Topic: optical networking
Google has announced a new private subsea cable, Equiano, that will shuttle high-speed data between Africa and Europe.
China Mobile tapped into Huawei's 10G PON technology to demonstrate a dual gigabit broadband service that features both wired and wireless broadband.
Nokia announced today a new suite of software-focused applications that give service providers more control over their optical networks.
Nokia has signed a $1.17 billion deal to provide China Mobile with a range of telecommunications gear and operational support.
Three months after announcing a new strategic plan, the ONF is getting down to brass tacks with new members and reference designs.
Telefónica and Huawei announced they conducted a successful field trial of quantum cryptography on commercial optical networks by using SDN.
Backed by its operator membership, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is continuing its effort to herd traditional telco vendors into the world of open source.
Increasing demand for 400G data rates and a new technology standard for simpler and more interoperable 400G equipment will fuel rapid growth.
The optical data center interconnection (DCI) market rose 26% in 2017.
Lumentum has reached a deal to acquire Oclaro for $1.8 billion.