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Tata lights up 100G services on TGN-P cable route linking U.S., Asia and Japan

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 boosts its 100/400G capabilities with Picosecond Pulse Labs purchase

Tektronix has reached an agreement to acquire Picosecond Pulse Labs, enhancing its set of test equipment supporting 100G/400G optical research and development.

IPTV subscribers climb faster than cable; dark fiber activity picks up

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 turns up 100G managed wavelength service for Texas businesses, carriers

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 lights metro Ethernet in Richmond, expands Western Pa. fiber upgrade

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.

Pacnet serves up 100G wavelength services between Asia Pacific, United States

Pacnet, an emerging submarine cable provider, is offering a 100G wavelength service between the Asia Pacific region and the United States to support what it says are "compute-intensive operations" from service providers and enterprises.

Big data, M2M go hand in hand; Arctic challenges submarine cable growth

Analyzing M2M data is a growing market segment that ABI Research predicts will climb 53 percent in the next five years--from $1.9 billion to $14.3 billion by 2018.

100G network port revenue to exceed $6B mark by 2017, says study

The demand from service providers and enterprises for 100G network ports will drive up 100G port revenue beyond the $6 billion mark by 2017, according to a new Infonetics report.

CenturyLink extends 100G connection to its first business customer

CenturyLink made its first 100G business data service connection to DigitalGlobe, a provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions.

SaskTel, Alcatel-Lucent complete 400G trial

SaskTel, Canada's incumbent telco, completed a trial with Alcatel-Lucent in which it delivered data at speeds of up to 400G on a fiber network which it said was originally built for 10G traffic.