Seaborn Networks, an emerging submarine cable provider that's building out the 32 Tbps Seabras-1 cable network with a link between Sao Paulo, Brazil and the United States, has established Brazil gateways with both Equinix and Telx.
Alcatel-Lucent continues to make a name for itself in the growing VDSL2 and vectoring space, reporting that it has shipped its one millionth VDSL2 vectoring line, a technology that enables traditional telcos to get higher speeds out of their existing copper networks.
More than 95 percent of intercontinental Internet traffic travels via submarine cables. But these essential conduits for communication are at risk of being cut from a number of threats: accidents, political instability in key countries, and age. To keep the globe connected, redundancy is key--leading providers to search for new cable routes to get around key choke points. (Image source: Arctic Fibre )
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The boom may be over for the managed network services market, which will see its compound annual growth rate take on a moderate pace of just 7 percent between 2012 and 2018, an ABI Research report forecasts.
AT&T has updated much of its network to accommodate deployment of HSPA+ metrocells around the country, but the rollout of more advanced multi-standard metrocells is at least a year away, according to the senior executive heading up the program.
Our sister publication FierceWirelessEurope reports that Deutsche Bank thinks Alcatel-Lucent's prospects have improved, thanks, in part, to the appointment of new CEO Michel Combes, who is known for slashing costs.
Analysts at Deutsche Bank is revising its view of Alcatel-Lucent, and think the vendor now has the "key ingredients" for a turnaround, helped by the appointment of a new CEO with a track record for reducing costs.
Alcatel-Lucent's share price rose 13 cents, or 10 percent, to $1.41 yesterday after Deutsche Bank analyst Kai Korschelt upped his rating on the company's shares from "buy" to "hold," arguing that the Franco-American company has put the right elements in place to get its ship on course.
Numerous suppliers of microwave equipment are preparing to add millimeter-wave gear to their portfolios as operators increasingly took to the latter category to provide backhaul for LTE macrocells and small cells, according to a fresh report.