Ciena introduces three new WaveLogic capabilities; RST Fiber lights 100G backbone using IPv6

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> Ciena introduces three new WaveLogic capabilities that give photonic networks an IQ boost. Post

> RST Fiber is lighting up what it claims to be the first 100G backbone network using carrier-grade IPv6. Article

Cable News
> Broadband subscribers may be able to find Wi-Fi hotspots with an "augmented reality" application that combines images captured from mobile devices with data detailing the strength of Wi-Fi access points, 4G networks and other wireless signals, according to a recent CableLabs patent application. Article

> Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said he sees opportunities within the next five years for the MSO to offer a broadband product that would rely on both unlicensed spectrum such as Wi-Fi and licensed spectrum that the company could purchase. Article

Wireless News
> SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said he aims to deliver wireless downlink speeds of 200 Mbps and lower prices to U.S. consumers via Sprint to inject more competition in the wired and wireless broadband market. Article

> The FCC is poised to open more of the 5 GHz band for unlicensed Wi-Fi use, though the exact rules for doing so are not yet finalized. Article

Online Video News
> Maker Studios, a top-rated YouTube multichannel network, is reportedly in talks with Walt Disney Co. to be acquired in a deal potentially valued between $500 million and $900 million. Article

And finally…  In response to the Cincinnati City Council's move to get Google Fiber to build in the city, Cincinnati Bell CEO Ted Torbeck says: "We've already invested in high-tech fiber." Article

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