Frontier Communications is serving up its new 10G optical transport service for its customers in 25 states that leverages its widely deployed DWDM-based ROADM platforms.
Syringa Networks, an independent regional wholesale and business service provider, has lit up more ADVA Optical Networking FSP 3000 platforms to accommodate new wholesale Fiber to the Tower (FTTT) and business services demands.
Changes in network usage and technology are creating opportunities and threats for network infrastructure vendors, including carrier routing and switching and optical transport systems vendors.
Integra is giving its wholesale and business service customers on the West Coast another connectivity option by enabling a long-haul fiber network route providing a connection between Salt Lake City to Sacramento.
Ongoing sales of DWDM equipment, particularly platforms that support 100G wavelengths, will drive up total optical transport revenues to $15 billion by 2018, says Dell'Oro Group in its latest report.
Tata Communications will now provide both carrier and enterprise customers 100G optical transport solutions along the TGN-Pacific (TGN-P) submarine cable system that connects the U.S and Japan and three routes over the TGN-Intra-Asia (TGN-IA) market throughout Asia.
Tektronix has reached an agreement to acquire Picosecond Pulse Labs, enhancing its set of test equipment supporting 100G/400G optical research and development.
While cable subscriber numbers are still much higher at 93 million worldwide, IPTV is posting steady gains, an Infonetics Research report says. The largest boost is in Asia, with China Telecom boasting 22 million IPTV subscribers.
Alpheus Communications, a growing competitive metro-regional fiber provider, has introduced a new 100G managed optical wavelength service targeting carriers that have higher bandwidth needs between and in Texas' DASH market.
Lumos Networks continues to make progress with its "edge-out" market strategy to expand its fiber network by completing the launch of metro Ethernet in Richmond, Va., and the upgrade of its fiber assets in Western Pennsylvania.