JDSU releases new set of 40G and 100 optical components; Tyco Electronics changes name to TE Connectivity

Wireline news from across the Web:

> JDSU has released a new set of 40G and 100G optical components that it claims will provide a cost effective solution for network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) high speed data transmission requirements. Release

> During a recent trial of its Submarine Line Terminal Equipment (SLTE) solution, Nokia Siemens Networks said it demonstrated the ability to transmit 100 Gbps DWDM over 4,000 km. Release

> Optimum Lightpath helps Horizon Health Center boost savings and network performance by consolidating its voice and data network onto one common fiber-based network connection. Release

> Neustar has appointed Scott Blake Harris, the former General Counsel of the United States Department of Energy, as its new Executive Vice President, Legal and External Affairs. Release

> i3 Africa, a new service provider that's backed by the National Empowerment Fund, plans to build a Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network connecting up to 2.5 million homes in the next four to five years. Article

> Time Warner Cable Business Class has launched its Voice Manager, a new service that allows its Business Class phone customers in the New York City market to control and manage their Business Class phone service and features from any web-enabled computer. Release

And finally ... Tyco Electronics has received shareholder approval during its annual general meeting to change its name to TE Connectivity Ltd. Release