Infinera bucked the seasonal first-quarter optical industry decline trend, reporting that its first-quarter 2014 revenues were $142.8 million, up sequentially from $139.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 and $124.6 million in the first quarter of 2013.
Verizon has begun its latest effort to enhance its U.S. metro network with 100G, bringing what it says is better latency and improved scalability that it has seen in deploying the technology in its long-haul network.
Telekom Austria has completed a test of 400G between Zagreb in Croatia and Ljubljana in Slovenia using Alcatel-Lucent equipment over its existing fiber facilities.
Zayo is enhancing its 100G presence in the busy Northeast region by deploying a 100G wavelength network from New York to Ashburn, Va.
Lightpath is giving its customers that reside in the New York metro area a new speed option by offering a 100G optical transport service (OTS).
LAS VEGAS-- FirstLight Fiber has completed the upgrade of its IP-based core, which it built both organically and through acquisitions such as TelJet in recent years to serve business and wholesale customers in upstate New York and northern New England.
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.