Corning's new fiber addresses long-haul network needs; Cyan joins Allied Fiber's Dark Fiber Community

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Corning has released a new version of its LEAF Optical Fiber that applied low-loss technology to meet the needs of long-haul fiber networks. Release

> IP&TV World Forum has launched the TVAppHub, a conference for developers, which will feature training, panel discussions, presentations and demonstrations from major service provider, vendors and broadcast companies such as Deutsche Telekom, BBC, Betfair TV, Samsung Electronics and Sky News. Release

> Spirent participates in the Ethernet Alliance's Multi-Vendor interoperability demonstration during this week's OFC/NFOEC 2011 in Los Angeles. Release

> Main One Cable Company, the operator of a privately-owned submarine cable in West Africa, will deploy Cisco's IP NGN system to deliver high speed network capacity to its government and MNC customers. Article

> According to a new report from French telecom regulator Arcep, France had over 21.3 million high speed and ultra high speed (Fiber to the Home) broadband connections, an increase of 440,000 subscribers over Q3 2010, and up seven percent from 2009. Article

> Cyan has joined Allied Fiber's Dark Fiber Community (DFC), an online directory that mirrors the fiber ecosystem with participants ranging from fiber technology and equipment manufacturers to infrastructure providers and service vendors. Release

And finally ... Industry group petitions Mexico's telecom regulator COFETEL to force Telmex-Telcel to lower its rates and initiating 17 sanction proceedings against the service provider giant. Release