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Italy's Fastweb Deploys 300-Gig Backbone Network With Coriant
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6/27/2018   1 comment
Using Coriant CloudWave Optics technology, service provider Fastweb deployed a protected 300 Gbps connection spanning more than 950 kilometers on its long-haul backbone network.
Lanner Adds New Carrier-Grade Network Appliance
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6/27/2018   Post a comment
To address the needs for high-availability cloud computing, Lanner added the HTCA-6400 into its NEBS-compliant, NFVi-ready carrier-grade HybridTCA network appliances product family.
AT&T C-Level Exec Pacewicz Joins MEF Board
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6/26/2018   Post a comment
Roman Pacewicz, business chief product officer at AT&T, joins MEF's board of directors, where he'll use his expertise in product management and development for AT&T's global product portfolio to help guide MEF.
Epsilon & BBIX Partner to Accelerate Connectivity to Japan
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6/25/2018   1 comment
Under a new partnership, Epsilon service providers gain on-demand access to BBIX's IX service in Tokyo via the Infiny by Epsilon on-demand connectivity platform.
MEF Unveils Operator-Grade SDN/NFV Professional Certification
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6/21/2018   1 comment
MEF today unveiled operator-grade SDN/NFV certification built to international standards. Five MEF training providers are set to offer training and certification testing, the organization said.
Satellite Router Tackles Asia's Digital Divide
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6/20/2018   1 comment
In Asia today, Forsway unveiled Odin F-50, a high-performance, one-way satellite router that cuts costs and accelerates deployment in unserved regions.
Orange's Silicon Valley Initiative Intros AI & IoT Startups to VCs
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6/19/2018   1 comment
OrangeFab's Fab Connect(ai) acceleration program identifies and supports early stage startups with resources for empowering smart connectivity.
Former Nextlink CEO Named Next Fiber Broadband Association Top Exec
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6/18/2018   1 comment
Fiber Broadband Association's board named Lisa Youngers, a 20-year veteran of the communications industry including her most recent stint as CEO of Netlink, as its executive director.
ADTRAN's Global Design Centers Certified Secure
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6/14/2018   1 comment
Based on its global design centers, the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) certified ADTRAN an ISO 27001 company, the vendor announced today.
67% of Worldwide Consumers Streamed Live Video – Report
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6/14/2018   2 comments
New IAB study finds 67% of consumers globally have streamed live video content, a trend fueled by events such as the FIFA World Cup and users' access to high-speed broadband and unlimited wireless data.
Teamly Taps MaxLinear's Fiber Coax Micronode for Multi-Gig Broadband
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6/12/2018   Post a comment
Teamly Digital's new FiberCableStream uses MaxLinear's MoCA 2.5 technology to enable multi-gigabit broadband services over existing coax access networks.
VIAVI Launches Small Handheld Tester for Next-Gen Mobile & Cable Networks
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6/11/2018   1 comment
VIAVI's T-BERD/MTS 5882 enables testing for emerging 5G and Remote PHY technologies, speeding install and troubleshooting in a form factor 20% smaller than competitors' devices, vendor says.
New ASSIA TruSpeed Module Gives Providers Visibility Across Entire Network
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6/6/2018   1 comment
With the debut of its cloud-based TruSpeed CloudCheck module, providers and regulators gain visibility to true broadband and WiFi throughput across the entire network, improving SLAs, Opex, QoE and regulatory adherence, the vendor says.




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