Summit 2013

Date
Start Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
End Date: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

San Francisco:

Node Summit is a two-day conference at the Mission Bay Conference center. The second annual Node Summit will bring together business leaders and technology experts to discuss Node.js transformative role in the future of computing. The event will also showcase solutions from a select group of start-up companies that are looking towards the future by incorporating Node.js today. 

Alcatel-Lucent seeks to raise $2 billion for recovery drive

Reuters

Loss-making telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent plans to raise 955 million euros ($1.3 billion) from shareholders and $750 million from a high-yield bond to cut debt and drive what its boss has called a last-ditch effort to save the group.

China's Huawei to invest $600 million in 5G research over next four years

Reuters

Huawei Technologies Co will invest at least $600 million in 5G research over the next four years, the Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer said in a statement on Wednesday.

2nd Myanmar Telecoms & Infrastructure Summit 2014

Date
Start Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 2:08pm
End Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 2:08pm

Myanmar:

Managing Extensive Challenges & Goals" & "Speed up Network Rollouts & Infrastructure Sharing Opportunities", the summit will put forth these key highlights into the future of Myanmar telecommunication. 

2nd International Conference IFE and Connectivity

Date
Start Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
End Date: 
Friday, January 31, 2014

Germany:

As technology and passenger´s expectations have evolved and outpaced what current systems can offer, the challenges for the aviation industry are rapidly increasing: 

Which high throughput satellite systems and networks offer the most cost-efficient solution? 

What are the current trends and how can in-flight and wireless technologies be best combined and integrated into the aircraft? 

Your Intranet - till death do you part?

Date
Start Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
End Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Australia:

Your Intranet is almost like a marriage. Once you make the commitment, you need to constantly work on it, accommodate for changes, discuss your problems and improve your intranet if possible but... 

Small cell backhaul market set for dramatic growth: ABI Research

The small cell backhaul market is poised for takeoff and set to grow at a compound annual rate of 48%, according to a new study from ABI Research.

The market-research company says vendors are now rushing to deliver the ideal backhaul solution, with the market dividing into a number of camps according to technology specialization.

Japan's NTT Comm to buy two US cloud computing firms for $880 million

Reuters

NTT Communications Corp said it will gain control of two U.S. cloud computing firms in takeover deals worth a combined 85.5 billion yen ($880 million), as Japanese firms ramp up efforts to improve overseas networks through acquisitions.

The unlisted long-distance and overseas calling unit of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (Tokyo, Japan) will buy Virtela Technology Services Inc (Greenwood Village, CO, USA), which provides communications services to corporations, and acquire an 80 percent stake in RagingWire Data Centers (Sacramento, CA, USA).

Smart Grid Asia Congress 2013

Date
Start Date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
End Date: 
Thursday, December 19, 2013

Indonesia:

Supported by worldwide leading associations - Independent Power Producers Forum (IPPF), India Smart Grid Forum, Energy Services Network Association and World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE), the Organizing Committee is honored to announce that Smart Grid Asia Congress 2013 (SGAC 2013) will be held in Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort, Indonesia, Dec 17 – 19, 2013. 

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