Comcast has completed a live field trial of a 1 Terabit per second optical transmission network that spans nearly 1,000 km. The trial occurred in early October over Comcast's long-haul fiber network connecting Ashburn, Va., to Charlotte, N.C.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom talks to CenturyLink SVP of National & International Network Planning, Engineering and Construction Pieter Poll about its deployment of 100G optical gear.
Comcast said Thursday it is deploying 100G optical processors from Ciena, which the MSO said will help it meet increased demand for high-speed Internet services and high-capacity products such as high-definition video, cloud computing and mobile data transport.
Internet2 and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) have put the finishing touches on their transcontinental 100G network. Taking advantage of the coherent optical
Reliance Globalcom is going to increase the speed of its Flag Europe Asia (FEA) and FALCON undersea cable systems that connect Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Far East. Set to fuel what the service...
With Verizon (NYSE: VZ), AT&T (NYSE: T) and other telecom providers investing in upgrading their backbone networks to transport data at speeds of 100 gigabits per second, vendors are looking to
Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has taken another step forward in its 100 Gbps drive by deploying Ciena's (Nasdaq: CIEN) 100 Gbps coherent transport system on another portion of its U.S. backbone network. This
In a move that could help it boost revenue from commercial services, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) said it deployed gear from Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) that will allow it to deliver data at 100 gigabits per second
Reliance Globalcom continues to be aggressive with its submarine cable network upgrades, and its latest agreement with Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) to upgrade its Asia routes with Ciena's 40G coherent
Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN) had a bit of a lumpy fiscal Q3 as earnings rose almost 12 percent to $435.3 million, but did not meet financial analysts' $443.9 million forecast. Despite what were initially