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CenturyLink, LGS to upgrade DoD's DREN network to 40G

CenturyLink and its government systems partner LGS Innovations have been tapped by the Department of Defense to upgrade the Defense Research and Engineering Network to support 40 Gbps at five of its supercomputing locations.

Infinera deepens Russian market presence with Akado DTN-X win

Infinera has named Moscow cable MSO Akado Telecom as the latest service provider using its DTN-X platform, adding another customer to its growing European customer list.

Frontier serves up 10G optical transport in 25 states

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.

tw telecom serves up 40G, 100G Ethernet services

tw telecom has added a 40G and 100G Ethernet option to meet the requirements of larger business customers, including the financial and public sector verticals where the adoption of Big Data applications is growing rapidly.

Dell'Oro sees WDM market hitting $13 billion by 2017

Explosive demand for 100G WDM wavelengths will help drive strong growth in the overall WDM market in the coming years, according to new research from the Dell'Oro Group.

Reliance Globalcom brings 40G, OTN onto its FNAL backhaul network

Reliance Globalcom on Tuesday named Ciena as its optical vendor of choice to upgrade its FNAL backhaul network for its self-built intra-Asia submarine cable system.

Huawei makes stamp on 100G trend with Beltelecom network win

Beltelecom, the Belarusian state-owned fixed line and broadband operator, has employed Huawei to build out its 100G optical network. The 1,200 km WDM-based network, which leverages the vendor's

SRP Telecom introduces 40G data center transport service in Phoenix

SRP Telecom is providing local Phoenix, Ariz. businesses and service providers a new, up-to-40 Gbps optical metro transport service to connect with the region's key data center provider sites,

Telstra International takes 40G plunge with Infinera

Telstra International (ASX: TLS.AX) has put Infinera's (Nasdaq: INFN) 40G DTN solution to work in its optical subsea network in Asia, making it the optical vendor's hundredth customer. The 9,000 km

40G, 100G demand drove up DWDM market 19% in 2011

Fueled by service providers' ongoing migration to 40G and 100G transport, DWDM equipment market revenues rose 19 percent to $7.3 billion in 2011. And while the DWDM market saw growth within all of