Corning is acquiring Samsung's fiber optics business, a move that will immediately enhance its presence in the growing Asia-Pacific market.
Huawei, China Telecom Fujian (Fujian Telecom) and China Telecom Beijing Research Institute have teamed up to deliver a transport software-defineable network (T-SDN), which is focused on delivering private line bandwidth on demand (BoD) over a transport network.
Google has taken another step to becoming a player in the burgeoning Latin American submarine cable market, announcing it will participate in a consortium that will build a cable linking the United States by the end of 2016.
Verizon, Telus, China Mobile and China Telecom are among a group of Tier 1 service providers that are working in conjunction with the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) to better understand how transport software defined networking (SDN) can be used in real-world environments.
A host of new copper fiber broadband deployments by service providers in Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America drove up broadband aggregation revenues past $2 billion during the second quarter.
The submarine cable industry just gained another new player as six major service providers have formed a consortium to build and operate a new trans-Pacific cable system to be called "FASTER," with NEC Corporation as the system supplier.
Fiber-based broadband is hardly ubiquitous, but according to a new ABI Research report, it grew 29 percent from 2012 to 126.6 million subscribers in 2013. The research firm has forecast that by 2019, fiber-based broadband subscriptions will grow to 265 million subscribers, with a CAGR of 11.7 percent.
Employees of several Asia Pacific-based communications service providers and vendors were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at the time of its disappearance, including Huawei, competitor ZTE, U.S. company Freescale Semiconductor, and reportedly, China Telecom.
AT&T and international service providers China Telecom and Deutsche Telekom's aggressive IPTV buildouts and subscriber acquisition strategies are helping them take away share from cable operators, says Infonetics in a new report.
Fiber is king in the Netherlands when it comes to growth, a new report from the country's regulator, Authority for Consumers & Markets, says, with Dutch incumbent KPN and its brands holding 40 to 45 percent of the market.