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Hibernia Networks extends submarine cable to Cork, Ireland, provides access to U.S., U.K.

Hibernia Networks is connecting its Express submarine cable to Cork, Ireland, via the buildout of a new cable landing station, giving area service providers and businesses access to North America and the U.K.

SNS Research: NFV, SDN investment to climb to $21B by 2020

Growing interest from large service providers like AT&T in network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) are setting the stage for a market that's forecast to reach nearly $21 billion by 2020, according to a new report from SNS Research.

BT begins fiber to the basement trial in London to enhance broadband coverage

BT has launched a trial of fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) technology in London as part of a broader initiative that it says will help it bring higher speed broadband service to harder-to-access locations in UK-based cities.

Level 3 brings MPLS services to Globalstar

Level 3 Communications is implementing a fully meshed MPLS network for international satellite provider Globalstar Communications' worldwide ground station locations.

Windstream brings Cyan into its 100G regional, metro networks

Windstream is taking the next step in its 100G journey, selecting Cyan's Z-Series packet-optical hardware to upgrade its regional and metro networks to 100G.

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